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2023-24 Elementary School Principal Pool

Springfield Public Schools No. 19
Closing date: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in the job posting. Springfield Public Schools is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, including candidates who may come from less traditional professional backgrounds. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications outlined in the job posting. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.

Posting Opens: Friday, February 17, 2023
Application Review Begins: Monday, March 10, 2023
Posting Closes: Open Until Filled*
Contract Begins: Friday, July 1, 2023

*Submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2023 in order to be considered during the initial application review process.

Salary and Benefits
Salary begins at $106,103 to 127,547 (based on 2023-2024 salary schedule) depending on education/experience plus a generous benefit plan including stipends for TSA, Mileage and Cell Phone. This position works 225 days per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30).

About the District
Springfield Public Schools is located in Springfield, Oregon, in the heart of the Willamette Valley, and serves 185 square miles of the city of Springfield and East/Central Lane County. We are directly to the East of Eugene, where the University of Oregon is located. We currently have about 10,000 students, 1,410 staff members and over 700 teachers in our kindergarten through grade 12 school district. Springfield Public Schools believes student success is our most important outcome. The success of our students depends on the collective community coming together to support Every Student, Every Day throughout their K-12 education.

About the Position
Springfield Public Schools seeks outstanding candidates for the position of full-time Elementary School Principal - site(s) to be determined. Candidates must hold a current Oregon administrative license or have the ability to obtain one, and have demonstrated successful leadership abilities. This position will start July 1, 2023.

The Elementary School Principal serves as the instructional leader and chief administrator of the elementary school, responsible for implementing and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment.

Achieving academic excellence and building capacity requires the Elementary School Principal to work collaboratively to lead and nurture all school staff and communicate effectively with parents, community stakeholders, and colleagues in other schools. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for planning, understanding of curriculum & instructional leadership, program evaluation, extracurricular activities, personnel management, financial management, emergency procedures, resource scheduling, and facilities operations.

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