Executive Director

    • Categories:

    • Administrative

    • Grades:

    • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Health Insurance:

    • Included

    • Salary Range:

    • Commensurate with Experience

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:




    • Contact:

      Sean Fox
      Board Chair

      Phone: 5072220110

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.

Job Description

Executive Director for Arcadia Charter School

We are looking for a thoughtful leader with exceptional communication and collaboration skills who will embrace Arcadia’s mission and vision. We expect the Executive Director to deftly manage the day-to-day operations of the school, engage with Arcadia families, build relationships with the larger community and propel Arcadia’s continued innovation.

The Executive Director is the educational, administrative, and instructional leader of the school. The position entails general and specific responsibilities as required by the (1) written charter of the school, (2) Minnesota charter school laws and regulations, (3) Board of Directors.


College Degree in Education and/or Administration, or related field.
Experience working as a collaborative leader, fully engaging and partnering with staff.
Demonstrated competence in building and facilitating climate and culture in an educational community.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and take direction from the Board.
Experience with progressive, project-based education.
Knowledge of Minnesota statutes and regulations governing charter schools.
Embodies our students’ vision of what a director should be: kind, funny, caring, trustworthy, understanding, friendly, fun, cool and chill.

Three years of charter school experience.
Five years of experience in administration and supervision roles.
Classroom teaching experience.
Administrative licensure in Minnesota.
Demonstrated competence in budget development and financial management.
Experience in facilitating/leading professional development activities.

Institution Description

Arcadia Charter School in Northfield, Minnesota seeks an Executive Director beginning July 1, 2019. Arcadia is a small school with a project-based curriculum and 126 students grades 6-12. Arcadia enters its 17th year with good enrollment, solid financials, a crack team of dedicated staff and an engaged community of parents.

Application Instructions/Comments

Applications will be considered until April 26, 2019. Please provide a resume, cover letter, contact information for at least 3 references and any other materials that would help us understand your strengths as a candidate. Materials should be sent to directorsearch@artech.k12.mn.us

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.