2018-2019 High School Principal

Master Communicator. Team Builder. Visionary. Innovator. Achiever. Bold Leader.

If this sounds like you - you're the Principal candidate we are looking for.

We are currently looking for the next Principal of Manassas Park High School, our growing flagship school with 1100 ninth-twelfth grade students (projected for 2018-2019).

As a key member of the division leadership team, our next principal must be committed to promoting teaching and learning for the 21st Century through the extensive use of technology. Our division has a long history of outstanding accomplishments (please reference the book about us: "The Little School Division that Could" by Dan Duke) and we seek the right person to help us write the next chapter. If you are looking to flex your leadership muscles, and be given an opportunity to create and implement a forward-thinking vision without all the bureaucratic red tape - you belong with us.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities, duties and responsibilities, physical conditions and nature of work, work environment):

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
" Must hold a Postgraduate Professional license with an endorsement or eligible for endorsement in administration and supervision preK-12 with the Virginia Department of Education,
" Minimum of three years teaching experience and two years administrative experience preferred,
" Must possess extensive knowledge of the curriculum and instructional program including content and methodologies, and the integration of technology into the instructional program specifically in a 1:1 digital learning environment,
" Must possess organizational skills required to plan, implement and evaluate the school program and lead the teaching and support staff in achieving the school division's goals,
" Must possess supervisory skills that include delegating work, monitoring staff development and evaluating staff effectiveness,
" Must possess highly developed communications skills to interact with community members, parents, students, teachers and other administrators,

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Responsible for the daily instructional leadership, supervision of curriculum and instructional programs, staff selection, evaluation, observation, student services, discipline, and other assigned management responsibilities,
" Organizes and conducts a program of instructional supervision and evaluation including classroom and teaching observations,
" Implements curriculum and establishes educational objectives consistent with division goals and the Virginia Standards of Accreditation,
" Develops an efficient system for student and program appraisal, recommending changes as needed to meet student needs,
" Ensures implementation of the High School Program Innovation plan and fulfills all reporting requirements,
" Provides leadership for the operation of the high school program consistent with district and state regulations,
" Prepares and administers the school's budget and manages the school's finances,
" Assumes the responsibility for the supervision and development of the courses of study within the high school offered in meeting the needs of the students and the community in general, subject to approval by the Division Superintendent and School Board,
" Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to the school environment,
" Assumes responsibility for security, and maintenance requirements of the building at all times,
" Performs other tasks as assigned by the Division Superintendent.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other staff and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment such as, but not limited to, a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

Manassas Park City Schools (MPCS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, Title IX, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information in its programs and activities. These protections apply to students, employees, and other members of the public. MPCS also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. MPCS is committed to equal access and equal opportunity in all services and employment; to include its policies, complaint process, program accessibility, religious accommodations and other Equal Employment Opportunity matters. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

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