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Middle School Principal - South Washington County Schools

Posted on 2018-04-16 7:54:01 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://www.applitrack.com/sowashco/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=7526> Date of Availability: July 1, 2018 Date Closing: May 4 at 4:00 PM Middle School Principal Cottage Grove Middle School DISTRICT INFORMATION: The South Washington County School district includes four St. Paul suburbs of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park and Woodbury as well as portions of three other communities. Our district includes approximately 100,000 residents with 19,000 students enrolled in our schools. We have sixteen (K-5) elementary schools, four (6-8) middle schools, three (9-12) high schools and an alternative high school. POSITION SUMMARY: Perform instructional leadership and management of the educational program to maximize student learning under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent. Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, goals and strategic plan of the school district. This includes instructional programs, co-curricular activities, and student management systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations and emergency procedures. PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Serve as a building instructional leader. 2. Create and maintain a school culture focused on learning and continuous improvement. 3. Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and personal responsibility. 4. Develop and administer annual master schedule for instructional programs, ensuring sequential learning experiences for all students. 5. Continually monitor student progress and outcomes. Work with staff to improve student learning and achievement. 6. Establish and maintain effective communication and public relations with staff, students, parents and community members through all programs and activities. 7. Prepare and manage budget for the building, maintain accurate budgetary records as required by district policies and procedures. 8. Establish a high performing staff through effective hiring and evaluation systems. Develop, coach, train, mentor and manage staff as appropriate. 9. Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, goals and strategic plan of the school district including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations and emergency procedures. 10. Ensure compliance with all laws, school board policies and school district procedures. 11. Supervise the instructional programs of the school on a regular basis to ensure the use of effective instructional strategies, content and materials consistent with research on learning, student growth and development. 12. Work with staff to identify professional needs and plan, organize, and facilitate programs that improve staff effectiveness. 13. Ensure a safe, orderly environment that encourages staff and students to take responsibility for behavior and creates high morale among staff and students. 14. Establish a professional rapport with students and staff. Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel. Serve as a role model. 15. Participate in professional development workshops, activities and seminars. 16. Perform other duties as assigned. JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES): Required: 1. Certified as a K-12 or Secondary Principal in the State of Minnesota 2. Five years of successful classroom teaching experience 3. Master&#8217;s Degree or another advanced degree from an accredited institution 4. Advocate and supporter of public education and a comprehensive school experience 5. Demonstrated success as an instructional leader with a strong vision for the future 6. Proven expertise and commitment to best practices and continuous improvement 7. Demonstrated ability to hold self and others accountable to high professional standards 8. Strong skills in communication, problem solving and public and interpersonal relations 9. Possess exemplary professional ethics and personal integrity 10. Experience in a professional learning community model engaging staff and improving student performance 11. Technologically proficient 12. Prompt, regular and reliable attendance 13. Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships. 14. Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions. Desired: 1. Significant public school experience with a large and diverse educational organization. To Apply: Please complete the following on the District's website at www.sowashco.org ; search for job ID 7526 * Letter of Application citing qualification and reasons for interest in the position * Current Resume * Completed District 833 Administrative Application, available on the SWCS website. * Copy of current MN License * Three letters of professional reference. Complete an online application by 4:00 pm on May 4th, 2018 Equal Opportunity Employer South Washington County Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://www.frontlineeducation.com/solutions/recruiting-hiring/> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: July 1, 2018
Date Closing: May 4 at 4:00 PM

Middle School Principal
Cottage Grove Middle School

 
DISTRICT INFORMATION:

The South Washington County School district includes four St. Paul suburbs of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park and Woodbury as well as portions of three other communities.  Our district includes approximately 100,000 residents with 19,000 students enrolled in our schools. We have sixteen (K-5) elementary schools, four (6-8) middle schools, three (9-12) high schools and an alternative high school.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
Perform instructional leadership and management of the educational program to maximize student learning under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent.   Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, goals and strategic plan of the school district.  This includes instructional programs, co-curricular activities, and student management systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations and emergency procedures.
 
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Serve as a building instructional leader.
  2. Create and maintain a school culture focused on learning and continuous improvement.
  3. Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and personal responsibility.
  4. Develop and administer annual master schedule for instructional programs, ensuring sequential learning experiences for all students.
  5. Continually monitor student progress and outcomes.  Work with staff to improve student learning and achievement. 
  6. Establish and maintain effective communication and public relations with staff, students, parents and community members through all programs and activities.
  7. Prepare and manage budget for the building, maintain accurate budgetary records as required by district policies and procedures.
  8. Establish a high performing staff through effective hiring and evaluation systems.  Develop, coach, train, mentor and manage staff as appropriate.   
  9. Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, goals and strategic plan of the school district including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations and emergency procedures.
  10. Ensure compliance with all laws, school board policies and school district procedures.
  11. Supervise the instructional programs of the school on a regular basis to ensure the use of effective instructional strategies, content and materials consistent with research on learning, student growth and development.
  12. Work with staff to identify professional needs and plan, organize, and facilitate programs that improve staff effectiveness.
  13. Ensure a safe, orderly environment that encourages staff and students to take responsibility for behavior and creates high morale among staff and students.
  14. Establish a professional rapport with students and staff. Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel. Serve as a role model.
  15. Participate in professional development workshops, activities and seminars.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES):
 
Required:
  1. Certified as a K-12 or Secondary Principal in the State of Minnesota
  2. Five years of successful classroom teaching experience
  3. Master’s Degree or another advanced degree from an accredited institution
  4. Advocate and supporter of  public education and a comprehensive school experience
  5. Demonstrated success as an instructional leader with a strong vision for the future
  6. Proven expertise and commitment to best practices and continuous improvement
  7. Demonstrated ability to hold self and others accountable to high professional standards
  8. Strong skills in communication, problem solving and public and interpersonal relations
  9. Possess exemplary professional ethics and personal integrity
  10. Experience in a professional learning community model engaging staff and improving student performance
  11. Technologically proficient
  12. Prompt, regular and reliable attendance
  13. Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.
  14. Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.
 
Desired:
  1. Significant public school experience with a large and diverse educational organization.

To Apply:
Please complete the following on the District's website at www.sowashco.org ; search for job ID 7526
  • Letter of Application citing qualification and reasons for interest in the position
  • Current Resume
  • Completed District 833 Administrative Application, available on the SWCS website.
  • Copy of current MN License
  • Three letters of professional reference.

Complete an online application by 4:00 pm on May 4th, 2018
Equal Opportunity Employer


 

South Washington County Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online