Lead Elementary School Principal

Coffeyville Public Schools   Coffeyville, OK   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 24, 2022
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Coffeyville Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a Lead Elementary School Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Master's degree in Building Leadership is required. Starting salary of $88,000. Additional salary commensurate on experience.

Job Summary:
The building administrator is directly responsible to the Superintendent of Schools for the general administration, supervision, and curriculum improvement program in his/her building. The building administrator, also known as the building principal, is the chief administrator of the building or school to which he/she is assigned.
Please direct all questions to Dr. Craig Correll, Superintendent of Schools: correllc@usd445.org

Essential Functions:
Use of leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills, to manage assigned school so as to promote the educational development of each student
Provides supervisory leadership for teachers and other employees, evaluates the efficiency of their services and reports such evaluations as necessary.
Allocate resources to meet the educational needs of the teaching and building staff.
Oversee the building budget and works with the Business Manager for needed resources.
Complete and maintain necessary personnel and budget reports.
Accepts a commitment to the success of each student in the building.
Responsible for building student handbook.
Advises the Superintendent of Schools on matters related to school organization to the end that all educational needs of students can be met within a racially integrated/balanced environment, and monitors all curricular and extra-curricular offerings in the school to ensure full opportunity for participation of all students regardless of their racial, economic or gender status.
Implements Board policies and administrative rules and regulations relating to the school.
Attends recruiting trips.

Establishes an effective, positive learning climate in the school.
Establishes and communicates frequently, high expectations for students and staff.
Models expectations for students and staff.
Establishes a team concept in developing, designing and initiating programs to meet needs of the school.
Organizes and administers the school with priority given to tasks that directly impact improvement of instruction.
Establishes an administrative structure that maximizes instruction and minimizes disruptions to instruction.
Evaluates and supervises all teachers and develops growth plans based on the evaluation process with teacher input.
Develops plans, programs, and systems to enhance students' success in the building.
Creates a school climate of change and innovation to best meet students' educational needs; and encourages staff members in their efforts to implement change and innovations in the school.
Actively involves students and parents in the student's education.
Delivers to the community a positive, ongoing public relations program.
Develops and fosters an open and honest communication system.
Encourages and supports the mission of the district.
Organizes and prepares short- and long-term goals for the building, soliciting input from students, teachers, support personnel, community, and parents.
Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school.
Assumes responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases.
Engages in actively advocating, promoting, and securing the rights of all persons within the school.
Advises the district office on activities in the school and supervises the submission of required reports.
Reports to appropriate central office administrative personnel regarding the needs of the school with respect to personnel, equipment, supplies, and curriculum.
Assumes responsibility for the validity, adequacy and safekeeping of all records that may be required by law or local policy.
Assists in the recruitment, selection, retention, promotion and assignment of all personnel under his/her direction.
Assumes responsibility for the general quality of instruction in the assigned school.
Assumes responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and health of students.
Plans, organizes, and directs implementation of all school activities.
Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant.
Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
Exercises decisive leadership in crisis situations.
Works cooperatively with the Superintendent of Schools in the development and follow-through of own Professional Growth Plans.
Serves on the district's Administrative Council.
Delegates authority and tasks as deemed appropriate.
Performs any and all other duties as directed by the Superintendent of Schools.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of computer software used in the district.
Working knowledge of basic educational functions and terminology.
Ability to deal tactfully with the staff and public.
Oversee, direct, and be familiar with current Human Resource policies.
Ability to supervise and evaluate assigned staff.
Working knowledge of Human Resource laws and policies.
Ability to obtain essential resources necessary to perform job tasks.
Present a professional and positive image of USD 445.
Effectively maintain confidentiality in all areas of job functions.
Ability to work under pressure.

Valid Kansas education licenses issued by the Kansas Department of Education to server as a school administrator.
Previous experience preferred.