Principal - Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Early Childhood Center Principal
Job Location: Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Maplewood, MO 63143
Telephone: 314-644-4400 EXT 1704
Job Description:
Employment Opportunity for the 2021-2022 School Year

Supervisor:  Superintendent
Primary Responsibilities: To create and sustain an environment that results in the academic success of all students, the professional growth for all staff, and nurtures effective partnerships with all stakeholders-parents, community leaders and other professionals.
Qualifications/Experience:  A Master's Degree or higher, with a major in educational administration and a Missouri Teacher Certificate in Administration – Principal (appropriate grade level).
Terms of Employment:  Employed for a twelve-month period as a certified administrator with salary and benefits to be set by the superintendent and Board of Education.
Essential Functions:
  • Serves as the instructional administrative leader of the school to which assigned.
  • Implements Board policy and administrative procedures.
  • Implements the District curriculum to students.
  • Supervises and evaluates the building personnel.
  • Works cooperatively with the other District supervisors.
  • Accepts individual and group assignments.
  • Stresses the need for economy and exercises budgetary responsibility.
  • Participates in principal’s meeting and such other meetings as are required or appropriate.
  • Assumes responsibility for enrolling, assigning, transferring and dropping students and notifying the superintendent of such.
  • Assumes responsibility for student discipline in the building, on the grounds, on the buses and any school function which take place offsite.
  • Assumes responsibility for the supervision of students on the school premises before, during and after school.
  • Maintains a record of the designed responsible staff for each student.
  • Provides emergency and disaster drills.
  • Produces student and school schedules.
  • Provides staff with the access to the building handbook.
  • Evaluates personnel request for conference attendance.
  • Supervises the substitute teachers in the buildings.
  • Evaluates field trip, personal and professional leave request.
  • Arranges for parent-student conferences and provide student progress reports to parents. Reviews all report cards before they are shared with families.
  • Selects applicants and arranges new applicant interviews for open positions. Sends “Hiring Recommendation” to the Human Resource Department.
  • Arranges for home teaching by special district personnel for students who qualify for such teaching
  • Assumes the responsibility for orienting new teachers.
  • Cooperates in the teacher training programs sponsored by the colleges and universities
  • Conducts staff meetings.
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the profession.
  • Established and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicits support for overall school objectives and programs.
  • Prepares or supervises the required reports, inventories, records, lists, requisitions, building & grounds maintenance requests, and other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration.
  • Guards against the solicitation of students and student’s parents by non-school agencies except in cases that have been approved by the Board of Education.
  • Advises the superintendent on activities and problems in the school.
Work Environment:
  • Ability to work in a variety of locations, work non-traditional hours which may include evenings and weekends and meet the physical demands of handling a variety of student needs. While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, walk, stand, and reach.
Any qualified person who would like to be considered as a candidate for this position should apply online at:
“Equal Opportunity Employer”
Posting:  3/24/2021

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