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High School Principal (Foresthill)

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2/6/2014
Laura Palmer
1
220 Days
Full Time
2/28/2014 10:00 AM Pacific
$103,242-$125,494
Date Posted:
2/6/2014
Application Deadline:
2/28/2014 10:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
220 Days
Salary:
$103,242-$125,494
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Laura Palmer Email: lpalmer@puhsd.k12.ca.us Phone: 530-886-4401
Foresthill High School
Foresthill High School
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PLACER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Principal - High School Job Purpose Statement/s: The job of "Principal - High School" is done for the purpose/s of maintaining overall school site operations; receiving, distributing and communicating information to enforce school, District and State policies; maintaining safety of school environment; coordinating site activities; communicating information to staff; and addressing situations, problems and/or conflicts that could negatively impact the school. Essential Job Functions: * Chairs meetings (e.g. curriculum, safety, site advisory, special district committees, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating activities and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district and/or state objectives. * Delegates responsibility for various administrative functions to Assistant Principal and other personnel for the purpose of managing the workload more efficiently. * Evaluates personnel for the purpose of ensuring standards are achieved and performance is maximized. * Facilitates communication between personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts. * Hires personnel for the purpose of providing staff recommendations to the School Board for action. * Manages school administrative functions (i.e. facility maintenance, budget, staffing, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining safe and efficient school operations within district guidelines. * Prepares various written documents (e.g. correspondence, reports, analyses, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information. * Presents information on various topics for the purpose of communicating information and gaining feedback. * Processes student disciplinary actions, personnel actions and/or related matters for the purpose of documenting such actions and adhering to district policies and/or education code. * Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions (e.g. personnel, equipment, disciplinary issues, etc.) for the purpose of providing district personnel with direction and/or data for decision making. * Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to school environment. * Supervises instructional personnel for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school’s curriculum. Other Job Functions: * Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. Job Requirements - Qualifications: * Experience Required: Prior job related experience with increasing levels of responsibilities in school setting. * Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required: Skills to appropriately manage personnel and programs, communicate effectively, problem solve. Knowledge of curriculum, education code, district policies. Abilities to sit for prolonged periods, provide direction to others and make independent judgments, keep and maintain accurate records, meet deadlines, communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds, communicate in oral and written form. Significant physical abilities include reaching/handling/ fingering, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/visual accommodation. * Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Appropriate Administrative Services Credential, Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability, Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance, TB Clearance

Requirements for Applying

The Placer Union High School District (PUHSD) is seeking an educational leader to serve as principal of Foresthill High School (FHS). Located in the Sierra Foothill community of Foresthill, this comprehensive high school serves the communities living on the Foresthill Divide. The Foresthill Divide is a forested, semi-rural area approximately 35 minutes east of the Sacramento region of Placer County--Roseville and Rocklin being the closest larger cities. I-80 is accessible 20 minutes away. With its beautiful natural surroundings, supportive community, and easy access to regional business centers, the Foresthill Divide is an attractive place to live.
FHS is a wonderful facility opened in 2004, with a small student population of 192 serving grades 9-12 allowing for a personalized experience for students, staff and the families. FHS’s mission is to ensure every graduate leaves with the skills and attributes necessary for success after high school. The core values: Pride, Leadership, Hard Work, Integrity, Friendship, Respect, Teamwork, Success -- drive the school. FHS is a Title I school with approximately one-third of its student population participating in the free or reduced price meal program. Although this is the highest rate of all the comprehensive high schools in the district, FHS has the lowest attrition rate of students of all these schools. The graduation rate for the 2011-12 school year was 100%. In SY 2012-13, 80% of all sophomores passed the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in English Language Arts (ELA), and 80% of all sophomores passed the Mathematics portion.
The PUHSD encompasses 980 square miles, primarily along the I-80 corridor, stretching from the suburbs of Sacramento eastward to Emigrant Gap. There are three other comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an independent study high school, an adult education program, and a county ROP program in the district.

Requirements -California Administrative Services Credential -Master’s Degree Preferred -Minimum of 5 years experience in 9-12 education -Minimum of 3 years administrative experience at 9-12 level - principal experience strongly preferred - with demonstrated success in increasing the achievement of under performing, at-risk students. -Knowledge of site budgets and school funding Desired Qualifications -Strong interpersonal relations skills with demonstrated experience and expertise in building collegial relationships throughout the school community -Knowledge of Professional Learning Communities with proven experience in the implementation and ongoing development of PLC’s at a school site -Experience with the development and delivery of online classes -Strong experience as an instructional leader at the school site level with an emphasis on coaching teachers in the development of quality instructional practices

  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three current letters within the last 12 months)
  • Resume
  • SC1A- Administrative Services Credential

Requirements for Applying

The Placer Union High School District (PUHSD) is seeking an educational leader to serve as principal of Foresthill High School (FHS). Located in the Sierra Foothill community of Foresthill, this comprehensive high school serves the communities living on the Foresthill Divide. The Foresthill Divide is a forested, semi-rural area approximately 35 minutes east of the Sacramento region of Placer County--Roseville and Rocklin being the closest larger cities. I-80 is accessible 20 minutes away. With its beautiful natural surroundings, supportive community, and easy access to regional business centers, the Foresthill Divide is an attractive place to live.
FHS is a wonderful facility opened in 2004, with a small student population of 192 serving grades 9-12 allowing for a personalized experience for students, staff and the families. FHS’s mission is to ensure every graduate leaves with the skills and attributes necessary for success after high school. The core values: Pride, Leadership, Hard Work, Integrity, Friendship, Respect, Teamwork, Success -- drive the school. FHS is a Title I school with approximately one-third of its student population participating in the free or reduced price meal program. Although this is the highest rate of all the comprehensive high schools in the district, FHS has the lowest attrition rate of students of all these schools. The graduation rate for the 2011-12 school year was 100%. In SY 2012-13, 80% of all sophomores passed the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in English Language Arts (ELA), and 80% of all sophomores passed the Mathematics portion.
The PUHSD encompasses 980 square miles, primarily along the I-80 corridor, stretching from the suburbs of Sacramento eastward to Emigrant Gap. There are three other comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an independent study high school, an adult education program, and a county ROP program in the district.

Requirements -California Administrative Services Credential -Master’s Degree Preferred -Minimum of 5 years experience in 9-12 education -Minimum of 3 years administrative experience at 9-12 level - principal experience strongly preferred - with demonstrated success in increasing the achievement of under performing, at-risk students. -Knowledge of site budgets and school funding Desired Qualifications -Strong interpersonal relations skills with demonstrated experience and expertise in building collegial relationships throughout the school community -Knowledge of Professional Learning Communities with proven experience in the implementation and ongoing development of PLC’s at a school site -Experience with the development and delivery of online classes -Strong experience as an instructional leader at the school site level with an emphasis on coaching teachers in the development of quality instructional practices

  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three current letters within the last 12 months)
  • Resume

  • SC1A- Administrative Services Credential

The Placer Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer Districts/schools are prohibited from engaging in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, or mental or physical disability. Specific issues include employment policies, recruitment and selection matters, salary establishment and administration, reasonable accommodation, and overcoming the effects of past discrimination.

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Application Deadline: 2/28/2014 10:00 AM Pacific

The Placer Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer Districts/schools are prohibited from engaging in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, or mental or physical disability. Specific issues include employment policies, recruitment and selection matters, salary establishment and administration, reasonable accommodation, and overcoming the effects of past discrimination.

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