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High School Assistant Principal

Oregon Connections Academy

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Working primarily from your home in Oregon, the High School Assistant Principal will manage teachers as they use the phone and Internet to consult regularly with learning coaches and students, ensuring that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program. The Assistant Principal is responsible for the overall school operation working with parents, students, support staff and certified teachers who “virtually” facilitate a home-based student instructional program.

Other key responsibilities include the following:

Manage the implementation of curriculum and school operation protocols;
Support the Executive Director and High School Principal in developing and implementing school-wide programs;
Ensure that teachers exhibit and maintain a high level of professionalism, instructional support and customer service;
Ensure the academic success of individual students by utilizing all levels of academic support available and by maintaining a high level of communication with parents to deliver program information and address individual student needs;
Assist teaching staff with implementing any program changes and/or new software application introductions;
Exhibit high quality communication with all Connections Academy school staff, students and families;
Handle any student problems escalated by parents and teachers;
Oversee the contracting and/or delivery of special education services to ensure that the school is in compliance with state and federal laws;
Oversee the implementation and coordination of state standardized testing process, and ensure high student participation rates;
Provide assistance to families in need of additional support, encourage a high level of participation;
Participate in student recruitment efforts including in-state trips, presentations, Q & A sessions and responding to the press;
Communicate with parent Community Coordinators to suggest social activities and relevant field trips for students;
Devise and implement virtual methods of creating and maintaining a “school community;”
Recruit, supervise and evaluate all school staff as required by the state; and
All other duties as assigned.

Compensation Package

Starting Salary with a Masters and required experience: $70,000-$80,000 (competitive compensation based on education and experience)
A combination of working from home and one of ORCA’s offices in Wilsonville and Mill City
Comprehensive, competitive and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits
Participation in state retirement plan (PERS)
Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year
401(k) plan with match potential
Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits
Potential for annual merit increase and bonus


Oregon Administrative Credential required
Minimum of 5 years teaching experience and some administrative or management experience
9-12 experience / background is preferred
Experience in drop-out prevention and college and career readiness programs is preferred
Advanced degree is preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Customer focused approach
Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
Team player
Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite)
Ability to travel as needed

Oregon Connections Academy (ORCA) is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K–12 throughout the state. ORCA is authorized by the Santiam Canyon School District and is governed by its own independent charter school board. The school has been in operation since 2005 and is accredited by AdvancED.