Job: Principal-Academia Cesar Chavez

ACC is seeking a talented Principal to inspire and prepare all scholars with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning by planning and directing the instructional programming and managing the operational and personnel requirements.



Academia Cesar Chavez is dedicated to providing a quality dual-language education which prepares critically thinking, socially competent, values driven, and culturally aware bilingual and bi-literate learners by advocating Latino cultural values in an environment of familia and community. Academia Cesar Chavez is dedicated to raising the bar and closing the achievement gap for Latino children. Academia Cesar Chavez is a public school open to all students and their families at no cost. We offer services to students and their families in a culturally sensitive and personalized way. Academia Cesar Chavez admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Strategic Leadership:
Articulates a vision and develops implementation strategies for change that results in measurable achievement gains for all scholars and closes the achievement gap.
Fosters a shared commitment to high expectations for scholars’ achievement, high standards of teaching and learning, and a culturally competent environment where diversity is valued.
Builds a strong and positive sense of community in the school by honoring the important roles of race and culture, its traditions, artifacts, symbols, values, and norms.

Instructional Leadership:
Provides the structure and opportunity for the development, alignment, implementation, and evaluation of relevant and rigorous curricula tied to state academic and college and career readiness standards.
Collaborates with teachers to examine scholars and school data to measure scholars learning and growth, identify achievement gaps, and develop strategic interventions that improve learning and close identified skills and learning gaps.
Facilitates reflective practice, inquiry, and action research to identify and monitor the impact of interventions and determine high-yield instructional strategies that improve scholars learning.

Performance Management:
Provides timely, appropriate, quality professional development and facilitates learning teams that gather information, analyze data, examine issues, and develop new approaches to improve teaching and learning.
Weekly observes instruction and provides immediate and ongoing feedback and coaching to teachers and other staff in a fair and equitable manner in order to support professional growth.
Provides effective and timely supervision and evaluation aligned with local district goals, state regulations, and contract provisions and uses these processes to facilitate development, remediation, and/or removal of underperforming staff members.
Cultivate strong professional and interpersonal relationships:
Models appropriate personal, professional, and ethical behavior that is respectful and fair, enhances the image of the school and the profession, and inspires others to higher levels of leadership and performance.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and facilitates groups effectively.
Welcomes and honors families and stakeholders by engaging them in a meaningful dialogue regarding scholars learning, the work of the school, and its needs and accomplishments.

Resource Management:
Distributes leadership responsibilities, shares decision making, and supervises daily ongoing management structures and practices to enhance teaching and learning.
Maintains a safe environment by addressing real and potential challenges to the physical and emotional safety and security of scholars and staff that interfere with teaching and learning.
Implements a budget process that manages fiscal expenditures consistent with school goals, policies, and available resources that is focused on results in improved scholars’ achievement.

This position requires an exceptional leader who has:
A valid Minnesota Principal license
Demonstrated success as both a teacher and a Principal
Fluency in both Spanish and English preferred
A commitment to the mission, vision and values of Academia Cesar Chavez
To learn more about Academia Cesar Chavez, please visit our website at

Qualified candidates with a principal license please contact contact:

Bondo Nyembwe
Executive Director

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