The following are required:
- Hold a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Educational Leadership, Public School Administration, or closely related field.
- Possess a valid Alaska administrative Type B certificate with an Elementary Principal endorsement by July 23, 2012.
- Evidence of three years successful public teaching experience.
The following are preferred:
- Evidence of three years of successful public elementary level teaching experience.
- Evidence of two years of successful public elementary level administrative experience.
The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this position. The successful candidate:
- Provides leadership for an educational organization.
- Guides instruction and supports an effective learning environment.
- Oversees the implementation of curriculum.
- Coordinates services that support student growth and development.
- Provides for staffing and professional development to meet students learning needs.
- Uses assessment and evaluation information about students, staff, and the community in making decisions.
- Communicates with diverse groups and individuals with clarity and sensitivity.
- Acts in accordance with established laws, policies, procedures, and good business practices.
- Understands the influence of social, cultural, political and economic forces on the educational environment and uses this knowledge to serve the needs of children families, and communities.
- Facilitates the participation of parents and families as partners in the education of children.
- Other duties as assigned.
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disability.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
The Anchorage School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.