The District is seeking a creative, forward-thinking administrator to provide educational leadership to the students and staff of Hayfork Elementary School. Beyond the broad and imperative managerial and leadership skills, the following personal and professional qualifications are desired:
Candidate must possess the leadership qualities sufficient to gain respect and confidence of the community and the personnel of the school, have the ability to assign responsibility, delegate authority and insist on personnel and staff accountability;
Experience and knowledge in elementary curriculum development, literacy and current educational issues including state standard testing
Experience in supervision and evaluation of personnel; and
The ability to articulate a clear vision for the school’s primary concerns, the education of its youth, welfare and professionalism of its staff and appropriate use of its resources.
The Mountain Valley Unified School District is located in Trinity County in the northwest part of California. The district is located 105 miles inland from Eureka and is 63 miles west of Redding. The Mountain Valley Unified School District serves approximately 300 students from Kindergarten through Adult Education. The district is comprised of three sites: a K-8 elementary (Hayfork Elementary), a 9-12 necessary small high school (Hayfork High), and a continuation high school (Valley High), in addition to a small adult education program. The District covers 650 square miles and is the second largest school district in Trinity County. Eighty percent of our students are on the free and/or reduced lunch program. The District’s ethnic breakdown is 57% White; 3.5% Native American Indian; 9% Hispanic; 20% Asian; and 10% two or more races. Homeless students total 14%, English Learners are 14% and Special Education is 10%. The current general budget is approximately $5.5 million.
THE COMMUNITY The District serves the small communities of Hayfork, Hyampom, Wildwood, and Forest Glenn. The elevation is 2300 feet and the climate provides four distinct seasons.
Hayfork is the largest town of those served, and has a population of approximately 2,000. This is a well-known wilderness area; 75% of the land is National Forest. The area offers an abundance of hiking, camping, hunting, and water activities, making it a perfect location for an avid outdoor enthusiast. Hayfork has stores and shops that offer the essential goods and services. Weaverville, the county seat, is located 32 miles northeast of Hayfork and offers additional services. If you are looking for a shopping center, i.e., Macy’s, Target, Costco, etc., you must travel to Redding or Eureka.
Valid Administrative Credential
Valid Teaching Credential
Appropriate certification to serve ELL students NCLB Compliant
Additional Salary Information: Additional stipend for Masters & Doctorate. Contract is for 210 days.
About Mountain Valley Unified School District
Mission and Vision
At Mountain Valley Unified School District we dedicate ourselves to providing a safe and encouraging learning environment that challenges ALL students to realize their potential for life-long learning, productive employment and active citizenship in the global community.
The vision of Mountain Valley Unified School District is to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, staff, parents and community and to use research-based innovative teaching practices to provide all students with a high-quality comprehensive education that prepares them for personal success.
WE BELIEVE every student will have the skills necessary to complete their goals and be prepared to go to college.
WE BELIEVE our District will cultivate leaders of tomorrow by instilling:
Problem Solving Strategies
The ability to see challenges as opportunities
WE BELIEVE all students deserve a comprehensive education that inspires and challenges them.
WE BELIEVE all our staff should be life-long learners and challenge themselves. Mountain Valley Unified School District will be passionate about teaching and will ...pass on life-long learning to our students.
WE BELIEVE the District and local community can work together toward the success of every student.