Hays High School Principal

Apply for the position, Hays High School Principal, with USD 489 today or contact Ashley Minear for more information. Posted Feb 22, 2021.

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All applicants must have or be able to obtain a Kansas teaching certificate/license with a Building Leadership/Building Administrator endorsement.  For more information regarding this position, please contact Ron Wilson, Superintendent, [email protected] (785) 623-2400.

Title:             Building Principal / Instructional Leader

Reports to:  Superintendent

Supervises: All building certified teaching staff and staff as assigned

Purpose and Objectives of the Position: Utilize leadership, supervisory and administrative skills to promote the educational development of the individual student and, through that development, student achievement that ensures school accreditation. 

Essential Job Functions:

I. Oversees safe and orderly schools.
¨      Implements effective procedures for ensuring a safe and orderly learning environment.
¨      Takes appropriate action when students exhibit emotionally/physically distressed behaviors.
¨      Complies with, or monitors compliance with, all state and federal laws.
¨      Implements board policies, rules and regulations.

II. Ensures student achievement for all student groups.
¨      Collects and reports data on academic achievement by all student groups.
¨      Monitors assessment of all students in basic skills areas.
¨      Evaluates effectiveness of teaching materials, activities and approaches, and
provides assistance when necessary.

III. Builds positive school/community relations.
¨      Supports the school and district mission.
¨      Promotes positive relationships between all persons in the school community.
¨      Facilitates effective site councils.

IV. Leads the school in developing constructive student/adult relations.      
¨      Helps students develop responsibility for their conduct.
¨      Cultivates staff behaviors that promote respect of authority, tolerance of diversity, and appreciation of each student’s potential.

V. Oversees effective and efficient staff performance.
¨      Works with staff to develop and recommend standards for student learning.
¨      Plans inservice activities based on student and staff needs and ensures they are effectively implemented.
¨      Recruits, supervises and evaluates instructional staff in accordance with policy and law.
¨      Interacts effectively with building/district personnel.

VI. Practices responsible fiscal, facility, and resource management.
¨      Organizes effective budget planning procedures.
¨      Ensures building expenditures do not exceed the limits set forth by the board-approved budget.
¨      Maintains building records and property.

VII. Models positive professional attributes.
¨      Engages professional growth activities as directed.
¨      Uses written and spoken language well.
¨      Makes all necessary administrative decisions in a timely fashion.
¨      Delegates supervision when appropriate.
¨      Maintains office hours as determined by the superintendent.

Secondary Responsibilities:
¨      Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor and in accordance with the provisions of the USD 489 Board of Education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
¨      A valid building-level license issued by the Kansas State Board of Education.
¨      Ability to work cooperatively and constructively with others, including the ability to communicate effectively with broad and diverse audiences.
¨      Ability to handle a fast-paced, intense work environment.
¨      Ability to manage job responsibilities and meet the established building outcomes. 
¨      Ability/willingness to work a daily schedule that could demand an extended workday.
¨      (Other alternatives as set by the Board of Education.) 

Hays High School Principal
Full Time
Ashley Minear
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
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