High School Principal

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
7th
8th
9th
Base Salary
$92,720 - $134,287 per YEAR
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Public School
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Administrative/Supervisory (K-12) (Level 1), Administrative/Supervisory (K-12) (Level 2), Administrative/Supervisory (K-12) (Level 3).
The license position area must be in Principal.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active.

Description

The Principal of a High School is responsible for providing innovative, collaborative, and forward-thinking leadership directed at preparing all students to be college- and career-ready by the time they graduate from high school. The principal directs all matters pertaining to implementation of the approved American Leadership Academy’s instructional program at the school level, and oversees all extracurricular programs. The Principal invites and coordinates proper involvement of faculty, parents and community members in the planning and decision making process. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serves as the school’s instructional leader, providing leadership and direction to staff and community to improve student achievement outcomes, by: Staying current with evidence-based developments in curriculum and instruction; Implementing, in coordination with staff, effective Response-to-Intervention (RTI) strategies to address student academic and behavioral weaknesses to determine students’ needs; Supervising and evaluating teachers and staff to ensure effective instruction and implementation of Utah High School Core and Common Core State standards; Working effectively with school personnel to implement School, State and Federal programs and initiatives. Implementing ALA’s student assessment and progress monitoring system with fidelity. Establishing and accomplishing short- and long-term student achievement goals for the school as a whole. Providing, in collaboration with, and under the direction of the Executive Director, effective professional development to faculty and staff. Being familiar with Professional Learning Communities and Response to Intervention practices. Cultivating a positive, collaborative environment of excitement, energy, enthusiasm, and hope for students, parents, and staff. Embracing and providing for meaningful parent involvement at the school by adhering to all laws and ALA directives regarding the School Community Council, establishing positive relationships with the school Parent Council, and meeting with parents individually or collectively as needed to address concerns. Working in collaboration with ALA and the School Community Council, seek and obtain external funding through grants, business partnerships, and other appropriate sources to strengthen programs and activities for students. Is visible and accessible to students, staff, parents, and community members. Provides leadership in collaboration with parents to ensure students’ safe passage to school, a safe environment at school, and a safe climate at all school-sponsored activities. Manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs to maintain appropriate student behavior and discipline. Articulate a school vision and strategies for integrating current and future educational technology to ensure its use in delivering core curriculum in innovative and effective ways. Works closely with faculty to address current facility needs. Provides appropriate support, encouragement, and guidance to educational support staff such as administrative assistants, cafeteria workers, custodial staff, and instructional assistants. Works closely with guidance counselors, teachers, parents, and the school to substantially increase the number of high school students earning the school’s advanced and honors diplomas. Works closely with guidance counselors, teachers, parents, and the school to substantially increase the number of high school students taking and passing Concurrent Enrollment and Advanced Placement courses. Establishes and enforces an environment where all students, parents, and employees are welcomed and free from discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, pregnancy, and sexual orientation. Predictable and reliable attendance. Commitment to the school’s mission of ensuring college- and career-readiness for all students. Knowledge of, and demonstrated success with, students with disabilities and the provision of high-quality special education services and 504 accommodations. Strong background in secondary curriculum, all forms of assessment (including progress monitoring), and quality professional development. Strong understanding of the ACT College Readiness Benchmark standards and familiarity with the research related to rigor in course-taking patterns for secondary students. Familiarity with, and proven track record of, implementing effective Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and school-wide Response to Intervention (RTI) system. Strong ability with, and proven track record of, using student achievement data to evaluate teachers and improve instruction for all students. Successful experience supervising and managing large extracurricular athletic, arts, student government, and student club activities. Strong experience and proven track record with educational technology and social media to improve collaboration, communication, instruction, and student achievement outcomes. Strong experience with, and proven track record of, working closely with parents in School Community Councils or Parent Council. Proven track record of recruiting and welcoming external partners to help the school accomplish goals and objectives, including but not limited to, business partners, volunteers, and city or county officials. Successful experience hiring, training, and rewarding high quality staff, as well as managing and addressing personnel problems in a timely, fair, and effective manner. Outstanding interpersonal skills, impeccable integrity, the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders and patrons, ability to work in a team environment, and unrelenting focus on customer service. Ability to work closely and collaborate with the administrative team. Commitment and ability to take direction from the Executive Director to ensure fidelity of implementation of the school’s academic plan. Outstanding flexibility, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, willingness and ability to supervise night and weekend activities, and skill at directing tasks and assignments. Advanced written and verbal communication and computer skills. Outstanding organizational skills and initiative as well as a professional, courteous demeanor suitable for working at the executive level.

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American Leadership Academy

898 West 1100 South , Spanish Fork, UT 84660
 

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American Leadership Academy

898 West 1100 South , Spanish Fork, UT 84660