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Geary County USD 475 Elementary Principal in Junction City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11401125 Principal - ElementaryPurpose StatementThe job of Elementary Principal is done for the purpose/s of providing instructional leadership to promote the educational well-being of each student; directing overall site operations, services, and staff at an elementary school; providing information and serving as a resource to others; enforcing established policies and regulatory requirements; coordinating school activities; addressing issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students; and serving on the District Leadership Team. This job reports to Superintendent.Essential Functions Chairs meetings (e.g. curriculum, safety, site advisory, special district committees, etc.) for coordinating activities and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district and/or state objectives. Delegates responsibility for a variety of administrative functions to Assistant Principal and other personnel for managing the workload more efficiently. Develops budgets and financial forecasts for providing financial guidance and recommendations to administrative personnel, Superintendent and/or governing Board. Evaluates assigned personnel for ensuring that standards are achieved, and performance is maximized. Facilitates communication between personnel, students and/or parents (e.g. resolution to student issues, assistance to families, counselor opportunities, community resource provision, academic preparedness, etc.) for evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts. Implements Professional Learning opportunities for equipping staff with current, research-based practices. Implements policies, procedures and/or processes for providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements. Manages school administrative functions (e.g. facility maintenance, budget, staffing, etc.) for maintaining safe and efficient school operations within district guidelines. Prepares a wide variety of materials (e.g. quantity reports, student activities, correspondence, etc.) for documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information. Presents information (e.g. budget overviews, accounting processes, distribution formulas, etc.) for communicating information, gaining feedback and ensuring adherence to established internal controls. Provides collaborative educational leadership support to teachers (e.g. communication, holding accountable expectations for high level staff and student performance, recognizing achievement and excellence, etc.) for ensuring optimal professional instructional performance and optimal student learning outcomes. Represents the school within community forums for maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to school environment. Researches alternate funding sources for maintaining the efficient operation of the school. Supervises instructional personnel for monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.Other Functions Performs other related duties as assigned (e.g. outside of contract hours, etc.) for ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Job Requirements: Minimum QualificationsSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesSKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; administering personnel policies; analyzing budgets; analyzing data; applying curriculum and instructional techniques; class ifying data and/or information; comparing results; conducting meetings; counseling and mentoring employees; critical observation; enforcing discipline policies; estimating required resources; interviewing techniques and practices; and investigating problems.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping principles; concepts of management and supervision; business telephone etiquette; cost/fund accounting; health standards and hazards; practices of personnel administration; funding sources; optimal operational processes; safety practices and procedures; and stages of child development.ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment

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