Yuma School District One ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873829
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 7, 2017

Job Description

First Review of Applicants: January 12, 2018

Effective Start Date: 2018-2019 School Year

Completed Application Packet Must Include:
  • Completed Online Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Three Completed Online References
  • Verification of Principal Certificate and Education
Yuma Elementary School District One
Purpose Statement
The job of Principal is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process with specific responsibilities for directing overall site operations, services, and staff at an assigned school site; providing information and serving as a resource to others; enforcing established policies and regulatory requirements; coordinating school activities and addressing issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students; and creating a learning environment that fosters compassionate and responsible life long learners.

This job reports to Associate Superintendent
Essential Functions
  • Analyzes data for the purpose of identifying the relevant issues and recommending or implementing a plan of action that will efficiently address needs.
  • Attends school events (e.g. dances, sporting events, band performances, curriculum nights, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the students, teachers, and parents.
  • Chairs meetings (e.g. curriculum, safety, site advisory, special district committees, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating activities and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district and/or state objectives.
  • Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. CPS, Truancy Program, Juvenile Court, food and clothing banks, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
  • Creates school master schedule for the purpose of ensuring that personnel and students are scheduled accordingly.
  • Delegates responsibility for a variety of administrative functions to the Assistant Principal and other personnel for the purpose of managing the workload more efficiently.
  • Develops budgets and financial forecasts for the purpose of providing financial guidance and recommendations to administrative personnel, Superintendent and/or Governing Board.
  • Evaluates and monitors assigned personnel for the purpose of ensuring that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
  • Evaluates programs and/or projects for the purpose of carrying out and achieving overall objectives of the school and maximizing the use of funds.
  • Facilitates communication between personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.
  • Implements policies, procedures, programs and/or processes for the purpose of providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements.
  • Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.
  • Maintains student discipline for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Manages school administrative functions (e.g. facility maintenance, Continuous Improvement Plans (CIPs), Title I budget, budget, staffing, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining safe and efficient school operations within district guidelines.
  • Monitors IEPs, 504s, and/or other programs for the purpose of ensuring compliance with district, state and federal guidelines.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. District Board meetings, inter and intra district committees, Administrative Staff meetings, conferences, PLC, PTA/PTO, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and gathering information regarding a wide variety of subjects required to carry out their administrative responsibilities.
  • Performs personnel functions (e.g. recruiting, interviewing, hiring, supervising, evaluating, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing; enhancing productivity and ensuring standards are achieved and performance maximized.
  • Prepares a wide variety of materials (e.g. reports, student activities, correspondences, evaluations, continuous improvement plans, i-observations, student disciplinary actions, duty schedules, student attendance, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
  • Presents information (e.g. budget overviews, accounting processes, distribution formulas, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, gaining feedback and ensuring adherence to established internal controls.
  • Promotes a collaborative environment to solve problems, implement services and/or programs for the purpose of enhancing student achievement.
  • Researches alternate funding sources for the purpose of maintaining the efficient operation of the school.
  • Responds to a wide variety of inquiries from internal and external parties (e.g. staff, parents, students, public agencies, etc.) for the purpose of resolving problems, providing information, facilitating communication among parties and/or providing direction.
  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Supervises school personnel for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.
Other Functions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to school environment.
Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering personnel policies.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.  Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping principles, and concepts of management and supervision.
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with frequent interruptions; creating a positive school climate for students, staff and community; motivating staff; and adapting to changing work priorities.
Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives; managing multiple departments; determining the use of funds. utilization of significant resources from other work units is routinely required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling,  some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 50% walking, and 0% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Experience       Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
Education        Masters degree in job-related area.
Required Testing Certificates
  Administrator's Credential
Continuing Educ./Training Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses
SEI Endorsement
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status                                                   Approval Date                                              Salary Range
Exempt                                                                                                                                          VIII
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Contact Information

    • Luciano Munoz
    • 450 W 6TH ST
    • Yuma, Arizona 853642973

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