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McMinnville School District Elementary School Principal

McMinnville School District

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Job Title:  Elementary Principal

Salary Range:  $112,653 - $132,903

Reports to:  Superintendent

Please note that this position is 225 days with 9 paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid flexible personal leave (3 days per year).  The McMinnville School District provides generous personal and family benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage.

Job Summary:

To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to promote the educational development of each student..

Essential Job Functions:

Plans, develops, and supervises the instructional programs of the school within the policies, guidelines, rules, and regulations of the School Board, Superintendent, State Board of Education, and state and federal regulations, including curriculum, teaching materials, and methods necessary to meet the Oregon requirements.

Keeps abreast of all existing and emerging District, state and federal policies, guidelines, and regulations in order to maintain high academic standards for all students.

Monitors assessment of all required testing by the state and District.

Directs the development, writing and evaluation of data, and monitoring of the school improvement plan. 

Coordinates building staff professional development activities in alignment with the school improvement plan goals and the district improvement plan goals.

Makes staff assignments; selects, recommends hiring and termination, and recommends employment and contract status for staff.

Coordinates evaluation of all building staff including classified and licensed, following district guidelines.

Maintains an emotionally healthy and physically safe environment conducive to the total educational development of the students.  Promotes and maintains effective student discipline.  Develops and implements plans for emergency situations.

Maintains continuous two-way communication with parents and community groups to ensure a better understanding of school reform programs and student achievement.  Represents the school at a variety of community functions which promote school and community needs.

Communicates with all school support services such as custodial services and physical plant operations including facility and grounds repair, maintenance and alterations.

Provides for the supervision of all student activities including after school programs, student government, academic programs and clubs, evening programs, athletic events, etc.

Establishes and maintains an operating budget within the allocated school budget and Associated Student body budget; monitors fiscal records, and controls expenditures within approved budgets.

Establishes and maintains staff evaluation records, and counsels and advises students, staff, and parents on personnel related matters.

Monitors and supports student support teams and the special education referral process.  Assures the development and provision of TAG plans, IEPs, 504 accommodations, acts as District representative in the IEP process, and Title IX coordinator for the school.

Responsible for being familiar with the school/district policies and procedures which govern the work.

Prompt and regular attendance is required.

Other Job Functions:

Performs other tasks as assigned.

Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Participates in various meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving one's skills/knowledge.

Essential Job Requirements - Qualifications:

Vaccinated against Covid-19.

Valid Oregon Administrative License.

Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience, preferably at the elementary level.

Minimum of three to five years successful administrative experience, preferably at the elementary level.

Ability to work cooperatively and harmoniously as a team member.

Ability to plan, organize, and work without close supervision.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with District personnel and the public.

Maintains confidential information and the privacy of District staff, students, and families.

Carries out work responsibilities effectively under pressure of deadlines, interruptions, and new or emergency situations.

Ability to work with a diverse population.

Ability to respect confidential information.

Computer skills to include use of word processing programs, database programs and the Google Suite of products. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; and use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.                                        

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.  The noise level in the work environment varies but is usually moderate.

Terms of Employment: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of administrative staff.

Note:  The description contained herein reflects general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.  Employees who hold this position may be asked to perform duties of other positions on the same classification level.

MSD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of MSD’s goals.

McMinnville School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups.  It is the policy of this district and the board of education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups in any education programs, activities or employment.  McMinnville provides equal access to individuals with disabilities.

McMinnville School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or genetics. For more information see District Policy GBA-Equal Employment Opportunity.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA). Individuals with disabilities may contact the director of human resources for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.