Intermediate Level Principal

Goshen, Indiana
Salary and benefits will be regionally competitive and commensurate with the skills and experience
Nov 10, 2020
Job Category
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type

The following vacancy exists in Goshen Community Schools for the 2021-22 school year:


Goshen Intermediate School

Intermediate Level Principal


POSITION PURPOSE:  Goshen Community Schools is seeking a highly qualified and licensed Principal as an educational leader. 



  • Attend training to be educated in the understanding of all processes including ILT meetings, cluster meetings, field testing, and the evaluation system.  
  • Effectively evaluates staff through observations, feedback, and performance monitoring.
  • Develops systems to be strongly put in place for a brand-new school to function at a high level.
  • Creates and implements operational systems and structures aligned to the district’s vision and mission.
  • Continuously analyzes data to formulate a strategic plan and monitor progress toward school-wide goals.
  • Establishes and monitors systems to plan, implement, and monitor instruction.



  • Master’s Degree
  • Valid Indiana License - Building Administrator (or the ability to obtain one)
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful building level administrative experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to increase student achievement results
  • Experience coaching and supporting adults, cultivating their leadership potential and improving their practice.
  • Bi-lingual preferred


QUALIFICATIONS:  There are a number of values and traits the applicant must demonstrate:

  • Ability to bring a team of educators from across Goshen Community Schools together to a create positive school environment
  • Demonstrates reflection & continuous improvement of his/her own practice.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills.
  • Leads adults to intended outcomes while managing the change process.
  • Understands and embraces cultural diversity and responsiveness.
  • Supports the implementation of standards-based curriculum.
  • Builds capacity for in-depth data analysis to drive, inform, and adjust instruction and ensures there are interventions to meet diverse student needs.
  • Creates and implements a shared vision for student success.
  • Utilizes effective communication systems to engage all stakeholders.
  • Inspires commitment to high levels of student achievement through creating a respectful and trusting learning community.
  • Implements systems, routines, behaviors and a code of conduct that prioritize learning.
  • Engages family and community members in student learning.
  • Maintains a high-performing staff team by recruiting and hiring individuals with skills that align with school needs.
  • Ensures aligned professional development and leadership opportunities exist for all staff.


WORK CALENDAR:  School year + additional 30 days; 214 days per year; 40 hours per week


SALARY:  Administrative Contract – 260 days.  Base Pay – Negotiable based on Experience (plus eligible for Performance Based “Bonus”).  Salary and benefits will be regionally competitive and commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.


APPLICATION PROCESS:  In order to be considered, all applicants must have completed their on-line application at


Please attach the following to your application:

  • Letter of interest
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Current Indiana Professional Educator’s License

For questions regarding this position please contact:


Alan Metcalfe

Administration Building

613 East Purl Street

Goshen, IN  46526




Lori Line

Administration Building

613 East Purl Street

Goshen, IN  46526


The Goshen Community School's Board of School Trustees is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection of the applicant will be made without reference to race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.