Thousands of students across California and the nation walked out of their classes on Wednesday to protest gun violence one month after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Pa
PRINCIPAL – HIGH SCHOOL
Management Position Department: Site
Report to: Superintendent or Designee Salary: Range 25
Work Days: 215 Days Overtime Status: Exempt
Serve as the educational leader and chief executive of the school. Directly responsible to the Superintendent or designee, for the following services: programs, operations and personnel for an assigned high school; assure safe and positive learning environment for the students and staff, holding all stakeholders accountable for increasing student achievement and will be held accountable for increasing student achievement, provide leadership to ensure district goals, beliefs, and policies are clearly communicated and implemented.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of a District high school. School law administration, application sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws. State and local curriculum requirements. Board and District policies, procedures and regulations. Labor relations law and employee contracts, State school site requirements. Budget preparation and control. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Oral and written communication skills. Public speaking techniques. Basic computer operation.
Plan, organize and direct the operations and personnel of an assigned high school. Disaggregate school performance data for purposes of program improvement and implementation of school-wide reform. Organize, direct, evaluate and supervise assigned certificated and classified staff. Direct personnel, the school site, budget, student services and activities, curriculum instruction, communications and articulation. Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups. Plan, implement, direct and evaluate instructional and categorical programs in accordance with applicable laws. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Complete work with many interruptions. Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and deliver oral presentations. Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations. See to monitor students and read a variety of materials. Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Sit or stand for extended periods of time. Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
No less than three years of successful experience as a school administrator. A Master’s Degree highly desirable.
Possession of a valid California Administrative Services Credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Valid California Driver License required.
conversational distance, on the telephone, and in addressing groups.
The long standing tradition of building a California mission from art materials, or assembling one from a pre-made craft store kit, will soon go the way of the dodo.
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Superintendent will be getting a nice bonus.
In a unanimous vote, the Board voted this week to give Superintendent Fred Navarro a $34,450 bonus.
Current Superintendent of Schools for Stanislaus County Tom Changnon has announced he will not run for reelection.
The California Department of Education has, for the first time, released data regarding chronic absenteeism.