Middle School Principal

Closing on: Oct 31, 2023

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest client school, Aurum Preparatory Academy, is conducting an exclusive search for a Middle School Principal. Please contact Mariah Deans Harmon, Search Consultant, if you are interested in learning more about the search.

Aurum Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free, public school. Through rigorous instruction and positive character education, Aurum Preparatory Academy educates all students in grades 6 through 8 to succeed in college and serve as the next generation of moral leaders.

CalWest Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Client School Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of successful teaching
  • Master’s degree in education, Administration, Organizational Management, a related field, a California Administrative Service Credential or equivalent certification, or equivalent experience, preferred.
  • At minimum of 3-5 years of critical leadership experience including K-12 school administration, coaching, nonprofit management, or other equivalent experience.
  • California charter school experience or familiarity with California charter schools’ regulations, preferred.


  • Develop a site-based 3-year strategic plan that drives the school towards the organization’s mission and is consistent with the middle school and organization’s strategic plan.
  • Work with the Executive Director to communicate future roles that employees might pursue within the organization.
  • Assist (when needed) in making formal reports to the board of trustees and charter entity on student academic performance.
  • Work with the Executive Director to communicate future roles that employees might pursue within the organization.

Salary Range

$ 130,000 – $ 140,000

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Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Senior Leadership
Job Location: Greater Oakland Area
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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