Job Description


TITLE: Turnaround Principal - Middle DEPARTMENT: Learning and
School Leadership
YEAR: 12 Month Administrative SALARY: $78,000 - $100,000


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. Three (3) to five (5) years of successful Middle School teaching experience in public schools
4. Minimum three (3) years of successful Instructional Leadership experience in a Middle School or
K-8 setting (required)
5. Experience as a turnaround principal

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.)

- Build common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities with staff to
ensure attainment of school’s mission.
- Identify, analyze, and apply research findings (e.g., effective school correlates) to promote school
- Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to
program outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions.
- 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.
Date: February 2018 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Turnaround Principal - Middle DEPARTMENT: Learning and
School Leadership
YEAR: 12 Month Administrative SALARY: $78,000 - $100,000

- Supervise and participate in special education and support programs assigned to the school
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Superintendent or Designee

Principal Performance Appraisal

Assistant Principal
Assigned certified and classified staff
Office Manager

Date: February 2018

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