Director of Thomas Academy

QUALIFICATIONS: Master level degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a field of concentration in school administration. Ph.D. preferred. At least five years of successful work experience, two of which was in a supervisory capacity, in the field of education. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining the student support services program and services in conformance with our charter school objectives. Has knowledge on N.C. Law and Regulations for public schools, budget development, and implementation of standards based on curriculum and education reform models. Valid driver's license.

JOB SUMMARY: Assesses the school-wide effectiveness in program areas by monitoring the implementation of curriculum/performance standards. Develops goals and standards that support the instructional philosophy of Thomas Academy. Integrates data from school-wide testing programs and supervisory teacher field observations into comprehensive needs statements for the assigned area of responsibility as a basis for development of school-wide action places to implement curriculum and program standards. In the instructional areas, directs the systematic review of curriculum/performance/program standards, and methodology for the program areas and identifies training needs in the area of responsibility. Trains curriculum coaches, teachers and para-professionals in the methods for implementing and maintaining effective instruction and assessment both in the existing curriculum and in initiatives for curriculum improvement. Provides information to the VP for Education regarding program needs, status, and recommendations for improvement. Represents Thomas Academy in meetings at various agencies including IEP meetings, workshops, and conferences relating to the areas of educational expertise. Monitors the quality of program services to ensure compliance with professional quality assurance standards and set forth by Thomas Academy.

Full job description available at HR office.

Full time, exempt, salary position with benefits. EOE

You can apply by completing the Boys and Girls Homes Application and sending it by email to or fax to 910-646-3609 and/or mail to Boys & Girls Homes of NC, Inc. - P.O. Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 - Attn: Tesa Bush, Human Resources Manager. For questions, please call Tesa Bush at 910-646-3083 ext 205.