The Assistant Director will aid the Head of School (Director) in the overall administration and supervision of the Stratford Online Academy (only applicants in Pacific Standard Time Zone only). The Assistant Director is responsible to support a safe and disciplined school environment. Adhering to the organization’s core values – respect, excellent customer service, always improving, collaborative culture, and high expectations- the Assistant Director supports a climate of continuous improvement in student achievement.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assume responsibility for the Director’s duties in their absence.
- Assist in maintaining student discipline and overall student achievement.
- Edit newsletters and progress reports.
- Support and implement Stratford policies and directives.
- Assist in the orientation of new staff members.
- Assist in the supervision and evaluation of classroom instruction.
- Serve in a supportive role with parents, teachers, and students to promote a positive school culture.
- Work in conjunction with the school principals in supervising all school activities and special events.
- Assist the principals in creating classroom schedules and other activities as necessary.
- Perform such duties and responsibilities as the principals assign.
- Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the school at all times.
- Maintain a friendly and positive attitude toward parents, students, and administration.
- Cooperate in the maintenance of interpersonal relationships, refrain from complaining and gossiping.
- Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers.
- Be punctual and reliable.
- Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.
- Treat all children with dignity and respect.
- Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students, parents, and staff.
- Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.
- Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in education or child development
- Three (3) plus years of successful teaching experience.
- Teaching experience in grades KG – 5th
- Prior school leadership experience
- Successful experience working in a collaborative environment
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills
- Experience in online education preferred