Company Name:

Fusion Academy

Location:

Marietta, GA

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

November 15, 2018

Head of School - Atlanta GA

Job Description

Head of School - Fusion Academy - Atlanta GA

Looking for that different opportunity to lead a unique school with great people? If you are a dynamic and energetic school leader, this position is for you!

Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private school where positive relationships and one-to-one classrooms unlock academic potential. At Fusion, we are a non-traditional private school that personalizes and customizes teaching methods and curriculum for middle and high school students. Our supportive campus environment provides a space for students to flourish emotionally, socially, and academically.

Position Summary

  • Target HOS Start Date: Not later than January 2019
  • Target School Opening Date (Teaching Begins): May 2019
  • School location tentatively planned for between Buckhead and Alpharetta

The Head of School serves as the leader and manager of the Fusion Academy campus. The HOS will assist with ongoing activities and student recruitment, and is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and business outcomes of the school. We are seeking positive, confident, entrepreneurial and energetic self-starters to lead this Fusion Academy location.

You're most likely a fit if:

  • You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where everything is possible but resources are scarce.
  • You re passionate about developing people and feel successful when your team drives results.

This probably isn't for you if:

  • You are uncomfortable being accountable to quantitative results.
  • You have little to no experience managing or motivating a high EQ team.
  • You have little to no experience working in a highly relational environment where inspiration, relationships, and persuasion are more important than the hard sell. (Compassion and communication win the day at Fusion!)
  • You aren t passionate about the mission, issues, people, or ideas that support our mission.

Here's what we're looking for:

  • 3 to 5 years demonstrated successful classroom teaching experience and a deep respect for teaching and learning
  • Experience with alternative or non-traditional education systems
  • Excellent education and/or exceptional credentials and/or commensurate experience. Master s Degree preferably in Education - Ideal: Doctorate, Ph. D or Ed.D
  • 3 to 5 years of Administrative Operations School Leadership or Curricular Leadership experience as part of 10 years of experience in the educational industry encompassing various roles and responsibilities.
  • Experience dealing directly with parents, ideally have been involved with admissions and intake of new families.
  • Experience with and a passion for, delivering standards-based education to students with learning differences, including social and emotional differences.
  • A plus, experience working in learning center environments.
  • Administrative or teaching experience with high school aged students desired.
  • A passionate belief that students achieve the highest academic standards when there are appropriate school process & procedures.

Management & Leadership

  • Managerial, program development and leadership experience in an educational school setting
  • People management experience, including:
    • Ability to recruit and lead a professional staff
    • Experience with providing professional development and mentoring
    • Drive the overall success and best represent Fusion core values resulting in recognition of their staff
    • Visionary leadership that can articulate the value of Fusion
    • Focus on collaboration, with agility in balancing varying points of view in the process of decision making
  • Accept ownership and take responsibility for achieving specific metrics of success

Business Management

  • Experience managing a budget, financial reporting and tracking specific metric performance
  • A demonstrated track record of success, career progression and increased responsibilities
  • A plus > prior business management experience that would present adept business acumen

Personal Traits

  • A passion for serving students
  • Personal motivation and passionate about achieving goals and deadlines
  • Persuasive communications skills, with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to quickly build relationships
  • Ability to defuse tense confrontations and create harmony
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility
  • High energy and tenacity
  • High organized with effective time management skills

Here's what you'll be managing day to day:

School Activities

  • Select enthusiastic and competent staff and teachers who possess the requisite subject-area expertise and an ability to prepare students to be highly competitive in high school and beyond.
  • Represent the school to all relevant audiences.
  • Have a solid grasp of the school s features and articulate them convincingly.
  • Create and lead a vision and school culture that maintains a focus on a positive student experience, academic results and collaboration.
  • Develop and lead a system for the ongoing evaluation of teacher performance that expects measurable results, supports improvement, and rewards achievement.
  • Develop and manage a system of collaborative faculty analysis of student performance results that ensure a data driven instructional strategy.
  • Refine and direct the school s academic program.
  • Implement the school s academic offerings in coordination with the curriculum model.
  • Ensure alignment of curricular standards with required school-based testing.
  • Create ways to monitor and improve student learning; support and implement a tracking system that allows teachers, the HOS, and parents to know what standards students have mastered and those for which further work is required.
  • Take responsibility in ensuring the school achieves accreditation from the appropriate educational institutions.

Lead and direct the school s admissions program

  • Represent and sell the school to all relevant audiences.
  • Maintain a solid grasp of the school's features, and articulate them convincingly.
  • With the Director of Admissions & Outreach, lead the admissions process and manage documents, data and applicants effectively and timely.
  • Understand the characteristics of a successful school visit and develop a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Expand applicant pool with open houses and appropriate marketing.
  • Conduct intakes with parents and incoming students.
  • Effectively lead the re-enrollment process; create strategies for retention and to prevent attrition.
  • Identify barriers to full enrollment.

Take ownership of all functions of the school

  • Manage all aspects of the school, including budgets, managing costs, revenue targets and reporting on specific metrics.
  • Be available for parents and students to address any of their questions or issues.
  • Provide consistent communication both within the school and with all stakeholders.
  • Provide consistent, compassionate customer service to parents, students and referral sources.

*Salary is competitive with some flexibility. Attractive bonus opportunities exist . Full complement of benefits available.

*Additional information about Fusion Academy so please visit : www.fusionacademy.com

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex

Company DescriptionFusion Academy is a revolutionary alternative, accredited private school for grades 6-12 that offers a fully individualized classroom: one student, one teacher. As the nationwide leader in one to one schooling, Fusion Academy currently has fifty campuses (and growing!) throughout the country.

Every student at Fusion is unique - some students are accelerated learners; some need flexible scheduling; and others have special learning needs due to attention challenges, learning differences, or social and emotional difficulties. No matter why students come to Fusion, our model is simple - through compassion and acceptance, Fusion students learn on their terms, on their schedule, and in their learning style.

Our model is a unique academic program offering services year-round on a rolling admissions basis. Our environment is highly personal and socially inclusive. Equal emphasis is placed on students' emotional well-being as it is on academic achievements. In addition to full time enrollment, students at Fusion Academy may take a class for credit or enroll in our tutoring/mentoring program.

The Fusion culture offers a special place to work, teach, and learn. Fusionites are a special brand of educators--they are creative, passionate, embrace change, and have fun! They communicate honestly and with compassion to both students and colleagues. People join the Fusion family for more than just a paycheck; they seek to work with peers who share these values. And because Fusion is growing rapidly, we offer considerable opportunity for career advancement throughout the country.

Company Name:

Fusion Academy

Location:

Marietta, GA

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

November 15, 2018

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