Company: Institute for Credentialing Excellence
Location: Stevens Point
Posted on: February 25, 2021
We are seeking a Principal for McDill Elementary School to
provide and lead a world class teaching and learning program for
the school. The successful candidate will provide service to
students and parents, engage with the school community, and attain
maximum student achievement. As principal, you have the
responsibility for the operation of the building and the
development, implementation and maintenance of the building's
educational program in accordance with School Board policies. The
successful candidate will establish a clear vision that aligns with
the District's Strategic Plan that encompasses the District's
mission, vision and pillars. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Leads the
instructional and co-curricular program of the school. Leads,
supervises, and evaluates all personnel assigned to the school.
Reports and accounts to the Director of Elementary Education.
PRIMARY FUNCTION Leads the school. Leads the instructional and
co-curricular programs so that it is world class teaching and
learning, service to students and parents, engaging with the school
community, and attains maximum student achievement. Establishes a
clear vision that is aligned with District goals and objectives,
and leads the school team to achieve same. Requirements PERFORMANCE
- Develops, implements, and evaluates the instructional,
curricular, and assessment/measurement programs within the school.
Collaborates with District personnel and other principals for same
- Clearly and in a timely manner, communicates District and
school goals, procedures, objectives, Board policies, and School
Improvement Plan (SIP) to staff, parents, and school
- Implements the educational program by conducting needs
assessments, coordinating curriculum selection, identifying best
instructional practices, conducting professional development
programs, maintaining records, and communicating effectively with
- Develops short and long term school improvement plans that are
driven by student achievement data and District goals and
objectives, and supports a vision for teaching and learning with
students, staff, and parents.
- Leads in the evaluation of the educational program through use
and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, developing
- Proven knowledge and ability to understand and oversee reading,
early literacy, and mathematics instruction at the elementary
- Understands and models best instructional uses of technology
for teachers and elementary students.
- Demonstrates skill and ability as the school leader and create
a cohesive school community, including but not limited to parents,
teachers, staff, and students.
- Develops, implements, and monitors the effective use of capital
outlay and purchase/replacement of equipment and supplies.
- Assumes responsibility for student supervision and discipline
in the building, on school grounds, and at all school events.
- Identifies staffing needs and requests additional staff in a
timely manner with a sound rationale. Leads the recruitment,
employment, assignment, promotion, and dismissal of staff.
Collaborates and assists District Human Resources personnel and the
Director of Elementary Education to accomplish same.
- Supervises and evaluates school staff according to District
policy and the Employee Handbook. Ensures staff knowledge,
understanding, and execution of their duties, roles, and
- Oversees and facilitates the implementation of the interns,
student teachers, and practicum students assigned to the
- Leads regular and effective staff meetings, including new
employee orientation, and professional development in collaboration
with the Educational Services, Student Services, and Technology
- Serves as mediator between and among staff, and staff and
parents, as needed.
- Develops and recommends a building budget, and oversees
expenditures of funds using a shared decision making process.
- Organizes and directs the work of advisory groups, building
leadership teams, instructional leaders, student council,
committees, etc., as needed.
- Organizes and supervises registration; student and parent
orientation; scheduling/staffing; programming; attendance; grade
reports; surveys; counseling reports; assessment/testing reports;
and District, state and national reports as assigned by the
- Supervises the student health program, including the accurate
and timely reporting of incidents.
- Coordinates fall and winter parent-teacher conferences.
- Engages community educational organizations and participates in
- Collaborates and coordinates with the Director of Student
Services to provide services and programming for students with
exceptional educational needs.
- Participates in District planning and decision-making regarding
elementary school issues.
- Implements Board policies, accepting the responsibility, while
sharing the authority, in meeting the needs of the school.
- Develops and maintains a shared decision-making process,
involving students, teachers, parents, and citizens whenever
- Counsels students and communicates with the students'
parents/guardians and community agencies regarding student control,
mental health issues, compulsory attendance, special assignments,
report cards, failure notices, and staffing.
- Responsible and accountable for the accurate collection,
handling, depositing, and reporting of school money, including
school activity fees.
- Conducts fire drills, tornado drills, and other emergency
drills, and coordinates disaster plans. Maintains an up-to-date
school Emergency Plan.
- Assists the Transportation Supervisor with student busing.
- Responsible for scheduling building usage for school/District
and non-school/non-District groups.
- Is fully knowledgeable of the building, inspects it regularly,
and reports the need for care, maintenance, repair, safety, and
security to the Buildings and Grounds Manager.
- Keeps abreast of current research, innovations and trends,
maintains continuous professional development in the area of
elementary education, and provides pertinent information to the
Director of Elementary Education, and other District personnel,
Superintendent, and Board.
- Attends elementary evening program functions and Board meetings
on a regular basis, and District level committee meetings as
- Serves as a member of the District Leadership Team (LT), and is
actively engaged in LT meetings and Professional Action Teams.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Elementary
Education. --This description is designed to assist in evaluating
various classes of responsibilities, skills and working conditions.
It illustrates tasks and levels of work difficulty required of
positions given this classification. It is not intended to limit or
modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control
the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a
particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not
be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar
kind or level of difficulty. --QUALIFICATIONS
- Certification as required by the State of Wisconsin Department
of Public Instruction (DPI) for Elementary School Principals.
- Possess a Master's Degree (or higher) from an accredited
college or university (required). Graduate work should include
school administration, supervision, school business administration,
curriculum/instruction, educational measurement/assessment,
personnel, and school law. --Experience
- At least five years of demonstrated, successful experience as a
teacher at the elementary level.
- Three or more years of demonstrated, successful experience in
leadership roles at the elementary and/or District level. --Skills,
Knowledge and Abilities
- Demonstrated skills in organizing ideas and presenting them in
a variety of modalities (oral, written, presentational, social
media, etc.) with clarity and conciseness.
- Demonstrated sound judgment, social competency, adaptability,
self-confidence, emotional maturity, initiative, enthusiasm and
resourcefulness, as well as dedication to duty.
- Demonstrated and successful skills in communication;
establishing and maintaining relationships based on mutual
confidence, trust, and respect; making personal and leading group
decision-making; and in identifying challenges and problems and
their resolutions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical requirements
indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this
position classification must perform in carrying out essential job
functions. --Person performing service in this position
classification will exert ten (10) to twenty (20) pounds of force
frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
This type of work involves sitting most of the time, but may
involve walking or standing for brief periods. --Perceiving the
nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing
oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related
equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects
are important aspects of this job. --Reasonable accommodation may
be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the
essential functions of the job. Job Information
- Job ID: 55724810
- Position Title: Elementary Principal
- Company Name: STEVENS POINT AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL
Keywords: Institute for Credentialing Excellence, Green Bay , Elementary Principal, Education / Teaching , Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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