Ware Shoals Primary is a rural, Title I school of about 400 students in grades 4K-4th. It is located in western Laurens County in a bucolic setting, with the "Honeybees" as its mascot. The theme is "Building the Foundation for Destination Graduation." The staff works closely to increase student achievement. The feel of WSP staff and students is one of love and family. Parents are very involved in the activities of the school. It's a great place to work and to learn!
Under general supervision administers and supervises the school program providing a safe and effective learning environment for the students and staff. Must be committed to providing instructional leadership and supervision in order that students may have optimal opportunities to achieve excellence.
Carries out the policies, regulations, and requirements of the Board of Trustees, the Superintendent, and/or his/her designee.
Provides leadership which will result in an orderly, disciplined, effective educational environment.
Supervises and evaluates the school’s instructional program focusing on student achievement.
Directs and supervises all support and certified personnel at his/her school; evaluates support and certified personnel in accordance with district wide and state evaluation procedures.
Assigns duties to professional personnel including assignments to instructional groups, rooms, and supervision duties.
Works to maintain student welfare and desirable school-student and school-community relationships.
Seeks to maintain an atmosphere conducive to productive teacher-teacher and teacher-administrator relationships.
Experience in a principal or director position.
Experience leading in a Title I school and/or rural community.
Evidence of ongoing professional learning.
Leadership roles on various implementations or committees.
Evidence of community service and/or involvement.
Demonstrated evidence of effective communication with parents/guardians/caregivers and staff.
Demonstrated experience cultivating a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of learning and teaching for students and staff.
Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum and instructional best practices, including differentiated instruction using the workshop model.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of effective elementary education principles, practices and trends.
Demonstrated knowledge of working with and understanding the needs of students and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated knowledge of school operations and management.
Demonstrated ability to coach adults to build their capacity and show instructional growth as a result.