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Middle School Principal

Department: Academic Affairs
Reports to: Dean of Academic Affairs
School year: 2019 - 2020

Basic Functions and Scope:

The Principal is the chief administrative officer of his/her school. Under the direction of the Dean of Academic Affairs, the Principal is responsible for the operation of the total plant in compliance with educational and operational procedures. The Principal is the educational leader within the school and demonstrates effective instructional and curricular leadership with staff and students.

Duties Performed:


  1. 1. Provides direction for the school in all areas of instruction.
  2. Provides for effective curricular leadership.
  3. Provides for effective management of instruction.
  4. Provides for effective staff development.
  5. Facilitates effective educational change.
  6. Implements performance evaluation effectively.
  7. Promotes among staff and students high standards for student performance.
  8. Clarifies the instructional program to the public.


  1. Provides for the effective and efficient daily operation of the school.
  2. Maintains school facilities conducive to a positive learning environment.
  3. Ensures efficient management of building level fiscal resources.
  4. Promotes and maintains a positive school climate.
  5. Promotes and maintains appropriate student conduct in the school.
  6. Demonstrates effective communication skills.
  7. Demonstrates effective organizational and problem-solving skills.
  8. Provides for effective management of staff.


  1. Demonstrates sensitivity to others.
  2. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with staff, students and administrators.
  3. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with parents and other members of the community.
  4. Demonstrates effective leadership through a team approach.


  1. Implements programs, policies, procedures and statutory regulations.
  2. Participates in professional growth activities.
  3. Demonstrates professional commitment and motivation.
  4. Completes all other tasks as assigned by the Dean of Academic Affairs.

Work Contacts:

Frequent contacts with faculty, students, parents, administrators, and support staff.

Independence of Operation:

Works in accordance with approved Board Policy, administrative procedures, and direction of the President.
Work is annually evaluated by the President.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MA from an accredited institution in Education or Education Administration.
  • Minimum five (5) years of related administrative experience as well as teaching experience.
  • Valid Administrative Certification.


To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: MS_PRINCIPAL_SMITH), and submit in English:
  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: January 31st, 2019

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