High School Principal

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Public School


Job Description

Job Title: High School Principal

General Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the leadership, administration,and supervision of a high school and its programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, methods,and techniques used in the leadership, administration,and supervision of
a high school; thorough knowledge of the school division'sstrategic plan, goals, and objectives for studentoutcomes; thorough knowledge of prescribed school board policies andprocedures; skill in oral and written communications;ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; and abilityto establish and maintain effective working relationshipswith school officials, students, parents, teachers and support staff.

Reports to: Division Superintendent


  • Master's degree in educational leadership or relatedarea.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a school principal- high school principal experience required.
  • Hold or be eligible for licensure through the VirginiaDepartment of Education with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision PreK-12.

Individuals interested in applying should submit an application online at https://www.applitrack.com/southampton/onlineapp/ through the district website at www.southampton.k12.va.us, Human ResourcesDepartment.

The position is responsible for the leadership, administration,and supervision of a high school and its programs.

  • Develop and maintain an effective educational programconsistent with State and Federal guidelines andthe philosophy, policies, regulations, and strategic planof the School Board; maintain records and files;meet and confer with students, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Establish a professional learning culture througha solid foundation of shared mission, vision, values,and goals.
  • Develop a collaborative culture for improving studentachievement.
  • Establish and maintain an effective learning climatein the school.
  • Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet thespecific needs of the school.
  • Direct and monitor the development of the school'sinstructional program.
  • Ensure the development of 21st-century skills withall students.
  • Plan, organize, and direct implementation of all schoolactivities.
  • Make recommendations concerning the school's administrationand instruction.
  • Assist with the preparation of the school's budgetand monitor expenditures.
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of reports, records,lists, and all other required information and data.
  • Coordinate and work with the central administrativestaff on school needs, problems, and/or effectiveness.
  • Assume responsibility for implementing and observingall School Board policies and regulations by theschool's staff and students; interpret and enforce school division'spolicies and regulations.
  • Schedule classes within established guidelines tomeet student's needs.
  • Assist in the development, revision, and evaluationof the curriculum.
  • Supervise the guidance program.
  • Monitor all dimensions of the special education programin the school to ensure compliance with federal,state, and local mandates and guidelines.
  • Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforcediscipline, as necessary, according to School Boardpolicy and students' due process rights.
  • Attend special events held to recognize student achievement;attend school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events.
  • Maintain and control the various local funds generatedby student activities.
  • Supervise the maintenance of accurate records on theprogress and attendance of students.
  • Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrativeand non-professional personnel assigned to the school.
  • Develop leadership skills, particularly instructionalleadership, of the assistant principals assignedto the school
  • Participate in the selection of all school buildingpersonnel.
  • Evaluate and counsel all staff members regarding theirindividual and group performance.
  • Supervise the daily use of the school facilities forboth academic and non-academic purposes.
  • Supervise and evaluate all activities and programsthat are outgrowths of the school's curriculum.
  • Additional duties/related work as deemed necessaryby the division superintendent.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Southampton County School Board is an equal opportunityemployer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment,selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention, or other personnel actionsaffecting employees or candidates for employment.Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race,color, religion, national origin, ancestry, politicalaffiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, or disabilityis prohibited. Personnel decisions are based on meritand the ability to perform the job's essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation(Policy File: GB)

Posted By

Southampton County Schools

P.O. Box 96 , Courtland, VA 23837

At the following locations

Southampton High School

23350 Southampton Parkway , Courtland, VA 23837