Head Principal of Euclid High School: Euclid City Schools

Posted on April 30th, 2022

Head Principal of Euclid High School
School District:
Euclid City Schools
Competitive Salary Range commensurate with experience
Contact Name:
John Fell
Contact Position:
Interim Director of Human Resources
Contact Email Address:
Contact Phone:
(216) 797-2905
Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of five years successful classroom teaching and building administration experience preferred.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate.
Additional Information:
Essential Functions:
• Ensure safety of students.
• Assume the role of instructional leader of the school.
• Direct the activities of school staff members.
• Implement and monitor all Board policies and regulations.
• Establish and maintain a positive public relations program.
• Direct, oversee, supervise and evaluate the instructional and guidance programs and the work schedule for all assigned personnel.
• Establish guidelines for proper student conduct, attire and discipline.
• Monitor and resolve problems with student attendance.
• Plan and supervise fire and tornado drills and other emergency preparedness programs.
• Recommend to the Superintendent continuation or non-continuation of employment of teaching staff.
• Conduct regular staff meetings.
• Attend special events, functions and athletic events.
• Oversee the maintenance of records and controls in the funds of the school activity account.
• Supervise the maintenance of student records.
• Supervise and evaluate classroom teachers, classified staff, Guidance Counselors, and Assistant Principal where applicable.
• Organize, administer and direct all student activities.
• Responsible for the requisition of supplies, textbooks, equipment and other necessary material.
• Prepare and submit the building budgetary request.
• Monitor the expenditure of funds.
• Responsible for the registration, assignment, promotion and/or retention of all students.
• Review teacher lesson plans.
• Direct and coordinate the classified staff.
• Schedule educational assemblies for the student population.
• Oversee staff assignments and assist in development of master schedule.
• Counsel students regarding their academic, social and personal problems in cooperation with Guidance Counselors where applicable.
• Works closely with Parent Teacher Association (PTA).
• Respond to, and appropriately handle, complaints of parents.
• Coordinate custodial service with the maintenance supervisor.
• Cooperate with juvenile court authorities and other law and social enforcement agencies.
• Appraise the performance of teachers through class visits and conferences for the purpose of improving instruction and assisting teachers with any problems.
• Inform teachers and other employees regarding the purposes and policies of the school.
• Arranges for meetings/conferences between parents and teachers when appropriate.
• Plan and schedule school events.
• Prepare all reports and maintain such records as required by school law, regulation or request of the Superintendent.
• Assist in the selection, retention and promotion of certified and non-certified personnel.
• Develop and enforce policies regarding proper protection of equipment and property, observance of school laws and safety procedures.
• Ensure that after-school activities are chaperoned.
• Report serious accidents, burglaries and incidents of an unusual nature to the proper authorities as quickly as possible.
• Coordinate in-service education programs.
• Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., student files, student IEPs, medical records, personnel files, documentation for legal proceedings.
• Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents.
• Promote good public relations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cooperate with Juvenile court authorities and other law and social enforcement agencies.
• Maintain control of all inventories, requisitions, distribution and accounting for supplies, textbooks and equipment.
• Make contact with the public with tact and diplomacy.
• Serve as a role model for students.
• Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

• Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university
• Minimum of five years successful classroom teaching and building administration experience preferred
• Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to work effectively with others.
• Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
• Effective, active listening skills.
• Organizational and problem solving skills.
• Knowledge of Ohio school law and educational administration.
• Ability to lead and motivate staff and students.
• Teaching experience.
• Team building skills.
• Knowledge of curriculum and successful teaching strategies.
• Knowledge of child development and modes of learning.
• Knowledge of overall instructional technology.
• Knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software.

Equipment Operated:
• Telephone
• Copy Machine/Fax machine/Printer
• Computer
• Calculator

Additional Working Conditions:
• Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue.
• Occasional interaction among children.
• Ability to use current technology
• Motor vehicle
• P.A. system
• Fire and tornado system
• Operation of a vehicle in inclement weather conditions, i.e. being prepared to come to work on school days and calamity days.
• Repetitive hand motion, e.g., computer keyboard, typing, calculator, writing.
• Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, read, hear, see speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, climb and stoop.
• Frequent interruption of duties by staff, students, visitors and/or telephone.
• Occasional requirement to travel, both daily and overnight.
• Occasional need to work overtime, evenings and/or weekends.
• Occasional requirement to lift, carry, push and/or pulling various supplies and/or equipment up to a maximum 50 pounds.

Required Testing: None
Certificates: Appropriate State of Ohio Certificate/License
Continuing Educ./Training: Public School Works annually as directed by BOE
Clearances: Fingerprint/Background Clearance
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions in the Board of Education policy regarding evaluation of administrative personnel.