Middle School Principal - 2021-2022

Park Hill School District

POSITION TITLEMiddle School Principal for 2021-2022

F.L.S.A. Exempt Administrative


  • A minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching.
  • Missouri Principal certification.
  • Prior principalship experience preferred.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Effective team-building skills.
  • Effective organizational skills.


REPORTS TO: Director of Secondary Education


The Middle 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 test scores to identify areas of strength and weakness. 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 the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources 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. Oversees custodial, cafeteria operations and other support services to maintain an efficient, clean, safe, attractive, and functional facility.
  9. Demonstrates effective organizational skills and completes duties promptly and accurately.
  10. Establishes and maintains effective discipline in the school and promotes a positive school climate.
  11. 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.



  1. Participates in the process of district middle school study group ensuring that building goals are congruent with the district strategic plan.
  2. Reviews lesson plans and confers with teachers to link teaching/learning activities to the educational goals.
  3. Develops and demonstrates effective communications through regular staff meetings, weekly building communications, newsletters, and personal contacts.
  4. Develops and follows a plan of self-improvement which promotes both personal and organizational goals.


Revised: 12/2020


Contract Begins: July 1, 2021– Twelve months with paid vacation and competitive benefit package


District Information:   

  • Missouri Distinction in Performance award for 18 consecutive years
  • Missouri Quality Award in 2009 and 2015 (first district to earn and only district to earn it twice)
  • Digital Trusted Learning Environment Seal from CoSN 
  • Governance Team Award from Missouri School Board Association
  • Meritorious Budget Award from Association of School Business Officials International 
  • Ingram's Journal's number-one public school district in the Kansas City, Missouri area
  • Gold Medallion Award from NSPRA for the top education public relations programs, projects, and campaigns in North America

Assessed Valuation – $1,833,954,871
Certificated Staff – 978
Support Staff – 884
Administrators – 64
Student Enrollment (K-12) – 11,697
Budget – $237,766,857

The Park Hill School District is a suburban school district of 11,697- 20 minutes north of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 


Location:  The Park Hill School District is located in Southern Platte County, Kansas City, Missouri.  The School District includes the following communities:  Parkville, Weatherby Lake, Houston Lake, Lake Waukomis, Platte Woods, Northmoor, Riverside & Kansas City and portions of unincorporated Platte County.


Application Timelines    

Deadline for Applications:   Friday, March 12, 2021 (at 11:55 p.m.)
Interviews:   week of March 15th, 2021 (Tentative)
Announce Candidate:   Thursday, March 25, 2021 (Tentative)

(Timelines may vary)


Please be aware that you will not be able to submit your online application until you have attached the following documents: resume, cover letter, transcripts for each level of degree, certificate and three (3) letters of recommendation. Specific directions are located on the "Attachments" page.