Under the supervision and direction of the superintendent, the principal is to assume primary and direct responsibility for the operation and administration of all functions of the school, including fiscal management, employee performance and evaluation, instructional leadership, curriculum implementation, scheduling, student welfare, and community relations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as the instructional leader of the school.
Leads staff in the selection of standards-based curriculum and the implementation of engaging rigorous instructional programs and activities designed to meet the needs of students and established school and district goals.
Conducts performance evaluations of staff to ensure that site goals and objectives are achieved, and that staff adheres to site, district, state and national education standards and goals.
Leads staff to plan, develop, organize and monitor effective, researched-based intervention and enrichment programs, both in-class and out of class, that are timely and targeted to student needs.
Works closely with school and district staff, parents, students and community members to frequently assess the school’s educational programs and faculty needs, and develops short and long term planning strategies for creating an optimal educational program.
Provides staff development and training programs to improve student learning.
Manages the school administrative functions (e.g. budget, staffing, etc.) for the health, safety, and well-being of students and staff.
Works cooperatively with all other sites, departments and administration for the purpose of maintaining alignment, communication, and coordination of resources.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with parents, community members, outside agency personnel and other interested school stakeholders for the purpose of developing positive interactions.
Coordinates and provides direction/supervision for the school’s co-curricular and extracurricular activities which include but are not limited to: student activities, athletics, school publications, fund raising, assemblies and student organizations for the purpose of maintaining quality student interactions.
Works collaboratively with the director of maintenance, operations and transportation to insure clean, safe and well-maintained facilities and grounds.
Performs any other related duties as directed by the superintendent.
Ability to see for purposes of reading policies and printed material.
Ability to understand speech at normal levels in person or on the telephone. Ability to communicate so others will be able to understand a normal conversation in person or on the telephone.
Ability to operate necessary equipment including computers and computer software with dexterity.
Ability to drive a vehicle to conduct work.
Ability to occasionally lift/carry supplies, materials and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.
Ability to demonstrate mental acuity in the performance of job related duties and interactions with students and adults.
Public school work environment subject to sitting at a desk or standing for long periods of time, bending and crouching, kneeling at files, pushing/pulling file drawers, equipment and supplies, reaching in all directions and working at a computer or other standard school equipment.
Plan, organize and direct the operations, plant and personnel of the assigned school.
Organize, direct, train, evaluate and supervise certificated and classified staff.
Plan and direct the budget and business operations of the school.
Establish, and maintain communication with community and parent groups.
Work collaboratively with others.
Plan, implement, direct and evaluate instructional and categorical programs in accordance with applicable laws.
Plan and organize work.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Complete work with many interruptions.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
current state testing programs;
program evaluation which measures student outcomes;
technology integration for students and staff;
Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university is desired.
California Administrative Services Credential.
Five (5) or more years effective teaching experience.
Demonstrated experience with school leadership activities that provide the required knowledge, skills and experience.
Days: 206 per year. Holidays and sick leave as required by Education Code
Salary: Administrative Salary Schedule
Apply on Edjoin.org: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1772875
*Letter of introduction
*Three current professional letters of recommendation
Lakeport Unified School District is comprised of Lakeport Elementary School (grades TK-3); Terrace Middle School (grades 4-8); Clear Lake High School (grades 9-12); Natural Continuation High School (grades 10- 12); Lakeport Community Day School (grades 6-10); and Lakeport Alternative School (grades K-12). All of the schools have the advantage of being grouped together with the district office on forty-five acres at the north end of town. District student enrollment is 1355.