Principal Council Grove Elementary School, Council Grove, Kansas

Morris County USD 417 •

Council Grove Elementary School has an opening for a PreK through 6th grade building Principal for the 2024-2025 school year.  Applications will be accepted until January 3, 2024. 

Please apply on Educate Kansas, Complete the Licensed Staff Application Form below and include the following documents:

1) Letter of Interest

2) Resume

3) Reference Letters (3)

4) Building Administration License

5) College Credentials and Transcripts

 Job Description:

1) Essential Functions
a. Regular attendance in the school building and timeliness are required.
b. Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
c. Works with staff to initiate, design and implement programs to meet specific needs of the students.
d. Keeps the board informed of the school`s activities, achievements and problems.
e. Makes recommendations to the board concerning the school`s staffing and instructional needs.
f. Prepares and submits budget requests and monitors expenditures of funds.
g. Prepares all reports, records, lists and all other paperwork appropriate to the school`s operation and administration.
h. Enforces all district policies and helps interpret them to the staff and the public.
i. Assists in the development, revision and evaluation of the curriculum and of each student`s mastery of instructional outcomes.
j. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary and assures due process for students when appropriate.
k. Serves as activities director for all school programs.
l. Assists in the development and operation of in-service programs for certified teachers and (as appropriate) classified staff.
m. Supervises and evaluates all professional, paraprofessional and classified staff working in the school and reporting to the Superintendent on their performance.
n. Plans and supervises fire, tornado and other emergency drills.
o. Responds to all written and oral requests for information from the board and the Superintendent.
p. Acts as liaison between the school and the community.

2. Other Responsibilities

a. Engage in personal and professional growth activities.
b. Support the mission of the school district
c. Follow district policies, handbooks and regulations

3. Other duties as assigned.

Benefits Information

USD 417 Board of Education provides a single health insurance policy that includes dental coverage. The Board also provides a 403(b) retirement plan to all employees.

Salary Information

Salary is based on educational level and years of experience for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Contract length is 219 days with the start date being the last week of July 2024.

Employer Information

Unified School District 417 is located in east-central Kansas in the beautiful Flint Hills region. Our district includes portions of Geary, Wabaunsee, Lyon, and Morris Counties, and is only 30 minutes from both Manhattan and Emporia. It is comprised of two elementary schools and Council Grove Junior Senior High School (3A). The district has an average enrollment of 770 students.

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17 S. Wood
Council Grove, KS 66846

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