High School Principal
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, the Principal serves as lead administrator for the school, and is responsible for implementing and managing the policies, standards, requirements and procedures of the District, and the State of New Hampshire. This position works collaboratively with all members of the school staff and SAU to establish a safe and positive environment conducive to learning. He/She communicates effectively with parents and members of the community. The principal also serves as the educational leader for the school, implementing an educational vision which supports continuous improvement in teaching and educational outcomes for students.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of elementary or secondary curriculum.
Maintains a current knowledge base of: management and supervision; current educational best-practices; special education law and practices; facilities management; curriculum and assessment; technology; and data driven decision making, parent/community relations.
Effectively communicates with diverse groups.
Sets priorities; works collaboratively as part of a team; works with frequent interruptions; creates and maintains a positive school climate for students, staff and community; motivates staff; and adapts to changing work priorities.
Routinely gathers, collates, and/or classifies data as a problem solving tool which requires analysis based on organizational objectives.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree with a major in Educational Administration.
Minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience and three (3) years’ school administrative experience in a leadership role.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Board may find appropriate and acceptable.