Principal- Shaker Heights City Schools

Principal- Shaker Heights City Schools

School District / Company: Shaker Heights City School District

Phone: (216) 295-1400

Email Address:

Street Address : 15600 Parkland Drive
City : Shaker Heights
State : Ohio
Zip Code : 44120

Position Title: Principal

Number of Openings: 1

Position Type: Administrative

Start Date:
MM : 7
DD : 1
YYYY : 2018

Duties: 1. Advance the change process
2. Identify short/long range program needs/opportunities
3. Participate as an active member of the administrative team
4. Promote the District’s mission, philosophy and vision
5. Uphold board policies and follow administrative guidelines/procedures
6. Implement a strategy to ensure assigned tasks are completed within required time frames
7. Cultivate relationships with all departments that promote a strong commitment to District goals
8. Implement organizational practices that encourage employee commitment to change initiatives
9. Communicate District objectives/performance goals to stakeholders
10. Participate in training to keep current with professional standards associated with work duties
11. Assist with unexpected/urgent situations as needed
12. Effective, ongoing management of staff in building.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
2. Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy
3. Knowledge of middle school curriculum and concepts
4. Knowledge and demonstration of best practices in leadership, administration, program evaluation and staff supervision
5. Knowledge of and adherence to applicable federal and state laws regarding education
6. Ability to develop and implement programs and projects.
7. Ability to organize, delegate, and manage multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints
8. Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth
9. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
10. Ability to facilitate organizational and educational change
11. Ability to lead the school with primary focus on students’ needs
12. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and colleagues
13. Ability to lead in a collaborative manner
14. Ability to work with students of various academic levels
15. Experience implementing academic and behavioral interventions
16. Experience working with multidimensional diversity
17. Experience making date-based decisions
18. Experience working with continuous improvement models
19. Understanding and demonstration of cultural proficiency.

Experience Required: 1. Holds or is eligible for appropriate State of Ohio administrative certification/license
2. Exhibits understanding of and commitment to the education and development of early adolescents
3. Has three years’ experience in school and administration (preferred)
4. Embraces diversity and exhibits cultural proficiency
5. Embodies high ethical standard and integrity
6. Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct
7. Exemplifies visionary/resolute and collaborative leadership skills in developing and managing people
8. Exhibits effective time management, resource management, and problem-solving skills
9. Uses technology solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations
10. Is available to work irregular hours/non-traditional schedule as an “on-call” employee when required
11. Displays flexibility, reliability, self-discipline and a willingness to take on challenging tasks
12. Master’s degree in Education
13. Experience with International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (required) or other international curriculum experience.

Wage or Salary: Salary Range: $97,255 - $127,742 including a competitive benefits package.

Approximate Work Hours or Days: Monday through Friday. Must be available to work irregular hours/non-traditional schedule when required.

How to Apply: Apply online at

Posting End Date:
MM : 4
DD : 13
YYYY : 2018