Website Toledo Christian Schools
Toledo Christian Schools is seeking a high capacity Principal for the 2022-2023 school year. The ideal candidate will be a godly, relational, and an experienced administrator. The principal will preferably have a background in classical Christian education and be able to collaborate with teachers, students, and families to maintain a Christ-centered curriculum and culture within the school. Applicants are invited to email their resumes to Patrice Exton, at [email protected]
Nature and Scope of Job:
The elementary principal is responsible for administering the school program for kindergarten through 6th grade while managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe Christian learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of Toledo Christian Schools.
Achieving academic excellence requires that the principal work collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of staff placed under their direction and to communicate effectively with parents. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities of scheduling, extracurricular activities, personnel management, emergency procedures, and health care unit responsibilities.
- Minimum of five years’ instruction in a full-time classroom setting.
- Demonstration of a mature and godly Christian worldview and lifestyle.
- Evidence of being born-again through the redemptive grace of Jesus Christ.
- Minimum of a master’s degree.
Job Functions and Responsibilities:
- Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
- Manage, evaluate and supervise clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school including classroom instruction, extracurricular activities, and discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly environment, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, and emergency procedures.
- Supervise the instructional programs in conjunction with the superintendent and curriculum director, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development.
- Supervise in a fair and consistent manner effective discipline and attendance systems with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the school. File (document) all required reports regarding violence, vandalism, attendance and discipline matters.
- Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, and school personnel. Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally, demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the educational profession. Encourage all teachers under your directive to do the same.
- Notify immediately the superintendent, appropriate personnel, and agencies when there is evidence of substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide, or students appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.
- Research and collect data regarding the needs of students.
- Keep the staff informed and seek ideas (from lead teachers) for the improvement of the school. Conduct meetings as are scheduled throughout the school year calendar. This includes: weekly morning devotions and information meetings, monthly principal meetings, monthly PS-12 faculty meetings, in-services, etc.
- Establish procedures that create and maintain attractive, functional, organized, healthy, clean, and safe facilities in coordination with the director of facilities.
- Working with the junior high/high school principal, assume responsibility for overseeing the school’s health clinic and crisis security planning.
- Develop clearly understood procedures and provide regular drills for emergencies and disasters.
- Establish schedules and procedures for the supervision of students in non-classroom areas (before, during, and after school).
Communicate regularly with parents.
- Use excellent written and oral English skills when communicating with students, parents, and teachers.
- Oversee the maintenance of accurate attendance records.
- Establish procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records. Ensure that student records are complete and current.
- Protect confidentiality of records and information.
- Organize and supervise procedures for identifying and addressing special needs of students including health-related concerns, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
- Attend required committee meetings and extra school sponsored functions and events.
- Work with the director of curriculum, supervisor of student services, and school counselor to ensure academic growth and development for students and staff alike.
- Enforce uniform policy and appearance policy so as to assure a school environment that is focused on group spiritual and academic achievement rather than on individuals.
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