JobID 597 : Principal (#2093955)

Job | Posted 13 days ago
Job Type


Position:  Principal
Location: Hope Academy
Date Posted: 3/25/2020
Date Closing: 4/7/2020
Salary: Based on certification level and experience; 240 days per year; 8 hours a days; middle school responsibility supplement  

Out of System Applicants: Apply on line @ (Employment Opportunties-Applitracks)

In System Applicants: Email a cover letter of interest and a current resume specifying position to:
                                                     Mr. Chip Medders, CHRO;  

Troup County Schools' Job Description

Policy Level:  ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS Descriptor Code:  130 Rescinds Code:
Effective Date:
July 2020
  1. Valid Georgia Certificate, L-5, 6 or higher, or be eligible for proper leadership certification as set forth by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  2. A minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience
  3. A minimum of 3 years of successful administrative supervision experience
Reports To:  Director of Elementary or Secondary Curriculum Supervises:  All school staff, as assigned
Terms of Employment:  To be determined by the Board of Education Salary:   See Salary Scale
Job Goal:  To provide school leadership necessary to equip all students with the knowledge and skills needed for college and career readiness by monitoring teaching and learning of the designed state and local curriculum, aligning instructional practices, and assessing student achievement; and creating a school culture conducive to teaching and learning, and ensuring the environment is safe and well managed.
Performance Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Fosters the success of all students by facilitating the development, communication, implementation, and evaluation of a shared vision of teaching and learning that leads to school improvement.
  2. Promotes the success of all students by developing, advocating, and sustaining an academically rigorous, positive, and safe climate for all stakeholders.
  3. Gathers, analyzes, and uses a variety of data to inform planning and decision-making consistent with established guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  4. Fosters the success of all students by supporting, managing, and overseeing the school’s organization, operation, and use of resources.
  5. Fosters effective human resources management through the selection, induction, support, and retention of quality instructional and support personnel.
  6. Evaluates school personnel in accordance with state and district guidelines and provides them with timely and constructive feedback focused on improved student learning.
  7. Fosters the success of students by demonstrating professional standards and ethics, engaging in continuous professional development, and contributing to the profession.
  8. Fosters the success of all students by communicating and collaborating effectively with stakeholders.
  9. Adhere to state and district hiring procedures and guidelines to recruit, recommend, support, and maintain highly qualified and highly effective staff.
  10. Employ best practices to record, collect, and maintain accurate documentation and a filing system in compliance with federal records retention guidelines.
  11. Ensure best practices are used in the assignment, discipline, and supervision of students.  
  12. Ensure best practices are followed and sound decisions are made regarding school fiscal duties and responsibilities and financial matters.
  13. Oversee school operation procedures as they relate to custodial services, energy management, maintenance, school nutrition, and transportation and collaborate with district level administrators.      
  14. Maintain a safe learning environment by ensuring adherence to the emergency preparedness plan.    
  15. Maintain open and frequent communication with the Superintendent and his/her designee regarding relevant school matters.  
  16. Participate in staff development as the Troup County Board of Education and administrators deem necessary; and, plan and facilitate appropriate staff development for school personnel according to identified needs. Monitor the implementation of new learning through instructional practices. 
  17. Schedule appropriate supervision for extra-curricular activities, athletic contests, and other school sponsored events and assume responsibility for communicating expectations, district policies and procedures with all stakeholders.
  18. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with system level administrators and other colleagues within the district and the profession.
  19. Perform other duties and comply with any reasonable job related request as assigned by administrators.
Evaluation:   The Georgia Leader Keys Effectiveness System (LKES)
The Troup County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Posted By

Troup County School District

200 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,443 (USD)

State Average: $10,179 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968