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Principal

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the operations and administrations at a school or educational institution. Manages school personnel, handles issues with parents, and responds to emergencies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage personnel, including hiring and training teachers.
  • Read daily briefs regarding programs.
  • Oversee fundraising initiatives.
  • Stand in hallways and greet parents and teachers.
  • Supervise and observe the staff in their roles with students on the campus to be sure standards are met.
  • Conduct periodic evaluations.
  • Handle complaints from parents.
  • Oversee disciplinary procedures for students.
  • Counsel students on a variety of issues.
  • Manage budget guidelines passed down from state boards or districts.
  • Decide how allocated funds are spent.
  • Create and maintain reports regarding grades, attendance, supplies, curriculum, and performance data.
  • Prepare and provide communication to parents and the community regarding the school.
  • Act as liaison between district and school personnel.
  • Interpret and implement mandates.
  • Develop and implement policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets.
  • Ensure that the school program is compatible with the legal, financial and organizational structure of the school system.
  • Manage, direct, and maintain records on the materials, supplies and equipment necessary to carry out the daily school routine.
  • Conceptualize the broad goals of the school and plans accordingly.
  • Create procedures to handle emergency situations.

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