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Instructional Leader

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Legacy Charter School
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Chicago, IL
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Published 16 days ago

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Legacy Charter School is a high-performing public charter school holistically educating 500 scholars

in pre-k through 8th grade in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. Our mission is to create an

outstanding center for teaching and learning for children and their families that will recognize and

nurture the full potential of every child, provide a foundation for a college education, and educate

our scholars to be creative and critical thinkers and responsible citizens in school, at home, and in the

broader community.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Instructional Leader ensures that Legacy Charter School pursues its mission and Legacy

anchors.The Instructional Leader is responsible for the administration and management of the

school, including, but not limited to, school vision, school design, staffing, academic programs, and

culture development. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy development

and administration, personnel and fiscal management, and parent and community relations. This is a

full-time position reporting to the Principal of Legacy Charter School.

KEY INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER BELIEFS AND QUALITIES

A successful Instructional Leader demonstrates the following beliefs and has the following qualities:

Proves the Possible

● Possesses an unshakable, deeply held personal belief that all scholars deserve outstanding

educational opportunities

● Makes decisions and enables others to make decisions based on what is best for scholars.

● Brings grace, humor, collaboration and a solutions-orientation to developing positive

relationships with all staff members, scholars and the broader community.

Drives Results

● Drives relentlessly to achieve exceptional outcomes on behalf of scholars, and does so by

demonstrating clear intellect, setting and achieving goals, and managing with grit and

tenacity.

● Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment that involves high energy and rapid change.

● Constantly focuses on identifying opportunities to learn and grow, and proactively seeks to

supplement strong instincts with new ideas and best practices.

Builds Relationships

● Operates with an exceptional level of self-awareness, humility, and integrity in all interactions.

● Builds relationships marked by trust, integrity and respect, and does so with a variety of

stakeholders including teachers, leaders, scholars, parents, community members, Board

members, and donors.

Manages People

● Believes that the essential purpose of his/her work will be to support and develop leaders,

teachers and staff members in order to ensure that outstanding teaching and learning takes

place every day in Legacy classrooms.

● Inspires and effectively manages staff to achieve extraordinary results, and offers a clear

vision and direction for staff members.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Legacy Charter School is a high-performing public charter school holistically educating 500 scholars

in pre-k through 8th grade in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. Our mission is to create an

outstanding…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial

Location

On-site
3318 W Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60623, USA

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