Principal - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Principal
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Mar 12, 2020
Deadline: May 11, 2020**
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
Job Description:

Job Description:   High School Principal

Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are part of the Guadalupe Educational System, Inc. (GES) under Guadalupe Centers, Inc. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.

Summary:  The School Principal will direct, manage and facilitate instructional programs and supervise operations and personnel at the campus level. Provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service to achieve District objectives and Board of Education goals. Oversee compliance with District policies and State/ Federal rules and regulations, success of instructional programs and operation of all campus activities.

Reports To:  Superintendent

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Provide instructional guidance, resources ,and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals.
  • Foster collegiality and team building among all staff members. Encourage their active involvement in the decision making process.
  • Provide for two-way communication with the Superintendent, staff, students, parents and community.
  • Ensure the effective and quick resolution of conflicts
  • Build a common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and put programs in place with staff to ensure attainment of school’s mission.
  • Identify, analyze and apply research findings to promote school improvement.
  • Work with the HR Director to recommend, select, orient new staff, and approve all personnel assigned to campus.
  • Define expectations for staff performance with regards to instructional strategies, classroom management and communication with the public.
  • Observe employee performance, record observations and conduct evaluation conferences with staff.
  • Facilitate the positive relationships needed to ensure student success with parents, guardians and community members.
  •  Make recommendations to the Superintendent on termination, suspension or non-renewal of employees assigned to the campus.
  • Develop campus budgets based on documented program needs, estimated enrollment, personnel and other fiscal needs. Keep programs within budget limits.
  •  Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records and other documents required, including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance.
  • Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a School Principal - Preferred 
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish - Preferred.
  • Successful completion of the building-level administrator’s assessment designated by the State Board of Education - Preferred.
  • Completion of a master’s degree in educational leadership from a college/university meeting approval of DESE.
  • Pass Criminal Background Check.

Guadalupe Centers, Inc. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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