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Principal, Elementary School

Houston Independent School District
Houston, TX, US
Location: Bonner Elementary School

Department: Bonner ES


Contract Months:12

Salary Range: $132,500.00 - $132,500.00

Academic Year: 24-25


Serves as the educational leader of the assigned campus. Responsible for managing policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure all students are supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school. Guides the character of the school and serves as a model for staff; pivotal in building a high performing team of teachers and support staff. Dedicated to helping students achieve personal and academic success by using proven best practices for teaching and learning.

  • Develops and implements plans to:
  • Increase student achievement
  • Increase attendance
  • Increase graduation rates
  • Strengthen instructional opportunities
  • Provide a safe learning environment
  • Provide student services
  • Comply with federal, state, and local laws and Board policies and procedures and other school district initiatives.
  • Communicates, collaborates, and builds strong relationships with key stakeholders including:
  • Teachers and staff
  • Students and parents
  • Community and business partners
  • Other members of the school and district community.
  • Selects and mentors a high quality school staff.
  • Develops and maintains quality data, a balanced budget, and operational systems control closely tied to instructional priorities.
  • Possesses a moral and ethical compass.
  • Demonstrates a heart and passion for leadership.
  • Identifies quality instructional and non-instructional staff and inspires excellence in them.
  • Shows strong self-esteem.
  • Makes decisions for the benefit of the school and community s/he serves.
  • Exhibits the flexibility and willingness to accept change.
  • Possesses courage and persistence of one's convictions.
  • Balances a superb intellect with common sense.
  • Master's degree
  • Valid Texas Principal certification
  • A minimum of three years of exemplary teaching experience or comparable leadership experience is essential.
  • Administrative experience as Principal, Assistant Principal, or Dean of Instruction preferred.
  • Additional leadership experience on the campus or otherwise is essential.
Other Requirements


Houston Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer.

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