HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL (#7515)
Bonneville School District (learn more)
Idaho Falls, Idaho (map)
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HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
1. Master’s degree or higher with emphasis in educational administration.
2. Valid Idaho Certificate with Administrator endorsement.
3. Minimum of five (5) years of full-time certificated experience.
4. Three (3) years of successful experience as an administrator in grades K-12.
5. Ability to work with students, staff, parents, and the public.
6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Reports to: Superintendent/Designee
Supervises: All Building Personnel
To set the climate of the school, administer the school, and to implement and comply with policies and intent of the Board of Trustees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
2. Schedules classes within established guidelines to meet student needs.
3. Establishes guides for proper student conduct and maintaining student discipline.
4. Assists in the recruiting, screening, hiring and training of the school staff.
5. Participates in the assignment of certified and classified personnel in the school and conducts evaluations in accordance with district policies and procedures.
6. Orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development as appropriate.
7. Oversees the support services such as maintenance, security, food services, recreational programs, financial and accounting functions, media center activities, etc.
8. Plans, organizes and directs the implementation of all school activities.
9. Responsible for the direction of the school’s athletic programs and extracurricular activities.
10. Prepares and manages the school budget and Associated Student Body funds in accordance with guidelines provided by the Chief Financial Operations Officer.
11. Prepares the preparation of reports, records, lists, etc. required for the effective administration of the school.
12. Serves as the IEP Team Leader for all students enrolled in special education and is responsible for implementing all aspects of IDEA.
13. Responsible for the administration of district and state testing programs as directed by the Board and state regulations.
14. Establishes and maintains favorable relations with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and to solicit support for overall school objectives and programs.
15. Assists in the development, revisions and evaluations of various District programs, serving on committees or other assignments as requested by the Superintendent.
16. Handles all complaints affecting the school and refers to the Superintendent those cases which he/she cannot adjudicate satisfactorily.
17. Attends all meetings where his/her presence is requested by the District Office.
18. Organizes fire drills (at least nine (9) annually) and prepares for other emergencies where possible.
19. Responsible for the safety of all students in all circumstances.
20. Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development.
21. Ensures that the school meets or exceeds requirements for state and Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation.
22. Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the school plant and facilities.
23. Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.
24. Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.
25. Has regular and predictable attendance.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Terms of Employment:
An employee working in this position shall, at all times, be subject to the direction of the persons to whom said employee has primary responsibility or said person’s designee(s), and at all times shall be subject to the rules, regulations and policies of the District as promulgated by the Board of Trustees. Each employee shall be held responsible for having knowledge of said School District rules, regulations and policies.
This position will be up to Two Hundred Twenty-Five (225) days per year. Salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Trustees. All terms of employment may be subject to change, as recommended by administrative staff or as directed by the Board of Trustees.
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Superintendent in accordance with Board policy.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can be loud to very loud at times.
All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individual are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.
Legal Reference: I.C. § 33-512 Governance of Schools
I.C. § 33-1210 Information on Past Job Performance
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bonneville School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
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