Elementary Principal

Washington State
$121,947 - $137,495 - 260 days per year (includes 25 vacation days and 14 paid holidays)
Feb 24, 2021
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type


Provide the necessary leadership to create and maintain conditions for a high level of instructional efficacy. Work within policies of the district and the guidelines of the Superintendent. The principal is the administrator and supervisor of the school and has full responsibility and authority for the control and management of the school in all its operations. Responsibilities include supervision of approximately 75 staff members serving approximately 500 students. 


Possess a principal’s credential, valid in the state of Washington. Elementary administrative experience preferred. Ability to work in a collaborative environment that promotes trust, shared commitments, shared goals, and continuous improvement. Visionary, culturally-responsive leadership skills that include moving systems forward, supporting stakeholders, and expecting high success for scholars. Commitment to inclusion of diverse learners. Ability to improve learning and teaching through an effective staff supervision coaching model. High commitment to implementing district learning and teaching initiatives. Strong instructional leadership that includes a deep understanding of reading science, classroom literacy and math pedagogy, systems of support, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), data analysis aligned with human resource and instructional support, professional learning, and coaching conversations. Proven organizational planning and continuous communication skills that facilitate positive school culture, predictability of routines and procedures, fiscal responsibility, and community partnerships. Ability to facilitate group collaboration, adult learning, strategic planning, and consensus building. Demonstrate flexibility, resourcefulness, and a respect for others. Proven ability to be a productive member of the district’s leadership team. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the District may find appropriate and acceptable.