Position will begin July 1, 2012. The principal is the chief
executive head and the instructional leader of the school. The
principal is responsible for planning and implementing the
instructional program in his/her building. He/she is responsible
for administering and supervising the total operation of the
school. The principal's prime concern is improvement of
instruction. He/she endeavors to provide the best possible
educational opportunities for all children. As the chief
executive of the school, the principal shall be responsible for
the implementation of Board of Education policies and
administration regulations. The principal shall act in an
advisory capacity to the superintendent and the assistant
superintendents in matters pertaining to the building curricula,
instruction and staff development. He/she shall be responsible
for the evalaution of personnel assigned to his/her building.
Requirements: All candidates need a Type 75 Certificate, a
collaborative spirit and a solid background in
instruction. Proven accomplishment in the understanding of
curriculum and instruction at elementary level. Proven
instructional leadership experience. Experience in developing
professional learning communities. Understanding of data analysis
and teacher support in the use of data to change instruction. In
addition, please electronically attach a cover letter to
Andy DuRoss, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources,
addressing relevant professional highlights, resume, copies of
certificate, transcripts and three current letters of
Salary: Excellent compensation and benefit package
School District 54
524 East Schaumburg Road
School District 54 is the largest elementary school district in Illinois with 27 schools and more than 14,000 students from seven communities: Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg and Streamwood.
The district is committed to meeting the needs of all its children with a strong history of award-winning early childhood programs and an emphasis on fostering appreciation, understanding and respect for diversity. The district serves more than 900 limited English proficient students who speak 30 different languages.
Collaborative decision-making is an important value of the district. Site-based management is being undertaken through school leadership teams comprised of principals, teachers and parents who analyze demographic data and test score results of their students and use the information to define the vision, goals, programs and assessment practices for their schools.
Our nearly 1,100 teachers are supported by social workers, psychologists, technology facilitators, gifted resource teachers, literacy coaches and other specialists who assist them in meeting the students’ needs.
District 54 has a strong Parent Teacher Association at every school and many business partnerships that provide unique learning experiences.
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