LEHMAN ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Ithaca City School District, Ithaca, New York
Salary Range: $108,000 to $120,000 Available July 1, 2018
Application Deadline: February 21, 2018
ICSD is seeking a visionary middle/high school principal able to lead a school that is a state and national model for alternative, democratic, and performance-based education. The principal must be committed to the ongoing development of truly alternative, student-centered, strength-based, educational practice where teaching and learning are relevant and culturally responsive, discipline is individualized and based on restorative justice, and many decisions are made through consensus or dialogue-based approaches.
The successful applicant will have the ability to foster an active, informed and inclusive school-wide community where students have ownership over their own education, educators actively hone their own best practices, parent/caregivers are involved and informed, and every child is known, valued and believed to be able to succeed. The successful applicant will be a visionary leader who embraces relationships with families, students, and faculty of diverse backgrounds, and students with diverse abilities and learning styles. A successful leader at LACS will have excellent organizational skills, have experience as an educational coach, be a community builder and collaborator, and be committed to school-wide democratic decision making.
The Ithaca City School District is committed to eliminating race, class, gender, and disability as predictors of academic performance, co-curricular participation and discipline. Qualified applicants will demonstrate a deep awareness of these commitments and a strong willingness to support these efforts. The Ithaca City School District does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of any federally or New York State protected status.
Location/Region: Ithaca, NY