Learning Acceleration Director 


The mission of our schools is to educate responsible citizen scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship. Core to achieving this mission is building high-quality relationships with families and supporting enrollment at our schools.


Who You Are: 


  • An educator with an unwavering commitment to the Freedom Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars. 
  • An organized manager with strong time management and follow-up skills and a demonstrated ability to take initiative and handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • A self-reflective and self-aware teammate who is dedicated to aligning their work with Freedom Prep's commitment to antiracism and who is eager to use these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • An excellent communicator, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively to a variety of stakeholders.
  • A strategic problem-solver, who thinks critically and plans accordingly.
  • A strong and dedicated advocate for ensuring all scholars get the support they need for learning with a track record of rapidly advancing scholar achievement.
  • A proficient user of Microsoft Office and/or Google applications.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program with a NJ-State Supervisor or Principal certification (required). 
  • An educator with instruction and administration experience strongly preferred.
  • Somebody who is available to work after school hours and some Saturdays (required). 


What You’ll Do


  • Address learning loss resulting from the national pandemic and the preexisting opportunity gap by ensuring additional support and programming are provided for all scholars at Freedom during and after the school day and over the summer.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and school principals, identify scholar learning gaps and create detailed, time-bound, strategic plans to address them with defined learning targets and progress goals. 
  • Coach teachers across content areas on best practices for the execution of all plans specifically created to address learning loss. 
  • Ensure that teachers in Freedom Prep’s elementary school have the tools necessary to work in collaboration with each other to differentiate classwork and to support scholar learning in both small-group and full class settings.
  • Plan and implement school-based professional development centered on strategies for differentiation, targeted and aggressive goal setting for scholars, and other strategies teachers should be using in their classrooms to address learning loss. 
  • Lead and join data meetings to report progress and hold accountability for achieving instructional and learning goals. 
  • Plan and coordinate intensive tutoring from Freedom Prep teachers to take place both during the school day, after school, and occasional Saturdays.
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead summer school, including teacher selection, coaching and day-to-day operations. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead Saturday school programming, including curriculum and teacher execution.


Requirements and Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution NJ-State Supervisor or Principal certification 
  • Three of more years of experience as a school-based or systems-level leader with a proven track record of student achievement results
  • Must have experience in implementing highly effective systems of acceleration in a school or across a system of schools 
  • Expert-level knowledge of curriculum as it relates to content, courses, standards alignment, and assessments
  • Strong ability to coach others towards improvement regardless of reporting relationship
  • Well-developed communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience developing and leading professional development
  • Experience analyzing data and using results to increase student mastery
  • Advances equity and academic excellence for all students to include students with disabilities
  • Knows, effective instruction, strategic planning, and developing a professional community of learners




Freedom Prep staff members are provided with a competitive salary, full benefits, and a working environment that includes all the necessary technology and resources to succeed.


Freedom Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.


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