Jan 13, 2024

Principal Bradford Elementary School K-4

  • TrulyHired
  • Haverhill, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

2024-2025 School Year

HAVERHILL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS 01830

ANTICIPATED OPENING

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION

HAVERHILL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS A DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT AND IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION

Title: BRADFORD ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL K-4

Work Year: Twelve (12) Months

Effective Date of

Employment: July 1, 2024

Salary: To be negotiated with the Superintendent of Schools.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Nine GIC Health Plan Options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Options
  • Auto and Home Insurance Options
  • Wellness Programs and Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Credit Union with Competitive Rates
  • 403 (b) Retirement
  • Vacation, Personal and Sick Days

Organizational Relationship/

Line of Authority:

Directly Responsible to the Superintendent of Schools and/or her/his designees.

The principal is hired by the Superintendent of Schools as the educational leader and chief resource for the school building. He/she is thoroughly familiar with principles of child, early adolescent, and educational psychology; with the content, scope and sequence of the several disciplines taught in the school, with the instructional materials that are available; and with promising, as well as the proven instructional methods.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a School Principal in Massachusetts - REQUIRED.
  • Can demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years successful experience as a principal, assistant principal, or comparable administrative position, preferably in an urban environment
  • Can demonstrate a minimum of five (5) years successful experience as a teacher, preferably in an urban environment
  • Demonstrated passion for school leadership
  • Relentless commitment to equity, education and excellence
  • Flexibility and creativity

Statement of Duties:

  • Leads with a strong visible presence communicating positive culture, high expectations, and an excitement for teaching and learning.
  • Curates a variety of data sources to improve building climate, student achievement and adult learning.
  • Provides for the administration and supervision of all curricular and extra-curricular programs in the school.
  • Mold a school based-leadership team to develop and implement a vision that embraces twenty-first century learning.
  • Uses evaluation under the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation system to drive improved instruction and student achievement.
  • Assumes full administrative responsibilities for the operation, maintenance, and climate of the school.
  • Effectively prepares and administers the school budget.
  • Schedules classes within established guidelines to meet student needs.
  • Monitors the implementation of effective positive behavioral interventions systems and pro-active attendance practices of both students and staff.
  • Initiates, designs, and implements programs to meet the specific needs of the school.
  • Maintains active relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and non-academic purposes.
  • Provides recommendations for the selection, retention, and promotion of personnel assigned to the school.
  • Administers all school-site related aspects of negotiated employee contracts.
  • Maintains a clean, safe physical plant and environment.
  • Plans and supervises an emergency evacuation and preparedness program.
  • Completes all mandated state and federal reports.
  • Ensures effective public relations.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of state and federal grants and reports.
  • Establishes effective communications between the school and central office administration, parents and community.
  • Engages family and community within the school culture.
  • Oversees the implementation of all standardized testing including training of staff, maintaining accurate and complete records, and the distribution and collection of secure test materials.
  • Ensures the vision, mission and school improvement plan drive the school based decisions.
  • Leads in the recruitment, screening, orientation and training of a diverse and qualified team of educators and support staff.
  • Cultivates leadership in others and has a succession plan in place to meet the needs of the building and contributes to the growth of the district.
  • Assumes responsibility for implementing procedures, policies and discipline as stated in the Student Handbook.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • CPR certified preferred.
  • Works the necessary hours to meet the needs of the building.
  • Assumes responsibility for any other duties as indicated by the Superintendent of Schools or her/his designee and policies of the School Committee.

Closing Date for Receipt

of Application: March 15, 2024

School Spring Posting #:

Address all Applications and

Letter of Intent to: School Spring (Preferred)

or

Haverhill Public Schools

Human Resource Department

4 Summer Street - Room 104

Haverhill, MA 01830

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Haverhill Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is in compliance with Federal regulations prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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