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Academic Dean - Prodeo Academy

Posted on 2018-02-12 12:32:36 PM

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Position: Academic Dean School: Prodeo Academy Description: Representative Responsibilities of the Position Demonstrate exceptional teacher leadership: • Directly coach a portfolio of teachers • Observe lessons regularly and deliver targeted feedback to teachers. • Collaborate with grade/lead planners teams to plan units, lessons and assessments; regularly share feedback. • Model outstanding instruction for teachers. Facilitate excellent professional development • Coordinate and manage creative, inspiring professional development sessions in line with school goals and priorities • Direct the assessment process to ensure teachers are using current data to drive instruction; facilitate regular, meaningful assessment data debriefs and Data Days with teachers. Serve as an active member of the school administrative team • Participate in regular leadership team meetings. • Lead staff trainings at start and end of school year and on professional development days. • Work closely with dean of students to support efforts in character development and positive school culture. • Assist teacher leaders (e.g. grade team leaders) in developing leadership skills. • Model professionalism at all times; be a visible and highly engaged leader in the school community. Qualifications: A commitment to Prodeo Academy’s mission, deep love of content and curriculum, and an unwavering belief that all students can and will succeed. • Track record of exemplary instructional and classroom management skills, including meeting extremely high standards for student achievement • High level of personal organization and planning. • Excellent communication skills with diverse constituents (teachers, parents, children, board members); clear writer, facilitator and public speaker. • Proven ability to proactively lead by example, effectively manage adults, and seek out feedback. • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude. • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter. • A bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university with a GPA of at least 3.0; master’s degree preferred. • At least 3 years of teaching experience with a record of high student achievement. • Experience leading and managing adults. About the School: Prodeo Academy is a Pre-K through 4th Grade, free, public charter school in Minneapolis. From the first day of kindergarten, we are preparing our children for college. Prodeo Academy is a rigorous, meaningful education solution in Minneapolis. In the fall of 2018 we are thrilled to be opening our second site in St. Paul, which will start as a PK – 1st grade campus. How to Apply: To apply please visit http://prodeoacademy.org/get_involved/work_at_prodeo Please direct questions and completed applications for Minneapolis positions to: Skye Hoekstra skyehoekstra@prodeoacademy.org Please direct questions and completed applications for St. Paul positions to: Liz Ferguson lizferguson@prodeoacademy.org This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Prodeo Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.

Position: Academic Dean

                                                                                    

School: Prodeo Academy

 

Description: Representative Responsibilities of the Position Demonstrate exceptional teacher leadership:

• Directly coach a portfolio of teachers

• Observe lessons regularly and deliver targeted feedback to teachers.

• Collaborate with grade/lead planners teams to plan units, lessons and assessments; regularly share feedback.

• Model outstanding instruction for teachers.

 

Facilitate excellent professional development

• Coordinate and manage creative, inspiring professional development sessions in line with school goals and priorities

• Direct the assessment process to ensure teachers are using current data to drive instruction; facilitate regular, meaningful assessment data debriefs and Data Days with teachers.

 

Serve as an active member of the school administrative team

• Participate in regular leadership team meetings.

• Lead staff trainings at start and end of school year and on professional development days.

• Work closely with dean of students to support efforts in character development and positive school culture.

• Assist teacher leaders (e.g. grade team leaders) in developing leadership skills.

• Model professionalism at all times; be a visible and highly engaged leader in the school community.

 

Qualifications: A commitment to Prodeo Academy’s mission, deep love of content and curriculum, and an unwavering belief that all students can and will succeed.

• Track record of exemplary instructional and classroom management skills, including meeting extremely high standards for student achievement

• High level of personal organization and planning.

• Excellent communication skills with diverse constituents (teachers, parents, children, board members); clear writer, facilitator and public speaker.

• Proven ability to proactively lead by example, effectively manage adults, and seek out feedback.

• Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.

• Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.

• A bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university with a GPA of at least 3.0; master’s degree preferred.

• At least 3 years of teaching experience with a record of high student achievement.

• Experience leading and managing adults.

 

About the School: Prodeo Academy is a Pre-K through 4th Grade, free, public charter school in Minneapolis. From the first day of kindergarten, we are preparing our children for college. Prodeo Academy is a rigorous, meaningful education solution in Minneapolis.

 

In the fall of 2018 we are thrilled to be opening our second site in St. Paul, which will start as a PK – 1st grade campus.

How to Apply: To apply please visit http://prodeoacademy.org/get_involved/work_at_prodeo

 

Please direct questions and completed applications for Minneapolis positions to:

Skye Hoekstra

skyehoekstra@prodeoacademy.org

Please direct questions and completed applications for St. Paul positions to:

Liz Ferguson

lizferguson@prodeoacademy.org

 

This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Prodeo Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.