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School Administrator

The School Administrator is responsible for overseeing the administrative duties at schools from preschool through post-graduate levels. He/ She ensures a safe and productive learning environment for the students and faculty at their institution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads practices for achievement of high academic standards
  • Understands and reviews the way the school and all its departments function.
  • Provides professional development opportunities for teachers
  • Handles relations with parents, students, employers, and the community
  • Provides full administrative support to the administration team and teaching staff as required
  • Approves job postings, hire, interview and onboard new teachers and additional staff members as they join the team.
  • Represents and maintains school image and reputation
  • Attends meetings and scheduling appropriate staff team building sessions.
  • Coordinates school security
  • Arranges internal meetings

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in Education or related field, master’s degree is preferred but not required
  • Current state professional certification in educational leadership
  • Relevant experience as a School Administrator for more than 3 years
  • Strong knowledge of educational techniques and methods for teaching young children
  • Teaching credentials a major plus
  • Knowledge of the most current educational computer software and programs

Skills needed for this role

The School Administrator must have several important skills outside of their formal education. He/She needs to be a leader, problem-solver, and decision-maker to help run their institution. Having good interpersonal and communication skills to work with other staff members, teachers, and students are required for this role.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Education, Admin