Description Serves as the educational leader and chief executive of the school; directs the instructional program of the school and manages other responsibilities in a manner consistent with board policies and administrative regulations. Serves as a member of the Management Team in the formulation of district policies and the implementation thereof. Major Duties and Responsibilities 1. Duties Related to the Instructional Program a. Maintains a current needs assessment of the staff and students of the school and the community it serves. b. Develops school and related community program objectives and an action plan for their implementation. c. Assists teachers in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the instructional program. d. Meets with the district superintendent, assistant superintendents, and other members of the Management Team to reach cooperative solutions to problems and to plan for a more effective educational program. e. Creates a climate of school morale most conducive to a good educational program. f. Helps teachers plan effective use of community resources. g. Recommends to the superintendent the purchase of supplementary educational materials, books, and equipment. h. Works with parents and other members of the community toward an understanding of our educational system and its continuous improvement thereof. i. Supervises and directs district staff personnel in accordance with district policy. j. Participates in the development of staff requirements and procedures for the selection and placement of personnel. k. Evaluates teacher performance, confers with the teacher relative to the evaluation, maintains accurate and complete records of evaluations and conferences. l. Recommends the hiring, retention, dismissal, and assignment of teachers 2. Duties Related to School Management a. Maintains adequate supervision of buildings and grounds. b. Requisitions standard and special supplies, equipment and repairs. c. Approves minor purchases under the Revolving Cash Fund. d. Is responsible for the safe custody and proper use of supplies equipment, books, audiovisual materials, and other contents of the building.
1. A valid credential qualifying the candidate for the position of school principal. 2. Master’s Degree. 3. Advanced study in the field of elementary education, including the areas of administration, supervision, and curriculum development. 4. Five years experience in public schools of which not less than four years have been successful classroom teaching experience. 5. Successful leadership experience. 6. Meets district standards for physical and mental health.
Additional Salary Information: Medical benefits, with full family PPO medical plan within the cap, dental, vision, and life insurance.
About Sulphur Springs Union School District
Elementary school district with 9 schools servicing students TK-6.