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 The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) seeks a highly qualified, innovative leader to serve as Assistant Principal of CREC's Reggio Magnet School of the Arts (RMS). RMS is a full-day inter-district magnet school serving students in PreK - Grade 5. Inspired by the Italian Reggio Emilia philosophy, the school's curriculum is designed to respect a child's point of view and encourage students to control the direction of their learning.

The candidate will work closely with and under the direction of the Principal to:

Curriculum and Instruction

    • Provide leadership and direction in the areas of curriculum, instruction and assessment
    • Oversee the implementation of effective instructional practices
    • Monitor curriculum development and design to ensure that adequate resources are available to meet instructional needs
    • Monitor classroom instruction and provide timely feedback to teachers
    • Analyze assessment data and set goals with the principal and faculty for ongoing improvement
    • Develop and implement long range plans for curriculum, instructional evaluation, and school improvement

Accountability and Professional Development

    • Assist with interviews, selection, and orientation of new faculty
    • Reinforce expectations for faculty performance with regard to instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with parents
    • Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences
    • Confer with faculty regarding professional growth and work with faculty to develop and accomplish improvement goals
    • Plan and facilitate professional development opportunities

School Culture

    • Promote collaboration and encourage innovative and progressive thinking
    • Encourage frequent communication between faculty, students, parents, and the community
    • Appropriately recognize and reward excellence and effectively address poor performance
    • Ensure the effective and quick resolution of conflicts
    • Collaborate and advise teachers on classroom management methods and interventions

School Operations

    • Create schedules and manage ordering of classroom supplies/materials
    • Compile and maintain all reports, records, and other required documents
    • Manage the use and maintenance of school facilities
    • Ensure that school policies are uniformly observed and that student management is appropriate and equitable in accordance with the student handbook
    • Develop and follow clearly articulated plans for daily operations and implementation of student services, including support services, discipline management, and crisis intervention

Qualifications and key attributes:

    • Eligibility for Connecticut Intermediate Administrator Certification (092)
    • Evidence of significant student achievement results
    • Experience working and collaborating within a diverse environment
    • Experience managing adults, including goal-setting, providing meaningful feedback and setting professional development plans
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate and empower staff, recognize success and promote accountability
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze and utilize data to drive instruction, operations and organizational decision-making
    • Ability and eagerness to champion the Reggio theme, building upon the current foundation to further enhance project based learning
    • Belief that all students can learn at a high level
    • Commitment to the vision, mission, values and goals of CREC Schools
    • Elementary teaching experience preferred

Please apply online at:  http://www.crec.org/careers/external.php M/F, EOE.

















































































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