Nardin Academy

Bobbie Finocchio
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7+ Years

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Middle School Principal

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NARDIN ACADEMY POSITION DESCRIPTION Job Title: Middle School Principal FLSA Status: Exempt Position Status: Full time Reports to: VP of Academic Excellence Summary Description Nardin Academy is an Independent Catholic School located in Buffalo, NY. Nardin asks all in our community to "Inspire hearts and minds to do amazing things for the world through faith, character, academic excellence, and service." Nardin's values include Embracing All, Nurturing Talent, Fostering Connection, Living & Serving Through Faith, and Igniting Possibilities. Nardin is a diverse and welcoming community that fosters an inclusive environment that celebrates the background and experiences of all. Nardin's Principals are strategic thinkers, innovative educational leaders who not only possesses combined experience in teaching and academic leadership, but also embrace the mission and core values of Nardin Academy. Qualifications • Master's degree from an accredited educational institution; • Minimum of ten (10) years classroom teaching experience combined with prior administrative experience; • Demonstrated leadership and initiative in the field of education; and • Interpersonal and instructional leadership skills necessary to promote increased student achievement through a commitment to continuous improvement, educational innovation, and student-centered learning environments. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The successful candidate will exhibit the following qualities: • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional programs; • Skill to work closely with people in an effective manner; • Knowledge of scheduling and supervision; • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize. Duties and Responsibilities • Fostering and maintaining a Christian community that supports the school's core values and mission. • Acting as an educational leader, responsible for daily operations; directing the activities of the School instructional and non-instructional staff in the performance of their duties. • Meeting with other educational leaders to discuss the progress of the Academy, and working with them on faculty, staff, and student matters. • Evaluating faculty and staff; ensuring performance evaluations are being completed and feedback is being provided to faculty in a timely manner. • Supervising department chairs. • Assisting with the recruiting and hiring of faculty. • Serving as a member of the School's leadership team and discussing policies, procedures, and implementation processes. • Working in conjunction with the Vice President of Finance and Operations to prepare an annual budget, as well as monitoring adopted budgets. • Serving as an ex officio member of committees as determined by the Board of Trustees and/or the President of the Academy. • Working with the Business Office to issue annual contracts. • Preparing and publishing a master schedule of classes, the school calendar, and faculty and staff assignments. • Coordinating in-service programs for faculty and staff. • Assisting in the development, revision, and evaluation of instructional programs and curriculum. • Maintaining regular communication with faculty, staff, students, families, and the community regarding programs and activities. • Monitoring students' academic progress; facilitating meetings between families, students, and instructors to discuss areas of concern, to identify solutions, and to make recommendations. • Assisting with the organization for School assemblies and social events. • Establishing guidelines for student academic and behavioral guidelines. • Supporting the Admissions and Enrollment department through attending events and recruiting students. • Officiating at formal awards and graduation ceremonies; awarding diplomas to students meeting requirements. EEO