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JH/HS Principal

Supervises: Staff Members, Coaches, and Sponsors at the Building Level

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
  • Implements all district programs to meet specific needs of the school.
  • Keeps the superintendent informed of the school’s activities successes and problems.
  • Makes recommendations concerning the school’s administration and instruction.
  • Prepares and administers building budgets and supervises the building’s school finances.
  • Supervises the maintenance of all required building records and reports.
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration.
  • Works with various members of the central administrative staff on school challenges.
  • Keeps superintendent informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters.
  • Interprets and enforces district policies and administrative regulations.
  • Maintains active relationships with students and parents.
  • Budgets school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school instruction and business.
  • Schedules classes within established guidelines to meet student needs.
  • Assists in the development, revision, monitoring, and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Supervises the counseling program to enhance individual student education and development.
  • Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process rights of students following district guide to administrative procedures.
  • Establishes guides for proper student conduct and maintaining student discipline.
  • Attends special events held to recognize student achievement, and attends school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events.
  • Supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students.
  • Assumes responsibility of his or her own professional growth and development through membership and participation in the affairs of professional organizations; attendance at district, regional, state, and national meetings; and enrollment in advanced courses.
  • 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.
  • Supervision and evaluation of all school building personnel, as assigned, following Negotiated Agreement and Classified Staff Handbook.
  • Supervises the school’s teaching process to assure achievement for all students.
  • Uses student achievement data to make decisions regarding the instructional program in school.
  • Approve the master teaching schedule and any special assignments.
  • Orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development as appropriate.
  • Evaluates and counsels all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
  • Conducts staff meetings to keep members informed of such things as policy changes and new programs.
  • Assists in the in-service orientation and training of teachers, with special responsibility for staff administrative procedures and instructions.
  • Recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a teacher whose work is unsatisfactory and maintains all appropriate documentation following Master Agreement.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant.
  • Supervisors the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes.
  • Plans and supervises a crisis plan (fire drills, tornado drills, and an emergency preparedness program).
  • Provides for adequate inventories of school property and for the security and accountability for that property.
  • Supervises all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school’s curriculum.
  • Supervises and evaluates the school’s extracurricular program.
  • Participates in administrator meetings, negotiations meetings, and such other meetings as are required or appropriate.
  • Serves as an officio member of all committees and councils within the school.
  • Cooperates with college and university officials and central office staff regarding teacher training and preparation.
  • Responds to written and oral requests for information.
  • Assumes responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve individual student problems.
  • Serves as a member of such committees and attends such meetings as directed by the superintendent.
  • Delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.
  • Collaborates with other principals in working toward the mission of the district and serves on district committees and task forces.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to possess and maintain licensure (certification) as an administrator in the state of Kansas.
  2. Ability to speak clearly to various groups expressing ideas in a logical and forthright manner.
  3. Possess compositions skills suitable for producing written communication for a variety of readers.
  4. Ability to quickly analyze a situation and provide prompt advice.
  5. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely, and help manner.
  6. Ability to perform job responsibilities using appropriate software on district computer system and communication system.
  7. Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
  8. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  9. Ability to travel as needed.

 Salary Range:

            Salary range TBD plus fringe benefits

Sedgwick USD 439


$275 per month towards health insurance and $1500 off schedule payment (1/2 in December, 1/2 in March) To Be Determined
Job Start Date: August-1-2021
Applications Due By: January 31, 2021

Job Contact Information
Larry Roth - lroth@usd439.com - 316-772-5783

Employer Information
Sedgwick USD 439 www.usd439.com

Sedgwick Public Schools, USD 439, is a kindergarten through twelfth grade state accredited school system. The student population is near 500 annually. The school is housed on one campus with two school buildings, elementary and high school. The junior high and high school are members of the Heart of America League which supports and promotes academic and athletic programs for the 10 member school districts. Sedgwick is located in the southern part of Harvey County, just 15 minutes north of Wichita. The community itself is home to a population of 1600 residents

Larry Roth
lroth@usd439.com
3167725783