Employment Opportunities
Title: Principal - Elementary
Location: To Be Announced
Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Direct and manage instructional program and supervise operations and personnel at campus level; provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service; oversee compliance with district policies, success of instructional programs, and operation of all campus activities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions
Regularly consult the campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of campus education program; include students and community representatives when appropriate
Provide instructional resources and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals
Foster collegiality and team building among staff members; encourage their active involvement in decision making process
Provide for two-way communication with superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community
Communicate and promote expectations for high-level performance to staff and students; recognize excellence and achievement
Ensure the effective and quick resolution of conflicts
Build common vision for school improvement with staff; direct planning activities and put programs in place with staff to ensure attainment of school’s mission
Identify, analyze, and apply research findings (e.g., effective school correlates) to promote school improvement
Develop and set annual campus performance objectives for each of the academic excellence indicators using the campus planning process and site-based decision making committee
Develop, maintain, and use information systems and records necessary to show campus progress on performance objectives addressing each academic excellence indicator
Interview, select, and orient new staff; approve all personnel assigned to campus
Define expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public
Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences with staff
Assign and promote campus personnel
Make recommendations to superintendent on termination, suspension, or non-renewal of employees assigned to campus
Work with campus-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional development activities
Confer with subordinates regarding their professional growth; work with them to develop and accomplish improvement goals
Develop campus budgets based on documented program needs, estimated enrollment, personnel, and other fiscal needs; keep programs within budget limits; maintain fiscal control; accurately report fiscal information
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks
Manage use of school facilities; supervise maintenance of facilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe campus.
Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
Other duties as assigned

SALARY: LISD Teacher Salary Schedule
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 10-month year
BEGINNING DATE: 2016 - 2017 school year
LOCATION: To be announced
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled
Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in Educational Administration from an accredited college or university
Texas Mid-Management or other appropriate Texas certificate
Certified Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) appraiser and
T-TESS/T-PESS
Three to Five years experience as a classroom teacher
Five years experience in instructional leadership roles

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants must submit:
A letter of interest, a current resume, LISD Professional Application, a copy of transcript(s), a copy of certificate(s), a copy of service record(s), and three letter of recommendation from past employers or supervisors

In-District applicants must submit:
A letter of interest, a current resume, a copy of transcripts reflecting additional degree(s) and certificate(s) earned since being employed
Salary: LISD Administrative Salary Schedule
Contact Name: Loretta J. Thompson Martin - Director, Human Resources
Contact Phone: (903) 381-2200
Contact Fax: (903) 381-2286
Contact Address: 1301 East Young Street
Contact City: Longview
Contact State: TX
Contact Zip: 75602