The Middle School Principal is a dynamic educational leader who will provide strong instructional leadership in all aspects of the middle school program (grades 6-8) to accomplish the Strategic Directions of the Orinda Union School District: 1) Inspire Innovators and Problem Solvers; 2) Create Resourceful Collaborators and Critical Thinkers; 3) Cultivate Ethical and Respectful Citizens; and 4) Nurture Emotional, Social, and Physical Well-Being. Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Middle School Principal serves as the educational leader and the chief administrator of the school; plans and directs the instructional programs and school facilities’ operations; assists in the planning, development, and implementation of professional development and training programs; manages the site budget; participates in staff, student, and community activities; and organizes, directs, evaluates, and supervises assigned certificated and classified staff. An effective Middle School Principal will facilitate students, teachers, parents, and the local community in building a school environment that empowers each student to reach his or her fullest intellectual, social, and creative potential.
Education, Training, and Experience
Master’s degree or above in educational administration from an accredited institution, doctorate preferred. Minimum of three years of full time teaching experience, preferably at the middle school level. At least two years of experience, preferably at the middle school level, as a principal, an assistant principal, or in a lead position that demonstrated leadership ability and knowledge/experience in increasingly responsible roles in curriculum, staff development, and instruction.
Valid California Administrative Services Credential
Valid Teaching Credential
Valid California Driver's License
How to Apply?
Apply on www.edjoin.org
Additional Salary Information: Plus $1,061.34 for a Master’s and/or Doctorate Degree
About Orinda USD
Building on a tradition of educational excellence and strong community support, we will inspire and challenge each student through strong academics and continuously improving programs that will develop the character and abilities needed to shape an ever-changing world.