Principal - North Side Community School
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School Principal
Job Location: North Side Community School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: North Side Community School
St. Louis, MO 63115
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Job Description:
The Principal is the educational leader at the school and creates and maintains a positive, safe, and high-standards learning environment, supervising building faculty, staff, students and managing all resources in accordance with North Side’s mission, goals and policies. The Principal provides effective modeling, evaluation and professional coaching to instructional and support staff; develops and implements professional learning communities, and regularly reviews course specific lesson plans for alignment to core knowledge.

Student Achievement & Instructional Leadership:
• Lead and oversee the school’s instructional program.
• Lead the implementation of an effective behavior management plan emphasizing behavior as learning  
• Analyze data with teams and teachers regularly to maximize scholar performance.
• Ensure that every student shows dramatic achievement gains and that the school meets the ambitious performance goals set by the school’s Board and Executive Director.
• Design and create systems for assessments and the use of assessment results.
• Identify best practice and ensure consistency and a high level of instructional quality in every class, every day, for every scholar.
Staff Development and Evaluation:
• Create systems to ensure the planning of impactful professional development for all staff.
• Ensure that the school’s instructional team has the skills and knowledge necessary for excellent instruction.
• Create systems to ensure the proper supervision, observation, support and evaluation of all school staff.
• Interview and select staff members that will significantly advance the mission of North Side Community School.
Parent & Community Partnership:
• Cultivate positive relationships with parents and the local community.
• Guarantee consistent, timely, and courteous communication between the school and parents.
• Develop systems and opportunities for parent and community involvement.
Leadership & Management:
• Establishment of a positive school culture
• Ensure that the school runs smoothly, efficiently, and on budget
• Prepare reports on school and scholar progress.
• Correspond with the Executive Director and provide timely reports on school performance including but not limited to the following: Academic performance, staff morale, enrollment, attendance, assessments, HR matters, and technology.
Skills & Characteristics:
• Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills are a must.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Self-directed but receptive to feedback.
• Must exemplify initiative, leadership, and tenacity.
• Must exemplify maturity, humility, and a strong work ethic.
• Strong moral sense and ability to hold others accountable.
• Must be flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.
• Relentless – Doing whatever it takes to ensure success.
• Detail-oriented team player willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
Educational Background & Work Experience
• Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
• At least 3 years teaching.
• At least 2 years in school leadership.
Compensation
We offer a generous compensation package including benefits.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Email your application to doug.thaman@northsidecommunityschool.org
Include the following text in the subject line of the email:
“Application – Principal – (Your Name)” should appear in the subject line..
 

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