The High School Principal, as an educational leader, is responsible to the Executive Director of Secondary Education. The Principal is responsible for implementing the educational program of the assigned school; including the coordination and integration of the school program with the District goals and objectives. The Principal must be fair, reasonable and consistent. The Principal is responsible for the safety of the students, teachers, and the school's physical plant. The Principal is responsible for improving the teaching competence of the staff and the academic and developmental learning of the students. The Principal leads in overseeing, expediting, coordinating and improving the education of the children in the school. Areas of responsibility encompass counseling and guidance, behavior management, school activities, professional development, implementation and supervision of curriculum, testing, public relations, etc. The Principal will work within the framework of the Educational Code, District philosophy, and District policy as adopted by the Board of Education and do related work as required.
The Principal position is a management level position with operational responsibilities for the assigned school. The Principal is responsible for planning, evaluating and initiating programs to meet current and future District needs in each identified area. The position requires the ability to modify or adapt systems or programs in order to meet ongoing instructional, technological, and procedural changes. The Principal has budgetary responsibility within the scope of the position. Features include the ability to sequence and integrate multiple projects and programs, and develop both short and long term goals and metrics for analysis of results. The position requires frequent contact with leadership at school sites, District administration, and outside agencies, as well as collaboration with stakeholders in design and implementation of identified goals and objectives.
California Administrative Services Credential. A minimum of three (3) years of administrative experience at the secondary level is desirable, and minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience at the secondary level.
Transforming lives by instilling and inspiring lifelong learning in every student. Established in 1965, Napa Valley Unified School District serves the communities of American Canyon, Napa City and Yountville. The district is comprised of 30 schools serving more than 17,000 students in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through Grade 12.
Our students are all individuals, with their own talents, interests, needs and goals. That means that we nurture and challenge advanced learners, who want to expand their learning horizons, as well as students who have physical, emotional or cognitive challenges that require more support.
We offer rigorous academic courses, robust Career Technical Education options and diverse extracurricular and athletic programs. Our students can learn in traditional neighborhood schools, magnet schools, independent study, dual immersion English-Spanish programs, online options and more.