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K-6 Principal – Ridgemont Local Schools


Ridgemont is looking for someone who is passionate about the following beliefs:

-the learning experience should be centered on student voice, passion, and ownership.

-collaboration among partners empowers, challenges, supports, guides, and makes us unafraid to innovate.

-in the freedom to fail and grow as we explore new ways to think and do.

-service is our tool to instill a productive connection with community and meaningful life experiences for our staff and students.

-rigorous academics are foundational to collaboration, innovation, and service which cause us to explore boundaries and redefine them.

-our staff and students bring value to the world and should always be treated with the highest integrity


Duties include but are not limited to-

-Actively participates as an administrative team member.  Upholds board policies.  Implements district guidelines/procedures.  Ensures compliance with relevant local, state and federal laws.

-Helps develop a district-wide strategic plan.  Manages the process of organizational change.

-Articulates a shared vision of learning that supports substantive organizational goals.  Helps staff use tangible/timely data to make informed decisions that support continuous improvement.

-Manages the board-approved budget for assigned responsibilities.  Controls costs.  Requisitions equipment, supplies and services.  Ensures that resources are equitably apportioned and appropriate for the purposes/needs of the program.  Upholds fiscal accountability standards.

-Plans/implements strategies to ensure tasks are completed within required time-frames.

-Evaluates operational performance.  Identifies short/long-range program needs/opportunities.

-Pursues grant funding.  Implements funded proposals.  Complies with reporting requirements.

-Serves as a policy adviser to the superintendent.  Recommends protocols to address situations not covered by board policies or administrative procedures.

-Attends board meetings.  Submits agenda items.  Prepares presentations.

-Provides staff leadership.  Helps staff meet established schedules.  Establishes an appropriate level of employee autonomy.  Assumes responsibility for the results of duties delegated to staff.

-Implements state mandated and locally developed personnel assessment programs.

-Participates in collaborative planning of staff development/in-service training activities.

-Administers the instructional program.  Ensures all students full access to educational opportunities.  Facilitates the development, assessment and revision of standards-based curriculum guides/courses of study.  Helps evaluate and recommend instructional materials.

-Develops a master schedule (e.g., courses, student services/activities, etc.).

-Manages equitable workloads/schedules.  Maintains essential services during staff absences.

-Oversees enrollment/withdrawal procedures.  Administers policies regarding immunization, age, attendance, legal residence, guardianship, classification, promotion, retention, testing, etc.

-Administers state-mandated testing programs.  Maintains test security.  Analyzes test results.  Provides leadership for instructional modifications/interventions that enhance student learning.

-Helps staff resolve problems that impede student participation in appropriate learning activities.

-Participates in parent conferences/student planning meetings as needed.

-Complies with federal/state guidelines for students identified as having a learning need or disability.  Monitors services to maintain the least restrictive educational environment.

-Oversees the revision and distribution of student/parent and teacher handbooks.

-Helps staff with pupil management.  Prepares conduct reports/discipline recommendations.

-Oversees the development/delivery of extracurricular student activities.

-Ensures that students are appropriately supervised (e.g., arrivals/departures, parking lots, lunch periods, changing classes, extracurricular programs, etc.).

-Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

See posting/specific job description on school website under district and employment.


Experience Required:

Preferred Experience –

-Strong K-6 educational background with successful classroom teaching experiences -Strong knowledge of Curriculum Standards and -Effective Instructional Strategies -Knowledge of Achievement Indicators, Performance Index, Gap Closing, K-3 Literacy and Prepared for Success Measures -Special Education expertise -Service Learning/Project-based learning experience -Broad view of education on a local, state and national level -Exemplary communication skills -Leadership experience -Growth Mindset


Wage or Salary: TBD

Approximate Work Hours or Days: 223 days


How to Apply:

Interested applicants with current Ohio Principal License or Equivalent, should submit current resume, completed administrative application available on our website (, copies of licenses, college transcripts, and three professional references by April 23, 2021 to: Ms. Sally Henrick, Superintendent,


Posting End Date: 2021-04-24


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