Job Description


TITLE: Principal DEPARTMENT: Learning and
YEAR: 12 Month Administrative SALARY: D62


Provide leadership, supervision and administrative skills to manage an assigned school in order to
promote the educational development and wellbeing of each student.

1. Master Degree in Education, Educational Administration, or in a related field
2. Arizona Administrative (Principal) Certification
3. Minimum three (3) years successful teaching experience in public schools
4. Minimum two (2) years successful Administrative experience (required)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

- Provide leadership to promote a clearly defined academic focus and vision for learning.
- Implement and observe state laws, Board policies and regulations, and district curriculum and
- Participate in the recruitment, screening and selection of staff assigned to the school.
- Maintain fiscal responsibility for all funds allotted to or collected by the school.
- Oversee the school plant, assuring proper maintenance and security.
- Responsible for orderly conduct and operation of the school, carrying on continual appraisal and
evaluation of staff, programs and procedures.
- Responsible for classification, promotion and retention of students.
- Promote activities and programs designed to establish and maintain good staff morale and school
climate, including regular staff meetings and written communications.
- Provide leadership for the school’s parent, student and school-connected community
organizations. This may include communication through regular newsletters or other printed
information to parents as well as attendance at parent-teacher organization and other pertinent
evening meetings and programs.
- Supervise and participate in special education and support programs assigned to the school
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Leadership
Date: April 2010
Revised format: June 2013 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Principal DEPARTMENT: Learning and
YEAR: 12 Month Administrative SALARY: D62

Principal Performance Appraisal

Assistant Principal
Assigned certified and classified staff
Office Manager

Date: April 2010
Revised format: June 2013

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