Principal - Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School Principal
Job Location: Location to be Determined
Beginning: Jul 01, 2017
Deadline: Mar 01, 2017**
District: Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Florissant, MO 63033
Telephone: 314-506-9158
Job Description:
Posted:  2/9/2017
Application Deadline:  2/19/2017

Complete an online application at .  

The Ferguson Florissant School District is seeking an outstanding educator for the position of Middle School Principal.  The Ferguson Florissant School District, is fully-accredited by the state of Missouri, the district provides an excellent comprehensive educational program for more than 11,000 children from preschool through 12th grade. The district is comprised of 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools and one alternative school as well as a nationally-recognized early education program spanning over 28 square miles in North St. Louis County.  The Ferguson-Florissant School District has earned a national reputation as an innovative educational leader, and our staff works continually to provide the highest quality instructional program for our students.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Lead, develop, and implement the Building School Improvement Plan
  • Analyze data in the areas of student achievement, student discipline, student attendance and all areas evaluated under MSIP 5
  • Communicate effectively with all publics
  • Provide effective instructional and curricular leadership to increase student achievement
  • Provide supervision and management of the instructional program
  • Effectively evaluate staff
  • Provide ongoing, meaningful professional development for staff
  • Select and assign personnel to meet school and district goals
  • Articulate the vision of the instructional program to students, faculty and community
  • Promote and maintain a positive school climate to facilitate teaching and learning, discipline, morale and attendance
  • Provide supports necessary to ensure the success of all students
  • Facilitate the building parent involvement program
  • Provide effective day-to-day operation of the organization
  • Provide efficient and effective allocation of resources to meet building and District needs
  • Communicate with parents and mediate concerns
  • Serve on building and District level committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Competitive salary and benefits
220 Day Contract July 1 – June 30
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education Level
Complete an online application at .  Attach the following:  letter of interest, resume, copy of current certification and list of five names of references, including addresses, day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses, (including current supervisor).  Once your online application is complete, please follow the directions on the website to indicate your interest for this position. 
  • Master’s Degree and valid Missouri Administrative Certification
  • Current knowledge of effective instructional practices
  • Knowledge or experience in the use of performance-based evaluation to improve instruction
  • Commitment to insuring that all students achieve at high levels
  • Proven instructional leadership ability
  • Management skills and ability in planning, organization, task completion and decision-making
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Must have commitment to the individual worth, dignity, potential and success of each child
  • Ability to work with, and contribute to, building a high-energy team
  • Experience with school improvement and change processes
  • Experience in data-driven decision making
  •  At least 3 years of administrative experienced preferred
  • District encompasses over 28 square miles
  • Over 11,000 students enrolled
  • 17 elementary schools
  • 3 middle schools
  • 3 high schools
  • Early Childhood
  • Alternative School
  • Probe Gifted Education
  • Challenger Learning Center
  • Little Creek Nature Area
  • Over 900 certified staff and 1,000 support staff
  • Nationally-acclaimed early education program
  • All three high schools have earned national Project Lead the Way certification for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Accreditation


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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