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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890751
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 8, 2018

Job Description

TITLE:             Elementary School Principal              

LOCATION:      Mildred H. Aitken Elementary School

START DATE:   July 1, 2018


REPORTS TO:  Superintendent of Schools


EVALUATION:  Annually in accordance with provisions of School Committee Policy


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree or higher; Massachusetts Elementary School Principal’s certification; minimum of five years of experience in elementary teaching. Administration experience desired.



  • Promotes a shared vision that makes effective teaching and learning the central focusing of schooling
  • Demonstrates professionalism and promotes positive rapport among administrators, teachers, parents, students and the community
  • Provides leadership in curriculum organization, programs, instructional materials, best practices and current trends
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of Massachusetts Frameworks
  • Conducts meetings of staff, according to contract, for the efficient and proper functioning of the school
  • Works with grade-level teams to use data to identify grade-level and individual student improvement goals.
  • Annually sets measurable objectives for self and school
  • Assists with the analysis of school and district student performance indicators
  • Monitors and supervises all special needs and 504 educational plans and shares responsibility with the Director of Pupil Personnel Services
  • Schedules and coordinates services of staff and specialists, as required.
  • Supervises and evaluates all professional and non-professional staff within the building
  • Supports the district professional development process and oversees the implementation of professional development within the building
  • Recruits, hires, evaluates, and terminates, when necessary, building personnel
  • Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all School Committee policies
  • Develops the school budget in accordance with the district requirements and the Education Reform Act of 1993
  • Represents his/her school through participation in the activities of local, state and national professional organizations, and encourages other members of the staff to extend their participation in a similar way.
  • Completes all reports required by federal, state and local agencies
  • Has a sound understanding of the NEASC process as well as the required leadership skills
  • Chairs the School Council, Safety & Housekeeping, Technology and other school level committees and oversees the creation of annual plans in these areas
  • Fosters and monitors the school’s extracurricular programs, volunteer programs and Parent Teacher Organization
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety of the students, staff and school
  • Sets and mandates high expectations for student behavior that gives staff and students a sense of order and discipline within a caring environment.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.


  • Twelve-month position
  • Salary and other benefits to be established by the Seekonk School Committee
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Seekonk Public Schools 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

    • Bridget McNamara , Administrative Assistant to Superintendent
    • 25 Water Lane
    • Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771

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