Principal - Elementary
Elementary - Area Office
Administrative - Principal - Elementary
Job Number 4600144022
Start Date
Open Date 08/29/2017
Closing Date 01/31/2018


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Full-Time Equivalency 1.0000
Salary: From 56560.00
Salary: To 96485.00
Areas of certification Administration, Elementary Principal
Additional Job Information
FWCS principals are educational leaders promoting success for all student by:
1. FWCS Principals meet all definitions and guidelines for effective teachers as detailed
on the FWCS Classroom Teacher Job Description and guidelines from the US DOE and IDOE.

2. FWCS Principals promote the success of every student by facilitating the development,
articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of teaching and learning that is
shared and supported by the school community.
a. The Principal collaboratively develops and implements a shared vision and
b. The Principal collects and uses data to identify goals, assesses organizational
effectiveness, and promotes organizational learning.
c. The Principal creates and implements plans to achieve goals.
d. The Principal promotes continuous and sustainable improvement.
e. The Principal monitors and evaluates progress and revises plans.

3. FWCS Principals promote the success of every student by advocating, nurturing, and
sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and
staff professional growth.
a. The Principal nurtures and sustains a culture of collaboration, trust, learning,
and high expectations.
b. The Principal creates a comprehensive, rigorous, and coherent curricular
c. The Principal creates a personalized and motivating learning environment for
d. The Principal supervises instruction.
e. The Principal develops assessment and accountability systems to monitor
student progress.
f. The Principal develops the instructional and leadership capacity of staff.
g. The Principal maximizes time spent on quality instruction.
h. The Principal promotes the use of the most effective and appropriate
technologies to support teacher and learning.
i. The Principal monitors and evaluates the impact of the instructional program.

4. FWCS Principals promotes the success of every student by ensuring the management
of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective
learning environment.
a. The Principal monitors and evaluates the management and operational systems.
b. The Principal obtains, allocates, aligns, and efficiently utilizes human, fiscal, and
technological resources.
c. The Principal promotes and protects the welfare and safety of students and
d. The Principal develops the capacity for distributed leadership.
e. The Principal ensures that resources are aligned with the School
Improvement Plan and the district goals.
f. The Principal ensures teacher and organizational time is focused to support
quality instruction and student learning.

5. FWCS Principals promote the success of every student by collaborating with faculty
and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs,
and mobilizing community resources.
a. The Principal collects and analyzes data and information pertinent to the
educational environment.
b. The Principal promotes understanding, appreciation, and use of the
community's diverse cultural, social, and intellectual resources.
c. The Principal builds and sustains positive relationships with families and
d. The Principal builds and sustains productive relationships with community

6. FWCS Principals promote the success of every student by acting with integrity,
fairness, and in an ethical manner.
a. The Principal ensures a system of accountability for every student's
academic and social success.
b. The Principal models principles of self-awareness, reflective practice,
transparency, and ethical behavior.
c. The Principal safeguards the values of democracy, equity, and diversity.
d. The Principal considers and evaluates the potential moral and legal
consequences of decision-making.
e. The Principal promotes social justice and ensures that individual student
needs inform all aspects of schooling.

7. FWCS Principals promote the success of every student by understanding,
responding to, and influencing the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural
a. The Principal advocates for children, families, and caregivers.
b. The Principal acts to influence local, district, state, and national decisions
affecting student learning.
c. The Principal assesses, analyzes, and anticipates emerging trends and
initiatives in order to adapt leadership strategies.

8. Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of
the building/unit/district. Must demonstrate participation in and contributions to the goals of district cross functional teams.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and
hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee
is required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. They may be occasionally
required to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this
job the employee is seated or walking at will and has limited physical labor.
Possess a valid Indiana Elementary teaching license and an Indiana administrative license covering the grade levels for the assigned building.

Have documented knowledge of district used data software and the ability to analyze and synthesize data. Must possess knowledge of effective practices including principles, theories, procedures, and techniques used in lesson plan development and classroom instruction in order to guide instruction in the building.

Prefer candidate with successful elementary school administrative experience coupled with successful classroom teaching, preferably in a large, urban district. Must demonstrate highly effective organizational, interpersonal, data analysis, and leadership skills. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

Prefer Candidate that has completed the Fort Wayne Community Schools Administrative Intern Program, or has previous administrative experience.