COSMOPOLIS - SUPERINTENDENT/PRINCIPAL

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3946610
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 27, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

PURPOSE:

The Superintendent/Principal will be responsible for the Cosmopolis School District, a small, TK-6 school east of Aberdeen, WA. This position provides leadership to coordinate and supervise the effective operation of the school/district. To accomplish these tasks, this individual works closely with the students, staff, community, and the Board of Directors of Cosmopolis School District No. 99.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Educator and leadership experience essential for success as a Superintendent; Principal Certification is required; Superintendent Certification is preferred, but not required;

  • Candidates must have prior certificated teaching experience; and possess or the ability to obtain a WA state teaching certificate.
  • Willingness and ability to perform principal functions to support the school as needed;

 

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Respect for all staff and community with an approachable personality and a commitment to honesty and integrity;
  • Ability to provide competent, financial oversight of the district and align expenditure decisions with district priorities;
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and listen to multiple voices and perspectives as a leader;
  • A collaborative leadership style that inspires and builds teamwork and trust among all stakeholders;
  • Ability to pursue available funding opportunities to enhance learning opportunities for students;
  • Forward-thinking and innovative in facilitating problem-solving and strategic planning;
  • Demonstrated capability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with staff, employee unions/associations, parent groups, community organizations, and the Cosmopolis School Board;
  • A commitment to become part of the Cosmopolis community and engage visibly in school and community events.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUPERINTENDENT (TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

  • Provide professional leadership in organizing, administering, supervising, and evaluating staff (including certificated staff);
  • Create an agenda for monthly school board meetings and attend school board meetings;
  • Supervise the development, administration, and monitoring of the annual school district budget;
  • Recommend all final employee hiring to the Cosmopolis School Board of Directors;
  • Write and review all grants and support funding for the school district;
  • Supervise the development, administration, and monitoring of Student Support Services;
  • Check road conditions for buses in inclement weather and make the decision to delay or close school, if needed;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Cosmopolis School Board of Directors to support the safety and success of the students and staff.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with staff, parents,community and Cosmopolis School Board focused on shared priorities;
  • Facilitate inclusive decision-making processes to ensure stakeholder engagement and input opportunities;
  • Develop a budget planning process which ensures stakeholder engagement and educations, alignments of expenditures with system priories and responsible financial management;
  • Facilitate a school-wide plan for addressing learning loss and social-emotional needs as a result of school closure/remote learning impacts within an MTSS framework;
  • Gather input regarding district communication strategies and develop an effective plan to address identified challenges and opportunities;

The Board prefers the Superintendent to live within the area.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit all application materials electronically to EdJobsNW.org within the application platform.

  • A formal letter of application containing personal and professional qualifications, your reasons for interest in the position, and how you would address an expanding gap in academic and social-emotional skills;
  • A current resume (file upload);
  • A completed application at EdJobsNW.org;
  • Three (3) to five (5) current letters of recommendation that address your qualifications and leadership abilities uploaded with application (file upload).

 

TIMELINE:

Posting Date: 06/27/22

The Board of Directors will potentially negotiate a multi-year contract with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with local and like-sized Washington State school districts with the selected candidate.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
    Administrator > Superintendent
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