For complete description, please visit our career website at https://mercerislandschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1424
. First interviews will begin the week of March 9th.
. Committee interviews on March 16th.
. Final interviews on March 17th.
Pay and benefit details:
. Current pay range is $164,566 - $170,404 (19/20 rate - 20/21 rate not yet available)
. The management work calendar is 260 days per year with the following leave days: 12 sick, 5 personal, 14 holidays and 28 vacation.
. Management positions receive a technology stipend of $2,500 and an annual Professional Growth Fund of $2,000
Provide leadership and oversee administrative responsibilities for Mercer Island High School
. Provides positive, collaborative and culturally sensitive leadership to staff and students.
. Supervises staff consistent with collective bargaining agreements and Board Policy 1, Values, Mission and Vision.
. Develops and implements School Improvement Plan (SIP).
. Communicates clearly and effectively with different audiences in oral presentation and in written communication.
. Maintains regular communications to all associated stakeholders and associated community (PTSA newsletters, student communication, Principal’s Cabinet, etc.).
. Fosters and maintains collaborative relationships with students, staff and the community.
. Follows all other Board Policies, contract requirements and administrative procedures.
. Participates in, oversees and delegates, as necessary, the timely completion of IEP’s, District reports, employee evaluations, budgets, staffing-documentation, and other required reporting responsibilities.
. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to ensure the physical safety of students, staff, and community members visiting the school.
. Implement, monitor, and/or maintain systems, practices, and procedures necessary to protect against damage or loss of facilities and equipment.
. Oversees the inspection of school facilities for the purpose of ensuring that the site is suitable for safe operations, maintained in an attractive and clean condition, and/or identifies necessary repairs needed.
. Maintains a visible presence throughout the school and attends school events as appropriate.
. Supervises building level administrative team and oversees the delegation of staff supervision.
. Oversees the building of a course master schedule that allows students to achieve graduation requirements.
. Coordinates and handles annual allocation of staffing & is responsible for hiring all building staff.
. Develops and implements course selections and course approvals.
. Participates in event supervision.
. Provides instructional leadership and leads/delegates professional development for building.
. Incorporates the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of decisions.
. Provides overall supervision of associate principals or other administrators assigned to the building.
. Provides overall supervision of all certificated and classified staff.
Education and/or Experience:
. Master’s degree or higher preferred.
. Administrative experience required, secondary experience preferred.
. Possess a valid Washington State Secondary Principal’s credential or qualify for immediate issuance of a valid Washington State Administrative credential required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
. A visible instructional leader who genuinely demonstrates a profound passion for student learning and engages with all students and staff.
. A visionary leader committed to continuous learning and student success with demonstrated ability to lead progressive change.
. A leader who acts with courage and confidence when encountering obstacles, tough issues, decision-making, or changes in strategy or direction.
. A proven leader and skilled manager with an inclusive leadership style that empowers faculty and staff to think and act creatively in addressing Mercer Island High School’s challenges.
. A strategic thinker who supports participatory planning to: (1) determine institutional priorities that guide the use of resources, and (2) establish high school-wide policies.
. A person who inspires confidence and trust within and outside Mercer Island High School
. An active listener who works for shared understanding and productive dialogue
. A person who is comfortable with open dialogue with students, parents, faculty, and staff, and has the ability to nurture an atmosphere of collegiality, shared inquiry, shared responsibility and collective accomplishment.
. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with often difficult and disagreeable people.
. Ability to perform duties in accordance with all district and State requirements and policies.