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Principal: Mari-Linn School / District Instructional Technology Admin

North Santiam School District
Closing date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Principal: Mari-Linn School / District Instructional Technology Admin

START DATE: July 1, 2023
SALARY: Administrative - $107,910 - 121,453
In addition, we pay your PERS (retirement) contribution.
FLSA Status: Exempt


Job Goal:
To serve as the educational leader and chief executive of the school and, as such, to be responsible for promoting the educational development of each student and the professional growth of the staff, operation of the school facilities, participation in staff and student activities, and establishment of effective community relations. To assist the district in providing a vision and direction for instruction using technology in the district and schools.  Assistance in the selection and implementation of technologies that enhance teacher and student productivity and improve performance. Proactively support curriculum and instruction in seeking new technologies to assist academic goals and professional development.
Essential Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed for the position.
Masters Degree
Appropriate Administrative License (emphasis in educational administration preferred)
Experience in various aspects of school administration and other qualifications the board may find appropriate and acceptable
Ability to establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school
Ability to interpret and implement all board policies, administrative regulations, and negotiated agreements
Ability to supervise all school personnel for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth, and achieving overall objectives of the school’s instructional program
Ability to facilitate the development, revisions, and evaluation of the curriculum and instructional services
Ability to develop school plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline, and conduct of students as established in district procedures
Ability to prepare and manage the school budget
Ability to serve as the liaison between the school and community, interpreting activities and policies of the school and encouraging community involvement with the school
Ability to provide direction to others and to make independent judgments
Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents, teachers, and the community
Ability to maintain confidentiality 
Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and meet deadlines
Perform physical requirements, which may include:
Moderate to extensive degree of physical and emotional stamina
Frequent and prolonged standing, walking and sitting
Ability to restrain students, respond and break up student fights, apprehend trespassers or student offenders
Frequent and prolonged talking/hearing conversations
Possess near/far visual acuity/depth perception
Possible exposure to bodily fluids due to student injury and illnesses
Willing to learn data privacy practices and laws; have experience with Windows, Mac-based, and Google Suite computing environments. 
Ability to articulate strategy and ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences. 
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop and implement uses of educational best practices in with the use of instructional technology.
Such alternatives to the above requirements as the School Board or the Administration may deem appropriate and acceptable.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

Supervise the licensed and classified staff and are responsible for the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluation of the staff
Facilitate communication between personnel, students, and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems, and/or resolving conflicts
Delegate authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for their assigned areas of supervision
Manage school administrative functions (i.e., facility maintenance, budget, staffing, etc.)  to maintain safe and efficient school operations within district guidelines
Develop and evaluate the educational/instructional program to ensure conformance to state and school board standards
Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information
Actively support and oversee the planning, promotion, and evaluation of the student leadership, activity, and athletic programs
Initiate and plan in-service orientation and training of licensed and classified staff, with special responsibility for staff administrative procedures and instructions
Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline as necessary and in accordance with the due process rights of students
Process personnel actions, student disciplinary actions, and/or related matters for the purpose of documenting such actions and being in compliance with district policies and administrative regulations
Prepare various written documents (e.g., correspondence, reports, analyses, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information
Represent the school within the community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to the school environment
Keep abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing educational issues of mutual interest with other professionals in the field
Participate in administrative meetings, negotiation meetings, and other such meetings as required or appropriate
Perform such other tasks (which may require knowledge of other job descriptions) as may seem to be appropriate to the Board or Administration
Effectively lead, manage, and supervise district technology staff.
Improve the infrastructure of instructional technology by working with district administrators and individual schools to identify resource needs related to instructional technology; negotiate costs and leases with vendors; coordinate their adoption and integration into schools. 
Collaborates with administration and teachers to align curriculum to meet ISTE National Education Technology Standards to prepare students for future college and career opportunities and to ensure that students are developing proficiency in applying technology to achieve academic objectives, which include State Standards and Common Core testing. 
Effectively partner with administration and teachers to deepen the implementation and increase the impact of AVID within NSSD by developing ways to merge AVID strategies with District technology initiatives and ISTE Technology Standards; by determining the needs for district-based professional learning that will utilize technology to provide increased college and career readiness opportunities for students of all grade levels; and by communicating how separate District initiatives and systems can align to support each other, allowing students to develop the technological proficiency necessary to achieve success in a global society. 
Effectively partner with District-level instructional leaders and District Technology department staff to support the use of collaborative technology within interactive settings (e.g., online tutorials, video conferencing, video streaming, virtual and distance learning, and social networking), particularly for students who need course recovery or accelerated academic opportunities.
Designs develops and implements District-wide professional development for administrators and teachers that is focused on enhancing instructional technology in the classroom. In addition to District-wide training, this may include lesson development for the classroom, co-teaching with a classroom teacher to provide support during implementation, and individualized staff PD based on school data.
Assists in the development, implementation, and support for both short and long-term District instructional technology goals and plans. 
Directs daily operations of instructional technology, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards, and setting deadlines. 
Ensures privacy laws are adhered to, as it pertains to agreements between third parties and teachers or students, by providing training and information at both the administrative and teaching levels.
Stays informed and are aware of advances in instructional technology. Prepares written materials (e.g., procedures, system-level documentation, reports, memos, letters, budgets, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written references, and/or conveying information. 
Recommends policies, procedures, and/or actions to District administrators and teachers for the purpose of providing direction in meeting the District’s goals and objectives. 
To be considered, all applicants must meet the minimum standards described below: 
Hold a Master's Degree in some Education relegated field, preferably Education Leadership.
Hold or be eligible to hold an appropriate Oregon Principal or a Professional Administrative license by the first assigned workday.
A minimum of five years as an effective classroom teacher and some educational building administrative experience with demonstrated results in improving academic achievement.
Submission of complete professional application material packet.
Ability to provide three letters of recommendation, including one from your current or most recent supervisor. 
Experience implementing the AVID College Readiness System and willing to participate in AVID Summer Institute.
Three or more years of building principal experience with demonstrated results in improving academic achievement.
Bilingual (English/Spanish). 
1.  Appropriate Administrative License (emphasis in educational administration preferred)
2.  Possess a valid First Aid card if required
3.  Possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License
4.  Bloodborne Pathogens Training/Hepatitis B Shot Series Training
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Days and hours to be arranged, with salary according to the current schedule.