Principal - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Principal
Job Location: EAGLE Tower Grove South
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
Job Description:
Job Purpose
Under the direction of the Principal Director, the Principal will act as a strategic and dynamic leader to guide a high-performing school to ensure strong academic gains and the character development of every scholar. S/he will serve as chief administrator of the school to develop and implement policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of each scholar and the development of each staff member.
The Principal will work closely with senior leadership within the region, parents of scholars, and community partners to build meaningful relationships that will enhance the school’s success.
Essential Responsibilities and Competencies
School Administration
  • Ensures a world-class educational model is developed and delivered for every scholar (curriculum and instructional strategies, school culture, scholar performance, character development)
  • Conceptualizes the goals of the school and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented
  • Identifies and hires new staff including all teachers, operations, teaching assistants, and other support staff
  • Takes charge of scholar recruitment and ensures school is enrolled at capacity for academic year
  • Ensures consistent school schedules, including school calendars, regional training, and school compliance
  • Manages the budget and contributes to the creation of a multi-year budget model
  • Identifies and implements the annual objectives for the instructional, extracurricular, and athletic programs of the school
  • Acts as a catalyst for efficient, accurate, and transparent business models (accounting, financing, purchasing, facilities management, technology, reporting, compliance, scholar recruitment, safety, food and transportation services)
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

School Leadership
  • Inspire, motivate, and encourage key stakeholders
  • Leads the effort to build strong relationships, communicate, and collaborate with key stakeholders including scholars, staff, parents, and community members
  • Ensure that staff members are engaged in purposeful professional growth developing teacher, school, and network leaders
  • Evaluate all staff members according to written performance indicators aligned with their job descriptions
  • Continuously utilize data-driven instruction and student data resources to strategically drive achievement results throughout the year
  • Leverage strengths of team members within the school in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals
  • Manage time, people and resources efficiently and effectively
  • Build a positive and supportive work environment for all team members
  • Create a culture within the school that reflects the core values of the organization by exemplifying and expecting them from self and others
  • Successful educational leadership experience with the demonstrated ability to lead and grow a high performing team
  • Business expertise related to compliance reporting, educational legal obligations, and general business operations
  • Track record of success and proven results of driving student achievement
  • Experience working with students and families in low income communities
  • Master’s degree in Education or related field
  • Exceptional MS Excel Skills and strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Personal Qualities
  • Integrity, credibility, and passionate commitment to EAGLE’s mission of Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis
  • Proactive and hands-on strategic thinker who enjoys tackling challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • Keen quantitative analytic, organization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to simultaneously lead multiple complicated and intense projects
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Commitment to loving our scholars, an unwavering belief that all children can and must succeed, and a deep passion for developing the character of a serving leader in every child
  • Driven by a passion for ensuring every scholar has an excellent education
  • Serving Leader able to continually raise the bar, inspire, equip, and support a diverse team to achieve beyond their own expectations
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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