High School Principal - J11


  • REPORTS TO: Associate Superintendent for InstructionDEPARTMENT: 
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: J11SCHEDULE: N
    DATE: July 1, 1996
    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The principal is responsible for all aspects of the building which includes by is not limited to : instruction, curriculum, staff supervision and evaluation, staff development, student discipline, record-keeping, public relations, and maintenance of building and grounds.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Provides for a safe and orderly environment.
    Insures that student discipline will be conducted in a manner consistent with school and school district guidelines and beliefs.
    Assumes responsibility for the overall operation of the school including the physical plant.
    Provides for accurate record keeping in the areas of attendance, student files, achievement, safety drills, special education, and in all other phases of school life where accurate records are essential to smooth functioning.
    Prepares and administers the budget and insures that all monies collected and disbursements made are properly accounted for.
    Supervises all non-certified personnel in a manner consistent with school and school district guidelines and beliefs.
    Supervises all certified personnel in a manner consistent with school and school district guidelines and beliefs.
    Provides for timely and straight forward communications with parents and community.
    Assumes responsibility for recruiting and retaining a quality staff.
    Works collaboratively with appropriate personnel in the district to develop and sustain a quality curriculum.
    Assists in the development and implementation of instructional processes.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Conducts follow-up studies.
    Conducts fire, tornado, and crisis drills.
    Serves as a liaison to city, county, state, and national agencies.
    Supervises student activities.
    Attends student activities.
    Builds master schedules.
    Conducts staff meetings.
    Attends district meetings and functions.
    Drafts and updates student and staff handbooks.
    Attends special education meetings.
    Assists in the planning and conduct of ceremonial activities.
    Presents the Educational Plan.
    Provides for the supervision of summer school.
    Manages the various school improvement processes.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Knowledge of curriculum and principles of learning.
    Knowledge of CMI and technology.
    Ability to speak clearly and concisely.
    Ability to weigh options, think clearly, and evaluate accurately.
    Ability to understand and facilitate needs of various personality types.
    Ability to make decisions with sound emotional judgment.
    Must understand the psychological and physiological development of children.
    Must possess the ability to see, hear, and talk in order to ascertain teacher effectiveness.
    Must be able to walk, write, lift, and sit.
    Must be able to concentrate with numerous interruptions.
    Must be persuasive, alert, creative, and have patience, initiative, and reasoning.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Possess a Bachelor's and Master's Degree.
    Possess State Certification.
    Continued professional growth.
    EQUIPMENT USED:

         Computer                 Audio Visual Equipment
         Telephone                Fire-Alarm Control Panel
         Copy Machine             Timing Equipment related to daily bell ringing
         In some buildings, a knowledge of computerized heating system, and/or coal furnaces.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to stand 20% of the time.
    Be able to walk 50% of the time.
    Be able to sit 30% of the time.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
    Be able to carry up to 25 pounds 100 feet.
    Be able to push up to 200 pounds 30 feet.
    Be able to pull up to 100 pounds 50 feet.
    Possess proper stress management techniques.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to work 95% of the time inside.
    Be able to work 5% of the time outside.
    Be able to work in air conditioned buildings under fluorescent lighting.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on tasks and procedures required.