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Senior High School Principal (Principal Experience REQUIRED)

Manor ISD | Manor TX 78653 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 04/13/2017

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Primary Purpose:

During the 2017-2018 school year, the Senior High principal will work collaboratively with the high school campus principal, Superintendent, and Central Office personnel to prepare for the opening of the Senior High School and support the current transformation of the current high school. The Senior High School principal will need to articulate the transformation as he/she supports the current high school. The principal will also provide leadership and guidance in the following areas: new construction design to inform the instructional and program needs related to career pathways; interviewing and hiring personnel; establishing parent support organizations, as well as campus organizations to support strong student involvement; managing budgetary resources; goal-setting; building community relations; and engaging in shared decision-making.


During 2018-2019 school year, the Senior High principal will lead our 11th and 12th graders at the Senior High campus.


Direct and manage instructional program and supervise operations and personnel at campus level. Provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service. Oversee compliance with district policies, success of instructional programs, and operation of all campus activities.




Master’s degree in educational administration; Texas Mid-management or other appropriate Texas certificate; and a Certified T-TESS appraiser

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to coordinate campus functions
  • Ability to manage budget and personnel
  • Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data
  • Ability to evaluate instructional program
  • Ability to evaluate teaching effectiveness
  • Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills


Turn-around principal experience required, along with teaching experience. 


Salary Range: Pay Grade 9, $90,802 - $125,394 (salary based on commensurate experience


Essential Job Functions:

  • Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions.
  • Regularly consult the campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of campus education program. Include students and community representatives when appropriate.
  • Provide instructional resources and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals. Foster collegiality and team building among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in decision-making process. Provide for two-way communication with superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community.
  • Communicate and promote expectations for high-level performance to staff and students. Recognize excellence and achievement.
  • Ensure the effective and quick resolution of conflicts.
  • Build common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and put programs in place with staff to ensure attainment of school’s mission. Identify, analyze, and apply research findings (e.g., effective school correlates) to promote school improvement.
  • Develop and set annual campus performance objectives for each of the Academic Excellence Indicators using the campus planning process and site-based decision making committee.
  • Develop, maintain, and use information systems and records necessary to show campus progress on performance objectives addressing each Academic Excellence Indicator.
  • Interview, select, and orient new staff; approve all personnel assigned to campus; define expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public.
  • Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences with staff. Assign and promote campus personnel. Make recommendations to superintendent on termination, suspension, or nonrenewal of employees assigned to campus.
  • Work with campus-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional development activities. Confer with subordinates regarding their professional growth. Work with them to develop and accomplish improvement goals.
  • Comply with district policies and state and federal laws and regulations affecting the schools.
  • Develop campus budgets based on documented program needs, estimated enrollment, personnel, and other fiscal needs. Keep programs within budget limits. Maintain fiscal control. Accurately report fiscal information.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks.
  • Manage use of school facilities. Supervise maintenance of facilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe campus.
  • Secondary Principals: Direct and manage extracurricular and intramural programs including management of multiple activity funds. Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
  • Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Conduct conferences about student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
  • Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment. Demonstrate professional, ethical, and responsible behavior. Serve as a role model for all campus staff. Articulate the school’s mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.
  • Demonstrate awareness of school and community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
  • Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
  • Dependable performance requires reliable and dependable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or other administrator that are consistent with the general requirements and qualifications for the position.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise and evaluate the performance of staff assigned to campus including assistant principal(s), teacher(s), counselor(s), librarian(s), instructional aides, clerical support staff, and custodians.

Equipment used:

Personal or laptop computer, printer, copier, fax machine, shredder, calculator, two-way radio, telephone, electronic mobile devices, projector, and video display monitor


Working Conditions

Physical Demands/Mental Demands/Environmental Factors:

The working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.


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Location Manor, TX, United States
Categories Head of School/Principal
Organization Type Public School
Grade Level High School
Experience Years 3 yrs

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Marivel Sedillo, Executive Director of Human Resources
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 512-278-4000
Primary Fax 512-278-4403
Job Code -