Assistant Principal - Missouri Connections Academy
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal, 2021-2022 School Year
Job Location: Missouri Connections Academy
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Missouri Connections Academy
Frankford, MO 63441
Telephone: 573-754-0082
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Job Description:
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Company Summary

At Connections Academy, helping students maximize their potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program is at the core of our mission. Connections Academy was founded in 2001 to deliver high-quality, highly accountable online education to students in grades K-12. For more information, visit www.ConnectionsAcademy.com.
 
Responsibilities
  • Assist with supporting the Connections Academy Mission Statement, school goals and School Improvement Plan;
  • Oversee student data accounting functions including attendance and reporting with dual reporting systems;
  • Provide data management for continuous school improvement in a team setting;
  • Use multiple sources of data to assess student achievement and school improvement;
  • Monitor enrollment requirements and communicate requirements to the CA Enrollment Department;
  • Assist the principal and work collaboratively with the administrative team in implementing, monitoring, and supervising the Connections Academy School Year Cycle;
  • Assist the principal in supervising and evaluating the effectiveness of the staff in a performance-based environment;
  • Provide leadership to Master Teachers who are evaluating the effectiveness of the staff in a performance-based environment;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for the purpose of serving as a liaison and resource for development of dropout prevention, intervention and recovery support opportunities for students;
  • Manage process of contacting students within ten days of withdrawal and again 20 to 30 days later for the purpose of ensuring that the student engaged in another schooling option;
  • Educate parents, students, and staff regarding compulsory attendance and truancy laws;
  • Investigate absences, interpret and enforce state attendance laws, issue warnings to violators, file complaints to appropriate agencies, and, if necessary, participate in court hearings with repeat offenders;
  • Adhere to and supervise teachers in the Standards for Teaching at Connections Academy
    • Respond to all Learning Coach inquiries within 24 hours, including responses in WebMail, email, telephone, and message board postings, as appropriate;
    • Develop and supervise processes for Welcome Calls and  Registrant Mailings
    • Document all interactions in user logs;
    • Work with Learning Coaches to keep students on track;
    • Supervise escalation systems and Escalation Action Plans;
  • Supervise and support state requirements such as PGP and SSI requirements;
  • Communicate and support caretakers/Learning Coaches in successfully supporting their student in a state aligned curriculum that is accessed from home or any place where internet is accessible;
  • Support  professional development  of Career Ladder staff;
  • Counsel families through the school withdrawal process, assisting with data collection regarding withdrawal;
  • Lead school teams in identifying school and community resources and maintain an up-to-date list of those resources, making them available to school teams and families;
  • Design and implement professional development activities for teachers and school staff members;
  • Support the Principal in managing the school’s budget and various grants;
  • Provide local support for facilities acquisition and maintenance as requested;
  • Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
  • Provide state testing support including logistics for scheduling, monitoring, tracking participation, and contracting for testing facilities;
  • Manage and support the implementation of a state testing plan for a “virtual hub” within the state;
  • Monitor and track all school-based assets;
  • Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
  • Stay current on the state’s policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Be able to handle all emergencies; and
  • All other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements
  • Master’s in Education
  • K-12 Administrative Certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Operational or logistics experience and/or administrative or management experience within a school environment

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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