All Other Positions - Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
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Job Title: Principal, Elementary School (K-5), 2021-2022
Job Location: Elementary School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-444-3484 EXT 1400
Job Description:
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Job Title:           Principal, K-5
Reports to:        Superintendent
FLSA Status:    Exempt
Contract Days: 12 Months

The Principal is responsible for all aspects of the building which include but are not limited to: instruction, curriculum, staff supervision and evaluation, staff development, student discipline, record keeping, public relations and maintenance of building and grounds.
  • Organizes and monitors school planning process in which cooperative working relationships are necessitated in developing goals and objectives that are transferable to programmatic implementation.
  • Monitors curriculum development to assure the continued incorporation of the Project Based Learning Program into all subject areas feasible.
  • Assist in designing evaluation procedures to evaluate student progress in relation to instructional objectives consistent with Hogan Preparatory Academy’s curricular goals.
  • Uses evaluation findings and assessment information to make decisions to expand, revise or suspend curricular program.
  • Creates a “selective discontent” with certain areas of the educational program in order to initiate needed improvement in those areas.
  • Sets high standards of conduct and performance and monitors all facets of school life to ensure that all persons strive to meet these standards.
  • Make regular systematic and accurate appraisals of teachers’ instructional practices through scheduled and unscheduled classroom observations by monitoring and assessing teachers’ professional performance and by giving support when needed.
  • Establishes and supervises procedures for the security of school facilities and safety of all personnel and students.
  • Keeps parents and students informed of school and state goals, policies and activities.
  • Ensures that parents are provided with regular reports of their child’s progress.
  • Establishes and maintains a harmonious cultural environment.
  • Assists with student and teacher recruitment.
  • Keep accurate attendance records.
  • Keep accurate personal records for all students including cumulative records, grades, attendance, etc.
  • Administer normal disciplinary measures in the school.
  • Keeps all staff advised of the disciplinary measures.
  • Keep records on all disciplinary measures taken.
  • Recommends to the Superintendent long-term suspensions and expulsions.
  • Supervises or causes to be supervised non-certified personnel including office manager, staff assistant, custodian and other support staff.
  • Makes recommendation to the Superintendent promotions, demotions, contract status, reemployment, terminations for all staff.
  • Keeps Superintendent, school community and public informed of the education program in the school.
  • Plans and implements staff development for all personnel.
  • Supervises or causes to be supervised all student activities and programs within the school.
  • Oversees the development of the master schedule and student schedules.
  • Attends UCM sponsor meetings and other charter school meetings and implements program suggestions and changes as needed.
  • Hold monthly meetings with instructional staff to keep them informed and advised of duties and changes. Provides weekly memos to staff.
  • Strives to create a climate of positive relations with and between all personnel in the school and between the school and home.
  • Constructs a workable handbook to include information of staff, schedules, school policies and other pertinent information.
  • Screens request for material and supplies to determine the relationship to the material to the program.
  • Create within the school a climate of freedom to allow staff members and students to develop and perform to the extent of their capabilities.
  • Approve all budgetary items.
  • Administer the lunch program at building level
Other duties as assigned
  • Education/Certification: Master’s Degree in education administration (Education Specialist preferred)
  • Holds a valid Missouri Administrative Certification
  • Five years’ administration experience
  • Experience, training in leadership, staff supervision and student discipline
  • Knowledge of curriculum and principles of learning


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