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Interim Middle School Principal

Centralia School District - Centralia, Washington

Centralia School District is seeking an experienced administrator with strong leadership skills to be the interim Principal at Centralia Middle School during the 2019-20 school year.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in the field of education, preferably in educational administration or curriculum and instruction
A Washington State Principal’s Credential
An ability to lead the School Improvement Planning process
Effective communicator including speaking, listening, transparent, ability to gain authentic input
Knowledge of middle level instruction and programs
Ability to establish positive discipline procedures and staff/student relations
Ability to establish relationships with students, parents, staff and community
Understanding students from diverse family backgrounds, e.g. ELL/poverty
A strong child focused approach to education
An understanding of special education law/programming

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful teaching experience at the middle school level
Middle school administrative experience
Knowledge and experience with TPEP
A demonstrated ability to provide energetic, positive and creative leadership in reform-based teaching and learning
A demonstrated ability to work well with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
A demonstrated ability to motivate, discipline and interact with students in an effective manner
Experience in/with instructional leadership and best practices including the work of Professional Learning Communities
A demonstrated ability to hold people to high expectations