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Kansas City Public Schools

Kansas City, MO School District Principal Elementary 835 (2019-2020) (Principal Elementary 835 (2019-2020)) JOB POSTING Job Details Posting ID Principal Elementary 835 (2019-2020) Title Principal Elementary 835 (2019-2020) Description PURPOSE OF JOB: Provide effective instructional and organizational leadership to school faculty, staff, and students in all areas and in the development and implementation of school turnaround activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Organizes, directs, monitors and evaluates the total school program to ensure an effective total school-wide program for the elementary school. 2. Organizes, directs, monitors and evaluates school turnaround plans in which teachers, community members, parents and business leaders work cooperatively to develop goals and objectives for the school consistent with district goals. 3. Supervises monitoring of curriculum and instruction and identifies needed improvements to progress toward stated goals and objectives. 4. Discharges assigned responsibility for selection, orientation, evaluation, transfer, reappointment or dismissal of district personnel by following all district regulations regarding each of these functions. 5. Organizes teaching staff effectively and submits accurate reports of school organizations on time as required or upon request. 6. Provides a variety of instruction programs consistent with district curriculum goals that correlates with student test results to meet individual learner needs to the extent that resources are available. 7. Sets high standards of conduct and achievement and supervises monitoring of all facets of school life to ensure that all persons make progress toward meeting these standards. 8. Provides staff development activities designed to assist staff in accomplishing school and district objectives. 9. Directs and supervises the business operations of the school including budget, requisitions and accounting. 10. Keeps students, teachers, parents and community informed of school district goals, policies and activities and provides regular reports of students’ progress. 11. Provides leadership in guiding the various programs sponsored with the public, i.e. boosters, social agencies, School Advisory Committees, Area Attendance Council, P.T.A., and etc. 12. Attends and participates in regularly required Staff Development Activities as provided by the District. 13. Performs any or all Medicaid Administrative Case Management duties, which serve to inform children and their families how to effectively access, use and maintain participation in all health resources under the Federal Medicaid program. 14. Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Yes
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s Degree. • Hold, or be eligible for Missouri Certification in elementary teaching. • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in elementary administration. • Five (5) years of elementary teaching experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Education Specialist and/or Doctorate Degree in Elementary School Administration. • Experience in curriculum articulation, development, and coordination. • Experience as a building administrator. • Experience in development and implementation of special and/or unique educational programs. • Administrative experience in urban elementary schools.
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds. Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Length of work year: 12 month calendar; 8hrs/day; 5 days/week
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided. KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available. Shift Type Full-Time Salary Range