Principal - Elementary School
Medlock Bridge Elementary
Minimum Master's Degree, higher degree preferred, with a major in education. All applicants must possess or be eligible for appropriate Georgia Leadership Certification in the area of Educational Leadership. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to organize programs, personnel and activities required for productive learning in the school. Ability to relate to a wide variety of people and to observe, listen, motivate, make decisions, and provide leadership which results in the best environment. Ability to manage financial materials and human resources effectively.
Serve as the instructional and organizational leader of an elementary school.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Set the general tone of the school; coordinate parent groups such as P.T.S.A. and the School Advisory Committee; represent the school to the community at large.
Work with the assistant principal, counselors and faculty to establish and maintain an educational program consistent with the system's philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
Prepare budgets for the general school account; approve and supervise all expenditures within the school--sign checks, vouchers and purchase orders.
The principal is responsible for the financial solvency of the school.
Interview, recommend employment, supervise and evaluate all school personnel.
Establish rules and regulations for proper student conduct that are consistent with the policies of the Board; maintain student discipline.
Assess the strengths of the school, identify its weaknesses, and take supportive or corrective action as the situation demands; make five-year projections for periodic evaluations, defining goals and redefining objectives commensurate with changes in the school population.
Oversee maintenance of the school, facility and grounds, and general upkeep of the school plant.
Maintain professional growth through reading, participation in professional organizations and/or activities
- Other responsibilities as directed by the Area Superintendent and/or Superintendent
- Minimum of one (1) year successful experience in public school administration and/or supervision. Elementary School experience strongly preferred. Minimum of five (5) years successful certified school experience (classroom teacher at the elementary school level preferred).
It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service. If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 786 Cleveland Avenue, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30315, or phone 404-763-4585. TTY 1-800-255-0135.