Principal - St. Louis City
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Administrator, Principal
Job Location: Saint Louis Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 01, 2021
Deadline: Mar 05, 2021**
District: St. Louis City
St Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-345-2379
Job Description:
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Position Summary:

The principal performs duties required to direct and coordinate educational, administrative, and counseling activities of a school community including general supervision of all employees assigned to that school; reports to the Network Superintendent; and is responsible for the achievement of school goals. Some of the most important goals include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Maintain safe, secure and supportive culturally-responsive learning environments for students
  • Maintain instructional programs and procedures appropriate for a virtual, blended, hybrid, or traditional learning environment in support of increased academic performance for all students
  • Increase and sustain the utilization of technology and technology strategies to support student learning
  • Increase and sustain improvement in student state assessment scores and national standardized test scores in the core subject areas of reading, mathematics, science, and social studies
  • Improve student and staff attendance rates
  • Increase student academic proficiency as evidenced by mastery of district and state curriculum learning standards in grade-level subject areas and on district-wide common formative and summative assessments
  • Increase rates of student success in grade-level subject areas while decreasing discipline referrals and suspension rates
  • Maintain visible parent and community participation in school processes and activities
  • Ensure high levels of satisfaction, sense of belonging, and professionalism with and among all staff
School Culture
  • Create a quality school improvement plan that focuses on teaching and learning goals and expectations
  • Observe instruction and student culture to determine highest-leverage action steps for teachers and provides coaching in order to facilitate continuous growth in management and instruction
  • Supervise, assess and evaluate all components of the instructional process, including regular teacher evaluations
  • Develop, evaluate and coordinate school objectives and educational programs to ensure conformance to appropriate standards and achievement of goals
  • Use data to determine and develop professional development for whole staff, small group, and individual professional growth
  • Develop positive student and staff rapport and is visible throughout school while establishing a climate of belonging, respect, and high expectations for all
Academic Leadership
  • Motivate and mobilize staff toward fulfilling the school vision, strategy and goals
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of reading and literacy skills and strategies pivotal to student academic success across content areas
  • Develop new school-level policies, procedures and guidelines as needed
  • Develop and implement plans to ensure regular attendance by staff and students
  • Lead school team via coaching, professional development, management, and evaluation to implement a culture of high behavioral expectations
  • Build and implement school-wide systems to support a culture of high expectations, include student-level, class-level, and school-level routines procedures
  • Demonstrate deep content knowledge about school climate and student culture, including discipline, trauma-informed approaches, and culturally-responsive practices
  • Use data to ensure all students receive equitable supports
  • Partner with teachers, students, and parents to identify and plan corrective action for educational, attendance, and behavioral issues
  • Hold and model the belief that all students can reach ambitious goals
  • Set and achieve ambitions goals to ensure all students are prepared for the next level of learning
Community and Relationship-Building
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other schools, organizations and district departments to coordinate services
  • Engage families and the community in school processes and develop a comprehensive school communication strategy inclusive of families and community members
  • Demonstrate awareness and responds appropriate to on-going national, regional and local changes that may affect the school environment and operations; these changes may be social, economic, legal and/or cultural in nature
  • Serve as liaison officer between the school and local law enforcement and social service agencies

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