A principal’s position is to ensure that every student gets the quality education necessary to be successful in life. They serve as the chief administrator of the Education Department 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. The Principal ensures that instructional objectives for a given subject and/or classroom are developed, and involves the faculty and others in the development of specific curricular objectives to meet the needs of the school program. The Principal reports to the Director of Curriculum and Instruction and supervises staff in Education, Information Technology, and the Athletic Director.
Possesses Principal/Administrator Certification.
Master’s Degree in Special Education, School Administration or closely related field.
Successful administrative experience in developing curriculum, fostering a healthy work environment to stimulate a positive and productive workplace, demonstrated experience in developing program databases used for making program decisions necessary for program improvement.
Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise, work with and support staff and students in a positive school environment. A minimum of five years of staff supervisory experience.
Knowledge of educational resource programs; education standards; curriculum, supervision, learning theories, classroom management, juvenile justice system , and utilizing multiple measures to report on student achievement, computer applications that relate to the development and implementation of technology within the educational program and overall organization.
Ability to develop systems for maximizing resources and human capacity.
Ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative manner and demonstrate a positive work ethic.
Working knowledge of the Positive Peer Culture behavior modification program.
Knowledge of Clinical Supervision and effective classroom management strategies; and knowledge of core curriculum and curriculum development.
Welcome to the 2017 – 2018 School Year at Crescent Leadership Academy!
Crescent Leadership Academy’s goal is to ensure that every student gets the quality education necessary to be successful in life. That’s why we have made a commitment to create an engaging learning environment where you will be challenged and motivated to achieve your academic and life goals.
At CLA, we focus... on education and life skills through a variety of learning opportunities. Crescent Leadership Academy is committed to providing you with core academics as well as the opportunity to participate in athletics, career and technical education, positive skill development and many community related activities.
CLA staff and teachers want you to feel safe, supported, and surrounded by those that can help you through the difficulties and joys of being in Middle and High School. To achieve this success, we ask each student to be actively involved in their own academic success by respecting others, respecting school norms and rules, by studying hard to reach your potential. If you set high goals and work hard, you will begin to achieve them. And we are here to help you, if you are ready to succeed.
At CLA, we value each student and believe you are capable of great achievements. That is why we encourage you to take ownership of your education by showing up, meeting school expectations, completing your school work and by participating in school programs.
We look forward to a successful school year filled with great accomplishments from you and all the students at Crescent Leadership Academy.