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Eastside Academy-Bellevue WA

Director of Education/Principal

Eastside Academy-Bellevue WA
Bellevue, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 08/04/2006
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Title: Director of Education/Principal

Eastside Academy: Eastside Academy is a Christian non-profit alternative high school that provides at-risk youth with an opportunity to turn their lives around and earn a state-approved high school diploma.
Purpose of Position: Directs, coordinates, and administers, the educational activities of a Christian alternative high school.
Responsible for: Teachers and Administrative Coordinator
Continuing Responsibilities: Supervise and evaluate teachers and monitor and cover teacher absences. Hire teachers when needed. Monitor high school curriculum, instruction, and professional development. Oversee acquisition of curriculum within budgeted guidelines. Annually review and revise all relevant staff, student and parent handbooks with the administrative team. Maintain accurate attendance records. Ensure requirements for state certification are met.

Oversee and supervise issues to do with student and school community life - including reporting to parents, student enrollment and attendance. Participate in the maintenance and enforcement of school discipline and promote a positive school environment. Monitor school cleanliness and recommend procedures that will help keep the school neat and clean.

Primary strengths/gifts/talents required:
Mature Christian
Certified teacher in the state of Washington
At least 4 years experience working with youth
Heart for at-risk youth
Be able to work and live in harmony with the core values and affirmations of the Eastside Academy
Approximate Salary: $45,000
Approximate Time Required by Position: 40-45 hours per week
Accompanying Benefits: medical and dental insurance, vacation: regular school holidays and 3 weeks summer vacation, business expenses, paid training/seminars.

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