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7/8 Math Teacher
West Hardin CCISD is a small, rural district located just 12 minutes west of Sour Lake. We offer small class sizes and there is always room for advancement. Visit our website to apply at www.westhardin.org or email the campus principal (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. Certified candidates preferred, applicants with a bachelor's degree that are interested in certification considered.
Direct and manage the instructional program and supervise operations at the campus level. Provide instructional leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service. Direct the implementation of district policies and instructional programs and manage the operation of all campus activities.
Mid-Management Certificate or Principal Standard Certificate
Valid Texas Teaching or Principal Standard Certificate
Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
Ability to manage budget and personnel and coordinate campus functions
Ability to interpret and explain policy, procedures, and data
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Knowledge of personnel management
Strong communications, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Other qualifications deemed necessary by the Board
Ability to manage budget and personnel, and to coordinate district function
Ability to meet established deadlines
Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing demands
Three years of experience as a classroom teacher
Three years of experience in a principal role
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes and use these findings for corrective action and improvement, as well as for recognition of success.
Work with staff to plan, implement, and evaluate the curriculum on a systematic basis; include students, parents, and community representatives (when appropriate).
Provide instructional resources and materials to support the teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals.
Foster collegiality and team building among staff; encourage their active involvement in the decision process.
Provide for two-way communication with superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community.
Communicate and promote expectation for high-level performance from staff and students; recognize excellence and achievement.
Facilitate effective and timely resolution of conflicts.
Determine and build a common vision with staff for school improvement; direct planning activities and implement program collaboratively with staff to ensure attainment of school's mission.
Identify, analyze, and apply research findings (e.g., effective school correlates) to facilitate school improvement.
Develop, with the assistance of the site-based decision-making committee, annual campus performance objectives for each of the Academic Excellence Indicators.
Develop, maintain, and use appropriate information systems and records necessary for attainment of campus performance objectives addressing each academic excellence indicator.
Interview and select new staff and approve all campus personnel assigned.
Define expectations for staff performance regarding instruction strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public.
Observe employee performance, record observation, and conduct evaluation conferences with all staff.
Make recommendations relative to personnel placement, transfer, retention, promotion, and dismissal.
Confer with subordinates regarding their professional growth; work jointly with them to develop and accomplish improvement goals.
Comply with district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations affecting the schools.
Develop budgets based upon documented program needs, estimate enrollment, personnel, and other fiscal needs; implement programs within budget limits; maintain fiscal control; accurately report fiscal information.
Manage the use of school facilities; supervise maintenance of facilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe campus.
Work with faculty and encourage student input to develop a student management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
Assist with student discipline to ensure that school rules are uniformly observed, and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
Conduct conferences with parents, students, and teachers concerning school and student issues.
Use information and insights provided through assessment instruments, the district appraisal process, and evaluative feedback from line supervisors, and professional development programs to improve performance.
Provide leadership in addressing challenges facing the profession; pursue professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment; disseminate ideas and information to other professionals.
Observe professional ethical standards in accordance with generally accepted community standards and the Texas Education Agency code of ethics.
Articulate the school's mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.
Demonstrate awareness of school/community needs and initiate activities to meet those identified needs.
Use appropriate and effective techniques for community and parent involvement.
Involve campus staff in the planning of staff development activities.
Model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
Adapt to changing demands by planning, preparing and making necessary adjustments for distance learning.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assistant principal, teachers, campus counselor, diagnostician, librarian aide, coaches, and support staff.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; coordinate district functions; maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruption
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Frequent district-wide travel; occasional travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours; steady phone interactions; frequent standing, walking, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing, and carrying small stacks of textbooks, media, desks, and other classroom; may have exposure to biological hazards; occasional moderate lifting.