Principal - Love Creek Elementary School or other site

Lewes, DE 19958, US
Mar 09, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
Close Date:

Love Creek Elementary School or other site

Start Date: July 1, 2018


1. Certification or eligibility for certification as a principal in the State of Delaware.
2. Must have a master's degree in school administration, leadership or instruction.
3. Minimum of three years of successful administrative experience at the elementary level.
4. Training in the Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS) preferred.

REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Elementary Education


PRIMARY FUNCTION: The principal will provide leadership and administration which will motivate instructional and support personnel to strive for superior performance so as to provide the best possible opportunities for student growth and development.

Some specific responsibilities include:

1. Leads in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program.
2. Establishes and maintains a productive learning climate in the school.
3. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters.
4. Prepares and manages the school budget.
5. Prepares or supervises the preparation of all paperwork required or appropriate to the school?s administration.
6. Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies and regulations by the school?s staff and students.
7. Maintains active relationship with students, staff, and parents.
8. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces the Discipline Policy as necessary, according to due process rights of students.
9. Attends special events held to recognize student achievement and attends school-sponsored activities, and functions.
10. Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
11. Participates in the selection and supervision of school building personnel.
12. Approves the master teaching schedule and any special assignments.
13. Follows DPASII protocol in evaluating staff.
14. Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school.
15. Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant.
16. Establishes and maintains relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve student matters.
17. Delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.

Job Posting Link:

Salary Range: From/To: State and local salary based on education experience. For approximate salary, see salary tables at

  • Principal/Assistant Principal

Additional Job Information:
All current Cape Henlopen School District employees interested in applying for this position must email a current resume and letter of interest to no later than March 23, 2018.

(The Cape Henlopen School District reserves the right to extend or shorten the application and/or interview period, to modify job requirements, and to reject any or all applicants for just cause.)

A satisfactory Criminal background Check, TB test, Child Protection Registry Check and Health Certification are required for all new employees.

The Cape Henlopen School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate 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, or gender identity, against victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. (El Distrito Escolar Cape Henlopen ofrece oportunidades iguales de empleo y sin discriminaci? de raza, color, credo, religi?, g?ero (incluyendo embarazo, parto y sus condiciones m?icas), nacionalidad, ciudadania o ascendencia, edad, discapacidad, estado civil, servicio military(veterano), informaci? gen?ica, orientaci? sexual, o identidad de g?ero, en contra de v?timas de violencia dom?tica, ofensas sexuales, acecho, o bajo cualquier otra categoria protegida por la ley local, estatal, y federal.) Edward I. Waples, Employee/Student Compliance Officer: OCR/Title IX/504 Office of Human Resources; J. Conrad, Student 504 Compliance Officer, 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958.

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

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