Principal - Chester Community Charter School,The
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Principal
Job Location: Chester Community Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Chester Community Charter School,The
Chester, PA 19013
Telephone: 610-447-0400 EXT 227
Job Description:

Job Goal:  Responsible for the academic success of one school.  Leads all academic/student issues, including teaching, curriculum, discipline and building security.  The Principal provides daily supervision to the instructional staff (Teachers and Grade Supervisors), interacts with parents and community at large relative to school operations, and supervises Assistant Principals, Behavior Specialists, and Curriculum Supervisor.  Further, the Principal works closely with the other School Managers (Chief Financial Officer, Director of Student Services, Director of Child Accounting, etc.) to ensure the smooth operation of the school.  The Principal sets a positive tone for the school and brings high energy and enthusiasm to the position.

Essential Functions: 
  1. Reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for the day-to-day activities within the current laws of the State of Pennsylvania for the overall management of instruction.
  2. In conjunction with the Curriculum Supervisor, oversees the implementation of the curriculum.
  3. Works in conjunction with the operations staff to ensure the efficient operation of the schools responsible for the logistics of implementing all standardized testing.
  4. Maintains regular contact with parents/guardians of students, and the community.
  5. Responsible for the discipline of students
  6. Works in concert with the general contractor to ensure a safe, professional and attractive building.
  7. Is an active partner in the ongoing recruitment of students
  8. Serves as the Administrative Representative to the Parent Teacher Organization
  9. Works in conjunction with the Director of Student Services to ensure proper delivery of special education services
  10. Is responsible for the day to day security of the building
  11. Is responsible for any miscellaneous duties assigned by the CEO
  12. Perform other duties and/or complete special projects as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  1. Master's  Degree in Educational Administration
  2. Pennsylvania Principal certification K-12
  3. Secure three background checks: PA State Criminal, PA Child Abuse, FBI Fingerprinting
Chester Community Charter School (CCCS) proudly serves students in grades K-8 on four campuses in nine school buildings in the Chester Upland Community. More than 4,000 students — two thirds of the district — call CCCS their school. CCCS is dedicated to empowering students as learners through the development of a results-driven academic environment, which includes a partnership with parents, a focus on building life skills, and a commitment to cultivating children’s instinctive quest for knowledge.

What makes CCCS such a rewarding place to work?
  1. FREE single person health insurance coverage 
  2. Professional development opportunities featuring the latest research-based strategies
  3. Strong philosophy of promotion from within
  4. Longevity and growth
  5. Buildings dedicated to specific grades and developmental levels
  6. We welcome new graduates
  7. And more…


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