Administrator Job Description

This position reports to the board of directors and manages the day-to-day activities of the school. Candidates must have a TSPC administrator license or administrator registration and a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field. Credentials will be verified by copies of resume, TSPC license or registration and a copy of their college degree.

Employment Terms:

  • 152 days per year, starting one week prior to the first day of school and ending 1 week after the last day of the school year.
  • Overseeing approximately 7 teachers and 102 students.
  • Annual compensation of $34,000 with 5 annual sick/vacation days.
  • This compensation is based on enrollment numbers. If enrollment numbers decrease the board of directors reserves the right to decrease compensation. Employment is at will and can be terminated by the board of directors for any reason.


  • Personal
    • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that earns their respect.
    • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school.
    • Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally, demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession.
    • All information pertaining to student academic progress, disciplinary issues, and other information pertaining to individual students is confidential and should only be shared with parents, teachers, the administrator, and board members. An attempt should be made to keep these conversations discreet and to not have them take place in environments where others may over hear what is being discussed
  • Manager
    • Supervise all staff members and establish clear expectations for role, responsibilities, and performance to ensure that all job responsibilities are met.
    • Keep the staff informed and seek ideas for the improvement of the school.
    • Perform and document 1:1 meetings with every employee twice a month.
    • Handle any employee disciplinary issues in consultation with the board.
    • Work with each employee to set up yearly development goals. Provide mentoring to enable the achievement of these goals.
    • Conduct monthly measurable observations in each classroom. Track and record these in a consistent manner.
    • Conduct annual reviews with each employee.
    • Participate in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel and conduct new employee orientation. Provide mentoring for teachers with special attention paid to new or second year teachers.
    • Plan and conduct regularly scheduled faculty meetings. Ensure all faculty members are participating and have the ability to provide discussion topics/agenda items.
    • Coordinate and make hiring decisions for teachers.
  • Curriculum and Instructional Programs
    • Provide the proposed curriculum for the school based on current state regulations and keeping with the vision of the school to all of the teachers. Organize and facilitate curriculum planning sessions, ensure that feedback on the proposed curriculum is taken into account and any necessary adjustments are made. Although the initial proposal is driven by the administrator teachers should be given the opportunity to provide honest feedback. Each teachers unique personality and skills should show in the delivery of the curriculum.
    • Work with teachers to plan the student journey from kindergarten through 8th grade.
    • Setup a feedback mechanism for teachers to give recommended changes to curriculum and instructional programs. If the change is big enough seek out approval and comments from other teachers and the board.
    • Purchase curriculum with board approval.
    • Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluate lesson plans, ensure teachers are implementing the curriculum, and encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials.
  • Communication
    • Maintain ongoing communication with Lowell School District.
      • Notify board of any requested reports. Works with the board to determine how report will be delivered.
      • Have knowledge of IEP students and consult with the student’s teacher.
      • Work with superintendent on policy compliance.
      • Notify Lowell of any facility issues.
    • Provide a quarterly post to the school’s website.
    • Attend monthly board meetings and give an administrators report.
  • Other
    • Perform and document ability group testing for new students. Work with teachers to adjust ability group placement for students throughout the year on an as needed basis.
    • Maintain up to date understanding of state regulations for student testing and academic progress/assessment.
    • Create a behavior/discipline plan and resolve student behavioral issues.
    • Work with the board to develop disaster preparedness plans. These plans should include, but are not limited to fire, bomb threats, severe weather, emergency closing or delayed opening of the school, accidents, bus accidents and traffic emergencies, civil disturbances, death, personal tragedy, etc.
    • Organize school wide programs and open houses. Include teachers in the decision-making and planning for these events.
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