Loudoun County Public Schools has an opening for the Principal of John Champe High School in Aldie, VA
The Principal provides leadership for the staff of the school in developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive educational program, and administers the program in accordance with School Board Policies and administrative rules and regulations.
Provides an instructional program consistent with the goals and objectives of the School Division; provides for the continuing development and implementation of an effective instructional program through classroom supervision and instructional leadership; works with the school staff and community to maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning and appropriate student behavior; utilizes available supervisory personnel to ensure an effective instructional program
Supervises and evaluates the performance of each member of the school staff and establishes individual programs for improvement consistent with the Division's staff development objectives; advises the Personnel Services of staff needs and participates in the recruitment, employment, assignment, promotion, transfer, non-renewal, and dismissal of licensed and classified personnel
Fosters effective home and school communication by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to discuss student progress and other matters of mutual concern and by encouraging community involvement in school activities
Devises and administers a school budget, utilizing all available funds, which is consistent with Division instructional and administrative goals; supervises the maintenance of accurate bookkeeping records and the accounting of school funds
Exercises leadership in the development, implementation, and interpretation of Division and School Board Policies and Regulations
Keeps abreast of developments in education and in the field of education generally by participating in professional enrichment activities
Performs related work as required
Holds or is eligible for the Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement of Administration & Supervision PreK-12
Has experience as a Teacher, Dean, Assistant Principal, or Principal, or equivalent administrative experience
Possesses leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, teachers, and parents
Additional Salary Information: Level 6 on Administrative Scale
Internal Number: IRC1509
About Loudoun County Public Schools
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) serves more than 81,000 students in 91 facilities. We operate 15 high schools, 16 middle schools, 57 elementary schools, and two instructional centers. LCPS has a diverse student population with 28% of students having a native language other than English. LCPS is a dynamic school division. One to three new schools open each year in order to accommodate annual enrollment growth of 2000 to 3000 new students.
Loudoun County offers the benefits of both suburban and rural living within its 520 square miles. Located just twenty-five miles from Washington, D.C., Loudoun is home to high-tech industries and Dulles Airport. Loudoun County Department of Economic Development estimates that 70 percent of the world’s internet traffic passes through Loudoun County. Metro subway stations under construction in Loudoun will strengthen Loudoun’s links to the D.C. metropolitan area. Western Loudoun, with its charming small towns, rolling hills of farms and fields with grazing horses, is just a short drive from the subway stations under construction. Smart Asset.com ranks Loudoun County the happiest county in America, using an index that considers metrics inclu...ding physical health, family stability and economic security.
The mission of LCPS is to empower all students to make meaningful contributions to the world. To fulfill this mission, LCPS develops students as knowledgeable critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators, creators, and contributors by placing authentic, challenging problems at the heart of teaching and learning. Knowing that they are making meaningful contributions, students experience a strong sense of ownership of their work, leading to deeper, longer-lasting learning.