To serve as the chief administrator of Niner University Elementary, the Principal must meet the following dispositional, professional and academic criteria: – Articulate and carry out the mission and vision of Niner University, – Demonstrate a commitment to the education, health, and well-being of all children, – Strategically align data, human, and fiscal resources to the school's mission, vision and instructional goals to ensure the academic success of students, – Establish a process for the inclusion of stakeholders in the utilization of data as the driving force for instructional decision-making to ensure the academic success of students, – Set high expectations and ensure all students have access to high quality research/evidence-based curriculum aligned to North Carolina State Standards, – Establish collaborative structures for data collection and analysis that are the foundation for instructional decision-making, – Ensure instructional schedules maximize opportunities for student learning, intervention, and enrichment opportunities, – Create and adhere to processes for providing formal and informal feedback to instructional and non-instructional staff to maximize effectiveness of instruction, – Utilize feedback from students during formal and informal conversations about their learning to determine necessary changes to the instructional focus of the school, – Promote a positive collaborative culture with and among the school staff, – Utilize a continuous improvement model to ensure the successful implementation and outcome of the mission, vision, and goals of the school, – Subscribe to and promote cultural responsiveness and a sense of well-being with and among staff, students, parents and the community, – Help staff to build self-efficacy and establish and promote a system for voicing concerns, challenges, and celebrations, – Establish processes for collaborative planning and the development of professional learning communities, – Create processes for the development and assumption of leadership roles of teachers and other school staff, – Utilize a fair process for the evaluation and growth of teachers and other school-based staff, – Recruit, select, and retain faculty and staff to meet the vision, mission, and instructional goals of Niner University Elementary – Comply with all federal, state, local, and University policies – Support the evolving needs of the school – Coordinate support services for various student populations (e.g. ELL, 504, Exceptional Children) – Differentiate the development of teachers and other school-based staff based on data gathered through formal and informal means (evaluations, student data, etc), – Establish and maintain processes to identify, solve and resolve conflicts that arise among school-based stakeholders (staff, parents, students) as well as external stakeholders (community) in a fair and democratic way, – Collaboratively establish processes to ensure that deadlines are met and adhered to (state, federal, University, local), – Collaborate with faculty from UNC Charlotte – Collaborate with researchers – Establish and nurture community relationships and partnerships that promote success of the school and serve as the school spokesperson – Report to the Dean of the Cato College of Education – Other duties as assigned
The Principal will work collaboratively with university staff to support the work of teacher preparation, school leadership preparation, counselor preparation, and education research. Niner University Elementary involves an integrated core curriculum for grades K-5 with an emphasis on research-validated practices and social emotional learning. Niner University Elementary seeks to serve learners
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.