Elementary School Principal (Sunflower Elementary) (2019-20)

Applications must be submit via the district`s hiring portal. Apply here.

Purpose: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to promote the educational development of each student.Qualifications: Valid Kansas Administrative licensure appropriate for specific levelSupervisor: SuperintendentDate: April 1, 2008Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
  2. Initiates, designs, and implements programs to meet specific need of the school.
  3. Keeps the superintendent informed of school’s activities and problems.
  4. Makes recommendations concerning the school’s administration and instruction.
  5. Assists in the management and preparation of the school budget.
  6. Prepares or supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration.
  7. Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies and regulations by the school’s staff and students.
  8. Maintains active relationships with students and parents.
  9. Budget school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school instruction and business.
  10. Leads in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program.
  11. Schedules classes within established guidelines to meet student needs.
  12. Assists in the development, revision, and evaluation of the building level implementation of the district curriculum.
  13. Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development.
  14. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process rights of students.
  15. Attends special events held to recognize student achievement, and attends school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events.
  16. Maintains and controls the various local funds generated by student activities.
  17. Assumes responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and maintenance of health of students.
  18. Assumes responsibility of his or her own professional growth and development through membership and participation in the affairs of professional organizations; attendance a regional, state, and national meetings.
  19. Supervises all professional, administrative, and support personnel attached to the school.
  20. Assists in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluating of the school’s professional staff.
  21. Supervises the school’s teaching process.
  22. Orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development as appropriate.
  23. Plans for and assists in the evaluation of all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
  24. Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school.
  25. Assists in the in-service orientation and training of teachers.
  26. Recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a teacher whose work is unsatisfactory.
  27. Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes.
  28. Plans and supervises fire drills, tornado drills, and an emergency preparedness program.
  29. Asserts leadership in times of civil disobedience in school in accordance with established Board of Education policy.
  30. Provides for adequate inventories of school property and for the security and accountability for that property.
  31. Plans for the supervision of all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school’s curriculum.
  32. Participates in principal’s meetings, negotiations meetings, and such other meetings as are required or appropriate.
  33. Cooperates with college and university officials regarding teacher training and preparation.
  34. Assumes responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases.
  35. Establishes and maintains 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.
  36. Serves as a member of such committees and attends such meetings as directed by the superintendent.
  37. Delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.
  38. Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills.
  39. Complies with good safety practices.
  40. Complies with all district rules, regulations, and policies.
  41. Implements the District Strategic Plan at the building level.
  42. Other duties as assigned.

 Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  1. Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.
  2. Occasionally requires the ability to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials.
  3. Occasionally requires the ability to stoop, bend and/or reach.
  4. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors year-round.
  5. Must be able to work in noisy and crowded environments.
  6. Requires regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job.

Andover USD 385

Andover USD 385
Per benefits handbook Based on qualifications and experience per administrative recommendation
Job Start Date: August-1-2019
Applications Due By: March-3-2019

Job Contact Information

Russell Miller - millerr@usd385.org - 316-218-4661

Employer Information

Andover USD 385 www.usd385.org

The Andover Public Schools spans 47 square miles in Butler and Sedgwick counties, covering both the City of Andover and an eastern portion of Wichita. Approximately 5,800 students attend one virtual, six elementary, two middle and two high schools in Andover.

Andover Schools take pride in their academic excellence and progress to exceed local, state and national goals. Our tradition of excellence is evident in our National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, continually high ACT scores, state championships in athletics and activities and regional and national recognitions awarded to programs and staff. Andover is a progressive district focused on helping students succeed.

Andover Public Schools holds high expectations for students and staff. Our success is evident in the many awards and recognitions staff receives. Andover educators have won recognitions such as Kansas Teacher of the Year, Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists and semi-finalists, Kansas Master Teacher, Kansas History Teacher of the Year and many more.

Andover voters approved two bond issue questions in May 2017 that will fund over $188 million worth of school and athletic projects. The bond issue included replacing two schools (high & elementary), adding storm shelters and secure entrances, a district tennis complex, upgraded athletic facilities, a middle- and high-school orchestra program, an expanded preschool program and other necessary facility improvements.

The Andover Public School district offers an employee:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional Compensation for Duties Added to Certified Assignments
  • Tax Deferred Annuity Program
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Comprehensive Insurance Program (employee health insurance fully paid)
  • Personal and Professional Leave
  • Sick Leave Bank Options
  • Longevity Pay for Years of Service

In addition, Andover staff members are encouraged to grow through a variety of in-service programs and through a salary step program that provides compensation for additional college credits.

We are proud of our small class size, strong parental involvement, a Board of Education that advocates professional growth and assistance from the Andover Advantage Foundation (a non-profit educational support organization).

Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/andover/onlineapp/.


Employer Address: 1432 N. Andover Rd. Andover, Kansas

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