Elementary School Principal 2019-2020

Cleveland Hill UFSD
Cheektowaga, NY, United States
May 15, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School
POSITION: Elementary School Principal

  1. Holds a New York State Administrator & Supervisor certificate or equivalent.
  2. At least 5 years successful experience as a classroom teacher.
  3. Administrative experience at the building level required.
  4. Knowledge of current educational practices, research and applications.
  5. Knowledge of NYS Annual Professional Performance Review process and requirements.
  6. Demonstrated ability to:
    1. Provide leadership and work effectively with staff members, colleagues, parents and others in the educational community.
    2. Use creative problem solving and decision making skills to provide a positive learning environment resulting in continuous improvements for students and staff.
    3. Speak and write clearly and effectively.
  7. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and Board of Education find appropriate and acceptable.


  • A person of high integrity with strong communication and public relation skills.
  • A visionary, cognizant of and committed to the needs of the community.
  • A dedicated educator with experience in teaching and administration, [possessing specific knowledge of curriculum, literacy education, the New York State Standards, assessments and education law].
  • Has the ability to coalesce and build consensus from disparate points of view.
  • Is able to initiate change and accept new ideas.
  • Believes that all children can learn.
  • Is committed to the philosophy of high expectations for all students.
  • Has knowledge of and a belief in the principles of differentiated instruction.
  • Demonstrates critical problem solving skills, coupled with realistic solutions. Must be conversant in the area of technology and be able to promote the infusion of technology into classroom learning.
  • Has knowledge of financial planning and budget preparation.
  • Can maintain an environment where parents are welcome and valued partners in their child's education.
  • Values the importance of the principal as instructional leader and is able to work with all staff to improved teaching and learning.
  • Views humor, a positive attitude, and a "sense of energy" as necessary components of effective leadership.
  • Familiar with the Danielson Model for evaluation.
  • Has successful building level administrative


Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of Elementary School Principal by submitting a letter of interest, resume and credentials to:
Jon MacSwan, Superintendent
Cleveland Hill UFSD
105 Mapleview Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Building/Location: Cleveland Hill Elementary School

Start Date: 7/1/19

Contact Person's Name: Wendy Limardi

Contact Person's Title: District Clerk

Contact Person's Email: wlimardi@clevehill.org

Posting Link: https://www.clevehill.org/Page/5270

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