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Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:03 AM


Organization Information:


$1M - $3M


Mission statement:

Mission:  We prepare our students for college through a rigorous arts-infused program.

Vision:  All students will be taught by a highly effective teacher in a nurturing environment and will achieve at high levels. Each student will develop the knowledge, skills and values necessary for responsible citizenship and life-long learning. The impact of our collective efforts will fundamentally change public education.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Primary goals of the position

  • ensure the academic program of the school is managed successfully
  • ensure the school's programs and operation are faithful to the terms of its charter
  • ensure the school is a financially viable organization

The Board of Directors provides high level support in various capacities.

  • Strategic Oversight: Contribute to the mission and vision for the school as communicated through the charter application.
  • Operational Oversight: High level oversight of major operations concerns.
  • Financial Oversight: Ensure the school remains financially viable by working with LHA to plan the school’s financial condition.
  • Community Relationships: Advocate and represent the school in creating and maintaining relationships with community stakeholders.

In order to provide this type of support, Board Member have the following regular responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and attend monthly meetings.
  • Participate on at least one subcommittee of the Board.
  • Work cooperatively with fellow Trustees to complete the Board’s work.
  • Maintain impartiality (objectivity).
  • Attend Board training workshops.


Skills & Requirements

A Lighthouse Academy (LHA) Board Member is more than a community volunteer. This person’s work supports the vision that all of our students will achieve high levels of academic success resulting in the creation of opportunities for a brighter future. A Board Member makes the commitment to work and lead with determination, integrity and purpose, and embodies these essential qualities:

  • Passion for the school’s mission.
  • The energy necessary to follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Expects that all children can and will realize high levels of academic achievement.
  • An understanding of the distinction between the roles & responsibilities of all stakeholders involved in the education of a child.
  • Mutual trust and respect among the Board, the principal, and Lighthouse Academies.


Not Specified


Unpaid Board Position

How to Apply:

Please apply online:

If you have any questions, contact Courtney Russell, Director, Regional Operations (LHA NY) at

• Location: Bronx, Bronx,NY

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