High School Principal

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Start Date
07/01/2024
Position Areas
Public School

Description

High School Principal

1.0 FTE - COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL    



AVAILABLE JULY 1, 2024
   
THE POSITION
The Columbia High School Principal shall lead the school community for equity and excellence to ensure that all students graduate ready for college and career; supervise and evaluate certified and non-certified staff assigned to the school; provide leadership and managerial oversight of all school operations; assume responsibility for the management of the school’s curricular and co/extra-curricular programs; exercise leadership in school-level planning for improvement of instruction and assessment; and establish/maintain an effective learning climate and culture in the school.
 
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
  1. New Jersey Principal/Administrative Certification.
  2. Demonstrated leadership skills in curriculum development and program evaluation.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Knowledge of research and best practices in secondary education.
  5. High level of computer literacy, and the skills to integrate technology into the high school program.
  6. Required criminal history background check, medical clearance, and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident/immigrant status.

 
JOB DESCRIPTION                                               
 

POSITION TITLE    
PRINCIPAL – Columbia High School
MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS

 
 
  • New Jersey Principal or School Administrator Certificate or eligibility
  • New Jersey Teaching Certificate, Masters Degree required.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in instructional improvement, curriculum development and program evaluation.
  • Knowledgeable of research and best practices in Secondary Education.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Criminal history background check.
  • Proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status.
REPORTS TO           
 
Superintendent of Schools
JOB GOAL(S)
 
  • To provide outstanding leadership and management of the Columbia High School
  • To implement a comprehensive and diversified academic, instructional, security, attendance and extra and co-curricular program; and
  • To motivate and supervise staff and students to adjust and learn in a safe and secure environment resulting in high school graduation.
JOB RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY
  • To lead the high school team in implementing an effective, academically and socially appropriate program.
  • As the leader of the daily operations at Columbia High School, the principal shall dynamically lead the team to prepare each and every student for success in college and career. 
  • To communicate with appropriate district personnel on a regular basis regarding, but not limited to, academic, disciplinary, instructional, health, safety, security and maintenance issues.  To communicate with appropriate district personnel on a regular basis regarding issues including, but not limited to, academics, discipline, instruction, health, safety, security and maintenance.
  • Provide open access and create partnerships with community organizations, institutions and members.
 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1.
 
 Lead the high school program’s curricular, attendance, instructional and disciplinary components.
 
2.
 
 Oversee the physical plant to ensure the safe operation of Columbia High School.
3.
 
 Manage the operation of the daily schedule, offices, classrooms, teacher assignments, parent outreach and community relations.
 
4.  Provide linkage between the CHS  various district staff and outside partner organization to improve co-curricular opportunities, parents and community outreach.
 
5.  Represent the high school in professional and community activities.  Coordinate the use of the high school building.
 
6.
 
 Ensure the safe  and appropriate environmental maintenance of Columbia High School.
 
7.
 
 Advise appropriate staff regarding budgeting for scholastic, security, athletic, personnel and extra- and co-curricular activities. 
 
8.
 
 Be responsible for the student environment, to promote credit attainment leading to graduation, and academic learning that assures that every graduate will qualify to take college level credit-bearing courses without the need for remediation.
 
9.
 
 Observe and evaluate staff assigned to Columbia High School
10.
 
 Demonstrate evidence of professional development.
 
11.
 
 Perform all other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.
 
 
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS      To maintain effective relationships with teachers, students, parents, supervisors, support staff,  administrators and community leaders.
 
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT            12 Months

                                                         Salary as per ASCA Agreement

Posted By

South Orange & Maplewood School District

525 Academy Street , Maplewood, NJ 07040
 

At the following locations

Columbia High School

525 Academy Street , Maplewood, NJ 07040