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Date: Dec 7, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Principal - ElementaryJobID: 47285
Position Type:
Closing Date:
Cert. Administrative - Principal/Principal
Date Posted:
Oak Forest Elementary School
Date Available:
Location:Area:Job Category:
Oak Forest Elementary SchoolNorthInstructional Leadership
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
2050 Performance Contract12M
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:


Job Code: 002050, 005050, 008050, 009050, 010050, 000367, H31785




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: Increase student achievement, Increase attendance, Increase graduation rates, Strengthen instructional opportunities, Provide a safe learning environment, Provide student services, 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: Teachers and staff , Students and parents, Community and business partners, 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 from an accredited college or university Administrator’s Certificate appropriate for the Principal’s position or the ability to acquire it

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. Salary is determined based on years of principal experience, and size and complexity of school.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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