SJS Pre-K Principal

The Monticello Central School District   Monticello, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 1, 2024
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The Monticello Central School District is seeking a forward thinking and dynamic Principal to lead its St. John Street Pre-K School. This leader will oversee our preschool program including UPK, 3PK and 4410 SPED. A successful candidate will have vision of educational excellence, be highly motivated and demonstrate an ability to impact student learning. We seek a candidate who can lead MCSD’s highly engaged faculty, staff, parents, students, and community. The successful candidate will have a vision of educational excellence, be highly motivated and demonstrates an ability to impact student learning. 

Salary Range: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Per Year 

To lead and supervise the district’s prekindergarten program. To continuously improve student success and staff development through collaborative leadership and success.


  • Current New York State administrative certification (SAS, SDA, SBL).
  • 2 years of previous administrative leadership preferred.
  • 5 years of experience as a classroom teacher.


  • Supporting the development of student social emotional wellness
  • Supporting early language and literacy acquisition
  • Implementing restorative practices (restorative justice, peer mediation, post-conflict resolution)
  • Supporting implementation of curriculum centered on project-based learning
  • Establishing policies based on Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Building intrinsic motivation within teachers, staff, and students
  • Providing curriculum that supports and challenges students with disabilities
  • Establishing and monitoring systems that support students academically, behaviorally, and socially
  • Successful family and community engagement


  • Compliance with state and federal laws, board of education policies and regulations and expectations set forth by the superintendent
  • Supervise and evaluate teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the district’s policies
  • Supervise, evaluate, and monitor curriculum offered at the preschool program
  • Continuously seek workshops and opportunities to grow as the instructional leader in the building
  • Review and make recommendations to the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction
  • Regularly assess the climate of the building and the perspectives of all stakeholders
  • Build a school culture of trust, risk-taking, responsibility, and choice

The Monticello Central School District is in Sullivan County, NY, centrally located between New York City, Albany, and the Pocono Mountain region. This provides a rare combination to live in a rural setting and still be close to major metropolitan areas for recreation and work. Monticello is the largest of the eight county school districts with a multicultural enrollment of approximately 2,700 students.

The Monticello Central School District hereby advises students, parents, employees, and the general public that it offers employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, or handicap. Present staff members who are interested in applying for the above positions should submit a written statement indicating the position they are applying for outlining past experience in a similar position and summarizing qualifications for the position. If additional records or other materials are needed, these will be requested after receipt of the initial written submission. EOE