Friendship Public Charter School

Academy Director

Vacancy for School Year
Friendship Public Charter School


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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