POSITION OPENING Senior High School Principal Starting July 1, 2018
The D.C. Everest Area School District prides itself in providing a world-class learning experience. Our high school is looking for a dynamic, caring, committed leader that values:
High levels of engagement and learning for all students and staff
Both innovation and tradition
Distributed leadership and strong school culture
A new leader would be joining our team at a pivotal time and have the opportunity to collaborate with a high quality team, in a community that continues to invest in education.
Interprets and administers Board policies and employment agreements. Assists in the development of Board policies and procedures. Planning
Involves staff in short and long range planning at the building and district level.
Approves the master schedule of classes and assignment of teachers.
Coordinates and schedules staff and building utilization.
Develops a master calendar of school-sponsored events.
Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the school's instructional program.
Provides direction for the school's extra-curricular programs.
Plans for site development and improvement.
Plans, organizes, and directs the implementation of all school activities.
Maintains open communications to resolve conflicts at the lowest level.
Counsels with employees to resolve concerns and sensitive personnel problems.
Investigates, discusses, and processes employee grievances.
Serves on the district negotiating team as assigned by the Superintendent.
Mediates disputes, which arise between the school and the school community.
Budgeting and Financial Planning
Develops and administers the building's budget.
Approves all purchase orders originating from the high school in accordance with School Board policy.
Maintains an inventory of all building materials, supplies, and equipment.
Works with the Supervisor of Building and Grounds in connection with the custodial and maintenance budget and planning for remodeling projects.
Maintains and controls various local funds generated by student activities.
Supervision and Evaluation
Ensures a climate free of discrimination and pupil harassment.
Conducts a program of teacher supervision leading to the improvement of instruction.
Maintains employee personnel file within the regulatory structure of the master contract.
Makes recommendations to the Superintendent regarding the employment status of staff members on an annual basis.
Evaluates the performance of professional and support staff in cooperation with other administrators as appropriate.
Keeps pupil progress and growth uppermost in mind when evaluating the effectiveness of the total school program.
Supervises the use of the school plant.
Supervises all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school's curriculum.
Supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school's administration.
Supervises the school's assistant principals and curriculum coordinators.
Provides a framework in which staff can work cooperatively and share in decision-making.
Provides leadership and support to teaching and support staff.
Creates an atmosphere of fairness and consistency in dealing with work-related issues.
Conducts staff meetings to keep members informed of policy changes, new programs, and the like.
Works with professional and support staff in solving problems as they arise.
Participates in the orientation of new personnel.
Provides opportunities for and encourages staff members to participate in clinics, workshops, state and regional meetings.
Develops and implements appropriate in-service activities in cooperation with the Assistant Superintendent-Curriculum and Learning.
Involves professional staff in curriculum planning and development.
Evaluates and counsels all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
School Community Relations
Provides opportunities for two-way communication between the school and the school community.
Provides opportunities for parents to discuss and resolve individual student problems.
Disseminates information of interest to the community through current media including the newspaper, television, website, radio and social media.
Responds to written and oral requests for information.
Acts as the liaison between the school and the community, interpreting activities and policies of the school and encouraging community participation in school life.
Fosters and promotes community services within the school attendance area.
Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for overall school objectives and programs.
Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development.
Provides for an atmosphere of open communication between students, faculty, parents and administrators.
Assumes responsibility for the attendance, conduct, health and safety of students.
Participates in the recommendation, evaluation, and assignment of students to the district's special education program.
Serves as an advocate for students and their educational programs.
Attends special events held to recognize student achievement, and attend school sponsored activities or functions and athletic events.
Develops and provides for student handbooks on policies and procedures.
Works closely with the Assistant Superintendent-Curriculum and Learning.in developing an appropriate educational program for high school students.
Implements, monitors, and evaluates curriculum offerings.
Works with the Assistant Superintendent-Curriculum and Learning.in coordinating and evaluating the building's special education programs.
Administers a process, which provides for a reasonable accommodation as defined under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Serves on the district wide curriculum council and related committees.
Works closely with the Assistant Superintendent-Curriculum and Learning and collaborating with administrative and teaching staff in articulating the instructional programs of the junior and senior high schools.
Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces appropriate disciplinary measures as necessary, while according students their due process rights.
Communicates expectations regarding student behavior to the students, staff and parents.
Identifies and modifies factors contributing to student behavior problems.
Counsels with students and teachers to resolve individual pupil behavior problems.
Maintains appropriate student records relating to attendance and pupil behavior.
Recruitment and Placement
Participates in the selection of all school employees.
Makes recommendations to the Assistant Superintendent-Curriculum and Learning.on the hiring and placement of teaching and support staff.
Provides open lines of communication with students, teachers, and support staff.
Communicates with other appropriate district administrators regarding issues and developments affecting the school.
Develops a faculty handbook outlining building policies and procedures.
Provides all school personnel with a set of building emergency procedures.
Maintains effective communication with students.
Provides opportunities for two-way communication between the school, parents and the school community.
Reports to the Board of Education on building concerns.
Attends Board of Education and Board committee meetings as requested by the Superintendent of Schools.
Attends local, state, and national meetings as is necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this job description, subject to the approval of the Superintendent of Schools and budgetary restraints.
Coordinates employment information for senior high school summer school program
Performs other duties that are self-initiated or may be assigned.
We appreciate your time while applying for the Senior High School Principal position at D.C. Everest Area School District.
Additional Salary Information:
Fifty-two week (52) week contract with twenty days of paid vacation.
Salary range $115,000 - $130,000+ based on experience.
Internal Number: 2018 SH PRNPL
About D. C. Everest Area School District
The D.C. Everest Area School District is located in the north central part of the state with a total enrollment of approximately 5,800 students.
The District has six elementary schools one middle school (6-7), one junior high (8-9), a charter school and one senior high school (10-12).
This highly innovative district offers a full range of educational opportunities for children.