Principal

Location
Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2018
Ref
5200007474
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Close Date:
10/26/2018

POSITION: Elementary Principal CLOSING DATE: October 26, 2018

LOCATION: West Park Elementary

REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

SUPERVISES: Personnel Located in Assigned School

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification as a Principal
  • Master's degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of administrative experience

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Principal is responsible for the operation of the instructional program and for providing educational leadership for the staff, students and the community. These responsibilities include establishing a climate conducive to learning; defining roles and expectations for school staff; planning, coordinating and supervising all programs in the school and identifying needed modifications; and administering changes that result from local and statewide decisions.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES :

NOTE: A complete listing of the activities of the school principal is impossible because of the many facets of the job and the variations in needs from school-to-school. Some of the activities include:
  • Provide instructional leadership to successfully implement the District and school educational objectives.
  • Develop positive school and community relations, which include effective oral and written communications to all stakeholder groups.
  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance
  • Establish processes to address all student's physical, emotional, social and special support needs.
  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for developing and maintaining a positive school climate
  • Ensure that each teacher employs the positive behavior plan including PBIS.
  • Align school resources and prioritize activities to achieve maximum results based on vision and goals.
  • Ensure that teachers are well prepared to deliver every lesson in alignment with common core standards.
  • Provide leadership that will ensure continuous improvement in measurable student performance and achievement.
  • Provide leadership and instructional coaching of staff in the area of student data analysis and designing and implementing interventions for low-performing students.
  • Supervise and monitor instructional practices and student achievement data.
  • Supervise and monitor the accurate and timely completion of data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Work with the District to implement training and group professional development opportunities for instructional staff.
  • Work with diverse groups of students, staff and community.
  • Conduct staff meetings that involve staff in the discussion of instructional programs that focus on student achievements, policy changes, potential problems, and resolution of existing problems.
  • Effectively utilize support personnel, both school and area based, in the delivery of services to students and teachers.
  • Communicate with local civic and service organizations to interpret and explain school policies, programs and needs, whenever possible.
  • Select professional and supporting services staff for the school.
  • Observe and evaluate school personnel as prescribed by the Department of Education.
  • Provide all teachers with personalized professional development including performing classroom observations and walk throughs.
  • Enforce a school discipline plan based on the Board-adopted Student Manual (Responsibilities, Expectations, Rights and Resources)
  • Works closely with District Office Departments (i.e. Business Office, Grants, Human Resources, and Payroll) to ensure all processes and procedures are properly implemented and meet all compliance requirements.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by supervisors (Sr. Director and/or Assistant Superintendent)

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants must apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume, proof of certification, and three (3) dated letters of recommendation (within the last year) by October 26, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Apply online: http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Start Date: Mutually agreeable

Duty Days: 261

Reports To: Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

Job Posting Link: www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Salary Schedule can be found on the district's website: http://christinak12.org/ourpages/auto/2012/6/27/51310670/Administration-Salary-Ranges-FY2018.pdf

Endorsements:
  • Principal/Assistant Principal


Additional Job Information:
Interested applicants must apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume, proof of certification, and three (3) dated letters of recommendation (within the last year) by October 26, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Apply online:
http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Employment is conditional upon receipt of an acceptable criminal background report, a negative pre-employment drug screening and a child abuse registry check showing you are not on the registry at any level.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

Use of any published data or content on this web site is prohibited without the written consent of the Delaware Department of Education.

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