Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for principal candidates at all levels. The successful candidate will demonstrate principled leadership and decision making while assuming this leadership role.
DUTIES:The following are examples of the typical duties performed:
Demonstrates principled leadership and decision making;
Assumes a leadership role in the school that reflects the skills outlined in the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders;
Exercises initiative in curriculum development and planning of professional development programs within the school;
Prepares the annual budget request for the school;
Ensures that effective human relations are developed and practiced;
Renders technical support and/or administrative assistance to other administrators;
Assures adherence to Board policies and establishes procedures as necessary;
Supervises and evaluates assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and classified personnel; makes recommendations for improvement including the preparation, implementation, and monitoring of professional assistance plans;
Assumes responsibility for collaborating with other administration and staff in writing, implementing and monitoring the School Improvement Plan;
Encourages students to make appropriate decisions in a proactive manner;
Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline to promote an orderly learning environment, respecting the due process rights of students;
Acts as a liaison between the school and the community, interpreting policies of the school and encouraging community participation in school life;
Conducts meetings of the staff to support the proper functions of the school;
Responsible for the proper care and maintenance of the school’s physical facility.
Participates in the hiring procedures for certificated and non-certificated staff;
Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and/or Director(s).