Principal - Affton School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Location: Affton High School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Jan 04, 2019**
District: Affton School District
St. Louis, MO 63123
Telephone: 314-633-5907
Job Description:

The Affton School District seeks a visionary leader with a systems perspective to serve as their next high school principal. The principal will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills & the ability to form positive relationships with staff, students, & parents. The principal will be charged with continuously improving innovative teaching & learning with a focus on academic excellence, creative problem solving, & social emotional learning. Qualified applicants should possess a vision for personalized learning & be able to articulate strategies they intend to utilize to build consensus around new ideas & practices.

  • 12-month position with district-recognized holidays, Winter & Spring breaks, & 20 vacation days
  • Minimum starting salary is $125,000/year, placement is commensurate with experience & degree
  • District provided benefits package that includes employee health, dental, life & vision insurance
  • Administrator contract begins 07/01/2019


Requires a master’s degree in Ed Administration; advanced work beyond master’s is preferred
Requires MO secondary principal certification
Requires MO teaching certification, secondary preferred
Requires a minimum of 5 yrs of successful teaching experience at the secondary level
Prefers secondary administrative work or internship experience
Requires strong organizational skills & instructional leadership skills
Requires skills as a connected/digital leader
Requires experience in supporting & facilitating prof dev for staff focusing on tech integration in the instructional process
Requires evidence of a strong prof learning network that supports innovative practices
Requires excellent interpersonal skills & positive interaction with students, staff & the community, courteous & prof demeanor & appearance at all times
Requires evidence of ability to implement & sustain programs focused on improving student achievement within a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural school setting with energy & enthusiasm
Requires extensive listening skills & initiative to solve problems
Requires demonstrated leadership in promoting success of all students in the areas of:

            Shared leadership, Instructional excellence,
            Continuous school improvement, School management skills, Progress monitoring, 
            Knowledge or experience in alternative/customized educational opportunities for students,
            Online coursework, Data analysis & data-driven decision-making,
            High quality prof dev for teaching staff, Facilitating a positive, fair & caring school culture & instructional program,
            Facilitating a vision of learning that is shared by the school community, Parental & community involvement,
            Understanding & implementing MO curricular standards & assessments at the school

External applicants must have a letter of introduction, resume, & copies of transcripts & certificates entered into TalentEd Hire, prior to the closing date, in order to be considered for a position.  Current employees must complete an abbreviated TalentEd application, by clicking on the Internal link at the top right side of the Job Listings page.

All applicants must apply through Affton's TalentEd Hire web site.

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