JOB TITLE: Upper School Head POSITION TYPE: Administrative, Full-Time, Salaried QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree or higher in education preferred (or at least pursuing graduate studies in education); preference given to individuals with experience leading within a Christian educational setting; strong preference given to individuals with a background in Christian classical education JOB DESCRIPTION: Valor Preparatory Academy, a growing PreK–11 Christian, classical, University-Model School (UMS) in Waco, Texas, is looking for an experienced educational leader who is also a mature disciple of Jesus to lead the faculty and students in its Logic and Rhetoric Schools (grades 6–11 and growing) for the 2021-22 school year. This individual should be passionate about pursuing excellence in the academic, spiritual, and social aspects of the school. Valor’s Logic School meets on campus Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with home-day learning on Tuesday and Thursday; Valor’s Rhetoric School meets on campus for half days Monday through Friday. Other responsibilities include: ● Teacher leadership, mentorship & evaluation ● Student discipline ● Student social & spiritual life ● Student counseling (personal & spiritual) ● College counseling ● Lesson/unit plan oversight, accountability, and tracking ● Crafting goals and objectives for the upper school divisions (LS/RS) ● Parent/Co-teacher liaison within our collaborative UMS structure ● Student safety & security ● Maintain positive faculty & staff work environment ● Maintain positive student learning environment ● Interviewing of potential students/families ● Interviewing & hiring of new faculty/staff In conjunction with other administrators: ● Developing & implementing Valor’s Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) ● Regular assessment of Valor’s curricular scope-and-sequence ● Course/Curriculum development for the upper school divisions (LS/RS) ● School scheduling for the upper school divisions (LS/RS) ● Professional development of faculty and staff in the upper school divisions (LS/RS)
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