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Chief Executive Officer (Principal)

Chief Executive Officer (Principal)

Referred to as CEO in this petition

Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ administrative or business experience.
  • Expertise in instruction, curriculum, and assessment relevant to Matrix
    Entrepreneur Academy’s approaches, including the ability to effectively train staff and coordinate professional development experiences so they are prepared and supported to implement the school’s vision.
  • Experience in business
  • Experience with analysis of young entrepreneur’s performance data
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of and belief in the school’s vision and mission
  • Working knowledge of budgets
  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status
  • Possession of a California administrative credential – preferred but not required

Desired Attributes:

  • At least three years of teaching experience
  • Experience with IEPs, Entrepreneur Success Teams, and 504 plans
  • The ability to articulate and lead the philosophy and direction of Matrix Entrepreneur Academy’s educational program
  • A commitment to implementing a school model that empowers instructors
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff, young entrepreneurs, parents,
    community, private partners and outside agencies to better meet the needs of the young entrepreneurs in the school
  • The ability to exhibit and promote multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and racial and ethnic appreciation
  • Experience in coordinating school-wide assessments and data analysis to inform instructors
  • Relevant education and/or experience
  • Prior administrative experience
  • Able to organize and supervise staff and hold others accountable for work
    responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience in grant generation and management is a plus

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The Chief Executive Officer (Principal), CEO carries out the vision of the broader Matrix Entrepreneur Academy under the direction of the Innovative Entrepreneur Education Board, with responsibility for overall oversight of the school. The CEO will collaborate with and facilitate the success of the Chief Financial Officer / Counselor / Activities Director in the administration of Matrix Entrepreneur Academy, including ensuring that highly effective organizational support systems are in place.
Duties with respect to Matrix Entrepreneur Academy include:

  • Directs the educational program, working toward school-wide goals
  • Leads staff to accelerate entrepreneur achievement and fulfillment of the school’s
    mission and vision through the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all Matrix Entrepreneur Academy programs
  • Interviews, trains, supports, supervises and evaluates assigned instructional staff
  • Provides support for cultural diversity through entrepreneur activities, staff development and the acquisition of appropriate instructional materials
  • Provides information to instructional staff on evidence-based instructional practices designed to increase entrepreneur achievement
  • Monitors entrepreneur achievement and meets with instructors to address needed changes and plan appropriate intervention strategies for individuals and groups of young entrepreneurs
  • Provides leadership to unite and inspire stakeholders to continually strive for the fullest implementation of the school’s mission and vision
  • Ensures that the school complies with all applicable laws
  • Maintains a physically and emotionally safe environment that is conducive to learning
  • Oversees the CFO with regards to school finances: working with the school’s
    business/administrative staff develops and manages the school’s budget, ensuring that appropriate fiscal reports are filed with appropriate agencies
  • Manages school operations, including facilities, purchasing, payroll, benefits, and contracts with outside vendors
  • Facilitates effective communication with and among staff, the Board, community
    stakeholders, young entrepreneurs, and parents and guardians
  • Supports the school’s relationship with local private, charter and public schools.
  • Hires, supports, evaluates and terminates, if necessary, the CFO, instructional and non-instructional staff
  • Assists in planning and writing appropriate grant applications
  • Responsible for day to day administration of all school activities and requirements
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER / COUNSELOR / ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

Chief Financial Officer / Counselor / Activities Director

Referred to as CFO in this petition

Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ administrative or business experience
  • Understanding of budgets, finance, and basic computing
  • Knowledge of Human Resources (HR), facilities, and school operations.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of, belief, and excitement in the school’s vision and mission
  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status
  • Possession of a California administrative credential – preferred but not required

Desired Attributes:

  • At least three years of teaching experience and prior administrative experience
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff, young entrepreneurs, parents,
    community, private partners and outside agencies to better meet the needs of the young entrepreneurs in the school
  • The ability to exhibit and promote multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and racial and ethnic appreciation
  • Experience in coordinating school-wide assessments and data analysis to inform
    instructors
  • Able to organize and supervise, and hold others accountable for work responsibilities
  • Experience in grant generation and management is a plus

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The CFO will carry out the vision of the organization, working closely with the CEO:

  • Provides leadership to unite and inspire stakeholders to continually strive for the fullest implementation of the school’s mission and vision
  • Assists the CEO to maintain that the school complies with all applicable laws
  • Oversees school finances: working with the school’s business/administrative staff and CEO, develops and manages the school’s budget, ensuring that appropriate fiscal reports are filed with appropriate agencies
  • Assists CEO in managing school operations, including facilities, purchasing, payroll, benefits, and contracts with outside vendors
  • Facilitates effective communication with and among staff, the Board, community
    stakeholders, young entrepreneurs, and parents and guardians
  • Supports the CEO with hires, supports, evaluations and terminations, for instructional and non-instructional staff
  • Assists in planning and writing appropriate grant applications
  • Responsible for day to day administration of all extra-curricular school activities

Note: The CEO and CFO / Counselor / Activities Director are positions for the first year of the school in 2020-21. Some duties may be delegated or divided among other positions until dedicated positions are viable.

OFFICE MANAGER / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Office Manager / Administrative Assistant

Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ experience running an office or performing similar duties
  • Proficient database and word processing skills
  • Proficient in most aspects of Office 365
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Quick Books
  • Exhibits an upbeat and positive attitude of cooperation

Desired Attributes:

  • Understanding of the school’s mission and vision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • Experience working in a school
  • Experience with similar population

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and maintains records and information system database of entrepreneur documents on registration, enrollment, attendance, and grading. Obtains previous entrepreneur records and transmits records as requested to other schools.
  • Maintains employee personnel records. Coordinates the fingerprinting process for staff and volunteers.
  • Generates reports, including transcripts and report cards. Prepares all required reports including attendance reports.
  • Manages daily operations, facilities, safety, and administrative processes at school site, including addressing issues and problems that arise in an ethical, creative, thoughtful and constructive way. Follows up with constituents as needed; and seeking support as appropriate.
  • Serves as receptionist
INSTRUCTOR / TEACHER

Instructor / Teacher

Instructors of Entrepreneur Basics at Matrix Entrepreneur Academy shall meet the California Commission on Teacher Credential Requirements, or CTE equivalent. The CEO will be responsible for continuous monitoring of compliance with credentialing requirements and for maintaining copies of credentials available for inspection on site. These credential requirements will only be in effect upon adding a full curriculum for a private high school and will not be in effect for instructors of the following classes: Entrepreneur Class, Skills for Success, or the Visual and Performing Arts classes.

Qualifications:

  • Satisfaction of California credentialing requirements,
  • Commitment to the school’s instructional philosophy and guiding principles

Desired Attributes:

  • Two years’ experience teaching at the secondary level
  • Knowledge and experience with the school’s core instructional methods
  • Knowledge of assessment strategies and the ability to use data to drive instruction for continuous improvement of entrepreneur learning.
  • Has lived or taught in the school’s community or a community with similar demographics
  • Loves new and innovative methods of teaching
  • Exhibits creativity in planning lessons
  • Has personal or family experience in operating a business.
  • Exhibits an upbeat and positive attitude of cooperation

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches the entrepreneur class with curriculum provided
  • Teaches the Skills for Success portion of the class with the curriculum provided
  • Teaches the health and wellness portion of the class with the curriculum provided
  • Develops lesson plans and uses instructional material effectively to meet the needs of individual young entrepreneurs
  • Evaluates young entrepreneurs’ progress toward the certificates.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences written report cards, e-mail, phone calls, and/or letters to report on and discuss entrepreneur progress
  • Creates an effective environment for learning
  • Administers entrepreneur assessments
SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR / TEACHER

Substitute Instructor / Teacher

Teaches the entrepreneur class when a regular instructor/teacher is unavailable.

Tutor (all subjects)

Tutor (all subjects)

Assists students who need guidance – all subjects. Language Arts including
Reading, Writing, English as a Second Language, Math, Social Studies, Science,
Foreign Language, Electives, Financial Skills, Entrepreneur Skills, and Personal
Development.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Business Development Coordinator

(starts Jan 2021)

Coordinates student businesses with community mentor volunteers. Schedules
visits by students to local businesses, Chambers of Commerce events, the Launch
Pad, etc. Organizes business mixers for parents, students, and community
business leaders.

PERFORMING ARTS COORDINATOR – Production Company

Performing Arts Coordinator – Production Company

Coordinates the production team business of singers, dancers, actors, and
musicians, as well as stage crew, costumes, makeup, and all aspects of
developing entertainment for the community of Bakersfield.

VOCAL INSTRUCTOR

Vocal Instructor

Direct the vocal portion of the Production Company and assist the Performing
Arts Director with combining all of the elements of the productions into exciting
performances. The vocal instructor may also be the private instructor of students
both in and working toward being in the Production Company.

DANCE INSTRUCTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER

Dance Instructor / Choreographer

Direct the dance and movement portion of the Production Company as the
choreographer and assist the Performing Arts Director with combining all of the
elements of the productions into exciting performances. Vocal instructor may
also, be the private instructor of students both in and working toward being in the
Production Company.

PERFORMING ARTS COORDINATOR – Instrumental Ensembles

Performing Arts Coordinator – Instrumental Ensembles

Coordinates the instrumental groups for performance ensembles such as a string
quartet, jazz ensemble, etc.

VISUAL ARTS COORDINATOR

Visual Arts Coordinator

Coordinates a Program for students in computer graphics, Art, Crafts, Jewelry Making, and much more

COMPUTER GRAPHICS INSTRUCTOR

Computer Graphics Instructor

Teaches classes in computer graphics

ART INSTRUCTOR

Art Instructor

Teaches art classes such as painting, drawing, etc.

CRAFTS/JEWELRY/SEWING INSTRUCTOR

Crafts / Jewelry / Sewing Instructor

Teaches classes in crafts, jewelry, sewing, assisting students to be creative

Certified Employment

We appreciate your interest in our organization and assure you that we are sincerely interested in your qualifications. A clear understanding of your background and work history will help us potentially place you in a position that meets your objectives and those of our organization. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Non-Certified Employment

We appreciate your interest in our organization and assure you that we are sincerely interested in your qualifications. A clear understanding of your background and work history will help us potentially place you in a position that meets your objectives and those of our organization. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Become a Mentor

Numerous community business owners and entrepreneurs have volunteered to mentor a student at least one hour a month in person regarding the development of their sole proprietorship.  All mentors will go through the same process of background checks followed by the staff