Principal - Elementary School Eligibility Pool

Elk Grove Unified School District
Elk Grove, CA, US
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Job Category
Administrator, Principal, Teaching, Elementary Education Teacher
Grade Level
Elementary School
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Job Details

Job Description / Essential Elements:




Under the direction of the Associate Superintendent, Elementary Education and the Director-Elementary Education, plan, organize, control and direct the instructional programs, operations, plant and personnel for a traditional or year-round elementary school (K-6); assure safe and positive learning environment for the students and staff.


Plan, organize, control and direct instructional activities, special programs and plant operations at a District elementary school; confer with District Office personnel regarding staff, programs, students, finances and legal requirements; implement and modify the school's mission, goals, objectives and programs as needed.

Interview, select, direct, evaluate and supervise certificated and classified personnel; assign faculty and staff as appropriate to meet school objectives; manage on-site teacher contracts.

Direct and participate in a planned program of formal and informal classroom visitations and observations; recommend discipline, reassignment or termination action as appropriate.

Enforce applicable State and District codes, policies and laws; administer District and school site discipline and intervention policies and safety programs.

Plan and direct the business operations of school; develop and administer site budgets; assure proper allocation of funds for instructional and non-instructional equipment and materials.

Direct the evaluation and revision of curricular and instructional programs in cooperation with appropriate District administrators; communicate with teachers to assure instructional programs meet student needs and District requirements.

Analyze data and develop and implement plans for instructional improvement growing out of program assessment.

Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups, law enforcement and other officials.

Prepare and write correspondence, bulletins and other communications on behalf of the school; arrange for school-level public relations and publicity for special events and achievements as appropriate.

Supervise or schedule the supervision of students on campus before and after school, during lunch, recess and other activities; discipline students according to established guidelines.

Assure the health, safety and welfare of students.

Oversee attendance, behavior management, counseling, guidance and other student support services; provide individual academic and personal counseling to students and parents.

Coordinate the maintenance and operations of the school plant; assure proper management, maintenance and inventory of materials, equipment, buildings and grounds.

Direct the implementation of staff development and in-service training; update staff on revised policies and procedures and implement changes.

Attend, conduct and chair a variety of meetings with faculty, parents and community representatives; attend IEP and other meetings as necessary; respond to and resolve parent, student and staff complaints; represent the school at Board, District and community functions.

Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of District, County, State and federally-mandated records and reports regarding student attendance, welfare, discipline, safety, academic achievement and others as directed.

Direct the maintenance of comprehensive files pertaining to school personnel, plant facilities, inventories, financial information and contracts; direct the maintenance of student and staff records at the site.

Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to conduct work.

Perform related duties as assigned.



Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of a District traditional or year-round elementary school.

School law administration and applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.

State and local curriculum requirements.

Board and District policies, procedures and regulations.

Labor relations law and employee contracts.

State plant facility requirements.

Budget preparation and control.

Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Oral and written communication skills.

Public speaking techniques.

Basic computer operation.


Plan, organize and direct the operations, plant and personnel of an elementary school.

Organize, direct, evaluate and supervise assigned certificated and classified staff.

Direct activities regarding personnel, the physical plant, budget, curriculum and instruction and communications and articulation.

Train, supervise and evaluate certificated and classified personnel.

Plan and direct the budget and business operations of the school.

Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups.

Plan, implement, direct and evaluate instructional and categorical programs in accordance with applicable laws.

Plan and organize work.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Complete work with many interruptions.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Prepare and deliver oral presentations.

Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.

See to monitor students and read a variety of materials.

Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

Sit or stand for extended periods of time.

Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.


Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in a related field and five years of classroom experience.


California Teaching or PPS Credential.

California Administrative Credential.

Valid California Class C driver's license.



Office environment.

Constant interruptions.

Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications


Valid California Teaching or Valid PPS Credential


Valid California Administrative Credential


Certificate of Eligibility of an Administrative Credential

Please complete our on-line application in full.

Please scan ALL required documents as listed below.


  • Credential Copy (Valid Teaching or PPS credential and Administrative Services Credential - Copy of all current valid credentials from CTC website (print information from each individual credential screen then scan and upload - do not use the email documents option as it does not contain all the needed information))
  • Letter of Introduction (LETTER MUST HAVE A SIGNATURE.)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (LETTERS MUST HAVE A SIGNATURE.))
  • Resume

Comments and Other Information

The Elk Grove Unified School District (hereinafter EGUSD) desires to provide a positive work environment where employees and job applicants are free from harassment and are assured of equal access and opportunities in accordance with law. EGUSD prohibits any district employee from harassing or discriminating against any other district employee or job applicant on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. No person should be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position(s) or program for which application has been made. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, EGUSD will provide you with one upon notice.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying, you should immediately contact the District's Legal Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator, at (916)-686-7795, ext. 67159 or . A copy of EGUSD uniform complaint or EGUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
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