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Coastal Connections Academy - Assistant Principal (Term of Project)

Connections Academy
Tampa, Florida, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Position Summary

Working from your home office in Florida, the Assistant Principal will work collaboratively with the Principal in the overall school operation of a team of professional certified staff, working with parents and students, and providing teacher directed instruction in a virtual home-based student instructional program. Additionally, the Assistant Principal will work closely with key Connections Academy departments including Enrollment, Technical Support, Materials Management, and Fulfillment. It is also anticipated that this individual will manage a range of special projects and duties.


Assist with supporting the Connections Academy Mission Statement, school goals and School Improvement Plan;
Oversee student data accounting functions including attendance and reporting with dual reporting systems;
Provide data management for continuous school improvement in a team setting;
Use multiple sources of data to assess student achievement and school improvement;
Monitor enrollment requirements and communicate requirements to the CA Enrollment Department;
Assist the principal and work collaboratively with the administrative team in implementing, monitoring, and supervising the Connections Academy School Year Cycle;
Assist the principal in supervising and evaluating the effectiveness of the staff in a performance-based environment;
Provide leadership to Master Teachers who are evaluating the effectiveness of the staff in a performance-based environment;
Collaborate with stakeholders for the purpose of serving as a liaison and resource for development of dropout prevention, intervention and recovery support opportunities for students;
Manage process of contacting students within ten days of withdrawal and again 20 to 30 days later for the purpose of ensuring that the student engaged in another schooling option;
Educate parents, students, and staff regarding compulsory attendance and truancy laws;
Investigate absences, interpret and enforce state attendance laws, issue warnings to violators, file complaints to appropriate agencies, and, if necessary, participate in court hearings with repeat offenders;
Adhere to and supervise teachers in the Standards for Teaching at Connections Academy
Respond to all Learning Coach inquiries within 24 hours, including responses in WebMail, email, telephone, and message board postings, as appropriate;
Develop and supervise processes for Welcome Calls and Registrant Mailings
Document all interactions in user logs;
Work with Learning Coaches to keep students on track;
Supervise escalation systems and Escalation Action Plans;
Supervise and support state requirements such as PGP and SSI requirements;
Communicate and support caretakers/Learning Coaches in successfully supporting their student in a state aligned curriculum that is accessed from home or any place where internet is accessible;
Support professional development of Career Ladder staff;
Counsel families through the school withdrawal process, assisting with data collection regarding withdrawal;
Lead school teams in identifying school and community resources and maintain an up-to-date list of those resources, making them available to school teams and families;
Design and implement professional development activities for teachers and school staff members;
Support the Principal in managing the schools budget and various grants;
Provide local support for facilities acquisition and maintenance as requested;
Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
Provide state testing support including logistics for scheduling, monitoring, tracking participation, and contracting for testing facilities;
Manage and support the implementation of a state testing plan for a virtual hub within the state;
Monitor and track all school-based assets;
Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
Stay current on the states policies, procedures and legislation;
Be able to handle all emergencies; and
All other duties as assigned.

Term of Project:Based on potential student enrollment changes, this position will work until the end of each enrollment period of the 2021-2022 school year. At that time, the school and department leadership will evaluate the status of this position and could extend it for the following enrollment period or school year if they deem it necessary. Full time positions are eligible for most employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision.


Masters in Education, K-12 Administrative Certification
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
Operational or logistics experience and/or administrative or management experience within a school environment
Customer focused approach
Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Team player track record with demonstrated leadership skills
Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite)
High degree of flexibility, excellent attention to detail, and superb organizational skills
Willingness to travel for marketing events, field trips, and state testing
Ability to work remotely during state testing and at other times, if necessary
Ability to work extended hours
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