Jr/Sr High School Principal-Oberlin

The principal is responsible for the leadership, administration and outcome of all aspects of the educational  program. The ideal candidate for this leadership role will possess a strong drive for successful student  outcomes to ensure that the school is data driven and focused on student achievement results. The District  is seeking a dynamic leader with excellent communication skills dedicated to creating and maintaining a  positive school culture.  The Principal must possess the strong ability to build effective relationships and facilitate positive  collaboration with all stakeholders in a highly engaged parent community.  The principal must be able to translate the needs of secondary school students into a well organized and  effective 21st century junior/senior high school. Curriculum knowledge, strong communication skills and  sensitivity to individual student needs are essential qualifications. Duties will include the following:  * Curriculum Leadership  *Staff Supervision and Evaluation  *Staff Development  *Budget Planning  *Recruitment and Hiring of Highly Qualified Teachers  *Creations of Master Scheduling and Master Calendar  *Knowledge of Assessment and Evaluation  *Community Building  *State Testing Coordinator  *Knowledge of Special Education duties, 504 planning, supp.  Qualified applicants must possess or be able to obtain a Kansas Building Certificate by July 30, 2019. Please contact the USD 294 District Office at (785)  475-3805 for more information.

Oberlin USD 294


All full-time employees are eligible for health insurance and life insurance plans. Negotiable, based on experience.
Job Start Date: August-1-2019
Applications Due By: July-1-2019

Job Contact Information

Dr. Troy Pitsch - tpitsch@usd294.org - 785-475-3805

Employer Information

Oberlin USD 294 www.usd294.org

USD 294 in Oberlin is located in Northwest Kansas.  Oberlin is nestled in the Sappa Valley at the intersection of US Highway 36 and 83.  The location provides a small town atmosphere with most needed city amenities only 27 miles away.  Oberlin offers an exciting blend of history, recreation, family-oriented activities, and scenic beauty.  Oberlin is a community which wants to share its past, present, and future with you. 

USD 294 is an outstanding school district that has a strong tradition in student academic success, music, and athletics.  All students are provided with a tremendous education, and the district has strong community and alumni support.  Our school technology is a selling point with 1:1 Chromebooks and the entire Google Suite to utilize toward education.  Several different organizations offer scholarship opportunities for all our students at Decatur Community High School, DCHS.  The DCHS Scholarship Program would compare to any district in the state, and the success of our students is amazing.  Students who want to attend college have a tremendous opportunity to do so after graduating from USD 294.  DCHS has many very successful graduates who still support the school district and the community.

Oberlin is the Decatur County Seat with a friendly and inviting atmosphere.  Oberlin has a community hospital, golf course, frisbie golf course, State Park, an active community building, a community movie theater/bowling alley, a brand new city pool as of 2015, and numerous recreational activities.  Oberlin community has a tremendous environment and is a great place to work and raise a family.


Employer Address: 131 E. Commercial Oberlin, Kansas


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