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Principal, Elementary - St. Cloud Area School District 742

Posted on 2019-02-07 12:35:28 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd742%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D4679&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb87b3cefa3c545fd75ae08d68d2b0743%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=16BxyK4e6fBkQBsqxMElWK%2B4Ea6lUGT2kiodupfFdWo%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 07/01/2019 Date Closing: 02/27/2019 POSITION: Principal, Elementary TYPE OF POSITION: 230-235 days, based on level of assignment QUALIFICATIONS: Required * Masters/Specialist degree in K-12 administration plus administrative licensure in the state of Minnesota as a K-12 Principal * 3-5 years licensed educational experience at an elementary level Preferred * Doctorate degree in Education Administration/Leadership * Experience with Special Education processes and compliance * Administrative experience at the elementary level Other * Fosters a culture of high expectations and achievement for all students and demonstrates a commitment to engaging a diverse community of students, staff, family and community in support of district and school goals. * Understands differentiated instruction and continuous improvement with ability to implement school wide instructional initiatives, monitor implementation and direct revisions and adaptations as required to meet the needs of all students. * Fosters a culturally responsive school environment with demonstrated ability to effectively navigate racial equity issues with sensitivity and awareness. * Demonstrates ability to effectively use data-based problem-solving to integrate academic and behavioral instruction/intervention. * Directs staff development with demonstrated ability to coach all levels of staff to meet the needs of diverse learners. * Demonstrates skill in communication, collaboration and teaming to support a focused professional learning environment for staff and to build leadership capacity in others with a focus on student learning and development. * Demonstrates skill in operational leadership, building management, budgeting and scheduling. * Demonstrated ability to lead change in alignment with strategic plan and district priorities. POSITION SUMMARY: The principal is responsible for the overall operation of the building and for promoting an atmosphere conducive to learning in alignment with the District Mission, Core Values and Strategic Directions. The principal is an educational leader of the District and the administrative instructional leader of the building, responsible for keeping current on educational trends that affect the school. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Instructional Leadership * Drives differentiated instruction and continuous improvement by initiating and directing staff efforts to meet instructional goals through data driven decision making. * Fosters a culture of high expectations and increased student achievement for all students. * Drives program improvement by directing the development, implementation and evaluation of the school improvement plan. * Engages in instructional observation, assessment, data review and coaching with teaching staff. * Ensures appropriate and effective instruction to meet needs of every student. * Administers and supports school wide behavior management using Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Organizational Leadership * Maintains a safe, orderly and caring learning environment by directing maintenance, custodial, food service, health, transportation, safety, technology and other support programs and operations. * Manages the operational functions of the school including purchasing, staffing, scheduling, record-keeping, and reporting to various governmental agencies. * Prepares and administers budget for building and grounds, general fund, capital outlay, and personnel. * Supervises all certified and non-certified personnel including forecasting needs, recruiting, interviewing, recommending for hire, staff development, observation, evaluation of performance, discipline, and assigning work consistent with negotiated agreements, district policies, and building rules. * Directs and evaluates extra-curricular programs. * Collaborates with Community Education to facilitate the use of the building by outside groups. * Demonstrates a District view and regularly articulates District Mission, Vision, Core Values, Strategic Directions and Vision Cards in leadership work. * Acts in accordance with professional ethics, state and federal laws and regulations, and District mandates, rules, policies, procedures and assignments. Communication Skills * Consistently creates an atmosphere of value and respect for students, staff, parents, colleagues and community members. Responds to requests for information from students, staff, parents, community groups, and governmental organizations. * Consistently models high level decision making that creates high levels of trust and engagement from all stakeholders. Works to develop build and maintain a well functioning school work team. Parent and Community Relations * Promotes a highly positive image of the school, students and district in the community and state. * Works cooperatively with colleagues, teachers, parents, support staff, and community members in the best interests of students. * Promotes parent and community involvement to actively support the work of the school through committee participation, written communications, meetings and other public relations strategies. Professional Development * Directs and manages professional development of staff through goal setting, data retreats, professional learning cohorts, and programming aligned with district and school improvement plans. Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL FACTORS: * Frequent: walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb87b3cefa3c545fd75ae08d68d2b0743%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=RgFz41spY9hiEV7Ulv12Gv57eW9CH24aqlb1x75JAzA%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 07/01/2019
Date Closing: 02/27/2019
 
POSITION:
Principal, Elementary
 
TYPE OF POSITION:
230-235 days, based on level of assignment
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Required
  • Masters/Specialist degree in K-12 administration plus administrative licensure in the state of Minnesota as a K-12 Principal
  • 3-5 years licensed educational experience at an elementary level
Preferred
  • Doctorate degree in Education Administration/Leadership
  • Experience with Special Education processes and compliance
  • Administrative experience at the elementary level
Other
  • Fosters a culture of high expectations and achievement for all students and demonstrates a commitment to engaging a diverse community of students, staff, family and community in support of district and school goals.
  • Understands differentiated instruction and continuous improvement with ability to implement school wide instructional initiatives, monitor implementation and direct revisions and adaptations as required to meet the needs of all students. 
  • Fosters a culturally responsive school environment with demonstrated ability to effectively navigate racial equity issues with sensitivity and awareness. 
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively use data-based problem-solving to integrate academic and behavioral instruction/intervention.
  • Directs staff development with demonstrated ability to coach all levels of staff to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Demonstrates skill in communication, collaboration and teaming to support a focused professional learning environment for staff and to build leadership capacity in others with a focus on student learning and development.
  • Demonstrates skill in operational leadership, building management, budgeting and scheduling.  
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change in alignment with strategic plan and district priorities. 
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The principal is responsible for the overall operation of the building and for promoting an atmosphere conducive to learning in alignment with the District Mission, Core Values and Strategic Directions.  The principal is an educational leader of the District and the administrative instructional leader of the building, responsible for keeping current on educational trends that affect the school.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Instructional Leadership
  • Drives differentiated instruction and continuous improvement by initiating and directing staff efforts to meet instructional goals through data driven decision making. 
  • Fosters a culture of high expectations and increased student achievement for all students.
  • Drives program improvement by directing the development, implementation and evaluation of the school improvement plan.
  • Engages in instructional observation, assessment, data review and coaching with teaching staff.
  • Ensures appropriate and effective instruction to meet needs of every student.
  • Administers and supports school wide behavior management using Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS).                     
Organizational Leadership
  • Maintains a safe, orderly and caring learning environment by directing maintenance, custodial, food service, health, transportation, safety, technology and other support programs and operations. 
  • Manages the operational functions of the school including purchasing, staffing, scheduling, record-keeping, and reporting to various governmental agencies.
  • Prepares and administers budget for building and grounds, general fund, capital outlay, and personnel.
  • Supervises all certified and non-certified personnel including forecasting needs, recruiting, interviewing, recommending for hire, staff development, observation, evaluation of performance, discipline, and assigning work consistent with negotiated agreements, district policies, and building rules.
  • Directs and evaluates extra-curricular programs.
  • Collaborates with Community Education to facilitate the use of the building by outside groups.
  • Demonstrates a District view and regularly articulates District Mission, Vision, Core Values, Strategic Directions and Vision Cards in leadership work. 
  • Acts in accordance with professional ethics, state and federal laws and regulations, and District mandates, rules, policies, procedures and assignments.           
Communication Skills
  • Consistently creates an atmosphere of value and respect for students, staff, parents, colleagues and community members.  Responds to requests for information from students, staff, parents, community groups, and governmental organizations.
  • Consistently models high level decision making that creates high levels of trust and engagement from all stakeholders.  Works to develop build and maintain a well functioning school work team. 
Parent and Community Relations
  • Promotes a highly positive image of the school, students and district in the community and state.
  •  Works cooperatively with colleagues, teachers, parents, support staff, and community members in the best interests of students.
  • Promotes parent and community involvement to actively support the work of the school through committee participation, written communications, meetings and other public relations strategies.
Professional Development
  • Directs and manages professional development of staff through goal setting, data retreats, professional learning cohorts, and programming aligned with district and school improvement plans.
Other duties as assigned 
 
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Frequent:  walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing 
 
All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
 

St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online