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City Neighbors Charter School

Principal Job Posting

March, 2014

City Neighbors Charter School, a progressive urban school serving a diverse community in Northeast Baltimore, is seeking a new school leader. A strong school, recently renewed for a full five year term, we are known for our strong faculty, loving community, and the work of our students.

At City Neighbors, we have taken a stand for schooling rooted in the vision of the child as powerful, creative, capable, and deserving of the deepest respect. We have taken a stand for the prevalence of student voices over teacher voices, for the arts as a central component to all teaching and learning, for deep project studies rather than survey courses, for ensuring that standardized testing does not drive teaching and learning, for involving parents and teachers as co-creators of their school, for the importance of carefully designed and beautifully created physical spaces for children, and the importance of play, fun, imagination, and creation in learning for all children.

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A Description of City Neighbors Charter School

City Neighbors Charter School is a K-8 school serving 216 students located in the Northeast section of Baltimore City. The school opened in 2005 and is part of the City Neighbors Network of schools which includes City Neighbors Hamilton, K – 8 (est. 2009), and City Neighbors High School (est. 2010).

The Application Process

All questions or requests for more information should be directed to the City Neighbors Executive Director, Bobbi Macdonald (bmacdonald@cityneighbors.org).

To apply please submit resume and cover letter via an e-mail attachment to hiring@cityneighborsfoundation.org or it can be sent direct mail to:

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City Neighbors Charter School

4301 Raspe Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21206