High School STEM Principal

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High School STEM Principal 

The LEAP Academy University Charter School is a K-12 Charter School with a heavy focus on STEM.  Our goal is to provide hands-on project based learning experiences in which students use 21st century skills collaboratively to solve real world problems.  Through this process, students will learn essential 21st century skills while at the same time exceeding the standards as identified in the CCSS for mathematics, science and ELA.  Our goal is to ensure that all students are prepared to enter and graduate high school with the skills needed to be ready for college and career.

 

 

The High School STEM Principal will provide leadership, instructional support and collaborative coaching to LEAP teachers as they work to implement the Common Core State Standards and district curriculum through a STEM integrated model.  The STEM Supervisor will work with teachers to support best instructional practices using data analysis of school-wide trend in instruction and to make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need.

 

Essential Functions

·         Provide comprehensive instructional leadership in STEM/STEAM

·         Collaborate with teachers and provide specific strategies for innovative instructional delivery

·         Serve as a resource in identifying appropriate research-based instructional strategies and interventions to improve STEM achievement for students for grades K-12

·         Support teachers by providing feedback on lessons and assessments that align with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards

·         Provide professional development and materials to support teachers

·         Serve as a guide to teachers by providing expert advice on improving and enhancing individual lessons and units based on ongoing analysis.  This will include, but is not limited to:

·         Reviewing lessons plans, unit plans and assessments

·         Understanding the District scope and sequence

·         Observing classroom instruction and offering comprehensive analysis and feedback

·         Supporting the development of curriculum and pacing on the scope and sequence based on essential content knowledge as outlined in the state and national standards

·         Cultivate a standards-based, data, and results-oriented culture

·         Make recommendation on best practices for supporting curricular integration across all content areas

·         Collaborate with instructions leaders, principals and Chief Academic Officer in determining appropriate resources and support for teachers

·         Collaborate and provide guidance to the FAB LAB

·         Develop teacher study groups to increase content and pedagogical knowledge of STEM instruction

·         Collaborate with the STEM instructional teams to develop and implement plans designed to assist struggling students

·         Willingness to be a contributing member of school redesign and turnaround

·         Eagerness to attend professional development and ability to turnkey train staff as needed

·         Complete any additional duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Office

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·         Minimum five (5) years of STEM teaching experience preferred, Science preferred

 

·         Minimum three (3) years’ experience leading other teachers to achieve strong academic results

 

·         Appropriate Principal Certification

 

·         Possess an entrepreneurial spirit; be flexible, willing and able to play different instructional roles at the school; and be willing to go beyond to meet the varied and constant needs of the students of the LEAP Academy

 

·         Excellent organizational, communication and facilitation skills

 

 

Posted By

Leap Academy University Charter School

549 Cooper Street , Camden, NJ 08102
 

At the following locations

District

549 COOPER ST , CAMDEN, NJ 08102



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Amount per Student

$15,669

State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.94

State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 16%

FTE

224

State Average: 345