Principal - Blue Valley Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Principal-Middle School
Job Location: Blue Valley School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2023
Deadline: Jun 06, 2023**
District: Blue Valley Schools
Overland Park, KS 66223
Telephone: 913-239-4039
Job Description:
Middle School Principal
Purpose Statement
The job of Middle School Principal is done for the purpose/s of providing leadership and management to a middle school with a primary focus on improving student achievement while maintaining the health and safety of all students and staff.
Essential Functions
  • Oversees all aspects of the instructional program, school environment and the operational/fiscal health of the school.
  • Supervises, monitors, and coaches staff in the building with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Oversees the professional development of teachers and staff, including regular supervision and evaluations.
  • Fosters an environment where staff and faculty work cooperatively together and hold each other accountable to reach high levels of student achievement.
  • Manages organizational systems and resources for a safe, high-performing learning environment.
  • Collaborates with families and stakeholders who represent diverse community interests and needs; mobilizes community resources that support and improve teaching and learning.
  • Provides instructional leadership focused on current research and best practices in order to continually increase student achievement.
  • Allocates and coordinates the movement of resources to ensure the health, safety, and productive learning of staff and students.
  • Collaborates with other middle school and district administrators to provide an overall direction for teaching and learning in the school district.
  • Effectively manages school operations in terms of personnel, budgets, buildings and grounds, etc.
  • Promotes a positive tone for collaborative school/community relations by articulating the mission, seeking community support, and fostering rapport with all stakeholders.
  • Confers with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies and student behavioral or learning issues.
Experience:      Minimum of five years related experience, including administrative experience at the secondary level and previous secondary level teaching experience.
Education:       Master’s degree in Education, Education Administration or related field. PhD preferred.
Required Testing                                              Certificates and Licenses
                                                                        Kansas Principal Certification
Continuing Educ./ Training                               Clearances
                                                                        Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
                                                                        Kansas Certification of Health
FLSA Status                             Approval Date                                       Salary Grade

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