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Elementary Principal – Upper Arlington City Schools


-Ensure safety of students

-Implement and monitor all Board policies and regulations -Supervise the operations of the buildings, grounds and other school property at the assigned school building -Establish and maintain a positive public relations program to the best of your ability -Direct, oversee, supervise and evaluate the instructional programs and the work schedule for all assigned personnel -Establish guidelines for proper student conduct, attire and discipline -Responsible for monitoring and resolving problems with student attendance -Plan and supervise fire and tornado drills and other emergency preparedness programs -Recommend to the Superintendent continuation or non-continuation of employment of teaching staff -Conduct regular staff meetings -Attend special events and functions of the district as directed by the Superintendent or his/her designee -Oversee the maintenance of records and controls in the funds of the school activity account -Arrange for conferences between parents and teachers when appropriate -Supervise the maintenance of student records -Supervise and evaluate all certified and classified staff under their supervision in accordance with the negotiated agreements -Appraise the performance of teachers through class visits and conferences for the purpose of improving instruction and assisting teachers with their instructional problems -Organize, administer, and direct all student activities -Maintain control of all inventories, requisitions, distribution and accounting for supplies, textbooks and equipment -Monitor the expenditure of funds -Responsible for the registration, assignment, promotion or retention of all students -Direct and coordinate the classified staff assigned to the elementary school -Plan, schedule educational assemblies and school activities for the student population -Work with director of curriculum and instruction in overseeing the instructional program -Enforce the district code of conduct for students -Oversee staff assignments and develop the master schedule -Respond to, and appropriately handle, complaints of parents -Inform teachers and other employees regarding the purposes and policies of the school -Prepare all reports and maintain such records as required by school law, regulation, or request of the Superintendent -Assist in the selection, retention and promotion of certified and non-certified personnel assigned to the elementary school -Develop and enforce policies regarding proper protection of equipment and property, observance of school laws, and safety procedures -Assist the curriculum director in developing ongoing curriculum improvement for the elementary school -Coordinate in-service education programs for the elementary school staff -Coordinate work of special teachers who are assigned to the elementary school -Work cooperatively with the PTA organization -Encourage and initiate school improvement programs and ideas -Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy -Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., student files, student IEP’s, medical records, personnel files, documentation for legal proceedings -Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents -Promote good public relations -Attend meetings and in-services as required -Review teacher lesson plans -Cooperate with juvenile court authorities and other law and social enforcement agencies -Ensure that after-school activities are chaperoned and that the building is closed after such activities have concluded -Report serious accidents, burglaries and incidents of an unusual nature to the proper authorities as quickly as possible -Serve as a role model for students -Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner -Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent


Experience Required:

-Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university -Appropriate State of Ohio licensure -At least three years certified teaching experience at the elementary or middle school grade levels -Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate -Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-Ability to work effectively with others -Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing -Effective, active listening skills -Organizational and problem solving skills -Knowledge of Ohio school law -Ability to lead and motivate staff and students -Teaching experience at the high school or elementary school level -Team building skills -Knowledge of educational administration -Knowledge of curriculum and successful teaching strategies -Knowledge of child development and modes of learning


Wage or Salary: Based on Administrative Salary Schedule Approximate Work Hours or Days: 250 days p/year


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The Upper Arlington City School District Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, including sexual orientation and transgender identity, disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.


Posting End Date: Opened until filled


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