ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
District/Organization: 
Marquette Area Public Schools
Position Details: 

MARQUETTE AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

POSITION DESCRIPTION

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

REPORTS TO: Superintendent

SUPERVISES: All school employees assigned to his/her building.

JOB GOALS: To use leadership, supervisory and administrative skills to promote

the educational development of each student.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must have or be eligible for Michigan Elementary Administrator certification or

equivalent.

2. Must possess a Master's degree in education.

3. Must have a minimum of five years successful teaching experience and two years

administrative experience preferred.

4. Must have successful experience / accomplishments in elementary instruction.

5. Must have knowledge or experience of Michigan rules and regulations for special

education and 504 law.

6. Must be computer literate.

7. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and

acceptable.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.

2. Plans, organizes and directs implementation of all school activities.

3. Keeps the Superintendent informed of the school's activities and problems.

4. Makes recommendations concerning the school's administration and instruction.

5. Prepares and submits the school's budgetary requests within guidelines established by

the Superintendent, and monitors expenditures of funds.

6. Prepares or supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists and all other

paperwork required or appropriate to the school's administration.

7. Works with the administrative staff on school activities such as transportation, special

services and the like.

8. Keeps the supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as

routine matters related to the supervisor's accountability.

9. Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies

and regulations by the school's staff and students.

10. Budgets school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school instruction and

business.

11. Supervises the school's educational program.

12. Leads in the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum.

13. Programs classes within established guides to meet student needs.

14. Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and

development.

15. Maintains high standards of student conduct and provides due process as discipline is

enforced.

16. Establishes high standards of student conduct.

17. Attends special events held to recognize student achievement and attends as many

school-sponsored activities, functions and athletic events as time permits.

18. Supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of

students.

19. Assumes responsibility for his/her own professional growth and development.

20. Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession.

21. Supervises all professional, paraprofessional, administrative and non-professional

personnel assigned to the school.

22. Participates in the selection and supervision of all school building personnel.

23. Prepares the master teaching schedule and any special assignments.

24. Evaluates and counsels all staff members regarding their individual and group

performance.

25. Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for proper functioning of the school.

26. Recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a teacher or staff

member whose work is unsatisfactory.

27. Assumes responsibility for the safety, maintenance and administration of the school

plant.

28. Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and non-academic

purposes.

29. Plans and supervises fire drills, tornado drills, lock-down drills and an emergency

preparedness program as required by law.

30. Provides for adequate inventories of property under his jurisdiction and for the

security and accountability for that property.

31. Evaluates all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school's curriculum.

32. Is responsible for all official school correspondence and news releases.

33. Administers the public relations program for his/her school.

34. Serves as a member of committees and attends meetings as directed by the

Superintendent.

35. Any other duties which may be assigned

Email: 
jasmith@mapsnet.org