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Principal - Portland Public Schools

Portland Public Schools
Closing date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Opportunity
Portland Public Schools (PPS) is the largest school district in Oregon. We serve
approximately 50,000 students in 81 schools and 29 special programs. Our student
population is racially, linguistically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse. Our
District is committed to eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning.
Our mission statement aims to eliminate inequities across our district, “Every student by
name is prepared for college, career and participation as an active community member,
regardless of race, income or zip code.”

Portland Public Schools is seeking dynamic School Principals with a demonstrated
record of improving student performance and who share our Vision, PPS reImagined.
We seek candidates with a demonstrable commitment to racial equity and social justice.
We want school leaders who have a commitment to working at a large urban school
district and who have a demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to eliminate
achievement disparities.

Our principals are expected to be stewards of the District’s reImagine Strategic Plan,
vision, mission, goals and instructional initiatives. If you are solution-oriented, a strong
communicator, collaborator, and passionate about making an impact in student lives,
urban education, then Portland Public School District is the place for you!

As a school district, we invest in our employees' professional growth and development.
PPS makes it a practice of promoting from within. As a result, a number of our
administrators have recently been promoted into senior leadership roles in the district.
At this time, we have the following opportunities for Principal positions for the 2022-
2023 school year.

Current Vacancies:

Duniway Elementary School – Job number 23516
Irvington Elementary School – Job number 23518
Jefferson High School - Job number 23592
Richmond Japanese Immersion Elementary – Job number 23593
Hosford Middle School - Job number 24152
Ockley Green Middle School - Job number 23629
Harriet Tubman Middle School - Job number 23604
Rose City Park Elementary School - Job number 24104
Arleta Elementary School - Job number 24091
Alliance High School - Job number 24088

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