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School Principal (2024-2025)

Botetourt County Public Schools

Location: Fincastle, VA 24090
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 9, 2024
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Botetourt County Public Schools
Job Descriptions
JOB CLASS: Elementary School Principal 12 month/260 day
GROUP: Administration
GRADE: 100
SALARY RANGE: Elementary School :  $75,000 to $113,935
The position is responsible for the leadership, administration and supervision of a Botetourt County Public School and its programs.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
• Develop and maintain an effective educational program consistent with state and federal guidelines and the philosophy, policies, regulations, and strategic plan of the School Board.
• Establish a professional learning culture by creating a shared mission, vision, values, and goals with all stakeholders.
• Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school.
• Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet specific needs of the school.
• Ensure the implementation of the Botetourt County Public Schools approved curriculum.
• Direct and monitor the school's instructional program to ensure student academic progress..
• Plan, organize, and direct the implementation of all school activities.
• Make recommendations concerning the school's staffing to support instruction.
• Prepare the school’s budget and monitor expenditures.
• Effectively analyze and use data to prepare reports.
• Coordinate and work with the school administrative staff on school improvement.
• Enforce all School Board policies, regulations, and guidelines.
• Schedule classes within established guidelines to meet student’s needs.
• Assist in the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum.
• Monitor all dimensions of the special education program in the school to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local mandates and guidelines.
• Monitor the child study process to ensure appropriate and timely interventions for students and subsequent referrals for other services if needed.
• Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline, according to School Board policy and the due process rights of students.
• Attend events and activities associated with the school’s academic and extra-curricular programs.
• Supervise the maintenance of accurate records of students.
• Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative and non-professional personnel assigned to the school.
• Develop leadership skills, particularly instructional leadership, of the assistant principals assigned to the school.
• Participate in the selection of all school building personnel.
• Evaluate and counsel all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
• Supervise the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes.
• Effectively communicate and implement the Botetourt Profile of a Graduate by preparing students to be future ready (critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativity, conviction, and community).
• Knowledgeable of apprenticeships and work based learning opportunities for students.
• Perform related work as required.
Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used in the leadership, administration and supervision of a school; thorough knowledge of the school division’s strategic plan, goals and objectives for student outcomes; thorough knowledge of prescribed school board policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of the Understanding by Design framework for curriculum and learning plans; thorough knowledge of a balanced assessment system; skill in oral and written communications; ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, students, parents, teachers, support staff and associates.
Master's Degree in education administration, at least 3 years of administrative and educational experience at the building level and holds a valid Virginia license with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision.  Previous Assistant Principal experience required.
A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Possession of a valid driver’s license
Last Update: February 2024
Primary Location Buchanan Elementary School Salary Range $75,000.00 - $113,935.00 / Per Year Shift Type Full-Time