[RESUME DROP ONLY] School Systems Leadership

$49,000 - $121,000 yearly
  • United Schools Network
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Jan 03, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description



Position: School Systems Leadership

Campus: United Schools Network (Central Office)


The United Schools Network (USN) is a nonprofit organization in Columbus, Ohio. After founding its first school in 2008, it has worked together with incredible leaders to open three more schools in the span of ten years. Each USN school is an open enrollment, public charter school that works diligently to close the opportunity gap in Columbus. Moreover, the mission of all USN schools is to transform lives and our communities through the power of education, while maintaining our vision: For every child, an open door. 

USN currently operates two high-performing elementary schools (K-5) and two high-performing middle schools (6-8) that serve more than 1,000 students. We strive to provide students with a rigorous academic experience in a joyful learning environment, and we work hard to ensure that students of all levels grow and succeed by focusing on intentional student support and continual improvement. 


School Systems Leadership Position Description

School Systems Leadership positions support our network and its schools through various areas of work including Curriculum, Development (fundraising), Facilities Management, Human Resources, Operations, Special Education, Student Enrollment, Talent, and Teaching & Learning. These positions require detail-oriented, well-organized, self-starting individuals to plan, assist, and execute strategic initiatives related to the larger goals of the organization. These positions work collaboratively with our school teams, students, families, and the wider community to support our mission.


Joining Our Team

USN Core Traits:

  1. Mission-Driven. USN team members believe deeply in the mission of United Schools Network: to transform lives and our communities through the power of education.
  2. Growth Mindset. USN team members believe in their ability, and the ability of all students, to grow and improve.
  3. Relationship-Driven. USN team members get proximate to USN students, families, and colleagues to develop authentic relationships that inform work in the classroom.
  4. Conscientiousness. USN team members are professional, reliable, diligent, and pay attention to detail. 
  5. Emotionally Constant. USN team members maintain a sense of calm while addressing a number of priorities.


School Systems Leadership Qualifications:

  • Holds a B.A./B.S. degree.
  • Holds an advanced degree in school leadership or related field (preferred).
  • Three or more years of professional experience leading school or school system teams.
  • Exceptional results may be substituted for the minimum experience qualifications.


School Systems Leadership Knowledge and Skills

  • Broad knowledge of and experience working with K-12 public school systems.
  • Committed to using data-driven instructional practices and the techniques outlined in Teach Like a Champion 3.0 to improve student outcomes.
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage priorities and work independently.
  • Ability to build strong relationships across diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professional maturity including emotional constancy in stressful situations.
  • Has a keen self-awareness of one’s own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Is open and committed to implementing frequent feedback from team members.
  • Proficient using Google and Microsoft products as well as other education technology platforms such as Student Information Systems.


School Systems Leadership Terms of Employment

  • We are currently not actively recruiting for this position. Please submit your application if you’d like to be considered if/when we re-open this search. 
  • This is a full-time position. 
  • Report times are typically Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., although some job-related tasks can be expected outside of these hours.
  • Salary: The starting salary will depend on various factors including professional experience and education level.
  • Benefits: 
    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage 
    • Employees are eligible to participate in the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS) or the School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS).

Apply online at unitedschoolsnetwork.org/join.

United Schools Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.