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Elementary Principal Steins Pillar Elementary

Crook County School District

Job Title: Elementary Principal
Work Days: 225
Salary: $107,006 to $118,638
Reports To: Superintendent
FLSA Status: Exempt

A K-5 school with a three-pronged emphasis in teaching and learning. The three major themes of this school are:
* Adventure
* Art
* Technology

The Goals and Outcomes of Steins Pillar Elementary School:
*Adventure learning is an approach that employs active learning in and beyond the classroom in which students engage in cross curricular authentic learning experiences.

Outcomes of Adventure Education Programing:
* Integration of real world challenges into experiences
* Physical education integrated into daily experiences in the class and out
* Leadership
* Rigorous learning in all subject areas
* Literacy across all subjects
* Cultural competency
* Expanded interpersonal skills
* Applied problem solving
* Communication
* Practical skills
* Adventure minded
* Comprehensive experiences of what our community loves the most

Steins Pillar will utilize the following to enhance student learning and experience:
* Storyline
* Outdoor education
* Technology applied across the curriculum
* Art applied across the curriculum
* Cooperative learning
* Service learning
* Environmental education
* Vocational education
* Physical education applied across the curriculum
* Approaching life and learning as an adventure

Steins Pillar will be connected to families and community through:
* Local history
*City partnerships
* County partnerships
* Library connections
* Technology, including robotics
* Local technology partners, including FACEBOOK
* Natural resources, including parks, forest, water, ranching and farming
* Career Technical Education connections
* University and college connections
* Community service
* Comprehensive personal health

Each Elementary Principal is part of the Administrative Team with responsibility for assisting in the screening and hiring of building personnel, supervising and coaching assigned teachers, monitoring implementation of curriculum goals and program fidelity, oversight of student discipline and assuring a positive building environment as well as promoting positive working relationship(s) with constituents and area agencies.

• Reports directly to Superintendent
• Collaborates and cooperates with other Elementary and Secondary Principals as well as District Managers
• Responsive and accountable to District Directors
• Shared oversight of building custodians and engineer
• Shared oversight, supervision of respective assigned building and grounds
• Evaluates teachers as assigned via Danielson and evaluates classified staff in collaboration with Directors/Managers
• Monitors and evaluates curriculum implementation and best instructional practices
• Active member of Parent Teacher Organization
• Represents District interests on Professional Committees or Community Organizations as assigned
• Oversight of implementation of District and Federal laws/guidelines/policies
• Active member of academic and RTI teams
• Oversight of fidelity for 504, TAG plans
• Assists in monitoring Special Education Classes
• Oversight of after school supervision

• Hold an Oregon TSPC Teaching License as well as Principal / Building Administrative License
• 3 years successful elementary teaching experience
• 2 years successful administrator experience
• Holds a current first-aid card
• Ability to hold self and staff and students accountable
• Willing and capable of participating in additional training as directed
• Embodies and practices a life-long learning perspective and strives for Continuous Improvement
• Believes that all students can learn, perform and that a student failing is not an option
• Models appropriate customer and interpersonal behavior
• Models Oregon Teacher Ethical Educator Standards
• Holds a valid Oregon driver’s license
• Embodies a strong work ethic, maintains regular attendance, willing to work evenings and occasional Saturdays, performs the physical, mental and emotional requirements associated with successful performance
• Visible on campus and in community
• Excellent verbal, written, math, computer and organizational skills

• Successful completion of School Law, Student Rights, Human Resource Management, Contract Law, Title IX, Budget, Accounting courses, . . . .
• Training (skill sets) in curriculum development, implementation and review:
 Performance data analysis
 Understands the need for and oversight of Fidelity in Effective Instructional Practices and Curriculum Implementation
 Baldrige or similar program Continuous Improvement
 Response to Intervention (RTI) Models for Improvement
 Danielson Instructional Improvement Model
 Standards and Power Standards Based Instruction and Assessment (Performance)
 Effective Research Based Instructional Methods
 Classroom Management
 Conflict Resolution / Mediation
• Data based decision making
• Zero-based budgeting
• Basic Bookkeeping
• Training or Experience/Skill Sets:
 Organization of and supervision of after school programs
 Developing Building and Program Budgets/Zero-based budgeting practices
 Auditing program budgets
 Building-wide Behavior implementation strategies (PBIS)
 Experience with restorative practices
 Student Incident Investigation Strategies
 Team Building Principles – Organizational Development

• Maintain teaching endorsement(s) and principal endorsements;
• Implement and supervise district’s instructional and student assessment programs at the building level as assigned;
• Base decisions on relevant data analysis;
• Consistent decision making and implementation of best practices;
• Develop and recommend Building Administrative Rules, data tracking strategies/process;
• Support and hold others accountable for adhering to District policies and Administrative Rules;
• Train (coach) licensed staff in classroom management and instructional strategies;
• Train licensed staff in assessment strategies and interpretation of assessment data;
• Build master class schedule(s), supervision schedules;
• Monitor Student-Body Bookkeeper in Student Body Accounting, Fund Accounting, Tracking Fund Raising Revenue;
• Undertake program evaluation as directed;
• Maintain CPR Trainer Certification – train coaches and teachers as directed;
• Maintain a First Aid Card;
• Coordinate selection, supervision and perform formative and summative evaluations of, personnel and assigned instructional programs and staff;
• Maintain a learning and working environment that is conducive for learning and work – protects the health, safety and welfare of students and staff;
• Perform Periodic Safety Inspections of assigned school and facilities;
• Collaborates with Curriculum Director supporting continued staff development;
• Regularly visits classrooms and is willing to teach a class to allow for teacher peer observation and review;
• Represent the District at ESD or Regional Meetings as directed;
• Promote good public relations within and outside the District, attend community special events and school sponsored activities;
• Conduct staff meetings as necessary for proper functioning of school environment;
• Prepare zero-based budgets and maintain oversight building/program expenditures, including student body accounts;
• Provide fund-raising framework and document same per Board policy and Administrative Rule;
• Oversight of Accident Forms and maintain file of same with copies to Business Office;
• Oversight of Travel (Field Trip) forms and maintain file of same with copies Business Office;
• Oversight for supervision of respective building/property use after school;
• Oversee Student Teacher Placement and monitor Student Teacher performance as well as Mentor Teacher Role;
• Keep Safety Officer and Superintendent informed of any necessary maintenance and safety hazards;
• Oversight of State Testing and Strategic Testing Practices for assigned students;
• Perform other responsibilities and duties as required by the task or directed by the Principal or Superintendent or Superintendent’s designee.

Superintendent makes recommendation to the School Board for acceptance. At-Will employee for first three years with a salary contingent upon the Board’s adopted Administrator Pay Schedule.

The Superintendent evaluates as per adopted protocols using Best Practices for Assessing Leadership Performance as Presented by the Oregon Leadership Network. Superintendent may integrate input from Directors.

May work alone at times but usually must interact with students, parents, coaches and staff. During any day may:
• Stand/walk 6-8 hours or more
• Drive 1-5 hours or more at a time
• Engage students, parents, teachers, coaches, other administrators and managers
• Use hands repetitively on computer, grasping pushing
• Sit 1-4 hours or more
• May need to bend, squat, climb, lift 50 or more pounds, administer CPR or first aid

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