Johnston County Public Schools is seeking a High School Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications will be accepted until May 22, 2017.
Smithfield, North Carolina is a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina. Johnston County Public Schools is currently the seventh largest school district and one of the fastest growing in the state. Our school system serves more than 35,000 students and employs approximately 5000 personnel.
Smithfield-Selma High School is home of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and nationally recognized AVID programs.
We seek a principal who will: • Provide effective leadership in the total operation of the school • Develop, implement, supervise and evaluate the comprehensive instructional program • Utilize a variety of data to support school improvement initiatives and the implementation of Professional Learning Communities • Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate the use of all school resources • Assume primary responsibility for hiring, assigning, supervising, and evaluating personnel • Establish a safe and orderly school environment that is conducive to learning • Play a significant leadership role in facilitating professional growth and building staff morale in the school • Administer provisions of State Board of Education and Johnston County Public Schools policies as they apply to the school • Communicate to the Superintendent the requirements and needs of the school as perceived by staff members and parents • Provide leadership to and opportunity for effective parent and community participation in the school • Accept responsibility for the professional development of aspiring assistant principals under his/her leadership • Demonstrate active leadership and good judgment in working with school staff members • Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent
Applicants must: • Hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina Principal’s License; an Advanced License will be viewed as a strength • Have minimum experience to include at least three years in educational administration • Have at least three years teaching experience at the appropriate grade level preferred • Possess a strong instructional background • Demonstrate knowledge of school-based management (fiscal and instructional) • Possess strong skills in building interpersonal relationships with students, staff, and parents
Please visit our website (www.johnston.k12.nc.us) for additional information.