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Who We Want

CamdenPLUS Residents bring diverse backgrounds and experiences to Camden schools. While there’s no such thing as a typical PLUS leader, our Residents do share several key attributes and skills:

  • Instructional Expertise: PLUS leaders have a track record of success in the classroom and are deeply committed to helping all students succeed. 
  • Cultural Responsiveness: PLUS leader promote an open and inclusive school culture that values all community members and the diverse perspectives they bring.
  • Critical Thinking: PLUS leaders are strategic planners who anticipate challenges and find smart solutions to problems when they do arise. 
  • Continual Learning: PLUS leaders are self-aware, receptive to feedback, and always eager to grow and improve.
  • Influential Communication: PLUS leaders are clear and compelling when sharing their ideas and feedback.
  • Sense of Urgency & Persistence: PLUS leaders act urgently to achieve goals and persist in the face of obstacles.
  • Driven by Data: PLUS leaders use data to refine instruction and paint an accurate picture of student success. 
  • Adult Leadership: PLUS leaders effectively manage, motivate, and work through other adults.