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Principal, District Wide 2019 - 2020

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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Principal, District Wide 2019 - 2020 JobID: 57764
Position Type:
Cert. Administrative - Principal
Date Posted:
11/12/2018
Department:
District-Wide
Location:Area:Job Category:
Hattie Mae White Bldg.Northwest
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:

Attachment(s):
  • Principal - 002050, 005050, 008050, 009050, 010050, 000367, H31785
POSITION TITLE: Principal

DATE: 01/17/19

JOB CODE: 002050, 005050, 008050, 009050, 010050, 000367, H31785

GRADE: Y, Z

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 Months

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: School Support Officer

POSITION SUMMARY:

Serves as the educational leader of the assigned campus. Responsible for managing policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure all students are supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school. Guides the character of the school and serves as a model for staff; pivotal in building a high performing team of teachers and support staff. Dedicated to helping students achieve personal and academic success by using proven best practices for teaching and learning.

ESSENTIAL INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Possesses a moral and ethical compass.
  • Demonstrates a heart and passion for leadership.
  • Identifies quality instructional and non-instructional staff and inspires excellence in them.
  • Shows strong self-esteem.
  • Makes decisions for the benefit of the school and community s/he serves.
  • Exhibits the flexibility and willingness to accept change.
  • Possesses courage and persistence of one’s convictions.
  • Balances a superb intellect with common sense.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND BEHAVIORS:
  • Develops and implements plans to:
  1. Increase student achievement
  2. Increase attendance
  3. Increase graduation rates
  4. Strengthen instructional opportunities
  5. Provide a safe learning environment
  6. Provide student services
  7. Comply with federal, state, and local laws and Board policies and procedures and other school district initiatives.
  • Communicates, collaborates, and builds strong relationships with key stakeholders including:
  1. Teachers and staff
  2. Students and parents
  3. Community and business partners
  4. Other members of the school and district community.
  • Selects and mentors a high quality school staff.
  • Develops and maintains quality data, a balanced budget, and operational systems control closely tied to instructional priorities.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master’s degree
  • Valid Texas Principal certification
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum of three years of exemplary teaching experience or comparable leadership experience is essential.
  • Administrative experience as Principal, Assistant Principal, or Dean of Instruction preferred.
  • Additional leadership experience on the campus or otherwise is essential.




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