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Openings as of 8/20/2019
Principal Pre-K - 12

  • PRINCIPAL - HS JobID: 35753
  • Position Type:
      Principal Pre-K - 12/PRINCIPAL - HS

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Central Office

    Job Title: PRINCIPAL - HS Revision Date: 04.01.19
    Job Code: 86915 FLSA: Exempt
    Salary Plan: Certificated Administrative Revised By: Sonia Stewart
    Pay Grade: MA Comp Reviewed By: Cheryl Winters
    EEO Category: Principal EEO Code: 502
    Funding Source:
    Work Location:
    (3) Budgeted and works in schools
    Duration; # of months
    12 months
    Job Summary (2-3 sentences describing job purpose):  Supervises staff and oversees direct operation of the assigned high school.  Responsible for staff supervision, instructional and extra-curricular programs, budget, discipline, student safety, student/personnel data, public relations, technology systems, facilities, supplies and equipment, and reporting.  Develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.  Attends or conducts staff, committee, PTA and other professional meetings to exchange information; attends professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve professional skills.
    Reports to: EDSSI       
    Department Name: Curriculum & Instruction
    Primary Job Duties/ResponsibilitiesList, in the order of importance or time spent, the essential duties/tasks performed by the position.  This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required. Regular and reliable attendance is an expectation of the job.    
    Job Duty/Resp. 1: Supervises staff, including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination.
    Job Duty/Resp. 2: Provides leadership in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating instructional programs; supervises school financial and business matters.
    Job Duty/Resp. 3: Develops, prepares and administers approved departmental budget; monitors and approves expenditures; prepares financial forms and reports.
    Job Duty/Resp. 4: Establishes and maintains positive public relations with staff members, students, parents, and community; meets with students, parents and teachers to resolve issues/problems.
    Job Duty/Resp. 5: Reviews and makes recommendations on proposed policies and/or changes in existing policies; implements policies as approved by the Board of Education; enforces policies and procedures for student discipline and protects students’ rights.
    Job Duty/Resp. 6: Gathers and maintains information/data to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for area of responsibility. Maintains record system for area of responsibility; process daily paperwork including reports, memos, requisitions, and personnel information. Supervises compilation of student data, including report cards, transcripts, and attendance.
    Job Duty/Resp. 7: Sets guidelines and supervises school clubs and organizations affiliated with the school. Schedules classes and extra-curricular activities for students; coordinates safety inspections and safety drill activities; provides logistic support for school transportation.
    Job Duty/Resp. 8: Monitors and oversees use of materials and equipment by school personnel; ensures proper maintenance of school facilities.
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    Education and Experience Requirements
    Education (training/degree): Required minimum-Master’s degree in Elementary Education, Educational Administration, or a closely related field
    Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required:            ILL-B or ILL-P TN Administrative License (current w/ the completion of the Praxis), External candidates with administrator licensure will be reviewed for eligibility.
    Experience: 6 full years of certificated experience (inclusive of 2 years of leadership experience as an Assistant Principal or a comparable role)
    Skills Required:
    General Skills, Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts

    Data Responsibility:
    Level 6: Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.
    People Responsibility:
    Level 6: Negotiates or exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.
    Assets Responsibility:
    Level 8: Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving widespread economies and/or preventing losses through the development and administration of organization-wide programs and policies that impact major departments.
    Mathematical Requirements:
    Level 3: Uses basic algebra calculating variables and formulas, and/or basic geometry, calculating plane and solid figures; may compute discounts, interest, ratios and proportions, and percentages.
    Communications Requirements:
    Level 6: Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports/analysis; speaks to large groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.
    Complexity of Work:
    Level 7: Performs work involving the application of broad principles of professional management and leadership to solve new problems for which conventional solutions do not exist; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results
    Impact of Decisions:
    Level 5: Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens.
    Equipment Usage (if applicable):
    Safety of Others:
    Level 5: Requires management level responsibility for application and interpretation of the policies regarding the provision of continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.
    ADA Requirements/Compliance

    Physical Demands:
    Level 6: Requires medium work involving standing or walking all of the time, exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular basis, and considerable dexterity and skill in operating machinery and tools.
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    Unavoidable Hazards:
    Level 8: The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, dust or pollen, intense noise levels, traffic, disease/pathogens, and violence.
    Sensory Requirements:
    Level 2: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.
    Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities.  Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

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