Dean of Students at ASMSA
Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts (ASMSA)
The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts (ASMSA), a campus of the University of Arkansas System, invites applications from highly qualified candidates to serve as Dean of Students. This is a twelve-month, full-time opening with a start date no later than June 1, 2017.
In brief, ASMSA is tasked with providing extraordinary opportunities for a diverse group of students. Established by the General Assembly in 1991 as a public, residential high school to serve talented and motivated Arkansas juniors and seniors from throughout the state as a school of choice, ASMSA—located in historic downtown Hot Springs and adjacent to Hot Springs National Park—is one of only 16 public, residential high schools in the United States focusing on advanced educational experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as well as the arts. ASMSA offers more than 60 courses for college credit, and all students earn an average of 45 hours of college credit while finishing high school. Graduates achieve an average ACT composite score of 30.3. Newsweek, The Daily Beast, and The Washington Post have ranked ASMSA among the nation’s Top 25 high schools over the past four years.
The Dean of Students serves as the senior administrator over ASMSA’s residential experience and living/learning community of 230 students.
Language Instructor, German, Russian, Mandarin, Arabic, Open Specialization at LSMSA
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts
Language Instructor, German, Russian, Mandarin, Arabic, Open Specialization
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts seeks applicants for a position in World Languages, with a specialty other than French, Spanish or Latin, with employment starting August 2017. This is a fulltime position with all the benefits of state employment.
The successful candidate will be able to teach four levels of collegiate, accelerated foreign language curriculum, with the potential of additional coursework in a second language as student interests and instructor credentials allow (MA at least in the second language too). In addition to teaching students in a small class setting, the successful candidate must be innovative, able to engage students from varying backgrounds, and to prepare them for successful learning once at LSMSA. The candidate should be also willing to use office hours to tutor and assist in student research, as a key to long-term success and satisfaction.
Other duties include academic advising, sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside the normal school day.
Principal at TJHSST
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST)
The Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) seeks a dynamic new principal for its state-chartered selective high school, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST). The school was recently ranked America’s Best High School by Newsweek magazine.
The principal directs and is accountable for the planning, assessment, instructional leadership, communication, community relations, and safety and administrative management required to manage the instructional and special programs, organization, co-curricular and extracurricular activities, and facilities of the high school.
TJHSST is the product of a partnership forged between the business community and Fairfax County Public Schools to improve education in science, mathematics, and technology. This unique Fairfax County Public School, in the suburbs of Washington, DC, offers a comprehensive program that focuses on scientific, mathematical, and technological fields. The core skills and values infused throughout the curriculum emphasize and promote critical inquiry and research, problem solving skills, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibility. As the regional Governor’s School for Science and Technology in Northern Virginia, the school serves applicants from five different participating school districts: Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties, as well as the city of Falls Church. Of the 457 students in the Class of 2016, 162 are National Merit Semi-Finalists, and an additional 210 are National Merit Commended students.