K-8 School Principal

Richard McKenna Charter School Southwest / Boise Administrator Not Applicable Full Time Posted 21D ago

About this job

K-8 Principal
Richard McKenna Charter Schools
Mountain Home, Idaho

Position Details:
Richard McKenna Charter Schools is seeking a school leader for our K-8 campus in Mountain Home, ID. The school is a Montessori and Project-based Learning school.

This opening is available now and until the position is filled with the best and qualified candidate and will currently serve approximately 220 students. At our K-8 school the staff share a collective dedication to fostering an environment for inclusion and learning. Our passion is preparing students to be academically and socio-emotionally ready for sustained success in a global economy.
The ideal School Leader who leads our K-8 school is a Montessori/Project-based educator with an ability to utilize data for decision making, someone who is willing to do anything that they would ask someone else to do, is a servant leader, a quality communicator, and fully invests in staff, students, and families to maintain a positive school culture.

Education required

Master Degree in Educational Leadership
• Current Idaho School Administrator certification or ability to obtain administrator certification.
• Knowledge and skills working with students who might have additional challenges beyond education.
• Effective use of technology as a means of analyzing academic achievement data and as a tool to aid in communications with stakeholders.
• Excellent verbal and written communication using proper grammar and vocabulary.
• Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
• Strong interpersonal skills.

Experience required

5 years classroom experience

Skills required

• Successful experience as a teacher or as an instructional leader.
• Previous experience in a school leadership role.
• Knowledge/experience with Montessori Philosophy and Project-based learning or a strong desire to become knowledgeable of the school programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Richard McKenna Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.