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Ascend school directors are the academic and cultural leaders of their schools. Directors lead the school community in achieving its academic and organizational goals, build and maintain a strong presence for the school in the community, and develop enduring relationships with students, teachers, parents, community members, and other stakeholders. School directors report directly to one of our managing directors of schools. The school director role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and visionary individual to play a central leadership role in growing and shaping one of our high:performing charter schools, committed to helping students achieve academic excellence from kindergarten through college. School directors at Ascend share a hunger for feedback and professional growth, and a dedication to excellence. We look for educators who are excited about our liberal arts program, positive approach to discipline, and commitment to serving all students in truly public schools. Above all, we seek leaders who are deeply committed to urban education and our ultimate goal of closing the achievement gap for the children of Central Brooklyn. Why lead at Ascend Public Charter Schools? Ascend is a Brooklyn:based network of K:12 public charter schools serving 4,000 students across nine schools. At Ascend, our mission is to provide an extraordinary education for the children of Central Brooklyn, placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond. We are passionate about guiding our students to think critically and independently, and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures studentsA? natural curiosity about the world, and we foster a positive, non:punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Watch Ascend in action. To create the kind of vibrant learning environments we want for our students, we invest heavily in our faculty, providing ongoing professional learning for all of our educators, who collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes for our students, their families, and the communities we serve. We believe that our school buildings should reflect the incredible accomplishments that happen within their walls. All Ascend schools are housed in beautiful, newly renovated buildings where every detail is chosen to communicate our high aspirations for teaching and learning. See where we work. Leading at Ascend As a leader at Ascend, you will grow deeply as an educator through ongoing training, support, and collaboration at every step in your career. You will also be able to express your voice and play a role in defining the future of Ascend, as we actively encourage Ascend school leaders to be part of their schoolsA? and the Ascend networkA?s development and growth. Learn more about leadership at Ascend.Ascend school directors implement a high:quality, rigorous, college:preparatory program that is consistent with AscendA?s mission and vision. Additionally, a school director will: Ensure achievement of targeted academic results; ensure special education and ELL complianceUse data to inform practice and drive decision:making and instruction at the schoolDefine and build a school culture of unrelentingly high expectations where scholars feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risksBuild a collaborative team of adults who feel jointly responsible for the attainment of school goals and committed to achieving excellenceWorking with Ascend, manage, develop and evaluate the schoolA?s leadership team and faculty to build a culture of relentless self:improvement among the entire schoolServe as the key external spokesperson for the school, conveying the schoolA?s mission and building strong relationships with constituents including students, teachers, parents, and community membersManage human resource functions, including recruiting new teachers, developing retention strategies, and per


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