Principal Apprentice / Intern

Job | Posted a month ago
Employment Type
Base Salary
$50,000 - $60,000 per YEAR
Start Date
Valid Through
Position Areas
Public School


Looking to make a difference in an innovative and dynamic inclusive charter school network? UCP Charter Schools are a network of 8 PreK-12th grade schools for students with and without disabilities in Central Florida.

UCPs instructional approach is designed to reach every learner through customized instruction, technology integration, art integration, and project-based learning. Each UCP campus has a unique community feel, with low student/instructor ratios and inclusive classrooms where children with and without disabilities learn and grow together.

Job Summary:

The Principal Apprentice is a paid position for an aspiring principal to gain additional experience working directly under the direction of a School Principal.

Job Responsibilities:

Hold self and others accountable to the Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida, pursuant to Rule 6A-10.081, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), and adhere to guidelines for student welfare pursuant to Section 1001.42(8), F.S., the rights of students and parents enumerated in Sections 1002.20 and 1014.04, F.S., and state, local school, and governing board policies; Collaborate with parents, students, and other stakeholders to develop, communicate, and enact a shared vision, mission, and core values to promote the academic success and well-being of all students. Collaborate with the principals to manage the school’s fiscal resources in a responsible and ethical manner, engaging in effective budgeting, decision making, and accounting practices, monitoring revenue and expenses on an on-going basis. Ensure full enrollment of the school including holding weekly admission team meetings, monitoring enrollment/intake team, developing relationships with local community referrals and working with the marketing team. Assist with hiring, developing, supporting, and retaining diverse, effective, and caring instructional personnel with the professional capacity to promote literacy and other achievement and the academic success of all students. Manage scheduling and resources by assigning instructional personnel to roles and responsibilities that optimize their professional capacity to address all students’ learning needs, ensuring timely submittal of Master Schedule and monitoring teacher certification. Collaborate with principal to ensure all compliance requirements are completed in a timely manner (i.e. Charter Links, DCF requirements if applicable, Drills, etc.) Organize time, tasks, and projects effectively to protect school personnel’s work and learning, as well as their own, to optimize productivity and student learning; meet required deadlines. Collaborate with school leaders to utilize data, technology, and communication systems to deliver actionable information to improve the quality and efficiency of operations and management to include safety, climate, and student learning. Utilize best practices in conflict resolution, constructive conversations, and management for all stakeholders related to school needs and communicate outcomes with school leaders. Collaborate with the school principal to create and maintain systems and structures that promote school security to ensure that students, school personnel, families, and community are safe. Collaborate with the school principal to ensure compliance with the requirements for school safety, as outlined in Section 1001.54, F.S., Section 1006.09, F.S., and Rule 6A-1.0017, F.A.C. Collaborate with the school principal to implement a continuous improvement model to evaluate specific concerns for safety and security within the school environment; and Collaborate with the school principal to create and implement policies that address and reduce chronic absenteeism and out-of-school suspensions. Assist with the implementation and monitoring of systems and structures that enable instructional personnel to promote high expectations for the academic growth and well-being of all students. Monitor and ensure the school’s learning goals and classroom instruction are aligned to the state’s student academic standards, and the district’s adopted curricula and K-12 reading plan. Collaborate with teachers and the school leadership team to create an evidence-based intervention, acceleration, and enrichment plan focused on learning. Engage in data analysis to inform instructional planning and improve learning for all student subgroups and minimize or eliminate achievement gaps. Utilize comprehensive progress monitoring systems to gather a variety of student performance data, identify areas that need improvement, and provide coaching to improve student learning. Support and openly communicate the need for, process for, and outcomes of improvement efforts; and Ensure and monitor the implementation of the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices as described in Rule 6A-5.065, F.A.C., by all instructional personnel. Collaborate with the school principal to maintain a safe, respectful, and student-centered learning environment. Deliver timely, actionable, and ongoing feedback about instructional practices driven by standards-aligned content to support and coach the development of instructional personnel’s knowledge and skills including documented walkthroughs. Support instructional personnel to recognize, understand, and respond to student needs to minimize or eliminate achievement gaps. Collaborating with the school principal and content or grade-level leads to develop a school-wide professional learning plan based on the needs of instructional personnel and students, and revise elements of the plan as needed. Collaborate with the school principal to develop school personnel’s professional knowledge and skills by providing access to differentiated, need-based opportunities for growth, guided by understanding of professional and adult learning strategies. Support the school principal in monitoring and evaluating professional learning linked to district- and school-level goals to foster continuous improvement. Develop and support open, productive, caring, and trusting working relationships among school and teacher leaders to build professional capacity and improve instructional practice driven by standards-aligned content. Collaborate with the school principal to cultivate a diverse group of emerging teacher leaders. Develop capacity in teacher leaders and hold them accountable; and Plan for and provide opportunities for mentoring new personnel. Understand, value, and employ the community’s cultural, social, and intellectual context and resources. Model and advocate for respectful communication practices between school leaders, parents, students, and other stakeholders. Maintain high visibility and accessibility, and actively listen and respond to parents, students, and other stakeholders. Recognize parents, students, and other stakeholders for contributions and engagement that enhance the school community. Utilize appropriate technologies and other forms of communication to partner with parents, students, and families on student expectations and academic performance. Perform other duties as assigned. What UCP Offers

Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida. We provide individualized Support, Education, and Therapy services to thousands of children at 8 campuses in: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden.

UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member may include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.

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UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817

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UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817