Friendship Public Charter School

Academy Director/Resident Leader

Vacancy for School Year


The mission of Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities. The Academy Director serves as a member of the administrative team and will assist the principal in developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member.


  • Drive Friendship Public Charter School’s mission and guiding principles to ensure the highest levels of achievement and schools culture amongst teachers, staff and students
  • Lead, manage, and develop a high-functioning team of educators who are focused on driving superior academic performance
  • Evaluate school and grade level performance data to identify, develop and modify instruction to ensure effective instructional strategies
  • Guide staff in achieving high performance through goal setting, providing meaningful feedback and constructive evaluations
  • Engage parents and stakeholders in school and extracurricular activities to foster a community approach to learning and development
  • Maintain compliance with state and federal regulations for academic and operational standards/requirements


  • Commitment to providing a world-class education to students from historically underserved communities
  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Education Administration or related field
  • 2 or more years of school leadership with demonstrated exemplary results in an urban setting
  • 3- 5 years of successful classroom experience with demonstrated exemplary results, preferably within an urban setting
  • Superior knowledge of and experience with implementing effective instructional and behavioral methods for educating urban youth
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrated success managing staff through planning, motivating, rewarding, and providing targeted feedback and professional development
  • A passion for educational excellence, data-driven instruction, and a personal commitment to accountability for results
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills




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