Posted on January 12th, 2021



The Liberty Union-Thurston Local School District is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a School Principal vacancy at the high school.



 Master’s Degree, with academic training in educational administration

 A valid state certificate/license to practice as a high school principal

 At least three years of experience in teaching, administration or supervision

 Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate


Reports to: Superintendent



 Teaching staff and paraprofessionals

 Other professional staff

 Selected nonprofessional school staff attached to the buildings

 Other resource and service personnel while functioning in the assigned school


Job Goal: To provide the leadership necessary to establish and maintain a program that promotes the educational development of each student.


Direct Responsibilities:

 School Culture

 All Instructional Programs

 Supervise and Evaluate all Staff in the Building

 Student Activity Programs and Accounts

 Maintain Building Budgets



 Supervises the school’s educational program

 Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all board policies and regulations by the staff and students

 Assists in the development, implementation, revision, and evaluation of the curriculum  Assumes primary responsibility for selection, professional growth, and evaluation of the school’s professional staff

 Consults with the board of education in the employment of the superintendent

 Delegates authority to appropriate personnel to assume responsibility for the school in absence of the principal

 Organizes school time to provide for the efficient conduct of school

 Coordinates fire drills, tornado drills, and other emergency preparedness programs

 Encourages high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, granting due process to students

 Asserts leadership in times of civil disobedience in school in accordance with established board policies

 Supervises and evaluates the school’s extracurricular programs

 Assists in the in-service orientation and professional growth of teachers with special responsibility for administrative procedures and instructions

 Supervises the preparation of all school reports for the district office

 Makes recommendations concerning the school’s administration and instructional program

 Assumes responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and health of students while at school

 Assists in the management and preparation of the school budget

 Supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students and staff

 Acts as liaison between the school and the community, interpreting activities and policies of the school and encouraging community participation in school life

 Recommends the removal of a teacher whose work is determined to be unsatisfactory, according to established procedures, policies, and laws

 Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school

 Coordinates the identification and placement of handicapped children

 Provides curriculum supervision for the special education program

 Assists in the coordination of planning between special education staff and regular education teacher(s)

 Serves as a liaison between the universities and the school for student teachers

 Performs other duties as assigned by the superintendent


Additional Working Conditions:

 May occasionally be exposed to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue.

 Must follow all safety guidelines for blood borne pathogens.

 Must occasionally climb steps.

 Must occasionally lift items weighing 40 lbs.

 Must occasionally plug in and unplug equipment.

 Must occasionally interact with unruly children and/or irate adults.


Compensation: Per Administrative Salary Schedule


Starting Date: August 1, 2021 – Qualified staff members interested in this position should notify the Superintendent in writing, listing qualifications and reasons for interest in the position.

All other applicants must submit a completed application at https://www.applitrack.com/libertyunion/onlineapp/

Applications are due by Friday, February 26, 2021 but will be taken until the position is filled.

Projected date of hire is April 12, 2021. All applications must include a completed application form, a copy of appropriate professional licensing, copies of all original college and university transcripts, a resume, and three current letters of reference.