ACCEL SCHOOLS Head of School Salary in the United States

How much does a Head of School make at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States? The average salary for Head of School at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States is $123,283 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $92,411 and $154,156. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does a Head of School do at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS?

The Head of School (HOS) at Virtual Prep Academy of Indiana serves as the operational and administrative leader of the virtual school. In conjunction with the Sr. Director of Operations, the HOS is responsible for the implementation and achievement of the school’s academic vision, student advancement and daily operations within the school. The HOS will work collaboratively to ensure successful academic outcomes for all students while employing long-term instructional sustainability measures involving professional development, teacher quality assessment, curriculum and pedagogical advancement.

  • Provide leadership exhibiting professionalism and high academic standards that celebrate student and staff achievements
  • Manage and lead the school leadership team in the day to day operation of the school
  • Collaborate with the school Board of Trustees on implementation of school vision and mission, school decisions and policy creation
  • Manage regulatory complexities and political sensitivities with the board, state department of education, and local, state, and national political stakeholders
  • Develop plans and policies for the educational program and ensures policies and programs are carried out appropriately by all students, parents, and staff
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws
  • Collaborate in the development and management of the school budget with the ACCEL Finance team
  • Oversee implementation of the school marketing and enrollment plans directed by ACCEL to achieve and maintain enrollment capacity
  • Serve as public relations liaison between ACCEL and the school community; engage community and civic groups to support school programs and the school community
  • Ensure school program are in alignment with authorizing agency requirements
  • Effectively recruit, hire, and retain highly qualified staff; develop effective staff members through an ongoing evaluation process and professional development
  • Create and foster a positive school culture by involving school staff, community leaders, students and parents
  • Serve as the school's instructional leader and ensure data is being used to drive all academic decisions
  • Ensure teaching staff implements the instructional model, curriculum, supplemental curriculum, effective assessments, and targeted instruction to meet the individual needs of each student in collaboration with national team members
  • Ensure maintenance of school census data, attendance data, and other reporting requirements as mandated by the state and/or school sponsor
  • Coordinate school level response to any audits
  • Ensure school and office security and emergency plans meet requirements
  • Coordinate school technology efforts and make recommendations for improvement in collaboration with national team
  • Maintain current knowledge of state specific school report card/accountability components and ensure all needed programming is in place to support achievement of those components
  • Ensure creation and consistent review/updating of parent and student manuals, policies, and handbooks.
  • Effectively communicate the school's mission and vision and solicit input from parents and families about school performance, areas for improvement, and their needs
  • Engage and build strong professional relationships with parents, characterized by timely and regular communications, involving parents, wherever possible in the life of the school
  • Contribute to a positive climate and culture by exhibiting high professional standards
  • Understand, accept, abide by, and implement the school's philosophy and mission statement in all school activities
  • Coordinate special projects, such as peer mentoring, service learning and community involvement
  • Ensure student orientation and onboarding programs meet the needs of students, family, and staff
  • Conduct home visits as needed

 Qualifications

  • Must hold Indiana Administrative Licensure
  • Must reside in Indiana, Michigan or Ohio
  • Master’s Degree in Education or a closely related field or Education Administrative Experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in Education, 5 years’ experience as K-12 administrator
  • Three or more years of experience working in an online school in an instructional role
  • Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards
  • Knowledge of State School Accountability/Report Card Components
  • Knowledge of state specific education code
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
  • Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information
  • Understanding of best practices for instructional strategies
  • Prior experience in online learning and research
  • Understanding of distance learning methodology, measurement and implementation
  • Understanding of employee evaluation in a corporate / non-profit setting
  • Superb communication and community-building skills
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum development and program design
  • A record of success in operating not / for profit business
  • A record of success in building community partnerships and fundraising
  • Entrepreneurial passion
  • Knowledge of school / non-profit management
  • Ability to pass state and federal background checks

 

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Understand the total compensation opportunity for Head of School at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

$92,411
$154,156
$123,283
The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACCEL SCHOOLS Head of School in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $92,411 to $154,156 with an average total cash compensation of $123,283. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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