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Middle School Principal Pool

Eugene School District 4J
Closing date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Eugene School District 4J is accepting applications for middle school principals for the purpose of establishing an on-going pool of candidates. Qualified candidates will be contacted by 4J Human Resources for interviews/screening. Applications are for vacancies for the 2022/2023 school year.

Position Summary:
The Principal is the educational leader at the school and creates and maintains a positive, safe, and high-standards learning environment, supervising building faculty and staff, and managing all resources in accordance with the District's mission, goals and policies. Provides effective evaluation and professional coaching to instructional and support staff; develops and implements professional learning communities. Regularly reviews course specific lesson plans for alignment to core knowledge and skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Current knowledge of school improvement planning and characteristics of effective school operations.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral presentations.
• Working knowledge of standards, benchmarks and assessments.
• Demonstrated ability of strategies for the implementation of technology in the delivery of instruction to effectively supervise and evaluate professional staff.
• Demonstrated understanding and ability to facilitate the use of appropriate community resources in meeting the needs of students and families.
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic communities.
• Knowledge of the principles of site-based shared decision-making and demonstrated ability to facilitate a collaborative team atmosphere.
• Current knowledge of theory and practice in special education programming, including inclusion, discipline, IEP development and implementation, and IDEA Re authorization.
• Demonstrated knowledge in current research in organizational development in the educational setting and characteristics of effective leadership.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and establish priorities for action in conjunction with others.
• Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in an atmosphere of multiple and conflicting demands.
• Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's Degree in Educational Administration or the equivalent. Oregon Administrator License required.
• Two (2) to five (5) years leadership experience in an educational environment.
• Experience in developing, implementing, articulating and evaluating curriculum and instructional strategies consistent with current knowledge and best practices required.
• Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

All qualified and interested candidates must apply using our online application system. To learn more or to apply, visit our website: