Principal
Northwest Arctic Borough School District - Kotzebue, AK

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Northwest Arctic Borough School District
Human Resources Department P.O. BOX 51 • KOTZEBUE, AK 99752 • (907) 442-1800 • FAX (907) 442-2172

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT T15-012

TITLE: Principal-To Be Determined
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QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Valid Alaska Teacher and Administrator Certificates.
2. Five years successful experience in teaching.
3. Three years successful experience in administration preferred.
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REPORTS TO: Superintendent
SUPERVISES: Staff members at school site
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JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to promote the educational program at the school site.
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PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school; initiates designs, and implements programs, including Total Quality Learning to meet specific needs of the school; keeps the superintendent informed of the school’s activities and problems; makes recommendations concerning the school’s administration and problems; makes recommendations concerning the school’s budgetary requests, and monitors expenditure of funds; supervises the maintenance of all required building records and reports; prepares or supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration; works with various members of the central administrative staff on school problems of more than in school import, such as special services; keeps Superintendent informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to the supervisor’s accountability; assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all board policies and regulations by the school’s staff and students; budgets school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school instruction and business; supervises the school’s education program; leads in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program; provides classes within established guides to meet student needs; assists in the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum; supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development; maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process to the rights of students; establishes guides for achievement, and attends school sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events; maintains and controls the various local funds generated by student activities; supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students; assumes responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and maintenance of health of students; assumes responsibility for his/her own professional growth and development; assumes responsibility for the supervision of all school building personnel according to board policies and procedures; supervises the school’s teaching process; approves the master teaching schedule and any special assignments; orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development, as appropriate; evaluates and counsels all staff members regarding their individual and group performance; conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school; assists in the in-service orientation and training of teachers, with special responsibility for staff administrative procedures and instructions; recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a teacher whose work is unsatisfactory; makes arrangements for special conferences between parents and teachers; notifies maintenance department of problems and concerns regarding physical plant; supervises the daily use of school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes; plans and supervises fire drills and an emergency preparedness program; asserts leadership in times of civil disobedience in school in accordance with established board policy; provides for adequate inventories of property under his/her jurisdiction and for the security and accountability for that property; supervises all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school’s curriculum; supervises and evaluates the school’s extra-curricular program; participates in principal’s meetings, negotiation meetings, and such other meetings as are required or appropriate; responds to written and oral requests for information; assumes responsibility for all official school correspondence and news release; organizes and administers the public relations program for his/her school; serves as a member of such committees and attends such meeting as directed by the Superintendent; delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal.
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LENGTH OF POSITION: 205 days, beginning on or about August 4, 2014
SALARY: Depending on experience/ negotiated salary schedule
_____________________________________________________________________________________ APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
DISTRICT EMPLOYEES must submit to the Human Resources department: a completed request for transfer form; an updated resume; and a letter of recommendation from current supervisor.

OTHER APPLICANTS must submit the following items to the Human Resources department: a completed professional application; placement file from college/university; official transcripts; valid Alaska certificate; and at least four (4) current references, including one from most recent supervisor. All references must have current telephone numbers.

APPLICANT ALREADY ON FILE MUST SUBMIT A LETTER EXPRESSING INTEREST IN THE POSITION

ALL OF THE ABOVE MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE
THE CLOSING DATE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

DATE ANNOUNCED . . . February 19, 2014
DATE CLOSING . . . . Until Filled

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED

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