BRICK Education Network

Principal In Residence

1 month agoBuffalo, NY
The BRICK Education Network’s (BEN) mission is to relentlessly knock down all barriers to students’ academic success. Our innovative model aligns an individualized excellent education with the necessary family supports to make sure each and every child can succeed. It’s our vision that each and every child will have an unimpeded path to unlocking their limitless potential.    

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BRICK currently has schools in Newark, the South Bronx, and Buffalo.  

Buffalo is the beacon of Western New York State and is the largest city in the state outside of New York City. BRICK Buffalo Academy will build innovators from kindergarten through eighth grade who will be college ready and able to solve the world’s next set of challenges.

Joining the BRICK Education Network is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting entrepreneurial organization. BEN’s unique approach to transforming public education puts successful students and world-class schools at the center of vibrant communities. Powered by diverse leaders and a commitment to fighting the status quo, the BRICK Education Network is building resilient, intelligent, creative kids by equipping them with a high-quality, nurturing education and thriving, engaged families to support their success from cradle to career. 

The Principal In Residence (PIR) is a step towards becoming a founding Principal at BRICK Education Network. The residency is a full time, paid learning opportunity that provides the PIR with knowledge, best practices, and leadership development from a current BEN principal. As a PIR, you will serve as a member of the school’s leadership team and gain hands-on leadership experience. The PIR will also be supported and evaluated by the Buffalo Superintendent. The ideal candidate’s actions must always be aligned with our mission and core values as well as possess a genuine love and concern for the success of their teachers and students. Upon completion of the residency, the PIR will be ready to serve as a a founding Principal of one of our BEN schools. 

Essential Functions

  • Attend and participate in grade level meetings
  • Support implementation of the school’s curriculum and educational model
  • Develop a deep mastery of the subjects and grades in which the school leader oversees and coaches
  • Assist in the development teacher’s knowledge and implementation of BEN’s best practices and instructional methods
  • Observe and participate in data analysis meetings that will help teachers analyze data and create reteach plans
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of school programs
  • Maintain a positive school culture that aligns to the BEN core values


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Five (5) years of Teaching Experience
  • Principal Certificate or a Letter of Eligibility for Principal
  • Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated capacity to manage people in a work setting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment

Salary and Employment Period

  • Salary Range: Competitive compensation package
  • Full time
  • Employment Period: 12 Months
  • Retirement and Health Benefits are included with full time employment

BRICK is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. BRICK promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
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