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Principal in Residence

Company: Purdue Polytechnic High School of Indianapolis Inc
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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Company Overview:

Founded by Purdue University in partnership with community, industry, and academic leaders, Purdue Polytechnic High School prepares students to succeed in technical, STEM-related post-secondary programs and high-tech careers. It is our mission that through STEM-Focused and real-world experiences, we empower students to create the world they envision by developing the minds of creative problem-solvers and skilled achievers. Purdue Polytechnic High School inspires students to pursue their passion through the lens of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), hands-on and project-based learning, industry partnerships, and a flexible, personalized learning environment. We aspire to create a world of equity where every student has the opportunity and access to achieve their goals and to realize their power to solve problems they encounter. We are intentional about building a culture of communication, collaboration, and innovation that creates a positive and supportive environment conducive to high academic achievement and long-term success.

Job Summary:

The Principal in Residence manages the day-to-day affairs of the school, provides academic leadership, and ensures a safe learning environment for students and staff for Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School. The position is responsible for providing curricular and instructional support to school staff as well as handling student discipline issues. The School Principal is committed to implementing the school's mission to develop students' lifetime success by preparing them with the skills needed to succeed in today's workplace through a STEM-focused education and experiential learning.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Supervises and facilitates daily operations of the school
  • Works collaboratively with the PPHS Network to analyze data to improve student achievement
  • Manage the fiscal activities of the school
  • Leads the effort to hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff
  • Engages families and community partners in school mission and vision
  • Creates a school culture that promotes Restorative Practices and continuous improvement
  • Ensures a creative learning environment that challenges students through experiences and projects
  • Coaches and evaluates all school staff
  • Manages both staff and fiscal resources to support student achievement and legal responsibilities
  • Establishes and maintains PPHS core values
  • Performs such other duties as assigned


    Qualifications & Skills:
    • Master's Degree required
    • Current Indiana Administrator's license
    • 3+ years in a school-related leadership role
    • Familiarity with experiential learning and educating students in a STEM-focused environment
    • Strong communicator at a variety of levels.
    • Ability to gather and analyze data for informed decision-making.
    • Possess the essential mindset that all students can succeed
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
      • Flexible Spending Account - Dependent Care
      • Employer HSA contribution
      • Wellness Reimbursements
      • Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
      • Parental Leave
      • Cell Phone Stipend
      • 403(b) or TRF retirement plans
      • Paid Time Off
        Minimum Salary: $85,000

Keywords: Purdue Polytechnic High School of Indianapolis Inc, Indianapolis , Principal in Residence, Education / Teaching , Indianapolis, Indiana

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