Principal Middle School: Upper Arlington City Schools

Posted on March 20th, 2023

Position: Principal Middle School

District: Upper Arlington City Schools

Salary: $111,245 – $134,422

Deadline: 05/31/2023

Contact: Matt Jordan

Contact Position: Human Resources Director

Contact Phone: (614) 487-5000

Contact Email Address:

Qualifications: Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university
Appropriate State of Ohio licensure
At least three years certified teaching experience at the elementary or middle school grade levels
Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Additional Information: 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 current administrative procedures and practices

Knowledge of school laws and regulations

Ensure safety of students

Direct the activities of school staff members

Implement and monitor all Board policies and regulations

Responsible for the safety and administration of the school plant and grounds

Establish and maintain a positive public relations program

Oversee the guidance program

Plan and supervise fire and tornado drills and other emergency preparedness programs

Establish a school schedule

Responsible for personnel evaluations along with assistant principal

Recommend to the Superintendent continuation or non-continuation of employment of teachers

Conduct regular staff meetings

Assist in the recruitment, in-service training, assigning and orientation of school staff

Oversee the maintenance of records and controls in the funds of the school activity account

Supervise the maintenance of student records

Supervise the operations of the buildings, grounds and other school property

Direct, supervise and evaluate the instructional and guidance programs and the work schedule of all assigned personnel

Responsible for the requisition of supplies, textbooks, equipment and other necessary material

Prepare and submit the building budgetary requests

Monitor the expenditure of funds

Responsible for the registration, assignment, promotion or retention of all students along with Guidance Counselor

Develop policies/plans for safeguarding equipment and property

Recommend curriculum changes

Make classroom visits to observe teachers

Direct and coordinate the classified staff assigned to the middle school

Oversee the recording and reporting of all building employee leaves

Schedule educational assemblies for the student population

Supervise the health service program for the building along with school nurse

Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy

Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., staff personnel information, student files

Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents

Promote good public relations

Attend meetings and in-services as required

Develop and implement student recognition programs

Coordinate and plan meetings for staff department chairs and team leaders

Review teacher lesson plans

Cooperate with juvenile court authorities and other law and social enforcement agencies

Ensure that after-school activities are chaperoned and that the building is closed after such activities have concluded

Report serious accidents, burglaries and incidents of an unusual nature to the proper authorities as quickly as possible

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