Job SummaryEducational Leader for a K-12 Laboratory School with about 600 students, which operates on a year-round schedule. Responsibilities include: serving as a University School tenure-track faculty member and department-level administrator – Director of University School; budgeting and personnel; maintaining a climate to foster the continued excellence of a year-round K-12 laboratory school with a mathematics and science focus; effectively working with and involving parents and the community in the education process; actively developing partnerships among the University School, Clemmer College, and other University programs, area schools, and the community; supporting and promoting recognition of University School as a model of K-12 excellence; supporting the highly qualified staff in the areas of teaching, research, and service; and, maintaining and supporting a learning environment conducive to innovative teaching practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to promote student success and faculty excellence.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Good decision-making skills,
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professional and administrative staff, students and their families, and members of the community.

Required QualificationsDoctoral degree (e.g. Ed.D, Ph.D.) or ABD by July 1, 2019; eligibility for certification as a school administrator in Tennessee; demonstrated record of effective leadership; and experience as a principal or assistant principal or the equivalent.

Preferred QualificationsPreference will be given to candidates with multilevel K-12 experience; evidence of success with shared decision-making; experience in a university setting; experience with a mathematics- and/or science-focused curriculum; experience with year-round programs; demonstrated ability to involve parents and the community in the education process; financial administrative experience; and, demonstrated knowledge of diversity skills in addressing needs of diverse groups and an appreciation of multiculturalism.

Posting Number: F00230P