Principal - Joplin Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Royal Heights Elementary School - Joplin Schools
Beginning: Aug 05, 2020
Deadline: Feb 08, 2020**
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64802
Telephone: 417-625-5200
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Job Description:
**Must apply online: https://joplin.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Job Title:                    Elementary Principal
 
Location:                    Royal Heights Elementary
 
Reports to:                 Superintendent
 
Classification:             Certified/Exempt
 
Term:                          10 Months
 
Summary
The principal is the instructional leader for his or her building and is responsible for the daily operation of the building.
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
An individual who holds this position is responsible for:
  • Supervision of instruction
  • Evaluation of staff
  • Training of staff
  • Making hiring recommendations to the Board
  • General supervision of students
  • Supervision of student activities and events
  • Implementation of the professional development plan
  • Maintaining building records
  • Preparation and management of the building budget
  • Creation and update of student handbooks
  • Positive interaction with students
  • Administration of student discipline
  • Motivation of staff
  • Administration of meal service and the free and reduced lunch program in the building in conjunction with the Food Service Director
  • An individual who holds this position is expected to attend:
  • Board meetings
  • Student activities and events
  • IEP meetings
 
Supervisory Duties
Has supervisory responsibility over all building staff.
 
Qualifications:
 
Education
Master’s degree or higher in educational administration
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid Missouri principal’s certificate for the appropriate grade levels
 
Skills and Abilities:
 
Language
An individual who holds this position must have the ability to:
  • Present information to staff members, other administrators and the Board of Education
  • Respond to common questions and complaints
  • Interview students and staff
  • Read, analyze and interpret professional journals, government memos, Board policy, administrative procedure and statutes
  • Write newsletter articles, staff memos and ordinary business correspondence
  • Keep information confidential when required by law, policy or a particular situation
 
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
Physical Demands
An individual who holds this position must frequently move in and around buildings and grounds to visit classrooms, attend meetings and supervise bus loading and unloading areas and sit for an hour or more at a time.
 
Attendance
Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position
 
The work conditions and environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 

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

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