Kalispell Public Schools

Kalispell , MT

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Job Description

FTE: 1.00

Salary: $101,526 - $110,977 DOE

Job Responsibilities:
Chief Administrator of the Building: Manages, administers, and provides leadership relating to the education of our students and day to day operations.
Develops and administers quality educational programs within the guidelines and standards developed by the Board of Trustees and the Office of Public Instruction.
Monitors classroom instruction.
Supervises and evaluates both certified and classified staff members in accordance with the supervision model of the school district and in accordance with the negotiated agreements of various employee groups.
Develops and maintains good working relations with parents, students, staff and public.
Meets the diverse needs of students and staff members in the school by directing and building an appropriate learning environment.
Works as a team member within the district leadership and management structure and supports decisions made by administration in an effort to maintain positive staff morale.
Fosters a positive school climate and maintains a visible presence in the building to enforce safety and security stands for students and faculty.
Administers student discipline in a fair and appropriate manner that is consistent with the philosophy, goals, and policies of the school and the school district.
Works with staff to prepare yearly budget requests and monitors spending to conform to budget restrictions.
Supervises preparation of attendance reports, test results, and other reports as required by the Office of Public Instruction and other agencies; collects and analyzes data as required.
Acts as a liaison and provides explanation and interpretation of school programs, policies, procedures, and laws to students, parents/guardians, staff and the community.
Participates in policy and procedural decisions relevant to student and administrative issues.
Participates in activities of the school that include parents/guardians, staff, students and the public.
Maintains instructional expertise in his/her teaching areas through continuous involvement in that subject(s) curriculum.
Performs other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned by the District Superintendent.
Reports to the District Superintendent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, parents/guardians, and the public.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, students, parents/guardians and the public.
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in educational setting. 
Ability to write reports, school correspondence, manuals or other relevant information.
Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
Ability to improve and maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.
Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Ability to follow directions and multi-task.
Skill in organization to provide effective administration of all school functions.
Skill, dedication, and aptitude for recognizing the development needs of high school students.
Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
Skill and aptitude in the use of computers, software and current technology.
Knowledge of state and local policies and laws that refer to student discipline and education.
Knowledge of best practices in curriculum and instruction in order to be the instructional leader of the building.
Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated Instructional Leader.
Master degree in education or relevant subject, AND,
Valid Montana Administrator’s certification with appropriate administrative endorsements upon hire; AND,
Minimum of five years of teaching or equivalent certified experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience as a high school administrator.
Evidence of continuing academic growth.
Experience in high school teaching.
Experience working with Montana special education laws, policies and regulations.
Physical Demands:
Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, lift and carry items up to 40 pounds.
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