Akii-gikinoo’amaading Environmental Charter School

Position: Charter School Director

Posting Date: June 17, 2022

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

Terms of Employment: 1 FTE

Department: Akii-gikinoo’amaading

Reports to: WOLI School Board

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Summary: The Charter School Director will maintain oversight of daily operations of Akii-gikinoo’amaading ensuring the mission and vision are upheld. The Director will be responsible for academic and operational school reports and performance to various stakeholders including the WOLI School Board, Charter Authorizer, WI DPI.

Charter School Governance and Management:

• Create and implement the mission and vision of the school

• Ensure compliance with all federal, state, tribal, and local regulations and policies

• Submit all reports to the WI State Department of Instruction, School Authorizer and Board of Directors in an accurate and timely manner

• Assist in the selection and hiring of personnel based on ability, qualifications, past performance and school needs

• Provide leadership in identifying and solving issues and problems facing the school

• Facilitate communication and build professional relationships with the Board of Directors

• Oversee day-to-day operations of the school and manage problems in a timely manner

• Lead staff meetings and communicate frequently with staff members

• Coordinate with the business manager to follow annual school budget and meet all financial obligations

• Manage and oversee the student recruitment and enrollment program

• Supervise all Akii-gikinoo’amaading staff

Educational Program and Curriculum:

• Establish high expectations for student achievement and communicate these expectations through a variety of methods (newsletters, presentations, memos) to internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis

• Use the Headrush system to monitor and analyze program effectiveness and identify areas needing improvement and intervention

• Communicate academic progress to stakeholders and provide an annual summary to the Board of Directors and the WI State Department of Instruction

• Monitor and evaluate staff through the Headrush systems to ensure quality instruction and student achievement

• Coordinate curriculum development activities that increase staff expertise and knowledge

• Ensure that continuous improvement is guided by student academic standards; school performance standards; and concrete data from state and local assessments and address achievement of all students

• Work directly with all staff to increase enrollment and retain current students.

• Review of assessment results to ensure academic goals are set accordingly and the School is on track to improve achievement. Qualifications:

  •  A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  •  At least three years of experience in a charter school environment as an administrator
    required.
  •  Master’s degree in Education, Education Leadership, or related field preferred
  • Administrative Certification preferred
  • District Level Experience preferred

Additional skills and experience:

• Knowledge of state standards, testing requirements, and graduation requirements in regards DPI

• Passion for improving service delivery and a commitment to continuous improvement

• Takes bold, decisive action or makes commitments, despite risks, conflicts, or uncertainty, after considering the available courses of action and the needs and values of others.

• Professional Behavior and Ethical Conducts

• Effective communicator

• Knowledge and experience in working with tribal communities and students

Application Procedure: Submit a completed LCO Employment Application and Authorization to Release Information, a cover letter, resume, three (3) personal letters of recommendation, and any other supportive documents. Resume should be type written, indicating personal information related to the position for which applicant is applying for and should include education, experience, professional and/or community involvement. Tribal member applicants must provide a signed official document from a federally recognized Tribe acknowledging enrollment. MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL ALL INFORMATION TO: Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government ATTN: Human Resources Department 13394W Trepania Road Hayward, WI 54843 Fax (715) 634-4797 HR Fax (715)699-1209 doreen.debrot@lco-nsn.gov caroline.yellowthunder@lco-nsn.gov Tribal Preference will apply to qualified applicants in accordance with the Lac Courte Oreilles Policies & Procedures Manual.

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