Position Title:

Secondary Principal (Grades 6-12)

Michigan International Prep School is a tuition-free, K-12 online school. We believe in helping students succeed through meaningful, personal connection, and customized learning.

We're always on the lookout for passionate educators who are flexible, engaging, and committed to helping student achieve their highest potential.

Position Type

Secondary Principal (Grades 6-12)

Position Classification



Commensurate with experience

Job Location



Reimagine Education, LLC is a privately-owned management company for Michigan International Prep School, a publicly funded Cyber Charter School.


At Michigan International Prep School, we want our students to pursue what makes them different. No two people are identical, and it doesn’t make sense to treat them like they are. That’s why we create a unique learning pathway for every MIPS learner, built around their talents, interests, location, and schedule. Students are first in our school.

Position Description

Reimagine Education, LLC is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill the position of Secondary School Principal. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing visionary leadership, effective management, and fostering a positive learning environment within the secondary virtual school setting. This position plays a crucial role in shaping the educational experience for both students and faculty, ensuring a high standard of academic excellence, and promoting a positive school culture.


● Masters program to be completed within three years of hire Educational Background
● A Master's degree in Educational Leadership, School Administration, or a related field.
● A valid Michigan School Administrator Certificate or eligible for a permit
● Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience at the secondary level.

Required Skills

Leadership Skills

● Proven experience in educational leadership with a track record of successful school administration.
● Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community.
● Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a diverse team of educators and support staff.

Education Vision

● A clear and compelling vision for educational excellence and the ability to translate that vision into actionable plans.
● Familiarity with innovative teaching methodologies, technology integration, and a commitment to preparing students for the challenges of the 21st century.

Communication Skills

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Ability to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders, including parents, community members, and district administrators.

Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

● Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
● Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions in a timely and effective manner.

Regulatory Knowledge

● Thorough understanding of Michigan state educational policies, regulations, and standards.
● Knowledge of federal laws and regulations related to education, including special education requirements.

Essential Duties

Strategic Planning and Vision

● Develop and articulate a clear vision for the secondary school in alignment with district goals.
● Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement strategic plans that enhance educational outcomes.

Curriculum Development and Implementation

● Oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.
● Ensure alignment with state standards and the needs of the student population.
● Implement board policy that impacts educational instruction and learning.

Staff Development and Evaluation

● Recruit, hire, and retain highly qualified educators and support staff.
● Provide leadership in professional development initiatives and conduct regular evaluations to support continuous improvement.

School Culture and Climate:

● Foster a positive and inclusive school culture that values diversity and promotes a safe and supportive learning environment.
● Address disciplinary issues promptly and fairly, promoting a positive school climate.

Parent and Community Engagement

● Actively engage with parents, community members, and local businesses to build partnerships that enhance the educational experience.
● Communicate effectively with parents regarding school policies, student progress, and extracurricular activities.

Budget Management

● Develop and manage the school budget in collaboration with district administrators.
● Ensure efficient use of resources to support educational goals.

Student Success and Wellbeing

● Monitor and assess student performance, implementing interventions as needed.
● Promote the overall well-being of students, addressing both academic and socio-emotional needs.

Compliance and Reporting

● Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and district regulations.
● Prepare and submit reports as required by district and state authorities.
● Other duties as assigned that advance the mission and vision of Michigan International Prep School

Required Documents

All applicants are required to submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, teaching certificate, and college transcripts.

Reimagine Education, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is subject to Reimagine Education, LLC policy, rules, and regulations. As Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, It is the policy of the Michigan International Prep School and Reimagine Education, LLC that no person shall on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participation and be denied the benefits, or be subjected to discrimination under program or activity and in employment, further Reimagine Education, LLC strictly adheres to the provision of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all Michigan Department of Education policies and regulations prohibiting discrimination.


● 401(k) (Reimagine Education, LLC does not participate in the state retirement system)
● Dental insurance
● Health insurance
● Life insurance
● Vision insurance

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