Executive Director Needed

Head Administrator

La Academia de Esperanza, an APS district-authorized public charter school serving grades 9-12, is seeking a Head Administrator.  Our design reflects an understanding of the adversity and social-emotional needs that can lead to difficulties in the conventional school setting.  Our commitment to the dignity of each student creates a culture of acceptance regardless of educational history.  We meet individual student needs through culturally relevant and sustaining curriculum, small class sizes, engaging extracurricular activities, and social-emotional supports.  To apply please send cover letter, resume, and copy of New Mexico 3-B Administrator License to loogis1978@gmail.com

To view the full job description please visit: www.ladecharter.org

Mark Armijo Academy:

Mark Armijo Academy (MAA) seeks an exemplary individual to guide the school, continue its vision, build on its inclusive Community School model, and lead the organization into the future. As the Mark Armijo Academy Charter School Executive Director, you are also responsible for ensuring that students are learning effectively, meeting their educational goals, and are part of a safe and encouraging community.

The Executive Director is responsible for the entire operation of the school and will directly lead a team of academic, operation, program, and community engagement professionals (25-person team). You’ll work closely with all staff members, providing training, establishing performance requirements, and evaluating teachers/staff.

The Executive Director reports to the school’s Board of Directors and keeps them informed of legal and financial issues, implements school improvements, ensures policies align with the school’s mission, maintains/improves its overall rating and accreditation, and enforces regulations at the local, state, and federal levels.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader who creates a trusting and inclusive environment, builds authentic relationships, is an innovative problem-solver, and will have demonstrated success in a similarly situated school or organization.