Principal - Clifton Area Neighborhood School (CANS) 2019-20

Cincinnati, OH, US
Dec 21, 2018
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Talent Development

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    Principal - Clifton Area Neighborhood School (CANS)
    The newly selected principal should possess the following qualifications and qualities:


    CERTIFICATION: Valid Ohio Principal License. Those applicants completing all coursework for the principal's license by July 1, 2019, must submit a letter of verification from the program advisor in lieu of the license.

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years as a successful teacher, two years as an assistant principal and three years as a principal or building administrator in a school system is preferred.

    TRAINING: Master's degree with a concentration in Educational Leadership.

    Commitment to CANS Model
    • A person who has a strong commitment to developing a deep, shared partnership between CANS and the University of Cincinnati and who is innovative, open thinking, and translates ideas into action to develop and support a partnership school
    • A person who has experience with or strong commitment to implementing the Expeditionary Learning (EL) instructional model and UDL and supporting all school staff in participating in the implementation of this approach
    Instructional Leadership
    • A person who is knowledgeable regarding successful academic strategies for all children and who has demonstrated competence in closing subgroup achievement gaps
    • A person who is an innovative thinker and is committed to continuous improvement and partnerships with research-based institutions
    • A person who values and supports the needs of all families and students including English learners, preschoolers, students with special needs, gifted students, and those from diverse backgrounds
    • A person who consistently and intentionally seeks inclusive collaboration with all stakeholders in order to maximize instructional outcomes
    • A person who demonstrates strong effective communication skills (verbal, written, and behavioral) and is approachable and knowledgeable in communicating with diverse populations
    • A person who provides clarity, support, and resources for teachers
    • A person who establishes positive relationships with colleagues to support learning and growth
    Leadership and Management
    • A person who is a strong leader, open to input from all stakeholders, adept at the uptake of others' ideas, and a positive presence that anchors the school
    • A person who is connected with all students, families, and other stakeholders, and who is fully engaged and invested in the school and in all its classrooms
    • A person who is proactive in planning, follows through effectively on initiatives, and sees plans through to completion

    School Culture
    • A person who is committed to working with all stakeholders to develop the whole child
    • A person who is culturally competent and respects and values cultural differences in thoughts and actions
    • A person who is committed to creating a supportive, empathetic, and collaborative school culture that celebrates diversity and views it as a strength
    • A person who models respectful and compassionate treatment of children, both in everyday interactions and in disciplinary policy
    Stakeholder/Community Engagement
    • A person who proactively seeks the ideas and involvement of all stakeholders including staff, students, families, community members, and University of Cincinnati students and faculty
    • A person who is committed to developing a welcoming environment for all participants and incorporates all stakeholders in meaningful ways
    • A person who is accessible, transparent, and inclusive in communications and works with stakeholders to prioritize ideas and find the right solutions that best support the overall strategic goals
    • Type of Contract: Limited Principal Contract
    • Salary: Per CAAS Agreement

    All applicants should submit a resume, and application online at , click on employment, then Apply Online.

    Note: A lead teacher in a position may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a lead teacher. A lead teacher may apply for an administrative position if the lead teacher resigns the lead teacher position prior to submitting an application, however, selection is not guaranteed. A consulting teacher may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a consulting teacher
    and for one full school year after serving as a consulting teacher.
    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources
    Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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