The Board of Directors of the Compass Charter Schools, Thousand Oaks, California, is seeking a highly qualified, educational leader to serve as Superintendent/CEO. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the positionin January 2023.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development, has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Directors in identifying and screening the candidates.
Location: 40 miles west of Los Angeles
The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership.
The Compass Charter Schools Board of Directors are seeking a Superintendent/CEO who has successful experience leading a creative and innovative learning organization and embodies the following characteristics:
Is an active listener, a skilled creative, persistent, an innovative problem solver, and leader who is able and willing to admit mistakes.
Approachable, with clear, effective, and precise communication.
A thoughtful, well planned, visionary, and inspirational leader that is aligned with the Compass mission, vision, values, our Blueprint for Success and has the ability to develop strong professional relationships and will promote and nurture the Compass Family spirit.
A reflective leader who has the ability to support others to achieve their highest potential, whose actions inspire loyalty and longevity among staff.
An equity-oriented leader who understands the landscape of public charter schools and personalized learning.
Knowledge of the California Education Code, instructional best practices in a personalized learning model, school finance, school law, and basic functions of a public charter school.
Has a high level of Integrity and a proven ability to make tough decisions to keep scholars first during all decision making.
Is fiscally responsible and a leader who maintains high standards for all.
Willing to give a long-term commitment to Compass.
Closing date for applications: October 19, 2022 (11:30 p.m. central time)
Board of Directors selects finalists to interview: About November 9,2022
Interviews with the Board of Directors: Week of November 14, 2022
Selection of new Superintendent/CEO: Late November-early December 2022
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