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Junior High / High School Principal

Dayton School District
Closing date: 
Monday, February 14, 2022


Title: Junior High/High School Principal
Filing Deadline: February 14, 2022
Classification: Administrative, Regular, Full-Time Position
Grades/Location: Grades 6-12, Junior High/High School
Start Date: July 1, 2022
Hours/Days: 8 hours per day; 220 days per year including 7 paid holidays per year
Salary: TBD
Benefit package with PERS pickup.

Dayton School District is a rural district located in western Oregon’s scenic Mid-Willamette Valley, between McMinnville and Newberg. The staff works with parents and other community members to provide a learning environment which leads to progress and success in all academic areas and encourages students to become well-rounded citizens. The student population of approximately 1,000 is served by a grade school, a grades 6 - 8 junior high, and a high school. The school district draws people into the community who want a strong educational system with a rural sense of caring and teamwork.

Dayton School District is seeking a Junior High/High School Principal to serve as an educational leader contributing to the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of a comprehensive program of educational and student service.

 Promote a positive, safe and caring climate for learning; creating a welcoming environment that reflects and supports the racial and ethnic diversity of the student population and community served.
 Lead and promote educational equity based on the principle that each student receives the support needed to achieve success.
 Lead development and adaptation of courses of study and school programs to achieve the goals for the district and school.
 Effectively lead continuous improvement processes; determine specific courses of action that result in improved student learning.
 Provide and model instructional leadership; consistently working to improve learning for all students.
 Maintain and communicate high standards of performance throughout the school community.
 Lead by example; consistently demonstrating ethical and professional standards of performance and personal integrity, including addressing issues in an open, honest, and timely manner.
 Reach logical conclusions using quality decision-making processes based on available information, evidence, and data.
 Manage school operations and finances in accordance with statutes, administrative rules, the district mission, policies and collective bargaining agreements.
 Build understanding and support by collaborating and communicating decision making processes as appropriate with students, teachers, and families.
 Ensure compliance with and effectiveness of emergency and safety procedures, including written plans, reporting procedures and training programs.
 Establish and maintain partnerships with district and community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for school and district mission and vision.

 Current Oregon administrative license or eligibility for license.
 Master’s Degree in education.
 Minimum five(5) years successful teaching experience, preferably at the secondary level.
 Successful experience in K-12 administration, preferably at the secondary level.
 Experience working with culturally diverse families and communities.
 Successful experience overseeing and strengthening sports and CTE programs preferred.
 Strong interpersonal skills; maintains confidentiality; remains calm and open to others in tense or difficult situations.
 Strong presentation skills and ability to respond effectively to questions in one-on-one, small, and large group situations.

Application Procedure:
Prior to filing deadline, interested applicants must submit an online application:; a letter of interest, a resume, 3 letters of recommendation, a list of
at least 5 references, a copy of front and back of Oregon Administrative and teaching license, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Drug testing and online trainings required. Applicants who best meet the requirements of the position will be invited for an interview.

Dayton School District #8 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.