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Round Rock Independent School District
School / Org:
||Early College High School
||Round Rock, Texas
No. of Positions:
||2 January 2018
||17 January 2018
Round Rock Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Location: Early College High School
Job Title: Principal
Evaluation Type: T-PESS
Pay Grade: $87,516.24-$117,398.60
High School - 511
Middle School - 509
Elementary School - 508
Supervisor: Executive Director
Basic Function & Responsibility: Analyze the educational needs of assigned students and exercise leadership in planning and implementing an instructional program of maximum quality and efficiency to address these needs in a safe and supportive environment.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
- Establish a vision that is clear, compelling, and shared.
- Design, implement, supervise, and evaluate instructional programs for the campus.
- Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies and research bearing on the instructional practice of the campus.
- Develop and implement a campus improvement plan that is aligned with the needs of the campus and with District goals.
- Promote high expectations for staff and students.
- Ensure the application of technology as an instructional and administrative tool throughout the school.
- Ensure the discipline management system and Student Code of Conduct are administered consistently to promote equity, effectiveness, and student success.
- Resolve parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
- Implement activities to recognize students’ efforts and accomplishments.
- Facilitate opportunities within the school organization for students to participate in extra-curricular activities; assure such activities are appropriately supported and monitored.
Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:
- Research, recommend, implement, and administer District and campus policies and procedures that are in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
- Prepare, implement, and monitor annual operating budget for campus; monitor activity accounts; and operate within budget.
- Ensure that emergency and crisis plans are developed, communicated, and practiced and that equipment is operable.
- Manage all school facilities and equipment effectively ensuring a clean, orderly, and safe building with maximum use of space.
- Submit reports promptly and accurately.
- Ensure proper maintenance of student records.
Human Resources Management:
- Lead the recruitment, hire, induction, and placement of assigned staff and supervise and evaluate performance.
- Maintain appropriate documentation for employee contract recommendations.
- Implement activities to recognize employees’ efforts and accomplishments.
- Ensure effective/efficient staffing of campus.
- Utilize available assessment data to construct campus improvement plan aligned with District goals.
- Analyze critical needs of the campus and work collaboratively to design, implement, refine, and evaluate instructional programs in order to continuously improve the campus.
Professional Growth and Development:
- Review educational research and professional literature to inform campus decision making and instructional practices.
- Guide assigned staff in the planning and implementation of professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
- Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
Academic Excellence Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:
- Ensure the administration of state-mandated testing at campus is in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
- Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist assigned staff with planning corrective action for the affected group of students.
- Emphasize and nurture effective communication between school and community.
- Respond in a timely manner to parent and community requests.
- Use appropriate and effective techniques for community and parent involvement in the school, including Site Based Advisory Committee, PTA, volunteers, booster clubs, and Partners in Education.
- Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the campus and District’s initiatives.
- Foster collegiality and team building among campus employees; encourage active involvement in the decision-making process by all employees; communicate expectations for high-level performance to staff; recognize staff achievements; and ensure effective and quick resolution of conflicts among campus employees.
- Facilitate communication and collaboration among campus staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Supervision Exercised: Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of acceptable public education leadership principles and techniques.
- Knowledge of acceptable instructional practices and principles.
- Knowledge of Texas Education Agency rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules and regulations.
- Knowledge of acceptable school finance and budget practices and principles.
- Knowledge of acceptable human resource/supervisory practices and principles.
- Skill in directing the work of others.
- Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Skill in analyzing complex information.
- Skill in operating standard computer and software applications, including but not limited to electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.
- Ability to solve complex problems and build consensus.
- Ability to develop and implement long-range plans.
- Ability to prioritize and organize work responsibilities and delegate appropriate campus tasks effectively.
Entry Qualifications: Applicants eligible for the initial screening must have a Master’s degree from an accredited university in educational administration or a directly related field. Applicants must either have a Texas Principal Certification, One-Year Texas Principal Certification, or Texas Mid-Management Certification. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience and previous experience as an assistant principal, associate principal, principal, or campus/department leader.
Physical & Mental Demands:
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- Travel district wide frequently and statewide occasionally.
- Work extended and irregular hours.
- Sit for extended periods of time.
- Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions.
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior office work environment with little or no exposure to physical risk.
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