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Company: PUC Schools
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
PUC Schools Central Office - Burbank, CA

Position Type
Full Time

Salary Range
$114,000.00 - $163,000.00 Salary/year

Job Shift
12 Month

Job Category
Certificated - Leaders


Organization Overview

Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) Schools is comprised of a non-profit network of public charter schools designed to significantly increase high school graduation rates, college entrance, and college graduation rates for underserved students in North-East Los Angeles, and the North-East San Fernando Valley.

Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high-quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low-achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that promote college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the success of our students and through inspiring them to uplift our communities now and forever and through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.

The Team Member we are searching for

The ideal Principal believes in, and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their leadership, reflection, execution of school culture, and collaboration to ensure student success. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Principal will build and foster strong, positive relationships with all stakeholders, motivates, leads and mentor teachers, ensure student achievement, and collaborates with the home office to ensure effective fiscal and operational practices in support of school achievement.

What you will need to accomplish:

School Culture:

  • Work to build and maintain a strong, positive, results-oriented school culture where teachers believe and promote that all students can achieve by providing leadership for assessing and developing processes for improving climate and culture
  • Develop a plan that will foster the relationships and ensure all stakeholders (students, parents, and teachers) are addressed based on the clear vision of the desired culture for the school
  • Build and maintain an environment that promotes PUC Schools values and vision while developing a sense of community in the school
  • Plan, facilitate, and attends school functions such as parent meetings, open house, parent- teacher conferences, sporting events, fundraisers, etc. Staff Leadership & Development:
    • Implement, motivate, lead, and mentor teachers to better instructional practices and increases content expertise to improve scholarly/student performance and rigorous expectations
    • Provide teachers with professional and instructional support through reviewing instructional documents, observing, and providing feedback for classroom observations, designing, and reviewing professional growth plan goals, and facilitating weekly PD/staff meetings in alignment with PUC Schools performance management system Scholarly Rigor & Academics:
      • Develop and implement a plan that will ensure student achievement which will be supported by evidence through assessments such as benchmarks, classroom data, parent and student feedback, and a plan to address students who are struggling
      • Collaborate with others to use appropriate data to establish rigorous, concrete goals in the context of student achievement and instructional programs
      • Provide individual student support by designing and evaluating student intervention plans, attending IEPs, and designing a process for measuring and monitoring individual student growth School Operations:
        • Collaborate with the home office to ensure effective fiscal and operational practices in support of school achievement
        • Responsible for, but not limited to: creating the school calendar, creating and facilitating stakeholder events, being accountable for the school budget, and ensuring student enrollment targets are met
        • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications

          What do we require from you?

          Minimum Qualifications

          • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Education, related field, or equivalent training and experience required
          • Administrative Credential preferred Experience:
            • 5+ years of teaching experience at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving urban schools, increasing student achievement, and a passion for education reform
            • Previous leadership experience (department chair, Assistant Principal, Dean, etc.). Skills and Abilities
              • Knowledge of diversity in society, including diverse abilities, culture, language, ethnicity, and gender orientation
              • Proficient with Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
              • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
              • Leadership and team-building skills
              • Alignment with core characteristics required of every PUC employee: pursuit of excellence, innovation, community, tenacity, and authenticity
              • Must be flexible and team-oriented
              • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
              • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
              • Strong work ethic, accountability, and ownership of work
              • Regular attendance, dependability and, punctuality in conformance with the standards are essential to the successful performance of this position The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

                Compensation & Benefits
                • This is a full-time exempt, salaried position
                • Our benefits include:
                  • Comprehensive group health benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision and additional voluntary benefits
                  • STRS and other Retirement Plan Options
                  • Paid Time Off
                  • Ongoing Professional Development

                    DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.

                    PUC Schools is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Keywords: PUC Schools, Burbank , Principal, Education / Teaching , Burbank, California

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