May 11, 2020

Principal 2020-21

  • TrulyHired
  • Newark, NJ, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description


NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION

HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES

765 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102

ROGER LEÓN, DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

PRINCIPAL

Overview:

The Newark Board of Education has an incredible opportunity to transform the school system into one that ensures that all of its students graduate to succeed in the college or career of their choice.

We need leaders who:
Believe all students can achieve at high levels Grow diverse teams Are reflective and actively seek opportunities to grow Innovate the previously unthinkable Effectively communicate with others Treat all people with respect and dignity Know their content and get things done
POSITION: Under direction assists in the planning, organizing, and supervision of the day-to-day operations of a school; provides leadership and assistance to teachers in the implementation of educational programs, activities, curriculum guidelines, and all other instructional objectives as defined by the Assistant Superintendent in charge; and performs all other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Master's degree from an accredited college or university. New Jersey Principal Certificate or a Certificate of Eligibility for Principal. Demonstrated successful building level administrative or supervisory experiences. Demonstrated increasing student achievement and effective staff development, utilizing a variety of approaches that emphasize inclusion and acceptance.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Acts as leader for curriculum development and coordinates all school programs. Plans and organizes program goals and objectives, ensuring the implementation of the school's Operational Plan and budgets to support the plan. Reviews all test data and plans instructional direction to ensure student achievement, with emphasis on the NJSLA Standards and the expectations of the state mandated tests. Plans for the supervision and evaluation of all staff members. Performs classroom observations and provides appropriate feedback to teachers. Writes reports and submits to appropriate departments. Organizes parent conferences and participates when needed. Plans faculty and department meetings to ensure alignment to the school plan. Develops a Professional Development Plan that provides training for staff members, based on the needs of the individual or school. Confers with the Regional teams and Regional Superintendents on issues relative to school operations. Interviews and recommends the appointment of teachers and other staff members for the school. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTS TO: ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

THE NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Equal Opportunity Employer
Newark Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • Nadia Khan, Staffing Coordinator
  • 2 Cedar Street
  • Newark, New Jersey 07102

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