Openings as of 2/23/2018Administration
ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Carries out the six Standards for School Leaders 2. Facilitates and supports the work of Professional Learning Communities within the school setting. 3. Provides instructional leadership within the school setting. 4. Leads the school learning organization by creating a climate and culture conducive to the continuous improvement of student achievement and social, emotional, and behavioral development. 5. Guides curriculum delivery and professional development that promotes a focus on student learning that is consistent with the district vision, mission, and goals. 6. Ensures the differentiation of instructional strategies, materials, and content to accommodate for the varied ways in which students learn. 7. Provides timely, quality feedback to staff to support the improvement of their practice. 8. Evaluates staff through the use of both formal and informal evaluation processes and procedures. 9. Establishes and fosters positive school/community partnerships. program 10. Clearly communicates core values and priorities to all stakeholders 11. Treats all members of the school community with fairness, equity, dignity and respect. 12. Effectively communicates; uses consensus building, conflict resolution techniques, and problem solving skills. 13. Incorporates ethical principles in all decision-making processes. 14. Establishes and conveys high expectations for him/herself, all employees, students, and colleagues. 15. Monitors, evaluates and reports student achievement progress to stakeholders. 16. Leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of the building level school improvement plan 17. Participates in instructional decision-making at the building level and accepts responsibility for decisions about methods, materials, and evaluation procedures. 18. Observes, supports and provides feedback on the delivery of curriculum and instruction to staff. 19. Prepares, or supervises the preparation of, reports, records, tests, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration. 20. Prepares, submits and implements effectively, ethically, and efficiently the school budget and accounts. 21. Works effectively with appropriate district personnel in the successful operation of the facility, food service, transportation, and accounting functions. 22. Positively impacts the performance of building employees through effective mentoring, supervision, and evaluation. 23. Recruits, interviews, recommends for hire, and retains quality staff and works with appropriate district administrators in the selection and assignment of building personnel. 24. Manages the implementation of bargained agreements with and for employees. 25. Participates in IEP meetings and leads the implementation of building special education programming. 26. Responds to emergencies. 27. Ensures systemic support is provided for students who display academic and behavioral difficulties. 28. Responds to the needs of a diverse student and school community population. 29. Oversees student co-curricular, intramural, and social activities. 30. Maintains current knowledge of developments and best practices in the field of elementary education. 31. Promotes leadership in supportive groups such as PTA, school-business partnerships, community agencies, etc. 32. Works collaboratively with Building Leadership Team to lead the focus and direction of the building. 33. Performs other duties as may be assigned. ESSENTIAL SKILLS/APTITUDES 1. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Software (Excel, Access, Power Point and Word), Internet technology, and Outlook email software. 2. Ability to communicate with and build positive relationships with administrators, customers, staff, and community members. 3. Effective oral and written communication. Proficiency in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and related communication skills, including proofreading, editing, and creating original documents. Excellent written and oral communication skills via electronic, telecommunications, or personal interactions. 4. Disposition toward continuing personal professional learning. 5. Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions. 6. Ability to respond effectively in crisis situations. 7. Ability to problem solve independently and with others, take initiative, and work independently without supervision. 8. Demonstrated commitment to report to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis. 9. Ability to organize, prioritize, and assume responsibility. 10. Capacity to represent the District in a professional manner, which includes but not limited to confidentiality, collegiality, and the ability to obtain and utilize additional training, if necessary. 11. Aptitude for detail. 12. Ability to work as a team member. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master’s of Educational Administration and certification as an Iowa PK-8 or K-12 principal and current evaluator approval licensure required. Salary $118,242 LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, reports, regulations, etc. Ability to effectively write reports and communications to administrators, colleagues, parents, students and staff. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, staff and students. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic mathematical functions. Ability to use spreadsheets and reporting documents that assist with the computation of data. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret and implement a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, colleagues, community members, staff and students. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear. The employee will frequently use hands and fingers to type/word process, file documents, manipulate papers, and use a copying machine. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk while performing the duties of this job. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as office materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is often quiet but may become loud in large group settings. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that will require the employee arrive and leave as directed and may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. workday. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will be required to work occasionally in outdoor environments. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Cedar Rapids Community School district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. Federal law obligates an employer to provide reasonable accommodation for the known disabilities of applicants, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employer. If you or someone you know requires accommodation in the hiring process, contact Executive Director of Human Resources at 319-558-2747.
HUBBARD-RADCLIFFE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL POSITION
Deadline: Wednesday, March 18
District Website: http://www.southhardin.k12.ia.us/hr-elementary-1
Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/hrelementaryprincipal
Principal Hiring Timeline:
Board meeting (review candidate pool)
Screening interviews (board members)
Formal interviews (stakeholder groups)
The Hubbard-Radcliffe Community School District houses a district elementary school in Radcliffe, and the Middle School in Hubbard is part of the South Hardin Community School District. High School students from Hubbard-Radcliffe attend the South Hardin Community School District located in Eldora in a two-way whole grade sharing agreement. The PK-12 budget student enrollment headcount for the school has increased the last three years to 459 students. Hubbard-Radcliffe Community has 44.6% FRL, 2.5% ELL, and 14% IEP student population. The district finances show an increasing unspent budget authority and a solvency ratio of 6.5%.
District Public Report Card:
Hubbard-Radcliffe district reports
There is always plenty to do in Hubbard. The list of annual events includes Hubbard Heritage Days, Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open Houses, Community-wide garage sales the first weekend of June, the Avenue of Flags on Memorial Day, the Easter Egg Hunt and Santa Claus.
Hubbard has numerous clubs and organizations for all ages to participate in. They include: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post #4, American Legion Auxiliary, Y.A.H. Club, Helping Hands, Rebel Spirit, Sisters in Service Sorority, Hubbard Volunteer Fire Dept., Hubbard Ambulance and EMT's, 4-H Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and numerous neighborhood, social and bridge clubs.
Information regarding the communities of Hubbard and Radcliffe can be found at the following links:
Hubbard-Radcliffe fitness center information.
City of Hubbard, Iowa
City of Radcliffe, Iowa Facebook Page
For more information about the position itself or hiring timeline please visit the district website or contact search consultants Trent Grundmeyer (515-205-9987) or email@example.com or Roger Wilcox (319-429-5537) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jesup Community School District is seeking a properly licensed and highly motivated visionary leader to serve as the High School Principal. Jesup High School serves approximately 230 students with 30 licensed staff. The Jesup Community School District is located in northeast Iowa near the Waterloo/Cedar Falls metro area.
Master's degree in Education Administration
Iowa Evaluator Approval
Experience desired in the following areas:
Professional Learning Communities
Authentic Intellectual Work
Teacher Leadership and Compensation
Knowledge of and Commitment to Technology Integration
The successful candidate will promote a purpose driven school environment ensuring success with an emphasis on building and sustaining a positive academic climate. The principal will be responsible for driving change and ensuring the success of our students and staff. The principal will be active within the community and successful in developing strong partnerships.
Deadline for Application: February 23rd
Finalists Contacted: Week of March 5th
Interviews Conducted: Week of March 12th
Board Approval: Week of March 19th
Trinity Catholic School, Protivin, Iowa, seeks a full-time Principal for a 45 student, K-6 program for 2018-2019. Candidates must be a practicing Catholic and a licensed Iowa administrator, or be eligible for the administrator license. Previous administrative experience preferred. The successful candidate will be a visionary leader committed to the formation of tomorrow's Catholics and the academic excellence of our schools. Interested candidates should apply through www.Teach Iowa.gov. For more information about the school, go to www.trinitycs.pvt.k12.ia.us. Ad open until a viable candidate has been secured.
The Knoxville Community School District seeks an education leader for West Elementary school, a learning community of approximately 450 Preschool-2nd grade learners and approximately 50 staff members.
West Elementary is one of two elementary schools in a district serving over 1,700 students. It is part of a high achieving school district in a town of about 7,000 residents. Students and staff benefit from the resources of a 3A school district with the engagement and support of a small town.
Hold a PK-8 Principal (#169) or PK-12 Principal (#189) endorsement and Evaluator Approval (#183) or Evaluator-New (#190) authorization from the BOEE
Demonstrated ability to provide educational leadership and support to teachers in matters relating to curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Possess effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated effectiveness in working productively and positively with district staff, students, parents, and patrons
Demonstrated effectiveness in establishing and sustaining classroom and school environments that promote learning
Demonstrated effectiveness in managing student behavior and discipline collaborating with AEA partners, instructional coaches and other teacher leaders to analyze assessments, model instruction, coordinate professional development and strengthen learning
Demonstrated effectiveness in implementing and monitoring special education requirements
Demonstrated commitment to a continuous school improvement process
Successful experience serving as an elementary school principal
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Professional Learning Community (PLC) process
Knowledge and understanding of Iowa’s preschool programming and Early Literacy Initiative (ELI)
Successful experience in implementing the concepts of RTI or MTSS on a schoolwide basis
Knowledge and understanding of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
Knowledge and understanding of Instructional Practices Inventory Technology (IPI-T), Fisher’s and Frey’s Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) model of instruction, and Jim Knight’s Partnership Approach to instructional coaching
Start Date: July 1, 2018 (Applications due by March 2; Final interviews on March 20 & 21; Board approval on March 26)
Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills, but is expected to be in the $85,000 to $100,000 range.
Benefits: Family coverage for medical, dental, long-term disability and life insurance.