Assistant Principal Of Instruction - Idea Walzem Academy, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589023796
Assistant Principal Of Instruction - Idea Walzem Academy, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Assistant principal of instruction - idea walzem academy

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DescriptionAbout the jobDescriptionRole Mission: IDEA Assistant Principals of Instruction (APIs) are instructional leaders who manage, coach and develop the teachers at their school to achieve ambitious results with students. They monitor the progress of students to ensure ALL students are on-track for college.What We OfferCompensationSalaries for people entering this role typically fall between $66,626 and $80,618 , commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications and in alignment with internal equity. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on team performance and goal attainment.Other BenefitsWe offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Some of the special benefits we offer at IDEA include:Paid Family Leave: Eligible staff may receive up to 8 weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, based on their tenure with the organization and caregiver designation.Tuition Reimbursement: Staff members may apply for up to 50% of tuition paid toward a qualifying degree program, up to $5,250 maximum per year subject to manager discretion and budget availability.Employer-Paid Mental/Behavioral Health: 5 face-to-face counseling sessions within a year, unlimited 24/7 telephonic counseling, and other work-life services available at no cost.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Professional Development: We offer staff opportunities to engage in identity-based affinity space and leadership training covering a variety of topics such as culturally competent leadership, models of equity, mitigating bias, and more.Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. IDEA may offer a relocation allowance to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.What You Bring -- CompetenciesQualificationsEducation: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferredExperience: At least 3 years of full-time teaching experienceTeacher leadership or administrative experience requiredProven track record of achieving success in the K-12 settingExperience managing/coaching others preferredKnowledge And SkillsKnowledge of core academic subject assigned and ability to pass an IDEA content assessmentStrong ability to coach teachers on curriculum and instructionAbility to instruct students and manage student behaviorStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsAbility to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environmentWhat You’ll Do -- AccountabilitiesAccountabilities include and are not limited to:96% of students passing all classes (On Track to Graduate)90% Approaching | 60% Meets | 30% Mastered on STAAR/EOC60% of SpEd students attain “approaches” on STAAR75% sub populations (SpEd and/or ELL) meet Index 2 STAAR growth measure90% Student Persistence85% Teacher Retention97.5% Average Daily Attendance for studentsResponsibilitiesFocus on IDEA’s core purpose to get all students into collegeHold high expectations for self and others to achieve and surpass intended goalsLead instructional staff to achieve measurable and ambitious resultsLead instructional staff to improve their teaching quickly and measurably through daily observations, on-the-spot coaching, data conversations, and effective evaluationsSupervise the implementation of TEKS based IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious academic expectationsReview teachers’ weekly lesson plans and provide feedbackSynthesize, analyze, and prioritize data and opportunities to develop strategies that achieve quantifiable goalsProactively identify opportunities to improve and consistently reflect on past actions to guide future decisionsCommunicate students’ progress with student and familyEstablish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.Effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication and educational tool to improve teacher development, student achievement and manage work related tasks.Support the creation and implementation of a clear and consistent behavior management system while developing students’ character and sense of communityHelp shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each studentOversee campus based tutoring sessionsParticipate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functionsEngage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and developmentMinimum of 40+ hours spent at school per weekAdditional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholarsWe look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics:Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through collegeHas demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for themHas a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quicklyWorks with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomesThrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and changeSeeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organizationWorks through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomesWe believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and studentsSupervisory Responsibilities (if Applicable)Instructional coach and manager to several teachers and/or co-teachersConduct 1:1 meetings with direct reports to monitor progress towards student goals and provide coachingAbout IDEA Public SchoolsAt IDEA Public Schools, we believe each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to a multi-state network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools.IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists. IDEA serves over 80,000 college-bound students in 143 schools across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.Diversity, Equity and InclusionAt IDEA we recognize that racism, bias, and privilege exist in society. We are committed to an organizational culture that promotes awareness and inclusivity for our students and staff and supports their path to positively impact our broader society. We are committed to recognizing the impact of racism and privilege, and commit as an organization to have equitable practices, policies, and structures. Visit to learn about IDEA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias commitment.

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