School Director - Private Schools in Minneapolis l International School of MN

School Director

About SABIS®:

SABIS® is a global education network that has an active presence in 20 countries on five continents. Schools in the SABIS® Network educate over 70,000 students and implement a proven, proprietary system. SABIS® Network schools provide students with a top-quality education that prepares them to meet the challenges of a changing world.

SABIS® and SABIS® Network schools employ over 8,000 employees worldwide.

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Job Purpose:

The School Director is ultimately responsible and accountable for the proper, efficient, and successful operation of the school in all areas, with particular emphasis on: 

  1. Academic achievement
  2. Enrollment
  3. Operational (including human resources) and financial efficiency
  4. External relations
  5. Compliance   

The School Director inspires staff and teachers to excel in their jobs and motivates students to achieve their highest potential. The School Director achieves success with the support of the SABIS® organization, requesting support as needed, and ensuring a good working relationship between SABIS® and the school. The School Director ensures the SABIS® philosophy, brand, systems, policies and procedures are properly implemented and observed.

Note: Alternate job titles to this position include: Chief School Administrator, Principal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading with Integrity & Professionalism
  • Creating & Sustaining a Culture of High Expectations
  • Enrollment
  • Academics
  • Improving Teaching & Learning
  • Financials
  • Students
  • Staff
  • Parents & Community
  • Building & Maintaining Collaborative Relationships
  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Internal Reporting & Compliance
  • Legal Issues
  • External Relations & Compliance
  • Supplies & Equipment
  • Services & Community Resources
  • Future Growth

A full job description will be provided to candidates during the interview process.

Ideal Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Education Management or related field
  • Federal, state, county, or city certification/credentials, as required
  • Federal and state education certification, as required
  • Experience in school management

Employment Requirements:

Candidates must meet all employment requirements including, but not limited to, state and/or federal education and certification requirements, successful completion of criminal background and reference checks, and skills testing if required for the position.

Additional details about this position will only be provided to short-listed candidates.

SABIS® and its network of schools in the United States uses the criteria of merit, qualifications, and abilities to determine hiring decisions and promotions within the organization. SABIS® does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, order of protection, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, public assistance, family status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information or other segmenting factor protected by law, or local human rights commission activity.

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