Principal - Farmington R-VII
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Farmington R7 School District
Deadline: Mar 01, 2019**
District: Farmington R-VII
Farmington, MO 63640
Telephone: 573-701-1300
Job Description:
Reports to:  Director of Elementary Education
Summary of Job:  Under the general supervision of the Director of Elementary Education, serves as the administrator of the school in developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member.  Supervises grades 1 through 4, teachers, counselors and auxiliary personnel employed in the school.
Education and Experience:  
  • Minimum of Master's Degree in an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Appropriate principal's certificate issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or certificate pending completion of Assessment Center.  This certificate must cover grades 1-6.  This requirement must be met before commencement of contract.
  • Multiple year's successful elementary classroom teaching and administrative/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Training and practical experience in instructional management, effective teaching models, curriculum development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Administrative experience preferred.
  • Ability and personality necessary to work effectively with colleagues, students, parents, and other individuals, as well as formal and informal groups and organization.
  • Possess positive, effective people skills.
Essential Functions of the job:
  • Maintains confidentiality of information gained through the performance and location of the position.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with intermediate and middle school so as to coordinate curriculum, programs, and activities.
  • Serves as an instructional leader for the school and moves school toward continuous academic improvement.
  • Evaluates, encourages and recommends improvement regarding the instructional program in a comprehensive elementary school; initiates programs, activities and events- original or innovative in nature.
  • Directs instructional programs to meet the individual needs of each student, regardless of their academic standings.
  • Supervises the evaluation of personnel under his/her direction.
  • Directs a program organized to aid the student in transition from elementary to intermediate school.
  • Participates in professional activities designed to enhance competency.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
 This Position is for the 2019-2020 school year.
This posting will remain open for a minimum of five days, however, after the five days, the District reserves the right to close the posting for this position when a suitable applicant has been identified.
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.