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Heads Of School are responsible for the general management of an educational institution and ensuring quality of student experience. Common job duties seen on a Head Of School example resume are creating strategic plans, allocating resources, recruiting and hiring staff, securing new sources of income, monitoring expenses, and managing the school’s teaching programs. Those interested in a Head Of School career should demonstrate in their resumes skills like education management, leadership, problem solving orientation, effective communication, attention to details, and networking. Heads Of School come from multiple educational backgrounds and usually hold a Master’s Degree with focus on education management.

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Head of School

Selected to be part of team to turn around this then-failing school, working with the Board and administrative team. Provided leadership to faculty, students, parents and staff to create a culture of excellence; address issues of policy, procedure, compliance and efficiency. Built a community of engaged, diverse learners and increasing collaborative work towards academic success.

  • Raised ELA and Math scores on MCAS to achieve Level 1 for three years; Implemented PARCC on line testing; maintained Level 1. School Moved from 21st percentile (2011) to 66th in state ranking (2015)
  • ELL and High needs subgroups out-performed the state.
  • Led school’s charter renewal efforts achieving 2015 Charter Renewal with no conditions, cited for exceeding expectations in School Leadership, Social, Emotional and Health needs; Assessment and Program Evaluation.
  • Managed enrollment transitions now serving 800 students with 300+ on waiting list; restored grades 7 and 8
  • Worked with Achievement Specialist and IT Director to build resources and integrate technology into classrooms
  • Reinvigorated fundraising efforts and built community and city partnerships.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Administration, Policy And Planning
2

Head of School

  • Identified, researched, and resolved problems regarding use of current trends in business and education
  • Doubled income for annual budget from events sponsored by the institution
  • Created strategic plans which included long and short term goals
  • Administrate $4,500,000 budget
  • Improved the business processes and front end activities
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Curriculum & Instruction
MA
Curriculum & Instruction
3

Interim Head of School

  • Identified, researched, and resolved problems regarding use of current trends in business and education
  • Doubled income for annual budget from events sponsored by the institution
  • Created strategic plans which included long and short term goals
  • Administrate $4,500,000 budget
  • Improved the business processes and front end activities
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Curriculum & Instruction
MA
Curriculum & Instruction
4

Head of School

  • Grew school from 114 students to over 300
  • Increased SBAC scores by an average of 21 points per grade level
  • Implemented Guided Reading program that saw 80% of our students make greater than 1 year growth on F+P exam.
  • More than doubled parent involvement metrics such as attendance at parent meetings and responses to surveys.
  • Averaged 96.6% attendance and reduced chronic absences from 11% to 5.8%
  • Grew staff from 20 to over 50 with strong staff survey results
  • Grew extra curricular program to include, gardening, cooking, martial arts, music, technology, Spanish and art.
  • Built out elementary power standards to guide math and literacy curriculum.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Masters And Credential
MA
Multiple Subject Education And Preliminary Credential
Teaching
5

Head of School

Responsible for all day-to-day operations of school with enrollment of 130 students from infancy through

  • Responsible to recruit, employ, supervise, evaluate, dismiss, and compensate personnel with a staff of 28
  • Prepare and present $1.5 million annual budget to Board of Directors
  • Manage approved school budget
  • Organize and oversee enrollment process
  • Responsible for all marketing decisions
  • Coordinate staff benefits
  • Organize and oversee all staff, student, and school-wide events and activities
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BA
Business Administration
6

Head of School

  • Created interdisciplinary, multi-age, hands-on curriculum for grades PreK-6th grade, including scope and sequences, unit/lesson plans, management and discipline program, and assessments
  • Hired, trained, and supervised instructional faculty and school staff
  • Reviewed and refined all aspects of educational programming and school operations
  • Achieved nonprofit status for school; managed bookkeeping, taxes, and supply ordering
  • Integrated technology into student learning experience, including programming and online classes
  • Created a complete K-8 Mathematics core curriculum aligned topically across all grade levels. All levels study the same topic (i.e., measurement) at the same time, allowing students to float between classes based on their individual strengths rather than age-normed level
  • Created a complete, chronological, history-based interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates science and English
  • Wrote songs to help children memorize content - currently have an entire set of World Geography songs set to contemporary pop music
  • Created 4-year, hands-on Early Childhood literacy program, currently used at two early learning centers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Social Studies
Gifted / Talented Education
7

Assistant to The Ceo/head of School

  • Successfully headed LEA (Local Education Agency) Title I (Title I, Section 1116 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act) submissions for two years.
  • Spearheaded the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Education’s compliance order, resulting in a resolution letter.
  • Chaired the Civil Rights Data Collection National Survey for two consecutive years resulting with certified letters of compliance.
  • Recruited, interviewed and streamlined prospective applicants for hire.
  • Chaired all school monetary collections with an excellent cross reference system for audit purposes.
  • Oversaw grant efforts for the Outreach, Planning and Development Coordinator.
  • Developed an effective attendance format for the entire staff.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Human Development
8

Assistant Head of School/head of School

School Leadership Experience

  • Student advocacy and optimizing performance through strategic planning and innovative programming
  • Curriculum planning/implementation, responsive to student needs, emerging trends and new technologies implementing 21st Century Learning Skills
  • Development of school-wide strategic plans to achieve growth and performance objectives
  • Development of policy and procedures to maximize an effective teaching and learning environment, and on-going restructuring to support consistent change
  • Faculty development and strong team building, leadership, mentoring, including designing professional development coursework, workshops for teacher effectiveness and efficacy
  • Partnering cooperatively with administrators, corporate divisions, faculty, leadership teams and parents in the identification/interpretation of educational issues and stimulating improved student performance
  • Integration of community resources, interactive strategies and new programs to enhance school curriculum in STEAM and stimulate student development in technology and international relations
  • Administration, interpretation and analysis of diagnostic and standardized testing
  • Community presentations and public speaking
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Elementary Education And Montessori Education
MA
Educational Technology
EdD
Learning Technologies
9

Executive Assistant to Head of School and Admissions Coordinator

  • Plans and executes annual educator recognition programs including awards, events and team building activities
  • Interfaces with external vendors to ensure procurement of recognition program awards, speakers and catering
  • Manages day-to-day workflow of executive administrative team collaborating with Directors to coordinate administrative needs and interdepartmental recognition and awards
  • Develops and maintains all program budgets in alignment with overall organizational budget and goals
  • Frequently reviews program outlines/activities recommending new ideas as needed
  • Provides quarterly reporting of recognition programs
  • Coordinates content for weekly electronic newsletter
  • Assisted with the design and implementation of fundraising strategies, event planning and management of all event logistics, drafting budgets and reconciling expenses
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Hospitality & Tourism Management
MA
Organizational Leadership - Non-profit Management

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