Openings as of 6/23/2018Administration
Position Title ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Accountable To SUPERINTENDENT
Employment 210 Days
The Elementary School Principal shall be responsible for the general administration of the school building(s) to which he/she has been assigned. This responsibility includes the areas of administration/communication and instructional leadership to support the goal of high student achievement.
Interpret, execute and support Board Policy and administrative regulations keeping staff informed of changes in policy and procedures which affect them.
Keep the superintendent informed of events and activities of an unusual nature, as well as routine matters related to the superintendent’s accountability.
Provide leadership in the improvement of the total educational program within the school community.
Demonstrate organization and professionalism in fulfilling the responsibilities of the job.
Maintain a positive image for the school as well as good public relations within the community.
Prepare BEDS reports each fall and complete all other state or federal reports.
Prepare monthly reports of building activities, discipline, and celebrations for the Board of Directors.
Maintain confidentiality in the school operation.
Assist with district registration.
Facilitate Parent groups and School Improvement Teams; select parents and teachers for Vertical Team (district’s advisory committee) and give names to Curriculum Director.
Work with the Director of Auxiliary Services to oversee dining facilities, transportation issues, and building maintenance/new construction, and corresponding personnel.
Prepare list of summer work to be completed and turn in to Director of Auxiliary Services.
Arrange for supervision of the building (and playground) during the school day and school sponsored activities.
Oversee security procedures for the building, equipment, and grounds; plan and supervise fire and storm drills and emergency preparedness program.
Oversee information entered in Campus and School Dining System.
Work with other principals to make recommendations regarding the hiring and retention of teachers.
Work with superintendent to hire associates as needed.
Evaluate all support staff (except bus drivers) annually.
Work with other principals to prepare schedules for specials teachers.
Make certain staff has the necessary supplies; oversee general and special requisition procedures; approve and turn in to superintendent by designated date.
Prepare monthly newsletters for parents/guardians.
Prepare and carry out an individual professional development plan.
Work with curriculum director to monitor/revise curriculum standards and benchmarks, plan and carry out pilot programs, and help facilitate the selection of new materials.
Help plan and prepare for the district’s staff development sessions.
Work with staff to analyze data and develop building goals which support district learning goals.
Follow the district’s guidelines for performance reviews and individual professional development plans.
Oversee student teachers assigned to your building(s).
Hold faculty meetings focused on curriculum and instruction.
Stimulate and guide the creative power of teachers by reading professional material, attending workshops, conferences, and professional meetings and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
Encourage action research.
Structure regular and systematic classroom observations to monitor teachers’ use of best practice teaching methods.
Provide leadership and supervision of non-certified staff and encourage creative and innovative instruction.
Facilitate district-wide assessments.
Work with the district’s talented and gifted committee to identify TAG students;
Monitor student achievement; work with teacher to recommend students for the student assistance team and oversee the I-Plan, IEP process.
With input from the other district elementary principals, plan and schedule assemblies and field trips that have a direct correlation to content standards.
Oversee character education (with the help of the school counselor(s); maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline as necessary according to building discipline plan and due process. This may include in-school and out-of-school suspensions.
Assign home rooms to facilitate positive student groupings.
Accept constructive criticism and suggestions and seek to improve each performance responsibility.