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Principal - Valor MS

Woodburn School District

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Position is open until filled.

Current work year of approximately 260 days (12 month position), 12 holidays and 25 vacation days.
District pays employee PERS 6% contribution
Excellent insurance package and tuition reimbursement
Starting Salary - $125,296+ (placement based on experience)

Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Russian preferred, but not required.

The primary purpose of this position is to organize, administer, and supervise all aspects of the school program and operation in order to maximize the educational opportunity and academic achievement of all students. The principal is expected to act as the instructional and climate leader of the school, and assume primary responsibility for the appropriate level of student growth and academic achievement through the development and implementation of continuous school improvement activities.

Master’s Degree in Education or related field.
Background and Criminal History Clearance.
Valid Oregon Administrative License with Administrator Endorsement.
Three years successful teaching and/or administrative experience.
Demonstrates high level of communication skills and meets District standards for oral and written language proficiency in English, and if applicable, in Spanish or Russian.
Skill in leadership and facilitation of work involving colleagues and administrators, including problem solving and conflict resolution.
Excellent organizational skills for effectively managing multiple tasks.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Understanding of curriculum, instruction, assessment and staff development requirements under state and federal education laws and regulations.
Understanding of strategic and school improvement planning and curriculum auditing procedures.
Understanding of bilingual education requirements and programs.
Understanding of computer assisted instruction.
Understanding of effective staff supervision and evaluation procedures.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board or administration may deem appropriate and acceptable.

Communicates effectively in English in both oral and written form.
Communicates effectively in Spanish or Russian (if assigned) in both oral and written form.
Monitors implementation of adopted curriculum and instructional materials.
Oversees or delegates coordination of extra-curricular activities and programs.
Orients, directs, and supervises school personnel.
Assigns school personnel in compliance with job requirements, licensure, and Highly Qualified status.
Implements district staff evaluation program and evaluates assigned school personnel.
Screens, interviews, and recommends hiring of school personnel.
Coordinates and cooperates with district administrators to monitor and maintain compliance with state and federal law for educational programs and school operations.
Coordinates and cooperates with district administrators to provide training and staff development activities in needed areas.
Monitors student achievement results and leads the development of the Schoolwide Improvement Plan to address areas needing improvement or correction.
Provides leadership to Site Council and other faculty and parent advisory committees.
Implements programs to encourage parental involvement as well as inform parents and community members concerning school activities and issues.
Prepares reports and keeps the Superintendent and Board informed with regard to school issues and programs.
Develops a proposed school budget and monitors budget expenditures and finances, including Student Body accounts.
Implements an effective student discipline and attendance program and provides for a safe and orderly environment for all staff, students, and visitors.
Lifts, moves, or restrains students in accordance with Individual Education Program or Behavior Plan.
Coordinates with and seeks involvement of outside agencies, including law enforcement, as needed and beneficial to the school and students.
Supervises or directs supervision of students and the campus at all times during school hours and school events and activities.
Follows all safety rules and takes all reasonable precautions to provide a safe and secure working environment for all school employees.
Demonstrates support for District Core Values, District Mission, District Strategic Plan, and Schoolwide Improvement Plans.
Establishes and maintains a positive and respectful learning environment and working relationship with students, staff, administration, parents/guardians, and community members.
Assists parents and community members as needed.
Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to multicultural and multilingual values and environments.
Complies with professional development activities as required by the District.
Actively seeks out and participates in professional development activities designed to improve professional competence.
Participates in various meetings for the purpose of receiving information or sharing information and expertise with students, colleagues, and parents/guardians.
Holds expectations for high performance of self and supervised staff.
Assesses results of performance for improvement on a regular basis.
Demonstrates computer literacy and operates software programs as related to job responsibilities.
Maintains accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law and District policy and regulations.
Maintains the integrity of confidential information relating to a student, family, colleague, or district patron, and uses or relays academic, social, or personal information only in the course of performing assigned responsibilities and in the best interest of the individuals involved.
Maintains the confidentiality of sensitive and confidential district information related to financial, collective bargaining, personnel, and legal matters.
Follows all laws, District policies, rules, regulations, memos, announcements, and reasonable requests by proper authority.
Adheres to the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) Standards for Competent and Ethical Educators.
Maintains regular attendance at work and work activities, and is punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.