Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school division, located in the Washington, D.C. region is seeking an experienced school leader to serve as principal of Lee High School.
Lee High School’s diverse student body is representative of over 61 countries and 25 languages. In 2018, Lee High School was awarded the 2018 Partner of the Year Award from Edu-Futuro, a non-profit tasked to empower migrant youth and families. Lee offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, Career Certificate, and Middle Years Program to their students. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are also offered in every major discipline. With SAT scores above the national average, it’s no wonder why 90 percent of the 2018-2019 graduates are attaining post high school education.
In this role, the principal will direct and be accountable for the planning, assessment, instructional leadership, communication, community relations, safety and administrative management required to manage the instructional and special programs, organization, and facilities of Lee High School.
Qualifications: Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in administration and supervision preK-12, plus seven years of progressively more responsible experience in teaching and administration or supervision, with a minimum of three years administrative experience. A regionally competitive salary and benefit package will be offered.
Preferred start date is January 1, 2020.
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About Fairfax County Public Schools
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school division, located in the Washington, D.C. region, serves a diverse student population of more than 187,000 students in grades pre-K through 12.
Of those students, more than 54,000 are eligible for free and reduced-price meals, more than 26,000 receive special education services, and more than 54,000 receive ESOL services. Demographically, 39.3 percent of FCPS students are White, 25.4 percent are Hispanic, 19.5 percent are Asian, 10.1 percent are Black, 5.3 percent are two or more races, 0.3 percent are American Indian, and 0.1 percent are Native Hawaiian. FCPS students come from all over the world and speak nearly 200 languages.
Almost 93 percent of FCPS students graduate on time, and more than 92 percent plan to pursue post-secondary education. Our students can take Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) classes in high school; the division offers the IB middle years program and the IB primary years program in select schools. The class of 2018 has 223 National Merit Semifinalists. Our high schools are recognized annually by the Washington Post as being among the most challenging hig...h schools in the U.S.
FCPS is the third largest employer in Virginia. The school division has approximately 27,500 full-time employees and an operating budget of $2.9 billion.