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DC International School
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Washington, DC
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Published 14 days ago

DCI is hiring a full-time Assistant Principal. There are two openings - one in Middle School and one in High School To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.  You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls, please.


Position Overview: We are looking for highly motivated and skilled education leaders to join our leadership team at DC International School.  We seek a MS Assistant Principal who is passionate about urban education, the International Baccalaureate MP Programme, environmental stewardship, restorative justice, social justice, language immersion education, and most importantly, middle school students.


Salary Range: Starting salary is determined by education and years of relevant experience.


Qualifications: A Master's or other advanced degree in Education Leadership or related field. Experience in urban education/diverse environments. At least 3 years teaching experience, preferably at the secondary level. Experience/training in the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework. Experience in language immersion environment: Bilingualism in Spanish strongly preferred; bilingualism in Chinese or French a plus. Experience leading and managing teachers. Knowledge of best practices for students who receive special education or ESL services. Knowledge of best practices in use of 1:1 technology programs to increase student learning. Understanding of the public charter school landscape in DC. Strong collaboration and communication skills, both orally and in writing.


Essential Attributes:


  • Lead and interact in ways which demonstrate a knowledge of and sensitivity to the culture of a diverse IB school.
  • Model the skills and attitudes of a global citizen.
  • Be an advocate every day for every learner and assume accountability for student learning.
  • Focus on evidence-based growth and results to drive the school towards annual and long-term goals.
  • Engage school community members effectively to ensure all stakeholders are included in school improvement efforts.
  • Listen to and communicate with all the school's stakeholders; building successful interpersonal relationships with leadership, faculty, staff members, family and community members and students.
  • Collaborate with leadership on the change processes necessary to move the school and students forward.
  • Demonstrate an effective approach to team-building, including clarity of purpose, shared responsibility.
  • Value, solicit and integrate different perspectives effectively.
  • Articulate short- and long-term goals to address school-wide issues/plans.
  • Identify challenges, organize people and resources appropriately to make decisions and action plans.
  • Utilize multiple sources of data to inform decision-making.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness, ability to articulate own strengths and growth areas.
  • Model continuous learning and openness to feedback and improving own performance.
  • Other duties as assigned


DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment.

DCI is hiring a full-time Assistant Principal. There are two openings - one in Middle School and one in High School To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.  You will…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.

  • We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave. 
  • We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
  • Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to…

Location

On-site
1400 Main Drive Northwest, Washington, DC 20012, United States

How to Apply

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a…

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