Intermediate Principal: Buckeye Local Schools

Posted on April 29th, 2021

Position: Intermediate Principal
School District: Buckeye Local Schools
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Deadline: 2021-05-14


Valid Ohio administrative license or certificate appropriate for the assignment.
Meets all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, etc.)
Documented evidence of a clear criminal record.
Meets all prerequisite qualifications to be bonded.


The following duties are representative of performance expectations.  A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.

Provides leadership to achieve the district’s written, implemented, and assessed courses of study and
mandated proficiencies.

Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.

Promotes a positive image of the school district.

Participates as an active member of the district’s management team.  Helps develop and implement the district’s continuous improvement plan.

Helps prepare grant and foundation proposals.

Establishes management goals.  Helps resolve problems.  Sustains progress and maintains effective staff communications.

Administers the board-approved budget.  Ensures that collection and dispersal procedures are properly documented.  Authorizes the purchase of essential program supplies and equipment.

Enforces applicable Ohio Revised Codes.  Administers policies regarding age, immunization attendance, legal residence, guardianship, classification, promotion, retention, testing, etc.  Oversees enrollment and withdrawal procedures.

Maintains a record keeping system that ensures the safe retention of district documents for the maximum period specified by board policy and state law.

Oversees the timely submission of reports, records, and inventories required by law and/or district policy.

Respects personal privacy.  Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

Promotes the effective use of available technology in instructional and records management activities.
Enforces procedural safeguards governing the use of the Intra/Internet to insure compliance with district guidelines.

Participates in staff selection and orientation processes.

Develops a master schedule.  Ensures the equitable distribution of workloads and extra assignments.  Provides for classroom coverage during teacher absences.

Prepares and distributes a school calendar.  Observes established school hours.

Monitors staff performance (e.g. observations, review of lesson plans, individual conferences, staff meetings, etc).

Promotes staff development and provides opportunities for staff to learn leadership skills.

Oversees testing programs.  Analyzes test results.  Provides staff direction for the continuous improvement of the instructional program.

Supports appropriate research and pilot projects. Encourages staff to develop, publish, and distribute innovative instructional/program materials.

Oversees the distribution of student/parent and teacher handbooks.

Communicates high expectations and shows an active interest in student progress.

Maintains high standards for student conduct.  Enforces the student conduct code.

Assists teachers with discipline issues.  Prepares student conduct and discipline recommendations for the superintendent’s consideration.

Oversees the supervision of building activities (eg, student arrival/departure, loading buses, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, etc.)

Implements procedures to protect school property and help ensure the health, safety, and well being of students, staff, and visitors.

Keeps emergency preparedness plans up-to-date (e.g, fire drills, tornado drills, safety procedures, etc.)  Responds to building emergencies as requested.

Provides for the supervision, scheduling, and evaluation of special events and extracurricular activities.

Works with special education staff to ensure the provision of services mandated by state and federal law.  Participates in IEP meetings when requested.

Provides for the supervision, scheduling and evaluation of special events and extracurricular activities.

Works with special education staff to ensure the provision of services mandated by state and federal law.  Participates in IEP meetings when requested.

Maintains effective relationships with community services (e.g. law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.)

Maintains visibility and participates in school activities as time permits.

Encourages parent organizations and supports student activities as time permits.

Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.

Builds community partnerships that enhance district programs and services.

Participates in national, state, and/or regional activities that advance district goals.

Takes advantage of professional growth opportunities to remain current with advances in education and organizational administration.

Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.  Strives to develop rapport and service as a positive role model for others.

Performs other specific job-related duties as directed by the superintendent.


Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive working environment

Articulates a clear vision and provides leadership to advance the change process.

Delivers a positive work environment and engenders staff enthusiasm.

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to skillfully manage individual, group, and organizational interactions.

Communicates effectively using verbal, nonverbal and writing skills

Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.

Interprets information accurately and initiates effective responses.

Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.

Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.

Travels to meetings and work assignments.


Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances and factors that may not be predictable:

Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens and communicable diseases.

Potential for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals.

Exposure to adverse weather conditions and seasonal temperature extremes.

Duties may require riding in a vehicle.

Duties may require prolonged use of a computer keyboard and monitor.

Duties may require detailed paperwork.

Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.

Duties may require working during the evening and/or weekend.


Job performance is evaluated according to the policy provisions adopted by the Buckeye Local School District Board of Education.  The Buckeye Local School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabiltiy.  This job description summary does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events.

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