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Elementary Principal

Company: Manchester School District
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Administration with Certification/Principal

Date Posted:

Weston Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in educational administration and/or equivalent as required for state certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years of classroom experience and a minimum of three (3) full years completed as an administrator prior to the start of the school year after the hire date.
  • All minimum qualifications and requirements shall be met at the time of position posting
  • Certified educators who have taught students regardless of the setting are considered to have classroom teaching experience
  • New Hampshire Educator Certification of Principal Responsibilities of the Position
    • Coordinates curriculum development, implementation and evaluation.
    • Monitors textbook programs and replacement priorities.
    • Reviews New Hampshire Assessment Test results.
    • Utilizes the New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks.
    • Evaluates curriculum effectiveness.
      • Develops budget.
      • Establishes priorities commensurate with school goals and objectives.
      • Works with grade-level representatives and Assistant Principal in developing budget requests.
      • Reviews all requests to establish an overall budget.
      • Prepares and submits budget to the Assistant Superintendent and Business Administrator.
        • Facilitates the scheduling of art, music, physical education, health education, library science, and any other school based activities.
        • Coordinates the activities of the school's in-service training program.
        • Initiates an annual needs assessment.
        • Identifies in-house and in-district staff to present workshops.
        • Contacts outside consultants as needed.
        • Establishes budgetary needs.
          • Provides community involvement.
          • Works with faculty to generate press releases and/or newsletter.
          • Encourages community participation and involvement in the school.
          • Works with local civic organizations.
          • Supports the school's parent-teacher organization.
          • Coordinates parent orientation programs.
          • Communicates and interprets school policies and procedures.
            • Monitors the athletic and intramural programs.
            • Hires new staff as needed (preliminary screening, initial interviews by committee and Assistant Principal).
            • Implements the teacher evaluation program.
            • Staff Management and Development
            • Certified
            • Responsible for leadership in the evaluation of the staff in cooperation with the appropriate Central Office Administrators.
            • Periodic classroom visitations and personal conferences with staff and reporting all evaluation documentation to appropriate members of the Evaluation Team.
            • Responsible for appropriate assignment, promotion, retention and dismissal recommendations to the appropriate supervisory personnel.
            • Non-certified
            • Responsible for appropriate assignment, promotion, retention and dismissal recommendations to the appropriate supervisory personnel.
              • In cooperation with the appropriate Central Office Administrators, shall be responsible for organizing, planning and auditing the staff development program.
              • Oversees the organization and implementation of all school systems and operations.
              • Oversees the Special Education Program.
              • Attends all SST and SEEP/T Meetings.
              • Is involved in the developing of appropriate schedules for specialists, educational assistants, and students.
              • Monitors the implementation of IEP's by specialists and classroom teachers.
              • Handles special education discipline, when necessary.
                • Coordinates the student activities account
                • Annual reports indicating receipts and expenditures.
                • Calendar events of the school.
                • Attends all meetings related to the activities of the school except in cases where an Assistant Principal or Teacher Sponsor has been designated.
                • Establishes the procedure for the use of the checkbook.
                • Collects money for student activities.
                • Deposits funds from the various activities in school.
                • Keeps accurate records of deposits and withdrawals, in the following areas:
                • Fund raising
                • Food sales
                • Donations
                • Class activities
                • Field trips
                • Equipment and fixtures
                • Administrative supplies
                • Maintenance
                • Staff morale
                • Miscellaneous
                  • Facility Maintenance and Management
                  • Responsible for monitoring the proper care of the building and grounds.
                  • Exercise general supervision of the building and facilities.
                  • Cooperates with the Director of Public Building Services in the discharge of this responsibility.
                    • Administrative Reporting
                    • Shall be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of all cumulative records, registers, and reports.
                    • Responsible for keeping district offices informed of all pertinent information regarding all phases of the school operation.
                      • Health Care Administration
                      • With the assistance of the school nurse, maintain and enforce immunization controls based on state laws and district policies.
                        • Emergency Administration
                        • Responsible for effectively managing all emergency situations (i.e., fires, bomb scares, etc.)
                          • Student Assignment Administration and Personnel Management
                          • Responsible for the promotion, retention, and placement of students in cooperation with staff.
                          • Responsible for all matters pertaining to student personnel management in accordance with the Code of Conduct, School Board policies, school policies, and federal and state laws.
                            • Communication Skills
                            • Responsible for the effective written and oral communications with students, staff, parents, supervisory personnel and other constituents.
                              • School Climate
                              • Responsible for the promotion and maintenance of a school climate that is conducive to effective teaching and learning.
                                • Personal Professional Development
                                • Assume responsibility for personal and professional growth and development through current educational technique including reading, coursework, and professional activities.
                                  • Other
                                  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Superintendent of Schools or his designees to include the Assistant Superintendent of Schools and appropriate Central Office Administrators in accordance with local School Board policies, state statutes and regulations of the State Board of Education.
                                  • Shall cooperate with all appropriate Central Office Administrators and project and program directors and other administrative personnel. Specific Core Function:
                                    To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills so as to promote the educational development of each student.
                                    Supervisory Responsibilities - Required Special Qualifications:

                                    Supervises staff members designated by the Board of the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, and appropriate Central Office Administrators.

                                    Essential Physical Abilities:
                                    • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively.
                                    • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review a wide variety of materials in electronic or hardcopy form.
                                    • Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a personal computer, telephone and related equipment.
                                    • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to function within the general office environment
                                      Specified Length/Hours of Position:
                                      • This is an affiliated position as negotiated in the AMP contractual agreement.
                                        Effective July 1, 2023

                                        Application Procedure: The Manchester School District uses the Applicant Tracking on-line application process. Please visit our website at Upload resume, cover letter, official transcripts, and 3 hand-signed letters of reference dated within 12 months of application.

Keywords: Manchester School District, Manchester , Elementary Principal, Education / Teaching , Manchester, New Hampshire

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