High School Principal (2019-2020) - USD 383

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TITLE: High School Principal 



1.A Master’s Degree or higher with emphasis in educational administration. 

2.Kansas certification as a secondary building administrator. 

3.At least five years experience in education. 

4.At least two years successful experience as a classroom teacher. 

5.Must possess the necessary planning, organizational, supervisory, and evaluation skills which the position entails. 

6.Ability to demonstrate skills in curriculum and instructional leadership, personnel guidance, Kansas State High School Athletic Association Rules, scheduling processes, policy, law, budget, school/community relations, and self-renewal. 


REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools SUPERVISES: All personnel serving in assigned school. 


JOB GOAL: To use leadership, management, supervisory, and monitoring skills to promote the educational development of all faculty, staff, and students.



1.Leads in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program. 

2.Supervises the school’s educational program. 

3.Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school. 

4.Plans, organizes, and directs the implementation of school activities. 

5.Keeps the Superintendent informed of the school’s activities and problems. 

6.Prepares and administers the school budget and supervises school finances. 

7.Prepares or supervises the preparation, maintenance, and distribution of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration, including records of student progress and attendance, food service, etc. 

8.Works with various members of the central administrative staff on school problems such as transportation, food services, special services, and the like. 

9.Interprets and enforces District policies and administrative, state, and federal regulations. 

10.Maintains ongoing communications with students and parents. 

11.Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline, as necessary, according to due process to the rights of the students. 

12.Attends special events held to recognize student achievement and attends school-sponsored activities and functions. 

13.Maintains and controls the various local funds generated by student activities. 

14.Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field. 

15.Supervises or causes to be supervised, all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and non-professional personnel assigned to the school. 

16.Is extensively involved in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluating of the school’s professional staff. 

17.Is involved in building the master teaching schedule and any special assignments. 

18.Orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development as appropriate. 

19.Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school. 

20.Recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a staff member whose work is unsatisfactory. 

21.Makes arrangements for special conferences between parents and teachers. 

22.Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant. 

23.Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve individual student problems. 

24.Asserts leadership in times of civil disobedience in school in accordance with established Board policy. 

25.Provides for adequate inventories or property under his/her jurisdiction and for the security and accountability for that property. 

26.Participates in principals’ meetings, negotiations meetings, and such other meetings as are required or appropriate. 

27.Serves as an ex officio member of all committees and councils within the school. 

28.Delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal. 

29.Ensures the proper educational placement of students. 

30.Allocates instructional resources for optimum teaching ( supplies, equipment, personnel space, etc.) 

31.Supervises athletic and other extra-curricular programs. 32.Provides leadership for the School Improvement process. 

33.Provides training and development of assistant and associate principals. 

34.Serves as a liaison with the Job Corps. 

35.Plans and supervises approved summer school programs and services for students. 

36.Understands and applies and assumes other responsibilities as may be assigned. 



•Month contract, salary and work year as established by the Board. 


EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of administrative personnel. 


REQUIRED CREDENTIALS: The candidate must meet the Building or District Administrator Requirement credentials. 

More information about Kansas’ School Leadership License accreditation process is available at the Department of Education website at http://ksde.org/. 



Persons wishing to be considered for the position should submit an application file online, including: 

• A letter of application stating personal qualifications, experiences, and reasons for interest in the position. 

• The online application form and a resume. 

• 4 current letters of recommendation. 


NOTE: All applicant references will be contacted upon submission of application. Candidates selected for interviews should expect their names will become public information. 

• If selected for an interview, applicant MUST submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS



Manhattan-Ogden USD 383

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383

EMPLOYER PAID: 403B Contributions, Health Insurance, Leave (Personal & Sick), Disability Placement on Salary Schedule
Job Start Date: July-1-2019
Applications Due By: February-14-2019

Job Contact Information

Andy Turner - ANDREWT@usd383.org - 785-587-2010 x1830

Employer Information

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 www.usd383.org/manhattan-ogden

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