The Position The Live Oak School District is seeking an exceptional school leader to assume the principalship of Green Acres School. The District is looking for an individual who can lead and empower a talented staff to build upon an outstanding educational program. The principal should possess, and have demonstrated, success working with students and families in a socio-economic and culturally diverse setting. He or she needs to be able to lead and support staff in continuing and expanding on the many effective programs in place at Green Acres School.
Selection Criteria The District seeks a dynamic leader with high standards and personal integrity. We understand that candidates are likely to possess traits and skills in varying degrees. We seek an individual who demonstrates the “best fit” to this position. Applicants with the following qualifications and characteristics are encouraged to apply: ACADEMIC PREPARATION AND TRAINING · 5 years or more of successful teaching experience (TK-5) · Current Administrative Services Credential required · Master’s Degree · Recent school site administrative experience · Spanish bilingual fluency highly desired PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS · Has excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and is able to build positive relationships with staff, parents and community partners · Has a talent for cultivating positive staff morale and creating an atmosphere for employees that promotes professional satisfaction and trust · Is self-confident, open, honest, innovative, intuitive, and possesses a sense of humor · Believes in being accessible to students, staff, parents, and maintains high visibility throughout the school · Possesses strong leadership qualities sufficient to gain the respect and confidence of the public and the personnel of the school PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES · Has a vision of how Green Acres School can support student’s social emotional well-being while fostering 21st century learning skills · Has strong instructional leadership skills to develop, implement, and evaluate instructional strategies in technology based on best practice and current research · Has a commitment to actively engage parents and the community in the school as collaborative partners · Is knowledgeable in fiscal matters and can manage the site budget and resources in a responsible manner, as well as the ability to seek and find innovative new funding sources
3 Current Letters of Recommendation
Additional Salary Information: $1,000 for Masters
$1,200 for BCLAD
$1,000 for Doctorate
About Live Oak School District
The Live Oak School District, named a 2018 California Exemplary District, is seeking an exceptional school leader for Green Acres Elementary School. Green Acres Elementary is a TK-5th grade school located in the heart of Santa Cruz County and is the proud recipient of the California Gold Ribbon Award for Literacy.