Dixie Elementary School Principal

Lexington, KY, US
Jan 13, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
  • Position Type:
    Administration/ CERT - 1010 - SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

  • Date Posted:

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  • Date Available:
    July 1, 2021

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

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    Serves as educational leader, supervisor, appraiser, and interpreter of the educational program in the school assigned; is responsible for delegating responsibilities as needed to personnel and is responsible for the safety and welfare of those assigned to the school; ensures that learning occurs.

    Job Summary:
    • Plans, administers, and supervises the educational program.
    • Responsible for collecting, organizing, analyzing, using, and maintaining all students' achievement performance data which are required by the District
    • After consultation with the SBDM Council, selects staff.
    • Conducts all personnel evaluations
    • Supervises all certified and classified personnel assigned to the school.
    • Communicates directly and frequently with all members of the staff, SBDM Council, PTA/PTO, parents, and community.
    • Responsible for school correspondence, general correspondence, notices for general distribution to the school community, etc.
    • Responsible for the interpretation and execution of directives from t he Superintendent or School Director
    • Consults with and advises district staff on issues related to student achievement, and the effective management of the schools.
    • Directs and assists in preparing all reports as required by the school district.
    • Supervises completion and monitoring of all student records
    • Manages all discipline in the school per the Board of Education's Student Code of Conduct and the school's SBDM policies.
    • Enforces the observation of all federal and state laws (includes Special Education and the chairing of most Admission and Release Committee {ARC} meetings), SBDM school policies, rules, and safety regulations.
    • Supervises student-teacher and internship program
    • Responsible for the maintenance of the building and grounds
    • Serves as a liaison and primary communicator among the school, home, and district
    • Responsible for establishing and maintaining community relations which include the use of the school facility (Building Usage Policy and requirements)
    • Directs and assists in the classification and promotion of pupils per SBDM policy.
    • Cooperates with student groups in defining and achieving the overall objectives and effectiveness of the total school program
    • Coordinates and supervises extracurricular and co-curricular programs and other after school activities.
    • Maintains a complete inventory of all equipment and supplies in the building(s) and completes all appropriate and required reports.
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Maintains regular attendance.

    • Master's Degree
    • Kentucky Certification as an Elementary School Principal
    • Five (5) years of successful teaching experience as an elementary school teacher with demonstrated evidence of and potential for success in administrative/supervisory responsibilities (preferred)
    • Must exhibit a knowledge of current Kentucky assessment requirements and SBDM management and leadership ability; ability to motivate and work cooperatively with diverse populations, particularly with teachers, classified personnel, parents, and administrators, good health, physical and mental stamina; ability to budget and use time efficiently; ability to effectively manage human, physical, and fiscal resources; ability to plan effectively.(preferred)
    • Valid Kentucky Certification as Principal
    • Valid Teaching Certification (preferred)
    • Exhibit knowledge of Kentucky assessments
    • Possess leadership ability
    • Experience working with students with varied learning style.
    • Provide evidence of ability to motivate and work cooperatively with diverse populations
    • Ability to budget
    • Use time efficiently
    • Prior experience of effective management of human, physical and fiscal resources
    • Ability to plan effectively

    Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
    • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Contact: Julie Farris (julie.farris@fayette.kyschools.us)

    Selection Procedure:

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