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Middle School Principal

Requirements: Michigan Secondary Administrator Certification or eligibility to obtain. Master's degree in Education. Minimum 5 years teaching exp. and 3 years administrative exp.
REPORTS TO: Superintendent
  • Must possess or be eligible for Michigan Secondary Administrator certification or equivalent.
  • Must possess a Master’s degree.
  • Must have a minimum of five years successful teaching experience and three years administrative experience.
  • Must have successful experience working with middle school and/or at-risk youth.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have experience or knowledge of Michigan rules and regulations for special education and 504 laws.
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • Administers an effective learning climate and school educational program.
  • Plans, organizes and directs implementation of all school activities.
  • Keeps the Superintendent informed of school activities and any issues.
  • Makes recommendations concerning the school's administration and instruction.
  • Prepares and submits the school's budgetary requests within guidelines established by the Superintendent, and monitors expenditures of funds.
  • Administers all school day and evening activities, functions and operations in the building.
  • Participates in professional development programs designed for improvement of student behavior, staff improvement and self- improvement.
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school's administration.
  • Administers the staff evaluation, staff selection and professional development processes.
  • Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies and regulations by the school's staff and students.
  • Leads the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development.
  • Establishes and maintains high standards of student conduct and provides due process as discipline is enforced.
  • Attends special events held to recognize student achievement and attends as many school-sponsored activities, functions and athletic events as time permits.
  • Supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students.
  • Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession.
  • Supervises, evaluates, disciplines and counsels all professional, paraprofessional, administrative and non-professional personnel assigned to the school.
  • Oversees and/or prepares the master teaching schedule and any special assignments.
  • Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for proper functioning of the school.
  • Formulates plans in conjunction with the Principal, Guidance Department, and department heads regarding curriculum, admissions, scheduling, facility usage, inventory, budget, records maintenance and related activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety, maintenance and administration of the school facility.
  • Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and non-academic purposes.
  • Plans and supervises fire drills, tornado drills and an emergency preparedness program as required by law.
  • Is responsible for all official school correspondence and news releases.
  • Administers the public relations program for the school, in conjunction with the Superintendent.
  • Serves as a member of committees and attends committee meetings as directed by the Superintendent.
  • Administers the student of the week program.
  • Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $80,537.00 to $96,165.00 /year