Principal - University City School District
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Principal- Brittany Woods Middle
Job Location: Brittney Woods Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Jan 28, 2022**
District: University City School District
University City, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-290-4028
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Job Description:
Principal- Middle School
In The School District of University City, students experience social justice, the Arts, project-based learning, sustainability courses, K-12 robotics, STEAM expos, athletics, and much more.  We offer outstanding educational programs that speak to the needs and interests of all 2,600 students in our community.  
 
Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, the principal of Brittany Woods Middle School, will seek, encourage and cultivate student and staff creativity and innovation.  The principal will believe academic achievement grows from the total educational experience and will therefore champion efforts towards restorative practices and becoming trauma-informed.  
Essential Performance Responsibilities
  • Develops and administers school programs consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and student learning.
  • Ensures that Board policies and procedures are implemented and followed at the school.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies for teaching.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and reporting for all student activities, attendance, and records as required by law.
  • Coordinates the work of school staff and school district program leaders to develop and implement instructional programs and teaching practices.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and works with teaching staff to modify instructional methods to fit students' needs, including students with special needs.
  • Coordinates with the central office in recruitment and selection of employees, the proper maintenance of employee personnel files, the administration of collective bargaining agreements, corrective action, and other human resource issues.
  • Organizes and conducts regular meetings with teachers for continuing development of instructional techniques.
  • Involves staff in the evaluation of programs and the planning of new programs.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct aligns with the school's standards and school district policies.
  • Supervises and evaluates teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the school district's evaluation plan, and makes recommendations regarding goals, areas needing improvement, and continued employment.
  • Organizes and manages the budgetary and financial affairs of the school consistent with school district policies.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Qualifications:
  • Missouri Principal Certification K-8, 7-12
  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Educational Administration
  • A minimum of five years of successful teaching experience at the middle or high school level, preferably in more than one grade level
  • Successful administrative experience at the middle school level is preferred.
Learn more about The School District of University City at www.ucityschools.org or watch our video at www.ucityschools.org/UBelongHR

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