Directs and coordinates educational, administrative, and counseling activities of an elementary, middle or high school. Job responsibilities may be performed either personally or through subordinate supervisors and/or personnel.
1. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of an elementary/middle/secondary school with approximately XXX students;
2. Cultivates a vision for the school with measurable goals and strategies for implementation;
3. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the school district’s policies, procedures and applicable laws;
4. Utilizes data to develop and monitor educational goals and initiatives that promote improved academic achievement for all students;
5. Utilizes data to develop and monitor student behavioral/health initiatives;
6. Confers with teachers and students concerning educational and behavioral initiatives in the school;
7. Supervises the instructional program and assists teachers in personal growth improvement;
8. Manages subordinate supervisors, teaching staff and support staff within assigned school;
9. Plans, assigns and directs employees’ work responsibilities;
10. Assumes responsibility for interviewing , hiring, training and appraising the work performance of all employees;
11. Assumes responsibility for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of all activities within assigned school;
12. Plans and monitors the school budgets, including the requisition and allocation of supplies, equipment and instructional materials as needed;
13. Directs preparation of class schedules, cumulative records and attendance reports;
14. Addresses concerns and resolves problems;
15. Provides for the safety and security of all students and staff by walking about the school campus and facility and planning and directing building maintenance;
16. Develops and implements a professional growth plan;
17. Establishes and maintains relationships with colleges, community organizations and other schools to coordinate educational services; and
18. Performs all other duties requested by the supervisor.
Master's Degree in Administration or equivalent; minimum of three years teaching experience and two years of experience as an Assistant Principal or equivalent; SC certification in administration of secondary schools or eligible for reciprocity in SC.
Five years of teaching experience and three to five years of experience as a school-level administrator
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles of coastal lands. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 85 schools and several specialized programs.