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Clear Lake Elementary School Principal, 2019-20

Bethel School District, Eugene

Bethel School District is seeking appropriately licensed candidates to be the next champion and instructional leader of Clear Lake Elementary School. Candidates must have the skills and abilities to foster trusting, professional and collaborative relationships with students, staff, families, school partners and the wider community.

About Bethel
Bethel Schools are committed to creating safe, caring, mutually respectful environments where all students are honored and valued for their diverse cultural backgrounds, strengths and abilities in every instructional practice and school activity to support academic achievement and student success.

With approximately 5,500 students in 11 schools, Bethel School District is committed to excellence in every aspect of its operation. Bethel is located in northwest Eugene in Oregon’s picturesque Willamette Valley. Approximately 2 hours south of Portland, Eugene is home to the University of Oregon and enjoys a mild climate, wonderful recreation opportunities and a welcoming atmosphere.

About Clear Lake Elementary School
Clear Lake is a vibrant and diverse community of approximately 265 students with an outstanding staff to serve the diverse needs of students and families. Clear Lake is a small school with a lot to offer its community:
Strong and Dedicated Staff
Title I Program
Community Eligibility Provision Nutrition Program
Life Skills Classroom
Active Parent Teacher Organization

Dynamic Leadership
The principal of Clear Lake is a dynamic and visible leader who works with all staff to create:
A supportive educational community that encourages students to be active learners
A welcoming school that invites staff, student, family and community involvement
A warm and nurturing environment that builds resiliency in students
A positive and cohesive school climate that is built on relationships, open and responsive communication and a clear vision for the school

Successful Candidates Will:
Firmly believe that all students will learn and improve - creating a growth-mindset culture in classrooms and throughout the building
Maintain unconditional positive regard for all students, staff, families and colleagues
Fully support and implement Social Emotional Learning, encouraging students to build self-awareness, self-management and relationship skills
Provide a system of high-quality instruction and interventions to support student needs and behaviors
Possess extensive academic training and content knowledge of curriculum and instruction, be a strong instructional leader and resource for all staff and understand and be able to demonstrate differentiated instruction
Facilitate use of data to inform instructional and intervention decisions
Connect well with students, staff, families and the school community – be open to learning about others, especially those who may be different from you
Exhibit strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
Incorporate feedback and professional learning into practices
Maintain collaborative and collegial relationships with building staff, other administrators and district staff (be a team player)
Participate in opportunities to learn, show a strong willingness to grow and maintain an interest in improving
Effectively plan, develop and facilitate engaging professional development that is aligned to staff, building and District goals
Recognize students’ different needs, abilities and interests and be flexible to adjust instruction to meet those needs, abilities and interests
Actively promote Clear Lake and the District with staff, students, families and the community
Strive to support and maintain a strong professional learning community that encourages academic excellence for all students
Maintain a strong commitment to developing and sustaining an innovative educational environment
Maintain a high standard of ethics in all professional relationships, actions and decisions
Be a responsible resource manager, effectively monitoring and allocating resources to support student learning, program development and professional learning
Communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, with staff, families, colleagues, students and the community
Possess skills and abilities to effectively coach and evaluate assigned staff

To apply, please follow the link to TalentEd Recruit and Hire:
Applicants need to submit the following with their application:
Complete application
Current résumé
Copy of administrative license
3 current letters of reference, preferably from current and previous evaluator or supervisor
Please note that faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Approximate start date is July 29, 2019.

Minimum qualifications:
Master’s degree in an appropriate field of education
Oregon Administrator License
5 Years Teaching experience
Culturally proficient skills and strategies
Experience supporting Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Highly desirable qualifications:
Bilingual or multilingual abilities, preferably Spanish/English
Experience working in richly diverse school communities and environments
Strong Knowledge of Culturally Responsive Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
Teaching and/or administrator experience across K – 5 grade levels

For information regarding this position please contact Remie Calalang, Human Resources Director, at

Salary and Benefits
Salary range: $89,536 - $112,913
PERS: District picks up 6% PERS contribution
Days: 220 – day contract
Benefits: Generous benefits package, PacificSource insurance

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Application screening to begin on February 26, 2019. Interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of March 4, 2019.