HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Bismarck School District ( learn more )

Bismarck , AR ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2877382
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 20, 2017

Job Description

Position Summary

 

Providing leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of a high achieving school in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with the Bismarck School Board of Education policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law.

 

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

 

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies, and student behavioral or learning problems.
• Counsel and provide guidance to students regarding personal, academic, vocational, or behavioral issues.
• Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff.
• Prepare and submit budget requests and recommendations.
• Prepare, maintain, or oversee the preparation and maintenance of attendance, activity, planning, or personnel reports and records.
• Recommend personnel actions related to programs and services.
• Direct and coordinate activities of teachers, administrators, and support staff.
• Participate in special education-related activities such as attending meetings and providing support to special educators in the building.
• Organize and direct committees of specialists, volunteers, and staff to provide technical and advisory assistance for programs.
• Direct and coordinate school maintenance services and the use of school facilities.
• Coordinate and direct extracurricular activities and programs such as after-school events and athletic contests.
• Collaboratively develop and implement a shared vision and mission.
• Collect and use data to identify goals, assess organizational effectiveness, and promote organizational learning.
• Create and implement plans to achieve goals.
• Promote continuous and sustainable improvement.
• Monitor and evaluate progress and revise plans.
• Nurture and sustain a culture of collaboration, trust, learning, and high expectations.
• Ensure a comprehensive, rigorous, and coherent curricular program is implemented.
• Create a personalized and motivating learning environment for students.
• Supervise instruction.
• Develop assessment and accountability systems to monitor student progress.
• Develop the instructional and leadership capacity of staff.
• Maximize time spent on quality instruction.
• Promote the use of the most effective and appropriate technologies to support teaching and learning.
• Monitor and evaluate the impact of the instructional program.
• Monitor and evaluate the management and operational systems.
• Obtain, allocate, align, and efficiently utilize human, fiscal, and technological resources.
• Promote and protect the welfare and safety of students and staff.
• Develop the capacity for distributive leadership.
• Ensure teacher and organizational time is focused to support quality instruction and student learning.
• Collect and analyze data and information pertinent to the educational environment.
• Promote understanding, appreciation, and use of the communities' diverse cultural, social, and intellectual resources.
• Build and sustain positive and productive relationships with families, caregivers, and community partners.
• Ensure a system of accountability for every student's academic and social success.
• Model principles of self-awareness. reflective practice, transparency, and ethical behavior.
• Safeguard the values of democracy, equity, and diversity.
• Consider and evaluate the potential moral and legal consequences of decision-making.
• Promote social justice and ensure that individual student needs inform all aspects of schooling.
• Advocate for children, families, and caregivers.
• Act to influence local, district, state, and national decisions affecting student learning.
• Assess, analyze, and anticipate emerging trends and initiatives in order to adapt leadership strategies.
• Report to the proper authorities any cases of suspected child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
• Adhere to all policies of the District.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Deputy Superintendent.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
• Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
• Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
• Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
• Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
• Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
• Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
• Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
• Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
• Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
• Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following district procedures.
• Delegating Responsibility - Ability to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people.
• Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
• Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
• Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
• Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
• Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
• Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.
• Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
• Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
• Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
• Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
• Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
• Loyal - The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.
• Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
• Regular attendance - Exhibiting regular attendance in order to perform duties in a satisfactory manner.
• Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
• Self Confident - The trait of being comfortable in making decisions for oneself.
• Strategic Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long range goals can be achieved.
• Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.
• Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
• Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

 

Job Requirements


• Certification/License: Must have the appropriate Building Level Administrator endorsement on teaching certificate
• Building level administrator experience highly preferred

• Strong curricular experience a must

• AD experience a plus

 

Contract Days: 240

Salary: Administrator Salary Schedule Range

This opening is for the 2018/2019 school year. Please apply at our website. www.bismarcklions.net

No phone calls please.

 

Bismarck School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Bismarck School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • jobs@bsd-lions.net
    • 11636 Hwy 84
    • Bismarck, Arkansas 71929
    • Phone: 501-865-4888

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