Company: Young World Physical Education
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Tri-Town School Union (Topsfield, Boxford & Middleton Elementary
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like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Principal
Reports To: Superintendent of Schools
Evaluated By: Superintendent of Schools
Position Function/Job Purpose: This position is designed for the
purpose of providing the leadership necessary to enhance the
educational development of each student. Provides instructional
leadership to staff, including: curriculum planning, review and
implementation; professional development; the implementation of all
school committee policies, and the development of administrative
systems and procedures which maximize the effectiveness of the
school. The Principal is responsible for the day-to-day building
administration and the safety and welfare of both students and
staff. Ensures a safe, pleasant and effective educational
atmosphere, provides discipline as necessary and enforces school
Certified as a principal by the Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education at the elementary level.
A master's degree or higher with a major in educational
A minimum of five years teaching and/or administrative experience
at the elementary level.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and
Ability to set standards of performance, coordinate, and evaluate
the activities of all building personnel.
Demonstrated success in the formulation and carrying out of
policies, programs, and practices in prescribed areas.
Experience with curriculum, including implementation and evaluation
of curriculum and staff development programs.
Demonstrated ability with developmentally appropriate programs,
interdisciplinary curriculum and integrated Special Education
Strong public relations skills and tangible evidence of ability to
relate to pupils, parents, colleagues, and the central office
Experience with developmentally appropriate social-emotional
learning programs and/or curriculum.
Knowledge of Special Education regulations.
The successful candidate will have:
Skills to manage personnel and programs; communicate effectively
orally and in writing, problem solve, and work collaboratively with
colleagues, students, parents, and the public.
Knowledge of instruction, learning frameworks, school law, and
district policies; communication methods to foster teamwork and
collaboration among staff; effective time management skills to be
organized and thorough in completing tasks; using the change
process to effectively manage change to ensure a climate of
Dispositions include providing consistent, fair and policy-based
direction to others and make independent judgement; possess a high
moral personal standard; maintain a high degree of integrity in all
facets of work; keep and maintain accurate records; maintain
confidential and sensitive information; meet deadlines; communicate
effectively with individuals of varied cultural and educational
backgrounds; communicate in oral and written form; prepare and
present materials in a professional nature.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
Supervises classroom instructional practices.
Plans, organizes, and directs the implementation of all school
Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the
Works in cooperation with the Assistant Superintendent to assure
the effective implementation of the school system curriculum and
Establishes programs, classes, and schedules to meet student
Maintains complete school records relating to enrollment,
attendance, grading, health, etc.
Establishes guidelines and fosters positive incentives for student
Initiates, designs, and implements programs to meet specific needs
of the school.
Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local
community groups and individuals to foster understanding and
solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to
interpret and implement School Committee policies and
administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve individual
Coordinates or supervises such building support services as
maintenance, security, food services, recreational programs,
financial and accounting functions, library and counseling
activities, and the like.
Implements and supervises the school's Special Education Program,
in cooperation with the Director of Student Services, coordinates
Special Education services and oversees the implementation of 504
and curriculum accommodation plans.
Receives and coordinates all referrals for special education or ELL
Evaluates teachers in the school according to the state's Educator
Evaluation Standards and protocols and the terms of the Agreement
Between the Boxford School Committee and the Boxford Educators'
Participates in principals' meetings and such other meetings as are
required or appropriate.
Prepares and submits the school's budgetary requests and monitors
expenditures of funds.
Works collaboratively with other elementary principals, district
directors, and members of the central administrative staff on
district-wide planning and resolution of district-wide
Keeps the Superintendent informed of the school's activities and
issues that may arise in the building.
Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by
attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and
other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with
others in the field.
Co-chairs School Council as required by the Education Reform Act of
Promotes effective instructional practices for students and
teachers including instruction for students and consultative
services for teachers.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of
Terms of Employment
Determined by the Boxford School Committee and documented in an
individual contract as negotiated by the Superintendent of
Be able to work in a close environment
Be able to work in moderately noisy environment
Be able to handle frequent interruptions
Ability to lift 25 lbs.
Be physically and emotionally capable of carrying-out
responsibilities and duties in a busy, computerized environment.
This position requires hand/wrist movement as in writing or using a
computer keyboard/mouse and moderate to frequent exertion in body
movements such as reaching, bending and twisting.
Vision requirements include the ability to read routine and complex
documents and to use a computer.
Boxford, Middleton, and Topsfield Public Schools are an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
It is the policy of the Boxford, Middleton, and Topsfield Public
Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion,
national origin, color, homelessness, age, disability, sexual
orientation or gender identity in its education programs, services,
activities or employment practices. Every available opportunity
will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on
the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.
Applicants are informed that school systems are required to obtain
all available criminal offender record information (CORI and SAFIS
Background Check per 603 CMR51.00) from the criminal history
systems board (CHSB) of any current or prospective employee of the
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of
Location Description Vision Statement
The Boxford Elementary Schools, through the combined efforts of
children, teachers, parents and citizens, is a
community of learners that promotes continuous intellectual,
social, emotional, and physical growth for all.
Children come to the Boxford Schools ready and eager to learn, open
to trying new ideas, respectful of each
other, responsive to adults and prepared to work hard each and
every day to meet new learning goals and
Teachers come to school enthusiastic about teaching, motivated to
take risks with new instructional practices,
committed to continuous personal and professional growth, willing
to work cooperatively with fellow teachers,
parents and citizens at large, convinced that children learn best
in a nurturing environment, and prepared to make
positive contributions to the quality of life in our schools.
Teachers strongly support an educational program that
fosters student's skills while at the same time enhancing their
creative expressions and critical thinking skills.
Parents, as full partners and participants in the culture of the
school, encourage children to do their best, transmit
family values and expectations regarding the importance of learning
and the need to work hard in school,
regularly share their hopes and aspirations with teachers, support
the efforts of teachers, and work to expand the
resources and opportunities for learning available to all at the
Harry Lee Cole School and the Spofford Pond
Citizens value our Elementary Schools as both places of learning
for all ages in Boxford and as vehicles through
which they can become connected to exciting and important
opportunities for learning in an ever-changing world.
The mission of the Boxford Public Elementary Schools is to pursue
educational excellence by creating and
sustaining a learning community that challenges its members to
reach their full intellectual, social, creative,
emotional and physical potential.
High Expectations for Academic Excellence: All students strive for
a high level of academic achievement. Our
schools provide educational opportunities that challenge students
to their individual potential while encouraging all
students to take academic risks and engage in critical thinking.
All school staff members are dedicated to the
consistently high level of performance necessary to support our
students' academic achievement. The hard work
by students and staff necessary to achieve these goals is expected,
recognized and celebrated.
Personal Integrity: Consistent honesty, respect and personal
responsibility regarding all our words and actions
are fundamental principles. The common bonds within the school
community are expressed through mutual
cooperation, empathy and support.
Clear and Consistent Curriculum Implementation: Equitable learning
opportunities for all students are
provided through an academic curriculum which is clearly understood
by all and consistently implemented to meet
Welcoming Environment: All members of the community strive to make
our school environment safe, nurturing
and welcoming so as to foster the achievement of our shared Mission
and Core Values. The connections between
the schools and the Boxford community are valued and continuously
renewed. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer Tri-Town
School Union (Topsfield, Boxford & Middleton Elementary Schools
PK-6) is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment
free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation,
marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age,
citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic
information or disability, as defined and required by state and
federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against
individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who
participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements
- Flyer for Job Opening:
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work visa required Application
Questions This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer
the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY
essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them
ON the proceeding job application page.
- 1. Our district has been focused on three important pillars
over the past few years: inclusive practices, social/emotional
learning, and innovative teaching. Please describe something that
you've done in your professional work to target one of these
Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including
- 2. What does the role of Principal mean to you in 2021?
Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
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