The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is seeking an experienced educator and dynamic leader to be the next Principal of Franklin Elementary School. Located in Santa Monica, Franklin serves 750 students in grades K-5, and is committed to providing students with exemplary instruction designed to educate the whole child. A rigorous, standards-based instructional program is geared toward enabling all students to meet the challenges of the future with confidence and compassion. Teachers and staff nurture intellectual curiosity, collaborative and critical thinking, and effective communication aimed at supporting each student's ability to achieve at the highest levels. All members of the community are encouraged to contribute to the support of student learning and to act as collaborative partners in the education of our children. Students are guided in the exploration of their intellectual, artistic, technological, physical, social, and character development.
Five (5) years of full-time, successful teaching experience with at least two (2) years in an elementary school
Three (3) years successful school leadership experience; Principal or Assistant Principal preferred
Equivalent to a Master of Arts or higher degree
Possess, or qualify for, a valid California administrative services credential
Additional Salary Information: Additional stipend of $1,946 for a Master's Degree, and $3,650 for a doctorate
About Santa Monica-Malibu USD
Located in the scenic, sea-side communities of Santa Monica and Malibu, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is a preK-12 school district serving approximately 10,600 students. SMMUSD is a diverse community dedicated to extraordinary achievement for all while simultaneously closing and achievement gap, and committed to pursuing excellence through equity. Current priorities include social justice standards, restorative justice, project-based learning, innovative teaching and a high level of student engagement. Our schools are supported by engaged and involved parents and communities. The District has nine elementary schools, two middle schools, one alternative school (K-8), two high schools, one continuation high school, child development services and adult education programs.