Purpose of Position: To serve as the educational leader and chief administrator responsible for implementing and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures of the Board of Education to assure that all students are supervised in a safe, child-centered learning environment that meets and exceeds the Common Core State Standards. Achieving academic excellence requires that the principal work collaboratively to lead and nurture all members of the school staff and to communicate routinely and effectively with parents, members of the community and the District office. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for planning, curriculum development, co-curricular activities, human resource management, financial management, emergency procedures, resource scheduling and facilities operations.
Serve as the administrator for the educational program under the California Education Code, the Administrative Code of California and the policies and regulations of the Santa Barbara Unified School District.
Provide continuous supervision and evaluation of the instructional program.
Communicate the school’s programs to the community.
Assume responsibility during school hours for the health, safety, welfare of all personnel (students and employees) assigned to the school.
Work closely with students, parents and staff to establish and maintain the orderly operation of the school.
Evaluate classroom instruction.
Provide professional learning for staff to improve instructional practices.
Develop an annual budget with the cooperation of Business Services.
Assist in the recruitment, assignment and evaluation of certificated and classified employees.
Monitor and maintains the physical facility and surround grounds for safety of staff and students.
Provide for appropriate parent involvement and parent education programs including Advisory Committees and School Site Councils.
Take leadership in establishing and prioritizing school goals and objectives in conjunction with all staff, parents and the community.
Designs and implements appropriate parent involvement and parent education programs including effective involvement of Advisory Committees and School Site Councils.
Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and function of the job.
Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.
Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
Speak and hear.
Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.
The environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive.
Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
Occasional exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
Exposure to a building in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction, and/or operation of equipment.
Procedures, methods and techniques of organization, management and supervision of an school
Curriculum, assessment and evaluation techniques used for program and personnel effectiveness
Successfully employ the principles of student learning, diagnostic prescriptive instructional procedures and behavior modification methods
Apply effective student-family, family-teacher and family-school counseling skills
Make effective decisions while remaining open-minded, fair and firm
Take a deep interest in and passion for education as an individual and community benefit
Demonstrate poise in personnel relations and in relationships with families and the community
Demonstrate leadership for staff, families and the community
Ensure equal educational opportunities for all students and their families
Collaborate effectively with other educators to engage in ongoing improvement of the instructional program
Education, Training and Experience
A valid California Administrative Services Credential
A strong background of successful teaching experience.
Bilingual Spanish speaking and writing skills preferred.
Internal Number: 3835-1
About Santa Barbara Unified School District
Established on June 6, 1866, Santa Barbara’s educational tradition is one of the oldest in the state of California. Its traditions are rooted in the 18th century Spanish era. For over a century, our graduates have gone on to become community, state, and nationally recognized leaders.
The mission of the Santa Barbara Unified School District is to ensure the educational success of all students through high expectations and a commitment to excellence and to empower them to reach their full potential as responsible, ethical, and productive citizens in a diverse and changing world.
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