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How to Create Job Descriptions to Attract Great New Teachers

Hiring can be one of the most time-consuming and nerve-wracking aspects of your job as an academic leader.

The first step in a successful hiring process is creating a comprehensive job description that attracts the right applicants. Craft a job description that accurately portrays an open role’s expected responsibilities, education level, and characteristics. Also focus on what sets your school apart from others in the marketplace to ensure you find the right person to fill each position.

Why Positivity Matters in Your School

Academic leaders are tasked with creating school systems that support teachers and help students succeed. ISM’s research indicates that cultivating a positive atmosphere—one where faculty members provide a predictive and supportive environment—is essential to making student success a reality.

The Information Parents Value Most

The Marketing and Communications Office is a driving force in providing information about your school to parents. But how do parents prefer to receive this information?

Three Steps for Successfully Turning an Inquiry Into a Campus Visit

Parents often contact multiple private-independent schools when choosing where to send their child.

Parents can make an inquiry to your school by phone, via email, through your website, or by way of social media. Your job as a member of the Admission Office is to turn that inquiry into a campus visit, where you can show your school in action.

Preparing Your School for Cybersecurity Threats in 2018

Is your school prepared to withstand a cybersecurity threat? A new study from the Consortium for School Networking and the Education Week Research Center shows that many schools aren’t.

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