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Interim High School Principal

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Tipo de Emprego
Freelance (PJ)
Data de Início
5 de agosto de 2024
Mestrado Requerido
Nível de Experiência
USD $90.000 - $100.000 / ano



Interim High School Principal

Job Description

Reports To: Head of School

Status: Full time, exempt

   Dates: August 5, 2024-June 27, 2025


The Academy for Precision Learning is an independent K-12 school that educates students across the autism spectrum in an inclusive, academically challenging, and socially vibrant community. The APL model utilizes customized curriculum and innovative instructional methods to provide meaningful access and tangible progress for every student. Our goal is for every APL student to become a curious and engaged life-long learner who celebrates diversity, practices self-advocacy, and generates impact in their community.

Learn more here: The APL Experience


APL is seeking an Interim High School Principal to support staff and students during 2024-25 school. There will be the opportunity for this role to continue into an acting position after the interim period ends.


The Interim High School Principal reports to the Head of School and oversees faculty supervision, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, evaluation, and professional development. This role collaborates closely with APL leadership, particularly in academic areas, partnering with the Clinic Director, Business Manager, and Lead BCBA. Additionally, the Interim High School Principal assumes responsibility for day-to-day high school operations.



Educational Leadership and Administrative Management:

  • Collaborate with the Head of School and senior administrators to develop and implement policies that promote inclusivity, equity, and instructional excellence.
  •  Oversee the recruitment, hiring, orientation, and professional development of faculty and staff.
  •  Supervise curriculum development, alignment, and articulation across the high school division, fostering innovation and differentiation.
  •  Lead faculty meetings, task forces, and professional development initiatives.
  •  Engage in ongoing professional development, staying current on research, trends, and best practices in education.
  •  Collaborate with colleagues to share resources, strategies, and insights for supporting students.
  •  Mentor and coach faculty, providing guidance in meeting diverse student needs.
  •  Oversee day-to-day operations of the high school division, including scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  •  Ensure compliance with school policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with administrative staff to address logistical and operational needs of the high school.

Student Development:

  • Create and maintain a safe, supportive, and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  •  Collaborate with the counselor, BCBAs, and related service providers to ensure comprehensive support services are delivered to students.
  •  Implement strategies to promote positive behavior management and social-emotional learning among students.
  •  Respond effectively to student crises and emergencies, ensuring the well-being of all members of the high school community.
  •  Communicate regularly with stakeholders about academic programming, student progress, and school initiatives.
  • Organize and facilitate school events that promote a sense of belonging among students, families, and staff.

Community Engagement:

  • Cultivate positive relationships with parents, guardians, and families through effective communication and involvement opportunities.
  •  Promote family and community involvement in school decision-making processes, seeking feedback and input to improve educational outcomes.
  • Coordinate outreach efforts to promote the school's mission, achievements, and programs through media relations, marketing, and public relations strategies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Proven leadership in education, fostering a positive school culture through effective management and guidance.
  •  Ability to supervise, evaluate, and support faculty for continuous improvement in teaching practices and outcomes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfort with educational technology tools to facilitate innovative instruction.
  •  Commitment to extended working hours as needed to support school events and activities.
  •  Dedication to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the school community.
  • Experience supporting neurodivergent populations with varying access needs.
  •  Passion for inclusive education, ensuring all students have access to quality learning experiences.
  • Commitment to neurodiversity-affirming education, celebrating and supporting the unique strengths of all students.
  • Ability to identify challenges, analyze situations, and develop creative solutions to drive positive change forward.
  •  Inspirational leadership, motivating and empowering faculty, staff, and students to achieve their best.
  • Empathetic approach, understanding and addressing the needs and concerns of the school community.


  • Fingerprint clearance through OSPI
  •  A clean background check
  • WA Teacher Certification required
  • Master's degree in Education, Educational Leadership, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience, with demonstrated leadership and administrative experience preferred.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor or the management of the school.


Academy for Precision Learning (APL) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. It is the intent and desire of APL that equal employment opportunity will be provided in all phases of the employment relationship. APL is a Title VII employer and strictly prohibits any types of discrimination or harassment. For more information please contact APL's Human Resources department at






Interim High School Principal

Job Description

Reports To: Head of School

Status: Full time, exempt

   Dates: August 5, 2024-June 27, 2025


The Academy for Precision Learning is an independent K-12 school that educates students across the autism…


APL is committed to fostering a supportive and enriching environment for all employees. Additional benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life insurance

APL is committed to fostering a supportive and enriching environment for all employees. Additional benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k…

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5031 University Wy NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

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We are seeking dynamic individuals to join our team as the interim high school principal in the 2024-2025 school year. If you believe you have the vision, leadership skills, and passion to foster a positive school culture, we invite you to apply. Please submit a cover letter detailing your qualifications, experiences, and vision for the role of high school principal at APL. We look forward to reviewing your application and discovering how your expertise can contribute to our school community.

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