Principal - Milford Central Academy

Milford, DE 19963, US
Feb 27, 2018
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Close Date:

Position: Principal

Location: Milford Central Academy

Reports To: Superintendent

Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Milford School District seeks a visionary leader to serve as the Principal of Milford Central Academy. Milford Central Academy serves approximately 1000 students in grades 6-8. Situated adjacent to Milford High School, Milford Central Academy is part of a large campus for all secondary students within the Milford School District. Milford Central Academy and Milford School District are highly committed to best serving students, families, educators and the entire school-community.

  • Successful experience as an assistant principal or principal strongly preferred
  • Hold or be eligible for Delaware School Principal certification
  • Minimum of five years successful experience as a teacher
  • Proven commitment to the improvement of student achievement
  • Demonstrated skills and achievement as an instructional leader

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively, professionally and productively within school and district leadership teams to lead educational and support programming to best serve students, families and the school-community.
  • Establish a vision for learning that will be embraced by staff, families and the community in promoting student achievement and success.
  • Possess a keen awareness of the diverse instructional and support needs of the middle level learner (grades 6-8).
  • Foster and maintain positive professional relationships with students, staff, families and the community.
  • Provide leadership for major initiatives and change efforts relative to school improvement goals.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students, families, staff, administrators and the Milford community.
  • Be actively visible within the school during the school day, at school events and within the community.
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement of the school culture and ensure that students have a safe and orderly educational learning environment.
  • Ensure the articulation of the Milford Central Academy with all aspects of Milford School District's total educational program (Pre-K through grade 12).
  • Work collaboratively with the adjacent Milford High School administration and staff to provide a safe and organized school campus for student learning.
  • Provide an unwavering focus on key educational practices, academic performance data, and other indicators associated with secondary and postsecondary student outcomes.
  • Manage fiscal and physical resources responsibly, efficiently and effectively.
  • Implement educational best practices and follow regulations relative to a diverse group of student learners.
  • Hire, observe, coach and evaluate staff for continuous improvement.
  • Adhere to Board policy, regulations and respond to Superintendent requests in a timely and accurate manner.

Terms of Employment: Twelve-month employee

Salary and Benefits: Salary range and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

Application Process: Internal and external applicants must follow the application process. All qualified and interested persons are invited to complete the online application at . Only completed packets will be considered. The following items must be included:
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Three separate letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: March 26, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email:

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

Milford School District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted. The Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Reports To: Superintendent

  • Principal/Assistant Principal

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.

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