HOLLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Holland, Michigan JOB VACANCY July 15, 2021
JOB TITLE: PreK - 5 Building Principal SALARY LEVEL: Based upon experience and qualifications EMPLOYMENT TERM: 215 Days REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools CLASSIFICATION: Building Administrator
APPLICANTS: Holland Public Schools encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We are sensitive to how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting work and personal lives, and will offer the utmost flexibility throughout the interview process.
PRIMARY JOB GOAL: To direct and oversee the academic and co-curricular programs of the school with a focus on improving student outcomes and staff performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Knowledge and Leadership of Instructional and Co-Curricular Programs
Oversee the curriculum and instructional programs for grades Pre-K through five.
Utilize achievement data to lead and facilitate change for improving student results.
Evaluates instructional effectiveness in terms of student results.
Leads the implementation of staff performance evaluation measures per District policy and state law.
Oversee the school improvement efforts for the building and all of its programs in a manner that complies with or exceeds the requirements of the state Department of Education.
Provide oversight of specialized programs in the building including Special Education, English Language Learners, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Response to Intervention efforts.
Demonstrates capacity to oversee state/federal program dollars and associated programming to serve Title I, Title III, and section 31(a) qualified students.
Demonstrates capacity to oversee and lead both in-person and remote or hybrid instructional modalities.
Strong data analysis skills to identify target areas of continuous improvement, research-based practices and metrics for monitoring improvement/growth for both academic and behavioral outcomes.
Directing and Implementing Student Behavior Initiatives
Lead the development and implementation of behavior intervention programs that will assure a positive and safe environment for learning.
Provide leadership and facilitation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support and MIBLSI.
Ability to facilitate restorative circles.
Fiscal and Facilities Responsibilities
Control and implement the District and building budget utilizing sound and appropriate legal systems as directed by the Business Office.
Demonstrate a commitment to the Board of Education’s Strategic Plan and willingness to actively participate in its implementation.
Oversee the needs of the physical plant for optimizing the environment for teaching and learning.
Create a shared vision among staff and students that will elicit school unity, collaborative decision-making protocols, and an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at a high level.
Create an environment of inclusivity where all persons are valued for their contributions and individual personhood.
Foster and maintain a broad range of community partners focused on the District’s/School’s vision of service to the needs of the students, parents, and staff.
Participate in activities outside the school day in order to relate with parent, community, and student groups.
Anticipates potential problems and initiates steps to correct or solve them.
Demonstrates technological skill.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical and Mental Ability to Meet the Responsibilities of the Position:
Demonstrates the physical and psychological capacity for the demands of the position.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Ability and willingness to adhere to all Board of Education policies at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Minimum of a Master’s degree and Michigan K-12 School Administrator’s credential required.
Minimum five (5) years teaching experience required (elementary or middle school).
Prior experience as a building level administrator preferred.
Proven results in raising the academic performance of at-risk youth.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of working in a multicultural, multiethnic, multiracial community.
Strong knowledge of the teaching of literacy and literacy intervention methodologies.
Ability to work well with others including students, parents, staff, and union leadership.
Ability to demonstrate mature judgement along with moral and ethical behavior during work hours and outside of work time.
Ability to project a positive outlook and manner while maintaining a professional appearance.
Per HPS Board Policy, the following information is provided to all new employees:
The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non prescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the district.
Holland Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, height, weight, marital status, handicap, disability, or limited English proficiency in any of its programs or activities. Inquiries regarding the district's non-discrimination policies should be directed to: The Director of Human Resources, Holland Public Schools, 320 West 24th Street, Holland, MI 49423 (616) 494-2000.
Internal Number: 372
About Holland Public Schools
Holland Public Schools is an Urban School District located in Holland, Michigan.
HPS is more than a great school district, but we embrace a learning community composed of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our student population is 64% minority and our teachers are committed to building cultural competency and preparing our students for a forever growing global society.