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General Posting 2023-2024: Principal Middle School

Company: Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This posting is for the purpose of creating a pool of qualified applicants for middle school principal positions for the 2023-2024 school year. Please be sure list contact information for recent references in the references section and to include a current copy of your resume and education license in the attachments section of your application.The position is responsible for the leadership, administration and supervision of a middle school and its programs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and maintain an effective educational program consistent with State and Federal guidelines and the philosophy, policies, regulations, and strategic plan of the School Board; maintain records and files; meet and confer with students, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Establish a professional learning culture through a solid foundation of shared mission, vision, values, and goals.
  • Develop a collaborative culture for improving student achievement.
  • Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school.
  • Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet specific needs of the school.
  • Ensure implementation of the Virginia Beach Public Schools approved curriculum.
  • Direct and monitor the development of the school's instructional program.
  • Ensure the development of 21st century skills with all students.
  • Plan, organize, and direct implementation of all school activities.
  • Make recommendations concerning the school's administration and instruction.
  • Assist with the preparation of the school's budget and monitor expenditures.
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists and all other required information and data.
  • Coordinate and work with the central administrative staff on school needs, problems, and/or effectiveness.
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies and regulations by the school's staff and students; interpret and enforce school division's policies and regulations.
  • Schedule classes within established guidelines to meet student's needs.
  • Assist in the development, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Supervise the guidance program.
  • Monitor all dimensions of the special education program in the school to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local mandates and guidelines.
  • Monitor the Student Support Team process to ensure appropriate and timely interventions for students and subsequent referrals for other services if needed.
  • Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce discipline, as necessary, according to School Board policy and the due process rights of students.
  • Attend special events held to recognize student achievement; attend school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events.
  • Maintain and control the various local funds generated by student activities.
  • Supervise the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students.
  • Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative and non-professional personnel assigned to the school.
  • Develop the leadership skills, particularly instructional leadership, of the assistant principals assigned to the school.
  • Participate in the selection of all school building personnel.
  • Evaluate and counsel all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
  • Supervise the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and nonacademic purposes.
  • Supervise and evaluate all activities and programs that are outgrowths of the school's curriculum.
  • Perform related work as required.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESComprehensive knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used in the leadership, administration and supervision of a middle school; thorough knowledge of the school division's strategic plan goal and objectives for student outcomes; thorough knowledge of prescribed school board policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of the Understanding by Design framework for curriculum and learning plans; thorough knowledge of a balanced assessment system; skill in oral and written communications; ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, students, parents, teachers, support staff and associates.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequired: Master's Degree in education administration. Considerable years of administrative and educational experience. Licensure as a building level principal through the Commonwealth (Administration and Supervision, PreK-12 endorsement).A comparable amount of training and experience maybe substituted for the minimum qualifications.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public using the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Frequent sitting, walking, bending grasping, fingering, repetitive motion, reaching, and driving. Occasional standing and climbing. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds rarely. Requires timely and regular adherence to established work schedules. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid driver's license. Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.HOW TO APPLY
    External Applicants: If you are interested in applying for this position, you must create an account. Please select "Login and Apply" from the bottom of this posting. After creating an account, please login, complete the online application, and apply for this job.Eligible Internal Applicants: Follow these instructions to complete a transfer application. After creating an account, please complete the application and apply for this job.
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    Salary Range: From/ToSalary range: $94,601-137,888Salary will be based on job-related creditable years of full-time, verified work experience. Entry-level salary will be awarded at the time of hire. Upon the return of employment verification forms from the candidate's current and previous employers, the salary will be adjusted if creditable full-time experience is confirmed.VBCPS offers a full range of benefits including health insurance, paid life insurance, paid sick/annual leave, tuition reimbursement, professional development and membership in the Virginia Retirement System.Unified Experience Based Step Pay Scale: U24

    Additional Job InformationAll applicants, both internal and external, must attach a current detailed resume to your electronic application.
    Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33,4-4,4-6)To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133,2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.Alternative formats of this application which may include taped, Braille, or large print materials are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Call or write the Department of Human Resources, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2512 George Mason Drive, P.O. Box 6038, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038. Telephone: (757) 263-1133 (voice); (757) 263-1240 (TDD) or email at:

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