COVINGTON INDEPENDENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2021-2022
POSITION: SECONDARY PRINCIPAL (77)
SCHOOL/PROGRAM: HOLMES HIGH SCHOOL
DATE POSTED: January 4, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is for 2021-2022 school year
- Hold a master’s degree in education and valid Kentucky certification in secondary principalship. Kentucky certification in supervision of instruction is preferred.
- Preferably have at least (3) years of experience in a large urban high school.
- Have direct experience in curriculum development.
- Have experience in budget development, budget control and monitoring.
- Have proven ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, school parents and the community.
- Have proven educational leadership ability and be willing to commit to the goals and future directions of school assigned and the Covington Independent Public Schools.
- Have successful experience in raising student achievement.
- Have successful experience in leading effective change.
- Must provide evidence of ability to motivate and work cooperatively with diverse population.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Superintendent of Schools
SUPERVISES: All staff at the assigned school
- Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school.
- Plan, organize and direct implementation of all school activities consistent with School-Based Decision Making Council policy.
- Keep the superintendent or designee informed of the school’s activities and problems.
- Make recommendations concerning the school’s administration and instruction.
- Prepare and submit the school’s budgetary requests and monitor expenditures of funds.
- Supervise the maintenance of all required building records and reports.
- Work with the School-Based Decision Making Council to provide effective professional development for teachers and work with the school budget committee to provide resources for curriculum development activities.
- Assume responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies governed by the School-Based Decision Making Council (SBDM).
- Maintain active relationships with students, parents and School-Based Decision Making Council members.
- Schedule classes within established SBDM policies to meet student needs.
- Coordinate the development, revision and evaluation of the curriculum according to SBDM policies.
- Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline adhering to all due process rights of the students.
- Attend special events held to recognize student achievement, and attend school-sponsored activities, functions and athletic events.
- Maintain and control the various local funds generated by student activities.
- Serve as chair for the School-Based Decision Making Council.
- Serve as primary administrator and instructional leader of the school. Administer the policies established by the School-Based Decision Making Council and the local board.
- Assume responsibility for professional growth and development through membership and participation in professional organizations, and attendance at regional, state and national meetings.
- Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative and classified personnel assigned to the school.
- Participate in the selection of all school building personnel according to SBDM policies.
- Orient newly assigned staff members and assist in their development.
- Conduct staff meetings to keep members informed of policy changes, new programs, etc.
- Make arrangements for special conferences between parents and teachers.
- Assume responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plant.
- Plan and supervise fire drills and all emergency procedures.
- Supervise and evaluate the school’s extracurricular program.
- Participate in principals’ meetings and other meetings as are required or appropriate.
- Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees and councils within the school.
- Assume responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases.
- Act as liaison between the school and the community, interpreting activities and policies of the school and encourage community participation in the school.
- Serve as a member of committees and attend meetings as directed by the superintendent.
- Delegate authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.
- Assist the LEA Asbestos Management Coordinator with the maintenance and oversight of AHERA/Asbestos Management Plan including the schedule for six-month surveillance and three-year re-inspections.
- Perform related duties as assigned by administrator or Superintendent.
- To use leadership, supervisory and administrative skills so as to promote the educational development of each student.
CONTRACT: 235 days
SALARY: Based on rank and experience
- Complete the online application at: http://www.covschools.us; click district; click employment; TalentEd.
- In-district applicants complete the Internal Employee (Transfer) application and apply to the posting.
- Out-of-district applicants complete the application and apply to the posting.
- Please direct questions about the online application process to Dawn Vancini by email at dawn.vancini@Covington.kyschools.us
- For information regarding the position, contact Alvin Garrison, Superintendent of Schools at Alvin.Garrison@Covington.kyschools.us
- This position will be filled as soon as possible following the application deadline. All applications will be evaluated and screened.
An Equal Opportunity Employer