Principal 2020-2021 (221 Days)

Location
Dallas, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 22, 2021
Ref
RTP20201216-024
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Description

Executive Leadership - The principal establishes and implements a shared vision and culture of collective responsibility with high expectations for staff and students.
  • Establishes and maintains a shared vision of success
  • Outlines and tracks clear goals, targets and strategies aligned to the school vision that continually improves teacher effectiveness and student outcomes.
  • Establishes a culture of continuous improvement
  • Develops and uses effective conflict-management and consensus-building skills
  • Makes effective decisions that support campus and district goals
  • Develops and implements strategic plans

Instructional Leadership -The principal develops and supports rigorous and coherent systems of curriculum, instruction and assessment ensuring each student’s success.
  • Ensures a standards-based and aligned curriculum that meets the needs of all students and student groups
  • Ensures the implementation of high-quality, effective classroom instructional strategies that improve performance of all students and student groups, ensuring equity and eliminating achievement gaps
  • Coaches and develops teachers by providing actionable feedback to improve the quality of instruction
  • Ensures the use of student level data to drive continuous improvement ensuring every student has sufficient opportunity to meet and exceed standards
  • Ensures the implementation of relevant and authentic learning experiences in alignment with Montessori best practices

Human Capital -The principal fosters and develops the highest level of professional capacity creating sustainable, collective effectiveness of all campus personnel.
  • Recruits, hires, mentors and retains high-quality staff
  • Conducts rigorous evaluations of staff for continuous improvement and accountability for results
  • Trains, develops and supports a high-performing campus staff
  • Creates a distributed leadership model to develops leadership capacity of campus staff
  • Establishes, trains, coaches and develops effective leadership teams

Strategic Operations -The principal strategically plans and ensures campus operations and resources promote the academic success and well-being of each student.
  • Manages resources (people, financial, equipment) effectively to support the organizational goals
  • Utilizes all funds in compliance with state and federal guidelines, while maximizing the goals of the campus
  • Ensures campus facilities, equipment and support systems operate safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Establishes organizational structures and practices for all stakeholders that result in the effective and efficient operation of the campus to ensure student achievement
  • Maintains a supportive, secure and respectful learning environment that ensures the social, emotional and physical well-being of staff and students


Professional Responsibilities -The principal acts ethically and professionally, relentlessly pursuing continual improvement
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with partner organizations and all stakeholderss
  • Models and promotes the highest standard of conduct, ethical principles and integrity in decision-making, actions and behaviors
  • Models personal and professional growth mindset and meaningfully contributes to the growth of the profession

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement is not an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Education or a directly related field from an accredited university
  • Texas standard Principal certificate or mid-management certificate
  • Five years experience in education, with preference given to Montessori related work
  • Three years of the five years shall be successful experience in a leadership role
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, strategies, goals and objectives of public education
  • Knowledge of procedures, techniques and strategies pertaining to the administration of school level operation
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and coordinate the management functions and activities of school operation
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to promote a positive, caring climate for learning
  • Ability to effectively analyze problems, issues and concerns and formulate appropriate alternative solutions
  • Ability to deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to interact effectively with student, staff, parents and community members
  • Organizational, prioritization, communication and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position

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