High School Principal
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL (9th - 12th Grade)
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Teaching & Learning
SUMMARY: Provides instructional leadership to staff including: curriculum planning, review and implementation; and professional development. Responsible for day-to-day building administration and the safety and welfare of students, staff, and activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
- Interacts with students to encourage each individual to perform at their highest level.
- Manages all building staff personnel.
- Develops and implements curriculum master schedule
- Completes performance appraisal of staff.
- Resolves staff problems and provides support to teachers.
- Provides general supervision to students.
- Supervises extra curricular activities.
- Evaluates performance of teachers, program and staff.
- Provides in-service training to teachers as needed.
- Prepares the school budget.
- Maintains relations with parents, parent groups, school volunteers and outside agencies.
- Implements policy and procedure changes from the Board, the State and Federal level at the building level.
- Works well with both supervisors and other members of the team.
- Maintains consistent and punctual attendance.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages other administrative supervisors who supervise numerous employees in the high school. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the high school. Also directly supervises non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees and students; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree, five years experience in teaching and administration.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Oklahoma State Department of Education Secondary Administration certification.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to staff, students, and the school community.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in a specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements and Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day and location.