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
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.
Abernethy Elementary School - Job number 24913
Atkinson Elementary School – Job number 24763
Beach Elementary School – Job number 24369
Beverly Cleary k-8 School – Job number 25139
Creston Elementary School - Job number 24928
Jackson Middle School - Job number 24727
Metropolitan Learning Center k-12 School - Job number 24979
Richmond Japanese Immersion Elementary School – Job number 23593
To learn about the application process, visit pps.net/jobs
To apply and review the full job description, select the desired link above or visit
pps.net/jobs and enter a job number job number referenced above.
To learn more about PPS and beautiful Portland, Oregon review our PPS View Book.