The School District of Lancaster (SDoL) is seeking multiple Elementary Principals. These positions are responsible for establishing a positive school culture with high expectations for students and staff. Principals will provide leadership and support that aligns with the goals and objectives of the School Improvement Plan.
Successful candidates will be instructional leaders who emphasize high quality teaching with a commitment to equity and diversity.
The School District of Lancaster is a leader in urban education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Serving more than 11,000 students, our district is known for its rich diversity and highly professional faculty and staff. We are located in Lancaster, Pa., a flourishing small city that has become a regional hub of culture, arts, dining and history. SDoL is actively seeking candidates that add to the diversity of experience and talents of our team and support our mission to ensure that every child in our community receives an excellent education.
Interested applicants are encouraged to review the position description and submit an online application on or before February 28, 2019.
Administrative (Principal) Certificate.
Three or more years of teaching experience.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching practice (Planning and Preparation, Classroom Environment, Instructional Delivery, Professionalism).
Adept at establishing an effective and respectful learning environment.
Adept at using differentiated instructional strategies with experience in addressing the needs of diverse student populations such as: economically disadvantage, special needs and English language learners.
Ability to work collaboratively with district leaders.
Experience in working with culturally diverse students and staff.
Experience with providing professional development, coaching and/or mentoring support to staff.
Proficiency in using technology to communicate and manage records.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all levels of District management, School Board, Federal/State/Local agencies, families and community.
Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of others.
Strong written and oral communications skills using both formal and informal styles as appropriate.
Interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills to effectively facilitate training, and efficiently manage resources and budgets.
Commitment to maintain confidentiality.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule and extended daily after-school hours to provide support for students, staff and represent SDoL.
Alternatives to the above that the School Board may find appropriate.
About School District of Lancaster
We are thrilled to open our doors to over 11,000 students this school year.
The goal of the School District of Lancaster is that students have the opportunity to meet their full potential: socially, emotionally, and academically. To achieve this goal, regular attendance is critical. District-wide, we are striving for a minimum 95% attendance rate. Research shows that parents and guardians have a significant impact on their child’s school attendance and academic success. Being #InSchool #OnTime #EveryDay is important to their learning process. Let’s work together to ensure a positive outcome for your child.