School Leader

FlexTech High School has two successful project-based high schools in Metro-Detroit and will be adding a new school this Fall in Mid-Michigan. We're looking for a school leader with an entrepreneurial spirit to help launch and grow this innovative school model. This position needs a hard-working leader that is excited about engaging students in new and unique ways to help them find academic, personal and social success.

Shepherd, Michigan

FlexTech High School

FlexTech High School is an innovative 21<sup>st</sup> century school that embraces the idea of project-based learning for students in grades&nbsp;9-12. The goal is to ensure students are always engaged and ready to find academic, personal and social success in high school and beyond. With campuses in Brighton, Novi and Shepherd (Fall 2018) the school offers individualized programming, dual enrollment college-credit options, accelerated learning and flexible scheduling.

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School Leader/Principal


Overview: <p>Are you an educational dreamer, believing all students will be inspired learners in the right environment? Are you looking to transform yourself, the students you will serve, as well as the broader educational landscape? Do you want to&nbsp;lead&nbsp;passionate and collaborative faculty who continuously strive to make a better school?</p> <p>FlexTech High School was designed to be a new vision for educating the 21st century teenager, one that puts wonder, creativity and initiative at the heart of the learning process and prepares students for today&rsquo;s unpredictable and rapidly-changing world. As a 9-12 high school, FlexTech offers flexible scheduling to accommodate learning outside the walls of the school through internships, college dual enrollment and various community projects. Students find themselves challenged and inspired by the progressive, competency-based and project-based learning model that is at the core of our instructional program.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>The School Leader:</p> <ul> <li>Is responsible for communicating the mission and purpose of the Academy to all stakeholders.</li> <li>Is responsible for establishing positive relationships with students, families and staff to develop a culture that fulfills the mission of the Academy.</li> <li>Will select, supervise, mentor and evaluate assigned school staff and plan necessary professional development.</li> <li>Is the instructional leader - will interpret data and implement instructional and procedural strategies that reflect high expectations for students and staff.</li> <li>Is responsible for daily operations at the Academy with regard to safety, compliance and living within the approved Academy budget.</li> <li>Will demonstrate innovative ways of responding to challenges that reflect a dedication and belief that all children can succeed.</li> <li>Will perform other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Minimum Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Master's degree in administration, supervision, curriculum or related areas.</li> <li>Meet the State school administrator&rsquo;s certification or continuing education requirement.</li> <li>Five years of successful teaching experience or related experience with students.</li> <li>Able to foster a student-centered learning environment.</li> <li>Demonstrate advanced skills in project management.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Desirable Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of state and local performance assessment.</li> <li>Experience facilitating project-based learning or knowledge of project-based or inquiry based learning.</li> <li>Experience working in a blended or online school environment.</li> </ul>