Supports children and families in N-2 by building relationships, being a public face available to answer questions, solve problems, and facilitate connections.Â
Makes connections between students, families, grade levels, divisions, and campuses.
Coordinates all-building assemblies and gatherings and facilitates an all-building gathering at least once a quarter.
Participates in the admissions, enrollment, and placement processes for N-2 and placement in 3rd grade, including attending playgroups in coordination with the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid.
Works across departments in support of ensuring continuity for students with Learning & Counseling, Extended Day, Coordinator for Wellness and Equal Opportunity Programs, and Deputy Title IX Coordinator.
Participates in the hiring ofÂ faculty and staff.
Aids in the development of an orientation program and continued support for new parents.
Reads progress reports.
Works with the Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Dean of Teaching & Learning, N-2 to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion goals throughout program.
Establishes a positive, cooperative working relationship with other school administrators.
Works with administration and counselors to revise and update the student handbook and code of conduct for grades for N-2, including provisions regarding bullying.
Works with staff and teachers to create and strengthen systems that simplify and improve experiences for families and students.Â
Collaborates across divisions to ensure consistent implementation of process and policy related to student discipline, instructional support, academic programming and co-curricular activities.
Build deep relationships with students, families, faculty and staff to foster a culture of community. Emanate optimism, solve problems collaboratively, reflect on how actions impact others, create an engaging and inclusive school culture, and share in the united pursuit of Labâ™s mission.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in educationÂ or comparable experience.
Leadership proficiency in education.
Minimum three years of leadership experience.
Early childhood - 2nd grade teaching background.
Work in a team setting.Â
Supervisory and evaluation skills; preferably in a unionized environment.
Curriculum developmentÂ skills.
Lead, develop and manage change management initiatives.
Familiarity with Reggio and project based learning.
An understanding of Deweyâ™s philosophies and experiential learning.Â
Significant expertise in creating, implementing, managing and assessing educational programs.
Work with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language and nationality.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Use standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/schedule software, etc.) and student database software.
Proficient with PowerSchool.
Agile and flexible.
Interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Build relationships with a wide range of teachers, administrators, parents, and children.Â
Strong knowledge of course subject matter.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies and progressive educational principles.
Strong knowledge of child development.
Develop curricula, lesson plans and assessment tools.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Manage stressful situations.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Understanding of adults, team dynamics, and relationships.
Passion for lifelong learning, ability to share curiosity with others.Â
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Brief statement of philosophy regarding: Ways in which your qualifications can help Lab achieve its goals of inclusivity, equity, and diversity AND Your approach to teaching
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