2019-20 Elementary Principal
Company: Clarke County School District (GA)
Posted on: April 17, 2019
The job of Principal is done for the purpose/s of providing support
for the instructional process with specific responsibility for
directing overall site operations, services, and staff at assigned
school; providing information and serving as a resource to others;
enforcing established policies and regulatory requirements;
coordinating school activities and addressing issues, situations,
and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.
Superintendent of Schools
• Chairs meetings (curriculum, safety, site advisory, special
district committees, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating
activities and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district,
and/or state objectives.
• Delegates responsibility for a variety of administrative
functions to Assistant Principal and other personnel for the
purpose of managing the workload more efficiently.
• Develops budgets and financial forecasts for the purpose of
providing financial guidance and recommendations to administrative
personnel, Superintendent, and/or governing Board.
• Evaluates assigned personnel for the purpose of ensuring that
standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
• Facilitates communication between personnel, students, and/or
parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems,
and/or resolving conflicts.
• Implements policies, procedures, and/or processes for the purpose
of providing direction and/or complying with mandated
• Manages school administrative functions (facility maintenance,
budget, staffing, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining safe and
efficient school operations within district guidelines.
• Prepares a wide variety of materials (quantity reports, student
activities, correspondence, etc.) for the purpose of documenting
activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying
• Presents information (budget overviews, accounting processes,
distribution formulas, etc.) for the purpose of communicating
information, gaining feedback, and ensuring adherence to
established internal controls.
• Researches alternate funding sources for the purpose of
maintaining the efficient operation of the school.
• Supervises Assistant Principals and other instructional personnel
for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for
professional growth, and achieving overall objectives of school's
• Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of
maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or
assisting with issues related to school environment.
• Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of
ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work
• Skills-based Competencies
Required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to
periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning
and managing projects; using pertinent software applications;
preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering
• Knowledge-based Competencies
Required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret
highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or
speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze
situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific
knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: pertinent codes, policies,
regulations, and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping
principles, and concepts of management and supervision.
• Ability-based Competencies
Required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or
events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related
equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with
others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing
defined but different processes; and operate equipment using
standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a
significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a
variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Independent
problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action
plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent
interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is
limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required
to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality;
setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with
frequent interruptions; creating a positive school climate for
students, staff and community; motivating staff; and adapting to
changing work priorities.
Keywords: Clarke County School District (GA), Athens , 2019-20 Elementary Principal, Education / Teaching , Athens, Georgia
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