Elementary Principal

Location
Waterbury, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 10, 2019
Ref
1388
Grade Level
Elementary School
Position Type:
Administration/ Principal

  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2019

  • Location:
    Multiple Locations

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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    Elementary Principal

    Waterbury Public Schools is looking for a dynamic leader who is experienced and well-versed in an urban environment, and readying our students for college andor the global workforce. The school leader will have the commitment and vision in utilizing effective leadership in bringing together the entire school community for student success.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Regularly attends PPTs and 504s

    • Coordinates services for special education preschool students in cooperation with the Office of Early Childhood and School Readiness Office
    • Provides effective instructional leadership to the school community.
    • Ensures that all students receive the instruction and other professional support necessary given their individual needs and abilities; allow them to attain mastery in verbal and written communication, reading comprehension, mathematics, thinking and decision-making skills; and to meet other goals and objectives established by the District.
    • Develops a school-wide organization for optimum staff effectiveness.
    • Ensures that the school's mission statement is the driving force for all school decision-making.
    • Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates a long-range strategic plan that is inclusive and focused on instructional improvement.
    • Supervises and evaluates school staff to ensure optimum student achievement.
    • Supervises and evaluates administrative staff to promote instructional leadership.
    • Promotes parental, student, and community involvement.
    • Supervises registration, scheduling, programming, attendance, grade reports, as well as district, state and national reports.
    • Establishes procedures to enhance safety and security of pupils and staff.
    • Implements student discipline and attendance policies.
    • Develops and implements site-based professional development.
    • Manages school budget, maintains accurate records and prepares reports as requested.
    • Fulfills other duties, as designated in the principal's job description.

    • Stays current through professional readings, seminars, workshops and conventions with a specific focus on Connecticut and NAYEC standards and accreditation.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Certified as an Intermediate Administrator (092) - required
    • 5 years of highly successful experience in early childhood and special education

    • Knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process, including curriculum development, instructional improvement and standards of assessment.
    • Knowledge and understanding of elementary school programming, including special education, bilingual education services, and all special programs.
    • Ability to effectively communicate (both orally and in writing) with staff members, students, parents and community.
    • Experience building positive community and working relationships.
    • Excellent managerial skills including delegation, effective decision-making and problem solving.
    • Ability to collaborate with the entire school-community in order to lead to school improvement and achievement.

    Salary and Benefits: According to SAW Contract

    Application must be completed through Applitrack. To be considered for this position you must upload: cover letter, resume, Connecticut certification, transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation.

    Please fill out your application at Job ID # 1388:
    https://www.applitrack.com/waterbury/onlineapp/default.aspx

    Waterbury Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to applyWaterbury Public Schools is looking for a dynamic leader who is experienced and well-versed in an urban environment, and readying our students for college andor the global workforce. The school leader will have the commitment and vision in utilizing effective leadership in bringing together the entire school community for student success.

    Closing Date: Until Filled

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