APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 19, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.
School Site Subject to Change
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is committed to selecting principals with vision who can seek input, include others, and set objectives, priorities and deadlines to make things happen. Do you have a commitment to academic excellence and a clear vision for education that maintains a focus on improving student performance? Do you strive to be the best at what you do? Are you able to gain the respect and confidence of those with whom you work? Can you act as a team leader who builds trust and is a role model for professionalism? Do you value diversity? Are you aware of how cultural beliefs, values and sensibilities affect the way others think and behave? Do you have a strong knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment? Can you analyze problems from multiple perspectives and understand that they can be solved using different strategies that can involve more than one solution? Are you committed to being involved in school with students, parents and the community, and can effectively interact with, support, and involve parents and community groups? Can you take an excellent elementary school program and make it the best in the State? If you’d like the opportunity to learn and grow in the company of other high achievers, we invite you to apply for an Elementary Principal position with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent, the Elementary Principal serves as the educational leader and chief administrator of the school. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, organizing, and directing the total operation of the site, evaluating personnel and the instructional program, and budgeting. An effective Elementary Principal will facilitate students, teachers, parents and the local community in building a school environment that maximizes student learning, academic performance and positive social growth.
The Elementary Principal is responsible for the total administration of the school including the development of an educational plan. The plan will include staffing; developing, implementing and evaluating program and instructional strategies; provide leadership in a professional learning community environment; use data to inform instruction and behavioral interventions; develop a plan for high quality staff development; conduct financial planning and budgetary processes; and assume responsibility for leadership and management of all other aspects of the school program. The duties and responsibilities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job functions.
Appropriate California Administrative Credential
An indication of continued growth in the field of education
Prior administrative experience
A minimum of 5 years teaching experience or administrative experience
Dual Language Immersion programs and instruction
Instructional methodologies for English Learners
State Standards and Curriculum Frameworks along with instructional methods of an exemplary elementary school
Learning theory, instructional strategies, and models of teaching to support effective implementation of state standards
Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS)
Knowledge of ways to use technology to support instruction and other functions throughout the school
Decision-making models, including interest-based and collaboration
California Standards for the Teaching Profession
State and national priorities
Exceptional interpersonal and human relation skills
Management and leadership styles
Establish and maintain an effective, collaborative learning climate in the school
Design, develop, implement and evaluate curriculum and instruction
Provide instructional leadership and high quality staff development
Interact effectively with advisory councils and school/community groups
Coordinate district, school and community goals
Communicate openly and work productively with a community of diverse opinions and ideas
Advise and counsel students, staff and parents
Assign and delegate duties and activities to staff
Assume leadership in the direction of the school’s extra-curricular activities
Participate in staff and student activities
Additional Salary Information: Base Salary: $120,511 - $146,619 (Based on 2018-2019 Salary Schedule)
Plus: Mileage Allowance, Communication Stipend, Generous District Contribution Toward Family Health and Welfare Benefits, Paid Professional Dues
Internal Number: 2019-20 #32
About Newport-Mesa Unified School District
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) includes nearly 59 square miles and is comprised of the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Corona del Mar, California. Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, in Orange County, NMUSD is within 40 miles of Los Angles to the northwest , and within 90 miles of San Diego to the south.
Our Superintendent and the seven member governing school board oversees 32 schools and approximately 22,000 students. Our district is comprised of 22 elementary schools, 2 intermediate schools, 2 middle/high schools, 2 high schools, 3 alternative education programs, and 1 adult education program (in partnership with Huntington Beach Adult School.)
We employ approximately 1,700 certificated employees and 1,500 classified employees.