The Chief Academic Officer (CAO), as a key member of the senior leadership team, serves as the chief instructional officer to the Executive Director; provides administrative oversight of day-to-day functions of the charter school organization’s academic programs and state testing, including English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC), SELPA/Special Education programs and services, Programs for the Gifted (G.A.T.E.), academic data evaluation and review, and related learning support systems for TK-8 pupils; assist in directing and maintaining the implementation of the charter school organization’s long range academic goals and objectives; plans and coordinates academic professional development for a coherent design, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs that facilitate professional development, leadership development, and continuous learning for all certificated/classified staff; serves as an advisor to the Executive Director on matters related to academics and assessment, and progress.
Master’s degree from an accredited college/university preferred;
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters of recommendation)
Additional Salary Information: STRS retirement, health benefits
About Oxford Preparatory Academy
Oxford Preparatory Academy is a center for higher learning where students from Transitional Kindergarten to eighth grade are inspired to pursue university-level academic studies. Our students gain skills to be successful in the global community of the 21st century. Students will meet grade-level expectations and become critical thinkers, as they are engaged with dynamic teaching that makes them self-motivated, competent, and lifelong learners. Staff collaboration, continual reassessment of practices based upon on-going performance measures, and recognition of the special learning needs of every child, make Oxford a place where achievement is the norm, challenges are viewed as temporary obstacles, and success is applauded.
Oxford Preparatory Academy has two campuses in south Orange County serving over 1300 students. We employ approximately 165 classified and certificated employees. Oxford Preparatory Academy embraces the Professional Learning Community (PLC) philosophy, in which teachers, classified staff, and site leaders work collaboratively with the shared goal of improving student learning.