Principal - Puxico R-8 School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Puxico R8 School District
Beginning: Jul 23, 2022
Deadline: Dec 08, 2021**
District: Puxico R-8 School District
Puxico, MO 63960
Telephone: 573-222-3762
Job Description:
Puxico School District is seeking candidates for an elementary school principal to provide student and adult support through meaningful relationships, high expectations, and excellent communication skills. The principal must demonstrate outstanding instructional and personnel leadership, practice collaboration and teamwork within the elementary school and the Puxico district administrative team. This leader is also accountable for the efficient operation of the building. The principal will serve as the "instructional leader" of the Elementary school (Grades PreK-5 th Grade) and is responsible for the educational programs and services in the school building in accordance with District policies and procedures. In addition, the principal will direct the planning, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum, attendance and accompanying programs and activities while supporting the District's Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP). The principal will supervise and evaluate assessment data and curriculum and instruction to ensure best practices in instructional strategies are utilized. This person will provide leadership and supervision of student, staff, and school programs. This leader is responsible for student discipline, supervision, building level schedules, school climate, staff evaluation, and academic results. The principal will promote and assist with professional development; collaboratively plan/supervise summer school; and other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent. Five years’ experience in teaching and/or building leadership desired. This building leader should retain (or be eligible for) a DESE approved Elementary Principal Certification. PLEASE NOTE: Applications are available on the district website at or by calling 573-222-3762. Positions will be open until filled. Questions should be directed to a member of the administrative team: Gretchen Hill, Shana Kight, Tracy Robison, Nate Wills, or Cindy Crabb. Applications should be submitted to the central administrative office at 481 N. Bedford Puxico, MO 63960 The Puxico School District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sex, exercise of FMLA rights or disability, educational programs, or activities, and as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act, hires only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States. All candidates will be considered based on qualifications, training, experience, and the ability to perform the requirements of the position. Puxico R-8 School reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications.

Internal applicants should apply by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021 Outside applicants should apply by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 These positions will remain open until filled.

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