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Openings as of 4/25/2018

  • Elementary Principal- Northeast Elementary JobID: 5363
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      Northeast Elementary

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      Ankeny Community School District
  •   All applicants will be required to submit a completed application via Applitrack and answer the corresponding essay questions.  Attach a current resume, cover letter, and applicable certifications/endorsements.  In the reference section of the application, include professional references and email addresses. All applicants will be required to take the Principal Fit Survey.
    TITLE:      Elementary Principal  - Northeast Elementary
    • Previous school leadership experience
    • Demonstrates ability to develop strong professional relationships with staff
    • Experience in data-driven decision-making using state and local assessment data
    • Collaborative leadership approach with strong communicative and interpersonal skills
    • Collaborative approach with families, community members and community resources to support focus on student learning
    • Demonstrated ability to lead change and manage transitions
    • Experience in working with professional learning communities
    • Proven record of instructional leadership
    • Demonstrated commitment to improving student achievement for all students
    Must possess the administrative qualifications and certification set by the code of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education.
    REPORTS TO:                           
    The academic and support personnel employed in the building(s) assigned to the Principal.
    JOB SUMMARY:                      
    To provide instructional leadership, supervision, and administration which promote the  educational development of each student.
    This is a 12 month position. Salary, benefits, and work year to be established by the Board of Education.
    Job performance will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board's policy for Evaluation of Administrative personnel.
    Shared Vision
    • In collaboration with others, uses appropriate data to establish rigorous, concrete goals in the context of student achievement and instructional programs.
    • Uses research and/or best practices in improving the educational program.
    • Articulates and promotes high expectations for teaching and learning.
    • Aligns and implements the educational programs, plans, actions, and resources with the district's vision, mission, and goals.
    • Provides leadership for major initiatives and change efforts.
    • Communicates effectively to various stakeholders regarding progress with school improvement plan goals.
    • Develops communication strategies to inform stakeholders of progress towards the vision, mission, and goals of the district.
    Culture of Learning
    • Provides leadership for assessing, developing and improving climate and culture.*
    • Systematically and fairly recognizes and celebrates accomplishments of staff and students.*
    • Develops, supports, and enhances the culture of a professional learning community by focusing on results, collaboration and learning.*
    • Collaborates and is a contributing member of the administrator professional learning community team.*
    • Committed to life-long and continuous professional learning.  Attainment of a doctorate or willingness to pursue is highly encouraged/expected/recommended.*
    • Provides leadership, encouragement, opportunities and structure for staff to continually design more effective teaching and learning experiences for all students.*
    • Monitors, evaluates the effectiveness of, and implements district curriculum, instruction and assessment.*
    • Hires, assigns, and evaluates teachers and staff to support quality instruction and provide ongoing coaching for improvement.*
    • Ensures staff members have professional development that directly enhances their performance and improves student learning.*
    • Uses current research and theory about effective schools and leadership to develop and revise his/her professional growth plan.*
    • Promotes collaboration with all stakeholders.*
    • Is easily accessible and approachable to all stakeholders.*
    • Is highly visible and engaged in the school community.*
    • Articulates the desired school culture and shows evidence about how it is cultivated.*
    • Uses data to inform current reality and develop plans for improvement. *
    • Demonstrates awareness of current professional issues, developments in education, and current best practice.*
    • Complies with state and federal mandates and local board policies.*
    • Addresses current and potential issues in a timely manner.*
    • Manages fiscal and physical resources responsibly, efficiently, and effectively.*
    • Protects instructional time by designing and managing operational procedures to maximize learning.*
    • Communicates effectively with both internal and external audiences about the operations of the school. *
    • Demonstrates effective communication skills with a variety of stakeholders in the operation of the school.*
    • Maintains a safe and orderly campus and develops procedures to promote safety, security and cleanliness.*
    Family and Community
    • Promotes and supports parent/student/community involvement in the school. *
    • Engages families and community to create shared responsibility for student and school success.
    • Shares leadership and decision-making.*
    • Connects students and families to the health, human and social services they need to stay focused on learning. *
    • Collaborates with administrative colleagues to strengthen the system, as a whole.*
    • Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior.*
    • Demonstrates values, beliefs, and attitudes that inspire others to higher levels of performance.*
    • Treats people fairly, equitably, and with dignity and respect.*
    • Applies policies, procedures and contracts in a fair and equitable manner.*
    • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity in the school community.*    
    Societal Context 
    • Serves as an effective spokesperson for the welfare of all members of the learning community.*
    • Promotes respect for diversity in the school and community environment.*
    • Provides leadership through assisting in the development of mutual expectations, and procedures for working together.*
    • Knows and supports the building/district school improvement plan and accurately interprets and reports progress on goals.*
    • Maintains effective relations with parents and community groups.*
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Directors and Coordinators or Assistant and Associate Superintendents.*

    Bending, carrying, climbing, driving, lifting, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking.
    WORKING CONDITIONS:           
    1.  Includes extremes of temperature and humidity. 
    2.  Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases. 
    (*) Essential Functions:
    Those functions with an asterisk indicate an essential function. Performance of these functions is the reason the job exists. They are essential for one or more of the following reasons:
    A.     The number of employees available to perform the function is limited.
    B.     The function requires specialized skills.
    C.     The function occupies a large percentage of time.
    D.     Failure to perform the function may have serious consequences.
    The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
    Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by a negotiated contract. 
    Ankeny Community School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the District to provide equal employment opportunity and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or marital status in its employment and personnel practices. The District will affirmatively recruit women and men, members of diverse racial/ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities for job categories where the representative groups are underrepresented.




    Smoking is prohibited on Ankeny Community School District property 

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