May 11, 2020

Principal - Trevitt Elementary

  • TrulyHired
  • Columbus, OH, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY : Provides strategic direction and oversees execution of all plans and activities of the district's curriculum ensuring student learning experiences consistent with the mission statement and instructional goals of the district. Serves as the academic and administrative leader of assigned elementary school.


• Directs the day-to-day activities of building staff. Duties include hiring, training, counseling, evaluating staff performance, and when necessary recommending the disciplining and/or discharging of staff.

• Supervises the delivery of academic instruction ensuring learning experiences consistent with the mission statement and instructional goals of the building and district.

• Guides the selection of professional development materials to help support educators to deliver effective programs and services.

• Partners with executive director to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with higher education partners to ensure successful pre-service educator development opportunities in the district and related district educator professional development opportunities.

• Provides assistance and guidance to staff who are engaged in student instruction.

• Promotes improvement of curriculum and instruction within the building.

• Monitors student achievement and progress toward instructional goals and objectives of the building and district; initiates corrective action as necessary.

• Provides leadership and direction in the development and execution of the building's ASIP school improvement plan.

• Oversees development of the master schedule and class scheduling of students.

• Prepares and administers building budget(s). Oversees the procurement of books, supplies, materials and equipment ensuring expenditures are within the approved budget(s).

• Plans, coordinates and conducts staff development activities ensuring that instruction needs of the building are addressed.

• Monitors school building areas to ensure safe conditions and compliance with Federal, state and local health and safety standards.

• Creates and promotes a positive and cooperative atmosphere that encourages and motivates students and staff; ensures rules are fairly and consistently administered.

• Monitors building compliance with related regulatory requirements and district standards; initiates corrective action as necessary.

• Prepares and manages assigned educator professional development budget(s).

• Oversees the maintenance of accurate personnel, student and fiscal records; protects confidentiality of information.

• Prepares or oversees completion of required documentation and reports.

• Establishes and maintains communication with central office administrators, building staff, students, parents and others; articulates and promotes the vision and mission of the building.

• Promotes positive school-community relations by clearly communicating school messages to parents and members of the community; responding to parental and community inquiries in a timely and courteous manner, encouraging/ promoting parental participation in school activities, providing support to parent organizations and maintaining visibility with students, parents and the community.

• Participates on district-wide committee(s) as assigned; performs related tasks.

• Ensures departmental staff maintains required credentials and facilitates on-going development opportunities that align with district strategies and objectives.

• Maintains current knowledge of best practices, trends and new developments in elementary school curriculum, instruction and building administration. Recommends and implements changes to operations and instructional strategies as necessary.

• Resolves problems, situations or issues in a collaborative, tactful, courteous and respectful manner.

• Works cooperatively with intervention assistance team, guidance counselors, student safety resource coordinator, and others to implement various initiatives to increase academic success and ensure students are able to achieve their appropriate grade level.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Master's degree in Education or a related field.

• Seven (7) or more years of related teaching and administrative experience including supervisory responsibilities.

• Valid Ohio Department of Education Administrator certificate or equivalent.

• Demonstrated knowledge of accrediting and regulatory standards and district policies related to assigned functions.

• Demonstrated supervisory skills to effectively manage the daily operations and administration of assigned function(s).

• Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and work productively with all levels of district staff, students, parents and the general public.

• Ability to handle problem situations in a tactful, courteous and respectful manner.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills.

• Computer skills necessary to maintain various departmental records, documents and reports.

• Analytical ability to develop plans of action to address a variety of issues and concerns in a timely manner.

• Mathematical aptitude necessary to develop an annual budget and monitor expenditures.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively serve as a leader and member of a team.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Contact Information
  • Rick Bailey
  • 270 E STATE ST
  • Columbus, Ohio 43215-4312

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