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Buckman Elementary School Principal

Portland Public Schools
Closing date: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Opportunity
Portland Public Schools is seeking a talented school leader with experience of leading an increasingly diverse school, Buckman Elementary School. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership practices that support collaboration, data-driven decision making, family and community engagement, innovation, and teamwork oriented approaches, with an racial equity and equality focused lens. The successful candidate will demonstrate an awareness of the intersectional identities multilingual learners possess and the historical inequities they have experienced. The principal at Buckman Elementary School will continue to establish a learning environment that promotes academic excellence and personal growth of every student and staff member. This school principal position is under the supervision of the Office of School Performance. To learn more about PPS and apply for the principal pool, please click here.

Buckman Elementary School serves over 400 students from the Buckman neighborhood which is located in Southeast Portland. Buckman boasts a robust Arts program that has thrived and grown as an integral part of the campus. This Arts centered school has created a unique and welcoming environment in PPS, ensuring that students, families, and teachers all find a welcoming school home at Buckman.

The school enjoys strong advocacy and support from the community as well as talented and committed staff members. Staff are focused on data driven instruction and using professional learning communities (PLC) to meet students’ academic needs. Buckman students, staff, and families are committed to PPS’ core value of racial equity and social justice and intend to continue that work.

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