Principal - Normandy Schools Collaborative
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Principal
Job Location: Normandy High School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2020
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020**
District: Normandy Schools Collaborative
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: 314-493-0492
Job Description:
Normandy Schools Collaborative is seeking an experienced High School Principal to lead school efforts by developing and executing a shared vision and mission for enhanced student learning to achieve dramatic gains in student achievement. Reporting to the Superintendent of Schools, the Principal will set the vision for school culture and academics; design and implement a rigorous coaching plan for teachers; and lead the leadership team to ensure that students graduate career and college ready. The duties include working with other school district officials, state education officials, and teachers to establish and implement academic goals and curricula. The Principal will also be responsible for ensuring that student achievement is improved and that other key NSC objectives are met. The Principal is to serve as the chief administrator of the high 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.
  •  High expectations on personal and team performance.
  • Flexible to changing priorities and conditions.
  • Demonstrate initiative and creativity.
  • Lead in the growth of low-income students becoming college and career ready.
  • Organized and ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Understanding of the nuances of urban school environment and school culture.
  • Experience using data to lead others towards the improvement of student outcomes.
  • Provides effective instructional and curricular leadership.
  • Provides for supervision and management for the instructional program.
  • Participates in the selection of personnel assigned to the school.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of all staff members assigned to the building.
  • Exerts leadership in the adaptation of the general program of education approved for the schools to meet the needs of the community served.
  • Provide meaningful professional development for the staff.
  • Communicate the vision of the instructional program to students, staff and community.
  • Promote and maintain a positive school climate.
  • Promote and maintain appropriate student behavior in accordance with the unified discipline code.
  • Provide for effective day to day operation of the school.
  • Administers the school’s budget in order to meet the needs of the school.
  • Implement board policies, administrative rules and regulations as it relates to the school.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  •  Master Degree in Education required
  • Possess or be eligible for Missouri Certification as a Secondary School Administrator
  • Administrative experience as Principal, Assistant Principal, or Dean of Instruction in an urban community preferred.
  • Leadership/coaching experience is essential.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of school teaching experience in urban district preferred
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with curriculum development and curriculum design
  • Ability to develop short and long range plans to improve student achievement
  • Knowledge of student assessment and how to use the data in planning for improvement of instruction
  • Possess knowledge of integrating technology into the teaching/learning process
  • Ability to work with and galvanize a school team
  • Management skills and demonstrated ability in planning, organizing, task completion and decision making
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee continuously is interacting with the public and staff.
 Disclaimer: The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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