K-8 Charter School Director

Bend International School - Bend, Oregon - Full time

Bend International School Director Job Description Summary:

Overarching Requirements: Applicants must ….

  • Embrace the BIS Core Values
  • Champion of equity and hold the belief in the potential of every student.
  • Understand and be committed to the BIS Mission
  • Have a strong understanding of international issues and be Globally Competent
  • Be bilingual in Spanish(preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implements policies and directives of the Board of Directors (BOD)
  • Provides educational leadership, setting a clear vision for academic excellence.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive school culture among students, staff, and parents.
  • Support teacher’s professional growth through mentorship and professional development opportunities
  • Implement data-driven strategies to enhance academic achievement and student outcomes.
  • Manage day-to-day school operations, including scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Ensure compliance with educational policies, regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Create a safe and engaging learning environment, promoting student well-being and success.
  • Implement student support services and behavior management systems to meet students’ diverse needs.
  • Facilitate student engagement through extracurricular activities, clubs, and events.
  • Collaborate with community organizations and local agencies to enhance resources and educational opportunities for students.
  • Schedules BOD meetings and works with Board chairs to coordinate meetings.
  • Oversees fundraising and development efforts, reporting and administration of private and government grants.
  • Implements marketing and outreach activities to raise the profile of BIS in the community.
  • Assures the preparation and monitoring of annual operating budget and accounting procedures.
  • Oversees volunteer management and collaborates with the BIS Amigos
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates BIS personnel.
  • Coordinates and directs the BIS Academic Program. Works closely with teachers to plan and implement the BIS Program to reach goals.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • OR Administrative License (or ability to obtain/transfer)
  • Record of increasingly responsible positions in education
  • Successful teaching and administrative experience working in elementary education.
  • Successful teaching and administrative experience working in Middle School education.
  • Clear understanding of IDEA, TAG, MTSS(CARE), and ELD programs
  • Understanding best practices in early literacy and mathematics
  • Understanding of CCSS and Standardized assessments, and ability to use data to lead school improvement efforts.
  • Effective management of school operations that support teaching and learning.
  • Experiences with systems around diversity, equity, inclusion, and trauma-informed practices
  • Strong communication skills, with a focus on being an exceptional listener, highly visible and approachable to help establish positive, collaborative working relationships with and among students, staff, parents/guardians.
  • Understands and has experience in non-exclusionary practices for student discipline that may include: Collaborative Problem Solving, Creative Conflict Resolution, Non Violent Communication, and Restorative Peace Circles
  • Experience with building collaborative teams and creating a positive and professional working environment for all.
  • Experience in current employment practices, goal setting, and evaluation and support of staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Diverse background
  • OR Teaching License
  • Elementary and Middle School licensure and experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with Charter Schools

Compensation: Competitive Administrative Salary (Administrative Bend La-Pine Salary Schedule/$100,000+/- DOE) PERS, full benefits including health, dental, vision, paid vacation/days off. One of the biggest benefits is working with such a fabulous team of educators!!

Application Timeline:

Open Until Filled

Training with current Director End of June

July Summer Vacation

Position starts 2024-25 SY August

Application Procedure:

Please send:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • 2 professional references – phone numbers of supervisors in previous positions
  • Copy of teaching/administrative licenses

Application materials may be addressed to: the Bend International Board of Directors

Application materials may be sent:

- via email to: meera@bendinternationalschool.org

- via postal mail to Bend International School Board of Directors

Attn: Meera D. Rupp

63020 OB Riley Road

Bend, OR 97703

Please contact the school via phone if you have any questions or need any accommodations to the application procedure. 541-797-7038. You may also email: meera@bendinternationalschool.org

Bend International School is an equal opportunity employer.

Bend International School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws

** NOTE: Our goal is to find the best candidate possible for the position. We understand that not all candidates will have similar backgrounds so we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described! **

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K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

Bend International School

Bend International School was founded in 2015 to bring a global model of education to the students of Central Oregon. Since our founding, we have built a school dedicated to internationalism across our curriculum.
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