Assistant Principal - Momentum Academy
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal
Job Location: Momentum Academy - Gravois Park
Beginning: Feb 07, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Momentum Academy
St. Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-857-9168
Job Description:
Momentum Academy is a public charter school district with four campuses in St. Louis City, serving scholars in grades PK-8. Momentum promotes academic excellence in an environment of mutual care and support that builds character, confidence, and community among each of our scholars so that they reach their full potential. 
Essential Responsibilities and Competencies 
  • Ensures a world-class educational model is developed and delivered for every scholar (curriculum and instructional strategies, school culture, scholar performance, character development) 
  • Conceptualizes the goals of the school and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented 
  • Identifies and hires new staff including all teachers, operations, teaching assistants, and other support staff 
  • Takes charge of scholar recruitment and ensures the school is enrolled at capacity for the academic year 
  • Ensures consistent school schedules, including school calendars, regional training, and school compliance 
  • Manages the budget and contributes to the creation of a multi-year budget model 
  • Identifies and implements the annual objectives for the instructional, extracurricular, and athletic programs of the school 
  • Acts as a catalyst for efficient, accurate, and transparent business models (accounting, financing, purchasing, facilities management, technology, reporting, compliance, scholar recruitment, safety, food, and transportation services) 
  • Inspire, motivate, and encourage key stakeholders 
  • Leads the effort to build strong relationships, communicate, and collaborate with key stakeholders including scholars, staff, parents, and community members 
  • Ensure that staff members are engaged in purposeful professional growth developing teacher, school, and network leaders 
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential. 
  • Implements effective student discipline procedures, maintains correspondence, documentation and record keeping related to discipline. 
  • Continuously utilize data-driven instruction and student data resources to strategically drive achievement results throughout the year 
  • Leverage the strengths of team members within the school in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals 
  • Create a culture within the school that reflects the core values of the organization by exemplifying and expecting them from self and others 
 Education Requirements
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university/college
  • Administrative endorsement preferred
  • Minimum of five years in education 
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. 
  • Successful educational leadership experience with the demonstrated ability to lead and grow a high-performing team 
  • Business expertise related to compliance reporting, educational legal obligations, and general business operations 
  • Track record of success and proven results of driving student achievement  
  • Keen quantitative analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to simultaneously lead multiple complicated and intense projects 
  • Exceptional MS Excel Skills and strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
What We Offer
  • Professional Development
  • Real-time feedback
  • Enrollment preference for your scholar(s) to attend Momentum Academy
  • Continuing Education
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Annualized pay (July 1 - June 30)
  • Health Benefits Options (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance)
  • Pension plans
  • Extra Duty Stipend opportunities
  • Paid Time Off
  • PTO rollover up to 80 hours
  • Merit Program (Attendance Incentives, Employee Referrals, and more)
  • Free Meals at all Campuses
Teachers and staff are expected to be present for core hours of 7:15AM to 4:00PM during the school year from August to May.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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