Principal

Principal

At Rocketship Education, our mission is to eliminate the achievement gap within our lifetimes. The principal is responsible for driving this mission at the school level. (S)he is responsible for creating and maintaining an outstanding school culture for children and adults, leading the instructional vision for the school, delivering academic achievement results, building and developing leadership in staff members, and empowering parents and families.The principal is the instructional, cultural, managerial, and community leader of the school. The principal sets the vision for the school and ensures that the school is a high-achieving college preparatory environment where all students finish the fifth grade at or above grade level. Additionally, the principal directly manages, supports, and develops the Assistant Principals, Operations staff and full Integrated Service Delivery (Special Education)Team. The Principal may directly manage and coach all educators in 1-2 grade levels., which includes conducting observation cycles, modeling lessons, and providing support and resources aimed at increasing teacher effectiveness and leadership. The principal is also responsible for engaging and empowering parents to become lifelong advocates for their children’s education through monthly community meetings, partnering with the Regional Manager of Parent Leadership and keeping Rocketship families engaged and informed about opportunities to advocate for children in the broader community.  Finally, the Principal is an organizational leader in driving innovation in our school model and building a strong and vibrant network regionally and nationally.