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Executive Director - Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School (OR)

Organization: 
Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School
Closing date: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

ARCO IRIS SPANISH IMMERSION SCHOOL (OR)
(A public charter school)

Invites applications for the position of
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sponsor District: Beaverton SD
Enrollment: 400 students;
Grades: K-8
Salary range: $110,000 to $120,000 annually plus benefits
Closing date: Jan. 19, 2022 (but open until filled)
Employment begins: July 1, 2022

About the Position

The Arco Iris Spanish Immersion Charter School is seeking applicants for the Executive Director position to begin work on July 1, 2022. The Arco Iris School Executive Director is responsible for the successful operation and management of the school, including curriculum, instruction, staff, budget, physical facilities, public relations and the safety and welfare of the students and staff. The Executive Director leads and inspires the entire school community to engage students in achieving their fullest potential. This is accomplished through implementation of the school charter; through development of school improvement plans; through building coordination; and through supervision of instruction, student services, personnel management, community collaboration, and business/financial management. The Executive Director supports the teachers in developing students into responsible, bilingual, bi-literate and multi-culturally competent members of the community.

The Board will offer a competitive compensation package to the successful candidate, with a salary range of $110,000 to $120,000 annually plus benefits. The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon administrator’s license and provide proof of compliance with OAR 333-019-1030 (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff).

About the School

Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School is a Kindergarten through 8th grade public charter school in Beaverton, Oregon, featuring Spanish immersion and Singapore Math serving approximately 400 students. The School employs a staff of ten classified staff, 23 licensed staff and two administrative staff.

The School is the first charter school in the Beaverton School District founded in 2010 by several parents and educators in who were passionate about their children receiving a rigorous academic education that included a second language. Arco Iris School is a one-way Spanish Immersion school with a mission focused on bilingual language achievement, a rigorous mathematics program and a multicultural community that will improve outcomes for all students, including those who are historically and educationally underserved. Students also have daily English class and with the double emphasis on language arts. The students usually score in the top 10% in the state every year. Teaching young learners about different cultures fosters tolerance and diversity, giving them a wider perspective on the world, appreciation, and respect for the differences in everyone. For 2021, the School was ranked #3 for Best Charter Elementary Schools in Oregon, #4 for Best Charter Middle Schools in Oregon and #15 for Best Public Middle Schools in Oregon by Niche.com with an overall grade of “A”.

Application Requirements

• Completed Application form
• Current resume
• Cover letter of interest
• 3-5 current letters of reference
• Copy of administrator license or proof of eligibility
• A statement on how you meet the qualities and qualifications set by the Board (in narrative form, no longer than 500 words)

How to Submit an Application

Application packets are submitted to Oregon School Boards Association – Executive Search (www.osba.org/execjobs) via the Revelus application portal (see the link below). All applicants will submit a candidate profile (completed when you create your Revelus account) and a completed application, as well as upload the other application material documents to the application portal. The application packet must be submitted by 5pm on the closing day.

OSBA Revelus application portal: https://oregonschoolboards.myrevelus.com/

More Information

Regarding the position and the application process, contact:

Sarah Herb, Executive Search and Events Specialist (OSBA); sherb@osba.org; 503.400.3047 (direct); 800.578.6722 (office); 503.588.2813 (Fax)

Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School is an equal opportunity employer and educator.