The principal, as lead administrator and instructional leader, shall:
Build, lead, and communicate a comprehensive and inclusive vision for student learning
Demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to lead and manage a diverse and complex school
Maintain a forceful advocacy for the academic success of all students
Encourage teachers to meet the needs of all students
Possess the ability to support collaborative planning, implementation, and momentum of school improvement
Augment the continuous growth of faculty and staff members through a comprehensive professional development program
Provide for continuous evaluation and assessment of programs, personnel, and organizational structure
Direct, supervise, and evaluate all staff members
Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
Provide for the communication of District policy to the total community served by the school
Possess the qualities needed to be quickly accepted as the school’s instructional leader by the school staff, community, District administrators, and Board of Trustees
Possess a broad understanding of modern-day instructional testing and assessment methods
Provide a strong, positive outlook on the role of public education
Work harmoniously with parents of all backgrounds
Inspire the school community
A minimum of five years of successful certificated experience, including three years of teaching
Master’s and/or doctorate degree
Valid California Administrative Services credential
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in a cooperative manner in order to encourage parent and teacher participation
Experience in working effectively with staff to improve the teaching-learning process within a decentralized management system
A broad and in-depth knowledge of instructional procedures, techniques, and materials
Experience in developing and implementing effective procedures for the evaluation of educational programs
Knowledge and experience with effective evaluation practices of certificated and classified personnel
Ability to many budgets and relate instructional programs to financial resources
Intellectual and emotional capacity to provide educational leadership to professional staff and community in general
Excellent verbal and written skills
Possession of valid California Drivers License
Demonstrated leadership performance within the past five years, particularly in one or more areas of instructional leadership and professional development
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
Eyesight sufficient to read fine print.
Manual dexterity and coordination sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
Physical stamina to stand, reach, bend, lift, kneel, and squat.
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
Able to tolerate noise level in working environment.
Good health and stamina appropriate to the position
Additional Salary Information: $2,946 for a Ph.D and excellent benefits package.
About San Mateo Union High School District
The SMUHSD is an equal opportunity employer in that our policy, in accordance with Federal and State laws, prohibits employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person's race, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, or disability except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.
The SMUHSD complies with the rules and regulations contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title II of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.