The Monticello Central School District is seeking a forward-thinking and dynamic K-2 Primary Principal who can lead MCSD’s highly engaged faculty, staff, parents, students, and community. The successful candidate with have a vision of excellence in early childhood education, be highly motivated, and demonstrate an ability to impact student learning.
Provide leadership in K-2 academics, social emotional wellness and school culture, shaping an equitable vision of success for all students.
Conduct needs assessments to determine short and long-term goals for the school’s curriculum, schedule, infrastructure, evaluation, communication, policies, professional development, and other areas
Continuously enrich knowledge in best practices in early childhood education
Create a climate hospitable to education through practices that maintain standards of student behavior on buses and in school, with an emphasis on restorative practices
Work collaboratively with Pupil Personnel Services and ENL Coordinator to improve achievement and opportunities for students with disabilities and ENL students
Coordinate building MTSS and ensure alignment with district MTSS plan
Work collaboratively with district Early Childhood Development Council and district preschool providers to ensure continuity of learning as well as effective transition between programs
Conduct 504 meetings and create 504 plans for students
Plan, coordinate, and conduct faculty, grade level and team meetings in order to build a professional learning community
Be an active participant in district-wide meetings, and make recommendations to District Administration on any matter that will improve the excellence of the District
Use data to establish clear and measurable goals to monitor student progress, evaluate instructional programs, and understand cause data.
Leverage financial resources, plan building budget annually including staffing, professional development, materials and resources
Attend Board of Education meetings as necessary
Attend conferences and trainings as needed
Evaluate, mentor, and coach teachers
Perform any other related duties are required or assigned by the Superintendent
Current New York State School Building Leader (SBL) Administrative Certification
Previous administrative leadership preferred, but not required
At least 7-10 years as a classroom teacher preferred.
About Monticello Central School District
The Monticello Central School District is in Sullivan County, NY, centrally located between New York City, Albany, and the Pocono Mountain region. This provides a rare combination to live in a rural setting and still be close to major metropolitan areas for recreation and work. Monticello is the largest of the eight county school districts with a multicultural enrollment of approximately 2,900 students.