Middle School Principal

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $90,000.00
Maximum: $110,000.00
Details: Salary will be determined by Baltimore City Public Schools based upon credentials



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900 Woodbourne Avenue
United States


Middle School Principal

Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys is seeking an experienced instructional leader to serve as a Middle School Principal for grades 6-8 beginning in Spring or Summer, 2018.   

About Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys

Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys (BCSB) is an all-boys, tuition-free, college preparatory public charter school for Baltimore students. BCSB has nearly tripled its enrollment in its first three years of operation, with 440 students currently enrolled in grades 4-8. Our results have been outstanding, with our students passing the PARCC exam at nearly twice the rate of Baltimore’s overall male population. BCSB is in Baltimore’s top tier of schools, and is leading the city in setting a new bar of academic success for the urban male learner. Many of our 8th grade graduates attend private and magnet schools throughout the city and the country. We are currently engaged in strategic growth planning and hope to add 500 seats in our own high school and K-3 school throughout the next five years.


The Middle School Principal will be responsible for developing, leading, and supporting a team of teachers and academic support personnel who serve grades 6-8 students in BCSB’s Middle School.  The Principal will ensure that the Middle School learning community meets the unique developmental needs of its students from both an academic and social-emotional standpoint, and will both continue and strengthen unique Middle School traditions and approaches. The Principal will have both academic and school culture related responsibilities as follows:

Academic Responsibilities

  • Oversee teaching and learning in Middle School classrooms by ensuring the implementation of a high-quality instructional program that is fully aligned to the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards-aligned curriculum and prepares our boys to be successful in college;
  • Implement a best-practices aligned system of teacher and leader coaching, observation, and evaluation designed to rapidly grow educator practice;
  • Support a best-practices aligned process for teacher and leader hiring;
  • Support critical programs and systems including parent-teacher conferences, grading policies, new teacher on-boarding, etc.;
  • Plan and implement professional development sessions for teachers related to culture and instructional best practices;
  • Offer frequent, targeted feedback to teachers on their instructional practice through coaching and informal observations;
  • Support teachers with instructional planning using high-quality curriculum resources including Eureka Math and Wit and Wisdom (ELA);
  • Guide teachers through a process of data-driven analysis of student performance data to inform re-teaching;  
  • Ensure that teachers to create warm, exciting, and innovative learning environments;
  • Support the implementation of school-wide assessments (internal and external);
  • Consistently hold all teachers and staff to high expectations of accountability for their performance.

School Culture Responsibilities

  • Maintain and build upon a structured and joyful, unique Middle School identity through the development of traditions and routines that are developmentally-appropriate for Middle School students, including orientation for new and returning students, positive recognition efforts, etc.;
  • Support, partner with, and oversee a Middle School Dean who will focus on school culture (attendance, student behavior, administering incentives and consequences);
  • Collaborate with other staff members such as teachers, Collegiate Teaching Fellows, the Director of Student Support, and service providers to ensure the unique needs of each student are met;
  • Regularly meet with and supporting grade level leaders to ensure the unique needs of the grade are being met;
  • Work in close partnership with families to develop positive, purposeful relationships in support of every boy;
  • Use effective, positive, respectful interpersonal communication skills with colleagues, students, and families;
  • Establish positive relationships with colleagues, students, families and the community which reflect recognition of and respect for every boy.

Desired Qualities

  • Demonstrated track record of high achievement as a teacher and a leader;
  • Familiarity with the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards and/or Maryland Content Standards and PARCC, including prior experience teaching to these standards/assessments;
  • Familiarity with best practices related to academic content and pedagogy;  
  • Evidence of prior success leading adults and establishing environments marked by positive cultures;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues and parents;
  • Patience, flexibility, and a willingness to take risks;
  • Experience working with diverse student populations and children with developmental differences;
  • Committed and able to meet the unique social-emotional needs of urban male students;
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and reflection;
  • Strong motivation and commitment to our boys’ wellbeing and preparing them all for success in college.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 3 years prior teaching experience in a public or private school, preferably in an urban setting;
  • At least 2 years of prior school management experience or experience leading adults;
  • Master’s degree desired (M.A or M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Teaching, or Education);
  • Master’s degree in School Leadership or Administration preferred;
  • Qualifications for certification as a Principal in the Baltimore City Public School System.


Please provide resume and cover letter regarding the applicant’s qualifications for this position to careers@baltimorecollegiate.org and include in the email subject “Principal Applicant” and your name.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.


Competitive benefits provided by Baltimore City Public Schools

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply




Please provide resume and cover letter regarding the applicant’s qualifications for this position to careers@baltimorecollegiate.org and include in the email subject “Principal Applicant” and your name.