This position serves as administrative officer of Bothell High School reporting directly to the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education. Responsibilities include providing leadership aligned and committed to the District’s 5-year Strategic Plan for the continual improvement of educational programs for all students; a commitment to equity and building a diverse school community; maintaining positive staff relationships with all stakeholders of the Northshore School District; directing staffing and budgetary decisions, and maintaining commitment to the District’s mission statement. The High School Principal:
Fosters an understanding of a comprehensive high school programs and services by establishing school/community relations and involving the public meaningfully in the academics, athletics, and activities of the school.
Leads staff in the use and facilitation of technology in the delivery of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Demonstrates committed collaboration with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education, and the executive staff, central office directors, principal colleagues, associations and unions to ensure systemic planning and implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan goals and measures.
Fosters school spirit, traditions, and culture of Bothell High School.
Communicates information to stakeholders of Bothell High School in multiple, meaningful ways.
Participates in and provides professional development, and models current and best instructional practices.
Models strong instructional leadership with staff and colleagues and demonstrates a strong commitment to equitable outcomes for all students.
Ensure effective systems are in place to monitor student progress towards graduation.
Master’s degree and valid Washington State principal and teacher certificates.
Recent successful experience as a secondary administrator.
DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to model principles of self-awareness, reflective practice, transparency, and ethical behavior.
Demonstrated ability to bring about change in a school through anticipating problems, meeting needs, and sharing decisions through the use of effective problem-sharing strategies.
Skill at facilitating team-oriented behavior.
Ability to be agile and adapt to change.
Ability to collaborate across networks and lead by influence.
Demonstrate belief in and ability to model the importance of partnerships with industry and higher education.
Ability to model strong instructional leadership with staff and colleagues.
Ability to model and lead staff in ensuring growth for every student through intentional efforts to eliminate outcome and opportunity gaps.
Ability to lead staff in developing students to become innovative, creative and critical thinkers.
Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and innovation thinking and problem-solving.
Ability to lead staff and created pathways for students to achieve life-long success after graduation.
Ability to analyze data and apply those analyses to solving problems and improving practices.
Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to maximize opportunities for all students to graduate on-time.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective intervention models for students at risk.
Additional Salary Information: Additional stipend for PhD or EdD
Internal Number: 2018-16
About Northshore School District
The Northshore School District…..has the tenth-largest pupil enrollment in Washington State. The district contains approximately 125,000 people and enrolls approximately 22,000 students in grades K-12. The district encompasses 60 square miles, stretching from Lake Washington on the west to the Snoqualmie River Valley on the east, and from Mill Creek and Maltby on the north to Redmond and Juanita on the south. Building on a strong base of public education founded in the community in 1878, Northshore offers comprehensive and rigorous educational opportunities to all learners, including challenge, pre AP/IB and AP courses, an International Baccalaureate diploma, multiple alternative education settings; a nationally recognized music and fine arts program; diversified career and technical education offerings; an outdoor education program; and strong special and compensatory education programs. The district employs 2,400 people, of which approximately 1,300 are certificated. The District provides a spectrum of induction support to new teachers, including central and building level mentorship, and is committed to the on-going professional development of staff through course offerings ...and weekly release for teacher collaboration and planning. The district lies within close proximity of five universities and six community colleges for continuing education. The Northshore School Board seeks staff and community input for its planning; citizens are involved through a variety of special committees and task forces, and web surveys. The district has strong community support and parental involvement and benefits from continuous voter support of school levies (since 1942).