Job Description / Essential Elements:
BASIC FUNCTIONS: Enable all children to achieve at high levels. Ensure that every child receives an excellent, free, public education. Lead teachers, staff and community members in creating a collaborative learning community.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements) All of the functions listed below are essential.
E = Essential Functions
Improve student achievement by nurturing excellent teaching and learning and building a safe and supportive student culture. E
Supervise students and staff. E
Use data to inform decisions about instruction. E
Distribute leadership across staff, students. E
Manage and evaluate staff using sound methods. E
Engage parents in student learning and site functioning. E
Develop and empower teams. E
Build trust to facilitate change. E
Plan strategically. E
Schedule and manage effectively. E
Manage personal and staff time and priorities. E
Build and maintain network of support outside the school. E
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to: Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with graduate courses and minimum of three (3) years teaching experience;
Valid California driver’s license.
Valid California credential authorizing service as a principal.
Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, health (TB) and/or other employment clearance.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
California content frameworks and standard
Numerous, proven, successful instructional practices
Leadership skills, management strategies and community building techniques
Local policies, state and federal laws relating to minors
Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Provide effective instructional leadership
Create a nurturing and safe learning based on high expectations for all students
Develop collaborative, professional learning communities
Analyze data and use it to make decisions
Provide professional development and coaching to teachers
Distribute leadership among administrators, teachers, staff, parents, students & community members
Effectively manage staffing, budget, facility, and other administrative responsibilities
Build and lead the school community in attaining community, school –based, district, state and federal goals
Use relational databases, web-based tools, the internet and other technologies
Calmly and efficiently handle crises and solve problems
Effectively communicate orally and in writing
Manage competing priorities and time.
Office environment; fast-paced work; constant interruptions. Employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to extreme.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and make presentations; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; seeing to monitor various activities and read documents, and view computer monitors; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally; lifting light objects.