Pennsylvania, CTE Director (ISPA)

Job title: Pennsylvania, CTE Director (ISPA)

Company: Stride

Job description: Description :


Get to know Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (ISPA)!

K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for ANY ONE. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The Career Readiness Education (CRE) Academic Administrator plays a key role in developing and executing the program vision. The role develops, facilitates and manages CRE programs that support career pathways and integrated academics by providing instructional leadership, community building and human and financial resources management. The role carries out the mission of the school to ensure a quality educational experience by preparing students with specific technical skills, employability skills and integrated academics for advancement along a career path and lifelong learning.

This is a full-time position. Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Drives academic performance for school; Ensures conformance of educational programs to state and local school board standards through evaluation, development and coordination activities; As needed, researches and implements non-K12 curriculum resources that meet state standards;
  • Leads, supports, coordinates CRE programs through planning and implementation processes, which include but are not limited to project-based learning, career pathways, integration of academics, integration of technology and work skills for the 21st century and which include emphasis on technical preparation;
  • Helps articulate the school’s mission and vision with the aim of ensuring all stakeholders have a common understanding and are positioned to work cooperatively to achieve desired results; Utilizes/relies heavily upon communication technologies and practices that most effectively support a predominantly virtual / remote work environment;
  • Assists in ensuring quality student service programs (i.e. attendance, discipline, records, special services, guidance/counseling, scheduling, emergency procedures); Supports the initiation and development of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO); Support the work-based needs of students through a variety of activities, e.g. intake for internships from counselors and working with CRE Program Coordinator on fulfilling these needs;
  • Confers with teachers, students, and parents concerning educational and behavioral problems in school; Coordinates with teacher and K12 Enrollment regarding expulsions and withdrawals;
  • Identifies and coordinates all School and CRE related testing; Develops testing calendars; Communicates resource needs for testing including how spend relates to calendar;
  • Ensures the acquisition and efficient allocation and utilization of financial resources for the program; Utilizes assessment data in planning, budgeting and delivering instructional programs;
  • Monitors, anticipates and implements mandated State and Federal CRE Program guidelines in conjunction with other key stakeholders to ensure program compliance and funding; Provides CRE Program Coordinator with information / data needed to complete funding applications; Tracks and provides information and support for all school required reporting;
  • Ensures that the school is meeting the needs of students while complying with local, state, and federal laws including those pertaining to special education, CRE, Title 1, and other categorical programs;
  • Develops and oversees implementation of the school’s Academic and School Improvement Plans;
  • Coordinates CRE-related professional development activities including bringing in outside experts on various topics; Attends CRE conferences on the state and national level on at least a quarterly basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 3 – 8 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) regular employees and/or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree AND
  • Five (5) years of educational experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: Valid state principal’s certificate.


  • Previous CRE administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel); student database software; Web
  • Ability to pass a required background check

DESIRED Qualifications:

  • Experience as an online educator

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is an office-based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Expected salary:

Location: Pennsylvania

Job date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:45:10 GMT

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