FISHER FELLOW – FOUNDING SCHOOL LEADER IN STOCKTON, CA

FISHER FELLOW – FOUNDING SCHOOL LEADER IN STOCKTON, CA

Fisher Fellow Overview:The Fisher Fellowship is a highly-selective, one-year, cohort-based leadership program that is designed to provide in-depth support and insight into the processes and best practices involved in school leadership while preparing fellows to open a new KIPP school.  KIPP Bay Area is looking for a dynamic leader to help further the mission of education equity by founding a school in Stockton, California. Fisher Fellow Responsibilities:As part of the Fisher Fellowship, fellows are expected to actively participate in the year-long developmental process and proactively pursue their own development through engagement and commitment to the learning process. The fellowship year will be comprised of the following mandatory components:Orientation: A three-day orientation in the Spring to build key relationships with teammates in the cohort and begin critical coursework that frames the year-long learning experience. Summer Institute: An intensive, four-week program with rigorous coursework taught by dynamic faculty and educational leaders in a university setting.Intersessions: Four intensive leadership development sessions throughout the Fellowship year; each Intersession is typically six days long.Residencies: Up to four residencies at KIPP schools outside the fellow’s region. Each three-day residency provides Fellows with an opportunity to gain insight into the instructional, operational, and performance management practices of successful schools and school leaders. Additionally, Fellows will take part in up to five week-long school and operational residencies in his/her own region.School Launch Plan: Creation of a comprehensive plan that guides the founding and growth of the Fellow’s new school.Coaching: One-on-one coaching with a leadership coach throughout the year.Continuous Support: On-going support from the Director of the Fisher Fellowship.Required Qualifications: Bachelor's DegreeRequired Experience:At the time of application, applicants must have:
  • Completed at least one year of experience in school-wide leadership as a principal, assistant principal, or dean
  • Completed at least three years of teaching experience with demonstrated exemplary student performance results