(Onsite at 3DE School, Various Locations)


An entrepreneurial and “change agent” role, the 3DE Director is the school leadership role within 3DE school-within-a-school model. Working in partnership with the school’s dedicated Assistant Principal the Director works directly with students, teachers, school leadership and the national 3DE team to ensure each student has access to a high school education that is relevant, experiential, and authentically-connected to the real-work, resulting in increased, post-graduate economic opportunities. The Director manages the 3DE Partnership Manager while ensuring the consistent and effective implementation of the innovative 3DE model. As a strategic problem solver and relationship builder, the Director ensures that the 3DE learning model and cultural impact goes beyond the 3DE community to positively impact the broader school.

Employment Details

  • Locations: Metro Atlanta, GA; Greater Orlando, FL; Palm Beach County, FL

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

  • Reports to: Regional Chief of Schools

  • Manages: 3DE Partnership Manager (1)


Core Responsibilities

  • Maintain an entrepreneurial mindset. Willing to take risks; welcome change. Orientation to innovation. Overcomes obstacles. Generates ideas and thinks past boundaries

  • Own, maintain, and proactively manage key district / school relationships to ensure fidelity of the model amongst the network

  • Use and share data proactively to make informed decisions that support the growth and improved performance of the students, academy and school

  • Engage, manage, and advocate for the student population to drive matriculation and post-secondary success

  • Provide clear, actionable direction and coaching to all local staff to ensure the strength of the model produces intended outcomes

  • Drive school culture amongst all stakeholders (teachers, students, parents, administration, etc.)

  • Ensure seamless and impactful touchpoints for all community, corporate and school partners to generate model support

  • Partner with parents and community members to reinforce holistic educational experience

  • Work collaboratively and proactively with network peer schools for continuous improvement

  • Manage operational budget and resources to maximize regional and local impact

  • Inform and support teacher recruitment, onboarding, and development to maximize effectiveness


Core Competencies

  • Team Focus: Orientation to a team-based approach among teachers, students, parents, 3DE, and other partners to support academic and non-academic student needs

  • Sound Decision-Maker – analytical mindset; driven by curiosity and interest in data to make data-driven decisions

  • Relationship Builder – relationship-focused while considering the internal and external customer; persuasive negotiation; able to reframe conflict

  • Delight the Customer – understand the needs and perspectives of multiple customers; link stakeholder role in success of model


Demonstrated Abilities

  • Collaborative leadership within a high-stakes environment

  • Team management through change process, from beginning to end state

  • Organizational decision-making, through gathering, analyzing and managing data

  • Advanced understanding of the operation, strategic work and accountability of local schools

  • Consensus building with a variety of public and private partners

  • Effective communication delivered to diverse audiences and through a variety of mediums3DE

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.