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Boston Public Schools Assistant Head of School - Upper Grades 10,11,12 [BASAS 10B](SY24-25) in Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Head of School- Upper Grades Boston Green Academy, an innovative “in-district” charter school within the Boston Public Schools, is seeking to hire a committed, skilled and inspiring Assistant Head of School (Upper Grades). Boston Green Academy welcomes diverse students of all abilities, educates and empowers them to succeed in college and career, and prepares them to lead in the sustainability of our community and world. Located in Brighton, BGA serves almost 500 diverse and amazing students in grades 7-12 from all over the City of Boston. To learn more about our school community, please visit www.bostongreenacademy.org http://www.bostongreenacademy.org/ Staff Members at Boston Green Academy will: Focus intensely on increasing student achievement and life opportunities for all students Embrace BGA’s mission as a green school and work to build a successful sustainable school for our students Create safe and supportive conditions for learning and inspiring, challenging, and effective teaching and learning experiences for all our students Collaborate with fellow staff to strengthen the school from the ground up Be committed to serving all students, including English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities, in a maximum inclusion setting Become part of a strong and supportive professional learning community that is committed to continuous improvement Enjoy and thrive in the lively and diverse world of urban adolescents while striving to create a model of public education that serves them well Job Responsibilities: The Assistant Head of School-Upper Grades will serve as a leader for the school with significant responsibilities regarding school culture, operations, teaching and learning support, and innovation. Specifically, this position will: Support the mission, vision, and core values of the school and help drive its continuous improvement as an organization Serve as the functional leader of the Upper School (grades 10,11 and 12) and of the school as a whole when the Head of School designates or when necessary; Be a partner and advisor to the Assistant Head of School-Lower Grades and the Head of School and administrative team Be responsible for the operational success of the Upper School, including coordination and/or supervision of student support services, student and staff policies and procedures, assessment (including MCAS, MAP and ACCESS testing), MTSS systems, support of discipline and school culture initiatives, and all systems of support in the Upper Grades. Lead, supervise and support the Student Support Team in the Upper Grades to establish positive, trauma-sensitive and effective conditions for learning throughout the school and work with SST staff to provide data-driven supports and interventions to off-track and at-risk students Coordinate and support programs with external partners to implement innovative programs Partner with the Director of Teaching & Learning to support school-wide instructional improvement Collaborate with the Director of Special Education and the ELL Facilitators to ensure effective and appropriate services for Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners Support, supervise and evaluate teachers and staff as part of the Supervision & Evaluation Team. Also serve as a member of the school’s Administrative and Leadership Teams and attend their meetings Provide professional development as needed for staff to support BGA’s mission, vision and goals, particularly around required training and operational needs Engage and communicate with students and families regularly to meet their needs and provide supports Other duties as assigned by the Head of School Return to work as part of the managerial team on August 5, 2024 and participate in our all-school summer professional development prior to the start of the school year. Qualifications Required: Strong commitment to Boston Green Academy’s mission, values, and educational model Desire to be a part of strengthening an innovative school and to meet the challenges we face At least five years prior teaching and/or administrative experience required Masters degree required; in education or leadership preferred Must hold a valid Administrative/Supervisor license from DESE (or be eligible for one) Current authorization to work in the United States. Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment Qualifications Preferred: Ability to collaborate, work well under pressure, take and provide constructive criticism, build consensus, make student-centered and outcome-oriented decisions, and maintain a sense of humor and optimism despite challenges Bilingual in Spanish or another major language spoken in our community is preferred Experience working in an urban public school setting such as the Boston Public Schools Prior experience as a school administrator or in leadership capacities Compensation: All staff at BGA will receive excellent salaries and benefits as employees of the Boston Public Schools with stipends available for additional responsibilities Terms: BASAS, Group 10B, 211 days (subject to BGA annual Acknowledgement of Working Conditions Agreement terms and conditions); reports to Head of School To Apply: To apply officially, please do so through the BPS hiring website https://bostonpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx (please search for Green Academy to locate the specific position). We strongly suggest that anyone interested in working at Boston Green Academy consult our website http://www.bostongreenacademy.org prior to applying. If you have questions about this position, please contact Matt Holzer, BGA Head of School, at mholzer@bostonpublicschools.org mailto:mholzer@bostonpublicschools.org Note: Please be aware that some of the elements contained in this job description are subject to bargaining obligations established by Federal and State law for Horace Mann charter schools and are subject to change. Boston Green Academy and the Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work. For more information, please visit our web site at www.bostongreenacademy.org http://www.bostongreenacademy.org " />

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Assistant Head of School - Upper Grades 10,11,12 BASAS 10B

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Primary Location Boston Green Academy

Salary Range 1.0 FTE

Shift Type In-District Charter

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