Fountain Inn Elementary is one of 51 elementary schools in the Greenville County School District. The school serves students from suburban and rural areas in the town of Fountain Inn just outside Simpsonville, SC. Fountain Inn Elementary is the home to 785 students and 60 teachers. A variety of academic programs are offered to meet student needs. Fountain Inn Elementary School has implemented project-based learning, which allows students the opportunity to problem-solve real-world problems in an inquiry based format. Fountain Inn is very much a cornerstone of the community and is known as the “Inn Place to Learn.”
To lead the school, its personnel, programs, and activities in a direction to yield the highest standards of achievement and instructional excellence for all students
To fully develop and provide ongoing support of the Science and Technology Magnet School Concept
To use the five goals of the Greenville County Schools’ Education Plan as a framework for all decision-making relative to school growth and improvement:
Goal 1: Student Learning and Achievement: Raise the academic challenge and performance of each student
Goal 2: Quality Personnel: Ensure quality personnel in all positions.
Goal 3: School Environment: Provide a school environment supportive of learning
Goal 4: Financial Resources: Effectively manage and further develop necessary financial resources
Goal 5: Communications and Community Engagement: Improve public understanding and support of public school
Leadership Qualities required for Goal Implementation:
Outstanding progress-focused leadership skills committed to positive results
Extensive experience with curriculum development and implementation
Extensive knowledge of innovative instructional methods and strategies
Advanced computer literacy skills including integration of teaching and learning technologies
Commitment to recruiting, selecting, developing, managing, and retaining a skilled workforce that is dedicated to maintaining a positive school culture/climate
Commitment to developing and maintaining a school culture focused on students’ best interest in academic performance as well as social and emotional development
Interpersonal skills that promote collaboration, professionalism, and relationship building
Understanding of diversity as an integral component of the school’s organizational systems, processes and activities
Strong organizational, writing, and speaking skills
4) All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: The person seeking this position must have the following credentials:
Master’s degree in related field
A valid South Carolina elementary principal's certificate
Three to five years of teaching and administrative experience
Greenville County Schools, located in beautiful Upstate South Carolina, is a great place to learn, work and live.
Recognized as a school system of excellence, Greenville County Schools was awarded district-wide National Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, recognizing us as a high quality school district with some of the finest schools the review team had ever seen.
We are the State leader in school choice, featuring schools of various sizes in urban, suburban and rural settings, and magnet academies offering specialized studies in areas such as communications arts, languages, the arts, and science and mathematics. About 15% of our 72,000 students take advantage of school choice to match their needs and interests.
There is something for everyone in Greenville County Schools! We have gifted and talented programs, International Baccalaureate studies at all grade levels, career technology, the Fine Arts Center, Roper Mountain Science Center, virtual school, Baldrige quality schools, special education, and other specialized programs to meet the needs of each student.
Our athletic and extra-curricular offerings are second to none, featuring sports at bot...h the high school and middle school levels, academic clubs and competitions, fine arts such as drama, band and chorus, speech and debate, and various student organizations such as Beta Club and National Honor Society.
Our schools have positive relationships with their communities. PTAs and local businesses are active and involved, providing hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours each year, as well as millions of dollars in financial support.