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Summary Information:
Employer: Detroit Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Principal
School / Org: Detroit Public Schools
Location Detroit, Michigan
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN291814
Posting Date: 11 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Detroit Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Principal K-8 - To Establish an Eligibility Pool

Location: Central Hub

Regular/Temporary: Regular

District Overview:
Detroit Public Schools Community District is creating Centers of Excellence in every school in every neighborhood. The districtís primary mission is educating students to perform at high academic levels. DPSCD offers educational advantages to students and parents/guardians throughout the district.

Special Note: Interested candidates must apply for each posted building vacancy; and must apply even if they have previously applied to any other Administrative postings

- Candidates must possess and provide evidence of a Masterís Degree inclusive of 20 semester hours in School Administration, Supervision, Curriculum, and School Finance.
- In the absence of the School Finance course work, candidates must show demonstrated experience developing and managing staff and operating budgets.
- Candidates must possess a valid Michigan Teacher Certificate for the level being sought.
- Candidates must possess and provide evidence of State of Michigan Administrator Certification.

Proof of education and certifications must be attached to application at time of submission. Applications without requested documents attached will be considered incomplete.

The district anticipates the development of an aspiring administratorsí academy. Participation and completion of the program may be a requirement to hold and continue in the position if selected.

A minimum of five (5) years certified contract-teaching experience with a demonstrated proficiency at or above performance at the applicable level. Leadership or Supervisory experience preferred. Must possess in-depth knowledge of Curriculum and Instruction. Possess in-depth knowledge of adult and child learning theory.

Under the direction of the Principal Supervisor; the Building Principal will have the following key responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities & Functions:
- Create a shared vision of high quality teaching and learning.
- Align standards, instructional strategies, assessment, instructional tools/resources, and professional development to ensure instructional program coherence.
- Develop an academic plan based on a continuous improvement model; conduct a comprehensive review of quantitative and qualitative data relative to teaching and learning and use to support development of academic plan; create benchmark growth measures to monitor progress toward meeting performance goals.
- Conduct regular formative and summative staff evaluations to ensure continuous improvement in teaching and learning and maintain high levels of accountability.
- Create the necessary structures and systems required to support successful
- implementation of the instructional program.
- Create and maintain a safe, effective, and clean learning environment.
- Develop and manage a school budget, aligned to the school academic plan, that reflects
- District, State, and Federal mandates.
- Create a formative and summative evaluation process to monitor student progress.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive professional development program based on
teacher instructional practice and student learning needs.
- Effectively coordinate, supervise, and manage relations with parents/families, the
immediate school and the broader external community.
- Acquire and effectively manage resources outside of district allotted support.
- Perform other duties as assigned by Principal Supervisor and/or desginee.

Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, as well as illness and vacation days.

Reports to: Principal Supervisor

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