Southeast Island School District (SISD) is seeking applicants for a principal position responsible for all of its K-12 schools except Thorne Bay School. Teacher housing may be available; excellent health benefits and a housing stipend are included. SISD schools are located in small, remote towns on Prince of Wales Island, Kosciusko Island, and Baranof Island, deep in Southeast Alaska with excellent outdoor opportunities. Families within SISD communities are supportive, with students who appreciate teacher efforts. SISD has extensive technological support for students. Sites have access to kayaks, bikes and a competitive archery program. SISD students are very successful and are active and engaged in their learning.
TO APPLY: submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to Chris Page Haufe via email or fax (emailed applications are preferred). Send your information to:
PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING JOB APPLICATIONS MAY BE EXTEDNED PAST FEBRUARY 28, 2014
REPORTS TO: Superintendent
JOB PURPOSE: Provide educational leadership, supervision, and effective management of the school(s).
SUPERVISES: Certified staff and classified staff.
Master's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
Valid Alaska Type B Administrative certification and valid Type A Teaching certification.
At least five (5) years successful experience in teaching; administrative and rural experience preferred.
Willingness to perform various job-related duties, as situations require. A strong sense of teamwork and the ability to work cooperatively with others is essential.
Effective communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, school staff, and community.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Superintendent in the direction, administration and coordination of the district's educational programs and district policies.
Maintains continuous supervision, appraisal, and evaluation of the staff and the educational program.
Provides educational leadership in the development of curriculum, school improvement initiatives, staff development, and improvement of instruction.
Coordinates the activities of the personnel within the school directly concerned with the instructional program including but not limited to: teachers, counselors, specialists, non-certified employees.
Fosters good interpersonal relations with students, staff, and parents.
Holds faculty and other meetings as necessary for the efficient functioning of the school. Actively participates in Advisory School Council meetings. Prepares and implements an effective system of communications to provide information to, from, and between staff, parents, and stakeholders.
Available to staff and parents for conferences, and is an active participant when needed.
Provides for the proper and best use of the school facilities by initiating requests for maintenance repairs, and proposals for improvement.
Adheres to school budget in accordance with the established guidelines.
Attends School Board meetings and prepares such reports as the Superintendent may request.
Develops and maintains a continuous program of public relations by which the educational program may be clearly interpreted.
Travels to remote sites, often for multiple days, when required.
Prepares and submits reports to the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development and others as required.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Chris Page Haufe at the Southeast Island School District Office: 907-828-8254
Southeast Island School District (SISD), a Regional Educational Attendance Area, operates nine remote schools on Prince of Wales, Baranof, &...