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Principal K-8

Home Careers Principal K-8
Submitted: January 8
Closing: February 18


Eric Williams
Executive Director

Phone: 320-230-5340

Location STRIDE Academy
3241 Oakham Lane
St Cloud, MN 56301
Categories Administrative
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes Regionally Competitive
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

The Principal's Duties and Responsibilities will be to:

Hire and retain exceptional teachers and staff.

Evaluate teachers in the areas of purposeful lesson planning, engaging instruction, and effective student management with an equity and growth mindset

Lead curriculum design efforts and ensure appropriate scope and sequence

Analyze and evaluate measures of a variety of student assessments and overall academic school progress

Ensure positive student climate and discipline

Maintain accurate files & documentation and follow consistent policies/procedures for regular and special education

Monitor and meet state and federal reporting and compliance requirements as required by law

Collaborate with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to ensure that operations, practices, and expectations align with the schools mission and vision

Other duties include, but are not limited to, creating class schedules, providing leadership for school wide committees and programs, plan staff development, facilitate school-wide events, and oversee school safety and school culture


STRIDE offers a regionally competitive salary, health, life and dental insurance, holidays and paid time off, voluntary 403b retirement option.

STRIDE Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.


Promote the mission, vision, and values of STRIDE Academy

Have or be in the process of obtaining a Minnesota Principal's License (k-12)

Have experience observing and coaching teachers and working with elementary and middle level students

Be familiar with Personalized and Social Emotional Learning

Demonstrate strong and efficient planning, organizational, and communication skills

Manage personnel in a manner that is motivational, ethical, and legal

Manage the school's Federal Title Programs

Be confident, collaborative and decisive when problem-solving while maintaining a focus on student success

Show a capacity for being a supportive, reflective, responsible, and enthusiastic leader

Possess a commitment to promote and support a broad and diverse educational community

Communicate clearly and effectively with staff, parents, students, and all stakeholders

Understand the purpose and use of assessments and its role in informing curriculum and instruction decisions.

Institution Description

STRIDE is a public charter school that is highly regarded for its approach to the whole child, its academic excellence, and for its contribution in actively serving and improving the community. We value effective community collaboration, an increased feeling of physical, social, and emotional well-being among our students. Our staff is committed to positive and culturally responsive practices that increase school connectedness. We aim to teach students effective critical thinking skills, in addition to compassionate responses, and high emotional intelligence in order to foster successful leaders of today and of the future.

Application Instructions/Comments

If you wish to be considered for this great opportunity to lead STRIDE Academy, please email your cover letter, resume, a copy of your academic transcripts and three (3) letters of reference to:
Posting Closes: February 18th 2020

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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