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Principal, Estacada High School

Estacada School District

The Estacada School District has emerged as a national leader in improvement science methodology. Every day, our team looks forward to working with our students, families, and community members. We are fully committed to continuous improvement for every member of our team. Consider joining a team in a student-centered district that provides you with the tools you need to be successful. Our district believes in supporting and investing in our employees' continuous growth and development. The Estacada School District has been recognized as an Oregon Top Workplace for three years in a row, and we invite you to apply to join our talented educators and leaders. Visit our website to learn more by clicking here.

The Estacada School District is looking for the next educational leader to serve as Principal of Estacada High School beginning with the 2023/2024 school year.


Master’s Degree
Minimum of 2 successful years as an administrator
Holds a valid Oregon Administrator’s license
Commitment to customer service excellence
Understands the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of students at the grade level(s) administered.
Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to help teachers implement best instructional and assessment practices.
Has the necessary knowledge and skills to help teachers and staff affect appropriate student behavior.
Possesses functional computer literacy, knowledge of word processing, and an understanding of how computers can assist instruction.
Maintains satisfactory attendance as defined in District policy and regulations
Meet the District minimum physical requirements, basic skills, and/or health standards for the position, including the recent vaccine mandate. If you are not vaccinated against COVID-19, we will be unable to offer you the position unless you get a documented medical or religious exemption on file prior to the start date.

SUMMARY: Directs and administers all school operations and activities of a high school including instructional programs, support services, facility and ground operations, custodial/maintenance, student activities and athletics, and community relations activities. Main function is to serve as the building Educational Leader guiding all licensed staff to improve teaching and learning utilizing improvement science methodologies.


$126,609-$143,606 (Starting 23/24, DOE)
230 Contract Days
Retention Stipend
11 paid holidays
Tuition reimbursement
Professional development days
Employee paid PERS
Contract July 1, 2023* - June 30, 2024. One-year probationary administrative contract, renewable contract. (Contract begins July 1. June 21-22 are strongly recommended days to attend)

GENERAL APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit your application, resume and 3 letters of reference. Please include an essay that addresses the following questions:

Describe a time you conducted an improvement strategy.
How did you identify the problem?
Who were your collaborators and/or partners to develop the change strategy?
How did you monitor the change agent?

FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Position will remain open until filled. For strongest consideration, please submit your application no later than 5pm Tuesday, March 21st.

ESTACADA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. All qualified persons will be considered for employment. We welcome and encourage applicants of every race, color, religion, gender orientation, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, ability. Candidates requesting ADA accommodations and/or assistance during the hiring process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at 503-630-6871 ext 2909.