Principal

Posted 3 years ago
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Public School

Description

QUALIFICATIONS:
AA in School Administration
Minimum five (5) years classroom experience

REPORTS TO:
Superintendent; Assistant Superintendent

JOB GOAL:
To provide leadership and supervision through administration skills to promote the educational development of each student

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school
  • Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet specific needs of the school
  • Keep the superintendent informed of the school’s administration and instruction
  • Make recommendations concerning the school’s administration and instruction
  • Prepare and administer the school budget and supervise school finances
  • Supervise the maintenance of all required building records and reports
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration
  • Work with various members of the central administrative staff on school problems of more than school import, such as transportation and special services
  • Keep superintendent informed of events and activities of an unusual nature
  • Interpret and enforce district policies and administrative regulations
  • Maintain active relationships with students and parents
  • Budget school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school instruction and business
  • Lead in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program
  • Schedule classes within established guidelines to meet student needs
  • Assist in the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum
  • Supervise the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development
  • Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline according to due process rights of students
  • Establish guides for proper student conduct and maintaining student discipline
  • Attend special events held to recognize student achievement, and attend school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events
  • Maintain and control the various local funds generated by student activities
  • Supervise the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students
  • Assume responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and maintenance of health records students
  • Assume responsibility for personal professional growth and development through membership and participation in the affairs of professional organizations; attendance of regional, state, and national meetings; and enrollment in advanced courses
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field
  • Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and support personnel attached to the school
  • Assist in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluating of the school’s staff
  • Supervise the school’s teaching process
  • Approve the master teaching schedule and special assignments
  • Orient newly assigned staff members and assist in their professional development
  • Evaluate and counsel staff members regarding their individual and group performance
  • Conduct staff meetings to maintain proper functioning of the school
  • Assist in the in-service orientation and training of teachers, with special responsibility for staff administrative procedures and instructions
  • Recommend, according to established procedures, the removal of a teacher whose work is unsatisfactory
  • Make arrangements for special conferences between parents and teachers
  • Assume responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant
  • Supervise the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes
  • Plan and supervise fire drills, tornado drills, and an emergency preparedness program
  • Assert leadership in times of civil disobedience in school in accordance with established Board policy
  • Provide for adequate inventories of school property and for the security and accountability for that property
  • Supervise all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school’s curriculum
  • Supervise and evaluate the school’s extracurricular program
  • Participate in principals’ meetings, negotiations meetings, and such other meetings
  • Serve as an ex officio member of all committees and councils within the school
  • Cooperate with college and university officials regarding teacher training and preparation
  • Respond to written and oral requests for information
  • Assume responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases
  • Organize and administer the pubic relations program for the school
  • Serve as a member of committees and attend meetings as directed by the superintendent
  • Delegate authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal
  • Maintains and accepts responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensures appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use
  • Undergoes periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Regular, dependable attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel

RCSD RECRUITMENT:
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Teach Mississippi

359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201
 

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Teach Mississippi

359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201