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Principal Gardner Elementary School

4/30/2013
Meagan Azevedo
1
210 days
Full Time
5/10/2013 12:00 AM Pacific
$90,227 - $109,672
Date Posted:
4/30/2013
Application Deadline:
5/10/2013 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
210 days
Salary:
$90,227 - $109,672
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Meagan Azevedo Email: Meagan_Azevedo@sjusd.org Phone: 408-535-6139
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   


SAN JOSE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Title: Principal, Elementary School

Reports to: Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services

Supervises: School Site Certificated Staff; School Site Classified Staff

Job Goal: To serve as the educational leader and chief executive of the school; to manage the instructional program, the school plant, staff and student activities, and community relations.


Performance Responsibilities:

1. Organize time and resources to ensure the completion of multiple assignments in a timely manner.
2. Assume responsibility for facility and safety management.
3. Develop and monitor multiple budgets and resources, including grants, fundraising and student body accounts.
4. Analyze problems and make appropriate decisions.
5. Establish, implement, and evaluate school policies and procedures that are consistent with District, State and Federal requirements.
6. Recruit, screen, interview, hire and train certificated and classified personnel.
7. Supervise and evaluate certificated and classified personnel at the school site by providing regular and timely feedback.
8. Schedule, train and monitor part-time classified and volunteer personnel.
9. Establish and maintain effective communication and public relations with District, school site personnel, students, parents, businesses and community.
10. As the instructional leader ensure an instructional program sensitive to the needs of all students.
11. Actively participate in program of personal professional growth.
12. Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the instructional program that meets the diverse needs of all students and is consistent with District, State and Federal policies and procedures.
13. Establish and maintain a positive learning climate, including an effective discipline plan.
14. Plan, coordinate, and evaluate the total program of student services including guidance, special education, counseling, SST’s and community agencies.
15. Manage student placement and student activities, including supervision, assemblies, service clubs, after school activities and special events.
16. Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent or designee.

Qualifications:

1. Appropriate California Administrative Credential.
2. Master’s Degree.
3. Five years of successful teaching experience at appropriate level(s).
4. Demonstrated leadership skills and organizational skills.
5. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
6. Ability to relate well to students, staff and parents.
7. Physical and emotional stamina.

Terms of Employment:

Salary Placement: Appropriate level and step of Administrative Salary Schedule
Work Year: 210 days

Evaluation: Performance evaluation will be in accordance with the provisions of the
Administrator Evaluation Process.


Requirements for Applying

San Jose Unified School District is a large urban school district in Santa Clara County. Seeking an effective collaborative leader who is able to lead a community, inline with our OPPORTUNITY21 Strategic Plan, and ensure academic opportunities for every student.
Clear or Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Required
Master's Degree Required
Current Administrative Experience Required
Bilingual (Spanish)Preferred

PLEASE ANSWER THE 3 WRITING PROMPTS IN THE 'IMPORTANT COMMENTS' SECTION BELOW, AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.

  • Certificate Copy (Copy of Master's Degree)
  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy (Clear or Preliminary Administrative Services Credential ONLY. A Certificate of Eligibility does not meet job requirement. )
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Reference (3 letters dated within the past twelve months)
  • Resume

    Requirements for Applying

    San Jose Unified School District is a large urban school district in Santa Clara County. Seeking an effective collaborative leader who is able to lead a community, inline with our OPPORTUNITY21 Strategic Plan, and ensure academic opportunities for every student.
    Clear or Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Required
    Master's Degree Required
    Current Administrative Experience Required
    Bilingual (Spanish)Preferred

    PLEASE ANSWER THE 3 WRITING PROMPTS IN THE 'IMPORTANT COMMENTS' SECTION BELOW, AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.

    • Certificate Copy (Copy of Master's Degree)
    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy (Clear or Preliminary Administrative Services Credential ONLY. A Certificate of Eligibility does not meet job requirement. )
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Reference (3 letters dated within the past twelve months)
    • Resume

      Writing Prompt #1 – Limit to 1 page: Please describe how your personal traits and leadership characteristics would contribute to the successful interaction with all the diverse constituencies in your new school community.
      Writing Prompt #2 – Limit to 1 page: What is the principal’s role in serving as an advocate for the students, parents and community at a school? Please describe your personal ability to serve diverse students and families in poverty while simultaneously representing the needs of your professional staff.
      Writing Prompt #3 Please respond to this scenario – Limit to 1 page: You are being assigned to a school with a high percentage of students participating in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. The school has not met Federal or State accountability targets in the past four years. Describe your strategy for improving student achievement at this site and how you would use your resources to address this challenge.

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      Application Deadline: 5/10/2013 12:00 AM Pacific

      Writing Prompt #1 – Limit to 1 page: Please describe how your personal traits and leadership characteristics would contribute to the successful interaction with all the diverse constituencies in your new school community.
      Writing Prompt #2 – Limit to 1 page: What is the principal’s role in serving as an advocate for the students, parents and community at a school? Please describe your personal ability to serve diverse students and families in poverty while simultaneously representing the needs of your professional staff.
      Writing Prompt #3 Please respond to this scenario – Limit to 1 page: You are being assigned to a school with a high percentage of students participating in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. The school has not met Federal or State accountability targets in the past four years. Describe your strategy for improving student achievement at this site and how you would use your resources to address this challenge.

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