Elementary School Principal

  • Danbury Public Schools
  • King Street Intermediate and King Street Primary, South King Street, Danbury, CT, USA
  • Feb 09, 2020
Full time Elementary Teaching Administrative

Job Description

  • Position Type:

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      King St Primary

  • Closing Date:
      Open until Filled

  POSITION GOAL:  To provide sound and effective site-based instructional leadership, to enhance and foster a learning environment which provides rigorous academic challenge and success for all students, to influence and mobilize active staff, student and community participation, to utilize human and financial resources, to reach short-term and long-range goals, to promote the development and growth of a learning community for all students and staff and to effectively assist in the implementation of the District's new Teacher and Administrator Evaluation plans.
Education:Bachelor's and Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
                  Advanced degree/diploma/certificate in school administration/supervision  or
                  curriculum from an accredited college or university.
Certification:    Possess or eligible to receive the Connecticut Administrative      
                         Certificate Endorsement 092.
Experience:     Teaching experience at the elementary level.    
                        Administrative/supervisory experience, Principalship preferred.
                        Involvement with multi-cultural student and community populations.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Leadership:

  • Ability to articulate and gather support for a strong vision for elementary education.
  • Proven skills in personnel supervision including evaluation of teaching and learning andsupport for professional development of all staff.
  • Proven success in establishing a learning atmosphere characterized by high a performance, monitoring and assessment of student performance and creating, implementing and evaluating actions to improve the achievement of all students.
  • Demonstrated skill in establishing a safe and orderly school environment characterized by firmness, fairness and mutual respect.
  • Ability to establish a collaborative, data-drive, decision-making process with staff and parents and a commitment to their participation in school life.
  • Effective oral, written, presentation, interpersonal and technology skills.
  • Effective manager of human, financial and plant resources.
  • Demonstrated success in engaging parents and the community in a meaningful relationship to improve teaching and learning.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • School leadership experience with demonstrated success in creating high performance among students and staff.
  • School leadership experience with demonstrated success in improving student achievement.
  • Experience building effective building teams, along with exceptional coaching skills.
  • Strong curriculum assessment, including implementing literacy and math strategies.
  • Knowledge and fluency in balanced literacy preferred.

Supervises:   Faculty and support personnel
Terms of Employment:   
Salary, benefits and 206 day work year in accordance with negotiated agreement.  
Salary depending upon experience and academic preparation.

Application Procedure:
Apply Online, including required attachments.
Please go on-line at www.danbury.k12.ct.us job listings