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Jr/Sr High School Principal

Portland Christian Schools

Portland Christian Schools is seeking a dynamic Christian Education leader to fill our Jr/Sr High School Principal position. Apply at

The Jr/Sr High School Principal oversees the daily administrative and educational operations of the Jr/Sr High School that consists of grades 6 through 12. The Principal is hired by the Superintendent and is approved by the Board of Trustees. The Principal shall report regularly to the Superintendent and shall attend the monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees upon request. The Principal shall maintain regular contact and good working relationships with the administrative team, PCS families, faculty, staff, students, and all related school organizations and vendors. The Principal shall also handle all matters of concern and dispute relative to grades 6 through 12.

Spiritual Leadership
Maintain a vital, personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ through regular church attendance, personal prayer and Bible study
Actively hold forth the Mission, Vision, Core Values, Philosophy, and Goals of Portland Christian Schools (see
Model integrity, responsibility, maturity, and respect for those in authority, all staff, students and parents
Be a Christian role model for all staff, students and parents

Administer and oversee general operations for Portland Christian Jr/Sr High School, including:
Oversee class scheduling, teaching load, and classroom balance
Manage the school calendar for the Jr/Sr High School
Coordinate Jr/Sr High Calendar with other school events and activities including the Elementary campus
Supervise all school records for the Jr/Sr High School
Supervise the production and regular review of Parent-Student Handbook
Prepare the annual Jr/Sr High School budget for submission to the Superintendent for approval
Actively participate in implementing and monitoring the annual Jr/Sr High School budget and expenditures
Initiate and maintain appropriate communications from the school to parents
Prepare and deliver reports as required
Resolve conflicts among students/parents/community members/faculty and staff
Oversee student discipline in all aspects as outlined in the Parent-Student Handbook
Act as a liaison between the Jr/Sr High School and all relevant groups
Lead, encourage, support and discipline Jr/Sr High School faculty and staff, including:
Plan and prepare orientation and in-service presentations
Oversee and encourage faculty professional development
Continually work with teachers to improve their performance
Initiate and maintain appropriate meeting schedule and communications with faculty and staff
Supervise office staff
Provide in-house conflict resolution, mediation and reconciliation
Transmit faculty/staff concerns to the appropriate individuals or bodies
Work with department heads on all aspects of departmental operations, including resolving conflicts and issues as needed
Encourage faculty and staff spiritual renewal and growth
Evaluate faculty and staff in accordance with the Superintendent’s expectations
Provide recommendations to the Superintendent for hiring and termination of faculty and staff
Develop and implement plans of assistance for faculty and staff as needed
Supervise programs at the Jr/Sr High School, including:
Oversee all programs; authorize appropriate program changes
Oversee all curriculum, including evaluating, approving, and upgrading all curricular and supplemental instructional materials; authorize appropriate curricular changes in accordance with school policy
Oversee all activities, including chapels, ancillary programs, extracurricular programs, trips, and transportation
Oversee parent-led committees
Prepare and submit all accreditation reports (ACSI, NASC, CITA, NCPSA) as necessary to maintain accreditations
Interview families/students for admission, provide regular status reports to the superintendent
Other responsibilities as necessary and proper for the fulfillment of the PCS mission, Vision, Core Values, Philosophy, and Goals as stated in the Board Policy Manual

Bachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree in Education or Administration
ACSI certification - required within 30 days of hire
Administrator credential, preferred
4 years’ experience as a Jr/Sr high school teacher, preferred
3-5 years’ experience as a high school principal

Other Expectations
Pass a background check
Sign the PCS Statement of Faith and Declaration of Moral Integrity
1st Aid, CPR, Blood borne pathogen training
Adult Youth Contact training
Possess computer skills in internet navigation and usage, word processing, spreadsheet software, and computer software applications to create, manipulate, and edit programs
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to speak and write clearly and informatively
Must demonstrate skill in problem solving, time management, critical thinking, active listening, interaction and cooperation
Expected to maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
Must log and approve monthly time and attendance
Minimal travel required

$59,500 - 61,900 annually, commensurate with education, experience, and credentials

Employee and family health, dental, long-term disability, and life insurance
Full tuition benefits, ECE – 12
12 sick days, 11 holidays, 25 vacation days annually

Portland Christian Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. As a non-profit, religious organization, Portland Christian Schools reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion as permitted by Title VII, Section 702 and 703 of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
Any offer of employment made to you will be conditional until you have provided transcripts verifying your academic background, verified your certification status, and background check procedures have been completed.

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