Principal of El Centro, a Big Picture High School

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $95,000
Maximum: $115,000
Details: starting salary based on experience

Published

10/26/2018

Start Date

06/10/2019

Application Deadline

12/21/2018

Address

126 Dauphin Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19133
United States

Description

El Centro de Estudiantes, a Big Picture Philadelphia high school in the Kensington section of North Philadelphia, celebrating 10 years of service, seeks a passionate, committed, resilient Principal starting in July 2019. As a part of the nationally acclaimed Big Picture Learning network with more than 70 groundbreaking schools nationwide, El Centro operates on the Big Picture school design. For more information on Big Picture and El Centro please check the following websites: www.bigpicture.org and www.bigpicturephiladelphia.org.


El Centro de Estudiantes (El Centro) is a Big Picture Philadelphia alternative high school, re-engaging over-aged and under-credited youth through restorative practices and by eliminating barriers to student engagement. Capitalizing on relationships, real-world experiences, and resilience, El Centro’s mission is to enable and encourage underserved youth to develop their passions, strengths, and independence towards becoming positive contributors in their communities.


El Centro is a place where everybody knows everybody, where everybody is different and that’s expected and accepted. All El Centro students and staff are treated the same regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, gender identity and expression. The school works with each student, one person at a time. The Principal is committed to this vision, and is willing and able to fight for it on behalf of El Centro’s 200 students and 25 staff.


The Principal of El Centro is an energetic and dynamic educational leader who is driven by a strong vision of high academic achievement for a diverse student population. The Principal will model effective leadership defined by integrity and clear and open communication. The Principal is experienced in supporting an authentic culture where student voice is amplified through fairness and restorative practices.


Benefits

Full Family Benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish preferred, but not necessary.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

dbromley@bigpicturephiladelphia.org
http://www.bigpicturephiladelphia.org

El Centro is looking for an experienced School Leader. If you are a highly organized, hard-working individual interested in joining our learning community, please email a resume and a cover letter to David Bromley, Executive Director at dbromley@bigpicturephiladelphia.org. We are currently accepting applications. 


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