Principal - Francis Howell School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Warren Elementary
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Apr 19, 2021**
District: Francis Howell School District
St. Charles, MO 63304
Telephone: 636-851-4024
Job Description:
The Francis Howell School District is the second largest school district in St. Charles County. It is a great place to live, work and go to school. FHSD is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students. FHSD is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the St. Louis Post Dispatch top work places in 2020.

The District offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. There is a choice of three medical and four dental plan options, vision coverage, employee assistance program, district-paid employee basic life insurance equal to $75,000, voluntary employee life insurance, voluntary dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death and dismemberment coverage

The Francis Howell School District is seeking an elementary principal who can demonstrate evidence of having improved student learning outcomes in a school setting. Staff at Warren Elementary School pride themselves on being ‘Learners and Leaders for Life.’ They have long believed one of the key factors in educating the whole child is engaging students, staff, and families by building a sense of belonging and collaboration.

Warren Elementary School
141 Weiss Road
St. Peters, MO 63376

Warren Elementary Facts:
  • Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School - 2019
  • Recognized as a Missouri Gold Star School - 2019
  • Current enrollment-approximately 801
  • Current number of certified staff-approximately 61 FTE
  • Current administrative staff-principal, assistant principal and one Administrative Intern
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree (specialist or doctorate preferred)
  • Appropriate Principal Certification
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Knowledge of Best Practices in Curriculum/Instruction & Assessment
  • Knowledge of School Improvement and Best Practices as measured by data/results
  • Knowledge of Classroom Instruction that Works (preferred)
  • Professional Learning Communities Training (preferred)
  • Successful Teaching Experience (elementary preferred, 5 years preferred)
  • Assistant Principal Experience (preferred--elementary preferred, 3 years preferred)

Application Materials:
 Please complete the administrator application which can be found at To fully complete your application and be considered, please upload the following items to your application:
  • Letter of Interest addressed to Lisa Simpkins, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Current Resume
  • Three current letters of reference, one which is from a current supervisor (external applicants only)
  • Administrator Certificate

Hiring Timeline:
  • Application due by April 19, 2021 at 4:00p.m.
  • Anticipated initial screening interview date for selected candidates: April 29, 2021
  • Anticipated building interview for selected candidates: May 5, 2021
  • Anticipated superintendent interview for selected candidates: May 10, 2021
  • Anticipated Board recommendation date: May 20, 2021
  • Position start date: July 1, 2021
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Minimum Salary: $115,514

To apply for a vacancy please go to, Job Opportunities. Upload a photocopy of your Transcripts, Letter of Interest, and Resume to your online application.

Francis Howell School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Francis Howell School District ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.

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