Sandpoint High School Principal

Job | Posted 14 days ago
Start Date
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Public School


In the role of Principal for Sandpoint High School, you will have the opportunity to directly impact 1,000 students and their families each year, while offering leadership and support to approximately 100 staff members. SHS's Mission Statement is: "We create a caring and safe learning community encouraging academic, social, and personal growth providing a foundation for college and career readiness." The successful candidate in this position will be proactive in communicating with stakeholders, comfortable in a collaborative environment, and able to create learning opportunities for students that prepare them for career or post-secondary education.

We believe in clear communication, high expectations, and a collaborative team approach with all stakeholders. SHS and LPOSD are well-supported by the community and there are many parents and other community members who regularly volunteer in our schools. Find out more about some of the great things that are happening at SHS and in our District by contacting the District Office at (208) 263-2184 or visiting our school website, the school newspaper CedarPost website, or the District website.

The salary range for this position is $90,419 - $117,976 (Salary range for 21/22 school year; range will be updated as soon as it is available), based on applicable experience. Additional stipend is available for EdS or PhD. The District pays the full premium for medical, dental and vision benefits for the employee, and provides a $50,000 life insurance policy. Benefit coverage for spouse and/or dependent children is available through monthly premium payroll deduction. You will participate in PERSI (Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho) with a required contribution rate of 7.16%. 

A full Job Description can be found in the Attachments section below. Applicants who do not currently hold an Idaho Administrator Credential are encouraged to contact the Idaho State Department of Education for certification requirements. Visit their website here.

Minimum Qualifications
     - Possession of, or ability to obtain, Idaho Administrator Credential with endorsement for Principal PreK/12
     - Master's Degree, preferably in Education
     - 4 years' work experience in a certificated position working with students PreK-12
     - Ability to work effectively with students, staff, parents/guardians and other stakeholders

Lake Pend Oreille School District reserves the right to close this position prior to the posted Application Deadline at its discretion.

LPOSD will accord a preference to employment of veterans of the U.S. Armed Services in accord with provisions of Idaho Code 65-503 or it successor. In the event of equal qualifications for an available position, a veteran or family member who qualifies for preference pursuant to Idaho Code 65-503 or its successor will be employed.

LPOSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability.

Posted By

Lake Pend Oreille School District 84

901 Triangle Drive , Ponderay, ID 83852

At the following locations

Sandpoint High

410 South Division Avenue , Sandpoint, ID 83864