Compensation includes a generous salary schedule that includes a merit pay program with progression determined on performance and years of service. Additional compensation includes a full line of benefits.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
In the Madison Metropolitan School District, the principal is a critical member of our leadership team. To ensure that each school is a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate college, career and community ready, the principal and assistant principal must demonstrate day one readiness in the following areas:
Human Resource Leadership
As effective human resource leaders, principals recruit, select, develop and evaluate teaching staff with the competencies needed to carry out the school?s instructional improvement strategies. Effective human resource leaders also develop and leverage teacher leadership talent and foster distributed leadership.
As effective instructional leaders, principals work with the school community to articulate a vision of improvement that is shared by all. This vision is verified by classroom observations and feedback, collaborative work opportunities, and rigorous student learning objectives. Effective principals focus on results by setting clear staff and student expectations, and facilitating the use of data for student growth.
Effective principals model professionalism by exhibiting ethical and respectful behavior that is displayed in interactions with students, staff, parents and the community. Effective principals also maximize time focused on student learning, use feedback to improve school performance and student achievement, and demonstrate initiative and persistence to achieve school goals and improve performance.
Intentional and Collaborative School Culture
Effective principals establish a climate of trust and collaboration among school staff, students and the community and ensure that the school is inclusive, culturally responsive and conducive to student learning. They build positive relationships by effectively communicating, managing conflicts and forging consensus for improvement.
Effective principals manage school finances and work within policies to create an environment of school improvement and student achievement. Effective principals are active when policies should be changed to better reflect school, district and state goals.
Online applications accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply early for most comprehensive consideration.
Final selection will be made by a Chief of Schools with recommendation for employment by the Superintendent of Schools to the Board of Education.
The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical appearance, marital status, disability, arrest or conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state, political belief, sexual orientation, less than honorable discharge, source of income or the fact that an individual is a student.