Job Description

 BASIS Cedar Park is seeking qualified candidates for a Director of Primary Program to join the team at our launching campus for the 2023-2024 SY!

BASIS.ed School Managers & Administrators lead in one of the most unique and driven educational environments. Our schools rank at the top of the U.S. national rankings every year and we are growing. If you inspire creativity and intellectual rigor in your teachers, students, and want a growing career path, let's talk.

BASIS.ed is seeking a Director of Primary Program whose main responsibility will focus on student support programs; overseeing student arrival and dismissal; manage student discipline; and Teaching Fellow Coordination.

The Director of Primary Program also supervises an Assistant Director of Student Affairs, Primary Program Curriculum Coordinator, and the Teaching Fellow staff members.


BASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. It is a reflection of the quality of the BASIS Curriculum, dedication of our expert educators, and hard work of incredible students. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards.
The top five high schools in the United States are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings.

The BASIS.ed academic program is consistently ranked among the top 10 programs nationally and is competitive on an international scale. The mission of BASIS.ed Schools is to provide an academically excellent and rigorous liberal arts and STEM focused college preparatory education to all Lower and Upper School students. It is imperative that our employees share our vision of improving the state of education in our country.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Academic Support coordination (including monitoring activities
  • related to individualized academic plans, Academic Enhancement classes, course
  • syllabi creation, academic events, and Accelerated Instruction)
  • Manage student discipline records and parent communications
  • related to academic performance and behavioral expectations with the assistance of the Dean.
  • Oversee/manage the Curriculum Coordinator in the creation of rosters, schedules, audits of gradebooks, iPlanners and sub schedules.
  • Coordinate, organize and review results of assessments
  • including:
  • Oversee the implementation of internal and external benchmarking exams, and coordinate the response to student outcomes with the Curriculum Coordinator and Dean of Students.
  • Oversee the implementation of ISA Exams
  • Oversee the implementation of State-required assessments and coordinate the response to student outcomes with the Curriculum Coordinator and Dean of Students.
  • Review progress reports/report cards for primary and provide meaningful and intentional response through a robust student support program, complete with tracking of student progress.
  • Organize award ceremonies, all logistics for primary
  • Organize and execute student academic and behavioral
  • support (as necessary) with the Dean
  • Manage/oversee Primary Assessment of Intervention Needs
  • System (mClass)
  • Attend ARD Meetings as the LEA representative
  • Manage/oversee academic enhancement plan for primary
  • program based on assessment data (BLT's, State assessments,
  • ISA)
  • Provide oversight of mentor teachers as they coach other teachers (using strategies from Leveraged Leadership and Teach Like A Champion)
  • Provide and organize professional development to primary
  • teachers to enhance classroom performance

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors required (Masters preferred)
  • 3-5 years experience in a school setting (charter or independent preferred)
  • Behavior management or relevant experience preferred
  • Experience working with young students

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong belief in and adherence to the BASIS.ed model
  • Relationship building skills
  • Ability to effectively analyze data to improve student achievement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment and decision making
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work independently with diverse constituents while maintain high professional standards
  • Exemplary organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressure
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Patience, flexibility and a sense of humor

Additional Job Information:

Benefits and Salary: Starting Salary for this position is $55,000 - $60,000 competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities. 

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