Principal - West Platte Co R-II
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Principal
Beginning: Jul 01, 2023
Deadline: Dec 28, 2022**
District: West Platte Co R-II
Weston, MO 64098
Telephone: 816-640-2236 EXT 103
Job Description:
High School Principal

West Platte R-II is searching for a high school principal for the 2023-2024 school year and beyond.   West Platte High School houses grades 9-12.  The position is supported by an assistant principal, athletic director, and curriculum director. Approximately 200 students and 25 certified staff make up the West Platte community of learners.

***ALL Applicants must apply here: ***  

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher with valid Missouri certification required; specialist or doctorate degree preferred. Prior administrative experience preferred. 

**Application deadline - December 28, 2022**

REPORTS TO: Superintendent

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months, benefits according to Board policies.

JOB GOAL: The school principal is responsible for providing effective instructional leadership and is accountable for the school's operation. Major responsibilities include the educational program, professional and classified staff, student development, facility maintenance and management, fiscal management activities, and developing effective community relations.

1. Leads in the development, implementation, and communication of educational goals.
2. Provides strong and positive educational leadership in organizing, developing and administering the instructional program of the assigned school.
3. Utilizes data and test scores to identify areas of strength and weakness and communicates this information to staff for curriculum goal setting.
4. Provides leadership in developing the necessary climate for change and growth within the school.
5. Supervises teaching staff and programs in accordance with building and district philosophy.
6. Assists in selection, assignment, orientation, and evaluation of all personnel for whom she/he has supervisory responsibility.
7. Provides for effective and efficient day-to-day operation of school facilities that are conducive to a positive learning environment.
8. Prepares and manages the building budget.
9. Supervises students.
10. Supervises student activities and events.
11. Supervises all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and support personnel attached to the school.
12. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process rights of students.
13. Demonstrates effective organizational skills and completes duties promptly and accurately.
14. Establishes and maintains effective discipline in the school and promotes a positive school climate.
15. Demonstrates knowledge of finance and budget within the specific area(s) of authority and discharges the responsibility for making expenditures in accordance with the operational philosophy of the Board of Education.
16. Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
17. Coordinates and supervises summer school if applicable.

An individual who holds this position must frequently move in and around buildings and grounds to visit classrooms, attend meetings and supervise bus loading and unloading areas and sit for an hour or more at a time. An individual who holds this position must have the ability to speak and hear in an environment where numerous conversations and activities may be taking place simultaneously. The position requires a moderate amount of travel.

Complete job description and application can get found here:

Inquiries can be directed to Mr. Brock Dover,, 816-640-2292.

The District provides 100% Board paid Health Insurance, 50% Board paid dental, 50% Board paid vision, and Board paid life insurance.

Position will remain open until filled.  The West Platte School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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