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As a Principal at The Menta Group, you will collaborate on the development of school plans and procedures for instruction, student’s social/emotional needs, safety, building procedures, and other building needs.
Flexible Start Date  ; Position is open due to a Promotion within the organization. 


    • Support school-wide initiatives in special education
    • Drive change by working alongside staff and students to improve academic and behavioral achievement and support the overall learning environment
    • Lead the school by building high performing teams and responsibly manage work and people while enlisting others in the school vision
    • Promote the success of students by creating an instructional program that continually strives to improve teaching and learning
    • Create and maintain a school environment that focuses on students and emphasizes high academic expectations, a personal approach, caring, discipline, and order
    • Encourage professional development and effectively supervise teachers and staff in order to improve student learning and academic achievement
    • Confer with students, parents, and staff to resolve issues and problems



    • PEL with Principal Certification is required
    • PEL with LBS1 Certification is strongly preferred, but not required
    • A strong knowledge of the IEP process and special education
    • A strong knowledge of the PBIS model 
    • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
    • Knowledge of Common Core Standards  
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
    • Ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently


  • Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Insurance Programs
  • Medical Insurance enrollment is available to full time employees on their date of hire. No waiting period.
  • Generous Paid Time Off Benefits 
  • 403(b) Investment Options
  • Direct Employer Hire

Additional Notes

K-12+ Accredited Therapeutic Day School
C.O.R.E. (Cultivating an Optimal and Rigorous Education) is deeply committed to developing innovative strategies for ensuring that the children in our programs are achieving overall success. We maintain high expectations for our students, in terms of both academic and social-emotional growth. We understand the necessity of preparing students for success in post-secondary education, in careers, and as productive citizens of a changing 21st century world. Similarly, we maintain high expectations for ourselves as educators, using data and the problem-solving process to continue to improve our program and ensure positive outcomes for all of our students.
The staff at C.O.R.E. Academy are dedicated to seeing each child reaches their full potential by mastering Menta’s Profile of a Graduate competencies: critical thinker, innovator, collaborator, philanthropist and resilience. This is accomplished through classrooms that are designed to be active learning environments where young people have the opportunity to experience educational and behavioral success on a daily basis. Instructional methodologies coupled with online learning support encourages a growth mindset which is critical to mastering skills necessary for post-secondary life.

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