Principal-2092 Phoenix

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Location: Phoenix
Employee Status: Contract
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 12-Month
Pay Rate: $68,735-$104,217
Other: Advanced ASL Required
Travel Required

  • Experience with Deaf/Hard of Hearing; or Blind/Visually Impaired (location dependent); Multiply Disabled with severe sensory impairment preferred
  • Experience in selecting, developing, directing, and evaluating staff in accordance with practices in the field
  • Develop and manage a budget
  • Plan and organize workload
  • Experience as an educational leader which responsibilities includes: managing policies, regulations and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment
  • Experience in using varied sources of evidenced and analyzing data abut current practices and outcomes to shape vision, mission, and goals with high measurable expectations for all students and educators
  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership or equivalent coursework in a degree in another field
  • Arizona Department of Education certification as a Teacher and as a Supervisor or Principal
  • Teaching and supervising experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and/or Teacher of the Visually Impaired
  • Ability to communicate in ASL
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State Background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Master's Degree in appropriate discipline and several years of experience in a directly related field are required; Master's Degree in an appropriate discipline and/or teaching experience may be required; or, and equivealent comninination of education and experience suffcient to perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
  • Certified or certifiable by the Arizona Board of Education as a Supervisor or Principal
  • Certified or certifiable by the Arizona Board of Education as a Teacher
  • Considerable knowledge of educational principles and techniques relating to Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Visually Impaired students, curriculum, instruction, educational planning, principles of effective school management
  • Knowledge and experience with laws pertaining to special education
  • Professional Learning Community (PLC)/Data Team meetings to work with individual teachers and teams to analyze student work, monitor student progress, adapt curriculum, and adjust instructional practice to meet student-learning needs
  • Work under pressure to meet time-lines and handling multiple and changing priorities
  • Communicate effectively, both English or ASL and in writing
  • Leadership and decision making
  • Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, codes and policies
  • Establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; demonstrating tact, diplomacy and patience
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Working closely with other administrators and encouraging an ongoing administrative team concepts (i.e., administrative level PLC)
  • Communicating and acting on commitments in the shared vision, mission, and goals so educators and the community understand, support and act on them consistently.  For example: school improvement initiatives
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

School for the Deaf-Phoenix

7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

State Average: 12%


State Average: 143