Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school district, located in the Washington, D.C. region is seeking an experienced school leader to serve as principal of Justice High School.
Justice High School is an International Baccalaureate World School, authorized to deliver the prestigious IB Middle Years and Diploma Programme. This school serves the thriving communities of Alexandria and Falls Church, Virginia. With an enrollment of over 2,100 students, Justice serves a student body that is approximately 60% Hispanic, 35% English Language Learners (ELL), and 65% of students identified as economically disadvantaged. Students access a number of innovative programs, including the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program, IB classes, ELL support, college and career readiness support, and a unique partnership with Northern Virginia Community College.
In this role, the principal will direct and be accountable for the planning, assessment, instructional leadership, communication, community relations, safety and administrative management required to manage the instructional and special programs, organization, and facilities of Justice High School.
Qualifications: Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in administration and supervision preK-12, plus seven years of progressively more responsible experience in teaching and administration or supervision, some at the high school level, with a minimum of three years administrative experience. Fluency or working proficiency in Spanish preferred. A regionally competitive salary and benefit package will be offered.
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As the 11th largest school division in the U.S., FCPS serves a diverse student population of more than 189,000 students in grades pre-K through 12 and represents more than 200 spoken languages.
Nearly 93 percent of FCPS students graduate on time, and more than 93 percent plan to pursue post-secondary education.
FCPS offers a comprehensive support program for new teachers. Through the Great Beginnings program, new teachers are mentored on professional teaching standards and receive ongoing program assessment. In addition, we offer professional development opportunities and patented shared teacher lesson planning resources.
We offer a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.
All of this right outside the nation’s capital and only a short drive to the mountains or beaches.
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