Principal - One Bright Ray, Inc
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Part-Time Site Principal
Job Location: One Bright Ray Community High School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: One Bright Ray, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-744-6000
Job Description:
Part-Time Site Principal

The mission of One Bright Ray Community High School, an independent, accelerated high school, is to provide quality education to Philadelphia’s learners in search of a positive school experience while earning their diploma. We provide a supportive environment free of negative labels that challenge each student to explore his or her personal and academic potential. We are a second chance for our adults in their pursuit of a high school diploma.

The evening campus has been in operation at Strawberry Mansion High School since 2018 and has maintained a consistent enrollment of 150 adult learners. We will be expanding to a second evening location in fall 2022 with a progressive enrollment towards 150 learners. The Site Principal will be responsible for the day-to-day operations at either the Strawberry Mansion Campus or the new campus.

  • Identify professional development needs and develop professional development plans for teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Review lesson plans, provide written feedback to teachers, and coach teachers around standards-based planning
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Director on climate and culture initiatives for the campus
  • Support staff as they plan and deliver new student orientation and returning-student orientation
  • Ensure that all school stakeholders are able to articulate a clear and shared vision for learning
  • Promote high-quality instructional practices that consistently allow for excellent instruction school-wide
  • Be a visible and consistent presence throughout the school
  • Develop systems and a school culture that promotes peer feedback, support, and collaboration
  • Collect, analyze, and use multiple sources of data to guide continuous improvement in student achievement, student and staff well-being, and professional development for staff
Competencies and Abilities:
  • Ability to motivate staff and students around a shared vision for success
  • Clear and effective communication skills for diverse audiences including students, staff, and community partners
  • Passion for developing staff’s instructional and leadership capacities
  • Persistence in the face of obstacles, productive problem-solving to counter setbacks, initiative to seize opportunities to make change
  • Belief in student empowerment and willingness to allow students to play an active role in supporting the school’s vision
  • Ability to reflect on how to improve, self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses
  • Clear understanding of policies and law affecting special populations, LEP students and students receiving special education services
  • Ability to model an exemplary work ethic
  • A strong social justice alignment and a desire to engage in anti-racism work
Salary:  $40,000 yearly

Job Type:  Part-Time (15-20 hours weekly)

Schedule:  Monday-Thursday Evening (4:30pm-9:00pm)

  • Master’s Degree (Required)
  • PA Principal PK-12 Certification (Required)
Benefits:  Paid time off

If you are interested in joining our community, please send your cover letter and resume to

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