K-12 Principal

Butte School District East Central / Idaho Falls Administrator Not Applicable Full Time Apply no later than 6/1/2023Posted 4M ago

About this job


1. Idaho Administrative Certificate endorsed for school principal
2. Minimum experience as determined by the Board
3. Strong background in curriculum, supervision, discipline, team building, and
4. Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
5. Excellent organizational skills
6. Able to work under pressure and deadlines
7. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Superintendent and Superintendent’s designee and/or Board of Trustees

To provide leadership and managerial oversight to the instructional program and school operations. To promote the educational development of each student.


School Leadership
1. Be responsible for the management of the school in accordance with federal and state
law, administrative rules, and Board policy
2. Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet the specific needs of the school
3. Exercise leadership in school-level planning for improvement of instruction
4. Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school
5. Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services
6. Communicate information to parents and the community that is required by federal and
state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
7. Act as a liaison between the school and the community (including all ethnic groups),
interpreting activities and policies of the school and encouraging community participation in school life
8. Report incidents of discipline resulting in a suspension from school, as well as all
incidents of violence, vandalism, substance abuse, and weapons possession
9. Work cooperatively with law enforcement authorities in maintaining a safe and
drug-free school environment
10. Plan, schedule, and supervise fire and other emergency drills and an emergency
preparedness program as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and
Board policy
11. Act as director of Student Services
12. To direct the planning, development, organization, management, and implementation
of all aspects of the Student Services programs of the district. This includes alternative education, child welfare and attendance, discipline procedures, grant funded programs, guidance services, Section 504 procedures, and school safety. To assure compliance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy related to Student Services.
13. Greet and interact with parents and visitors, as appropriate

Supervision and Evaluation of School Staff
1. Assist in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluating of the
school’s personnel. Recommend finalists for hiring and reassignment to the
superintendent and the Board of Trustees
2. Ensure that all teaching staff members fulfill continuing professional development
requirements and receive in-service training required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
3. Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and non-professional
personnel employed at the school
4. Ensure that teacher trainees are provided with direct assistance, including assistance
regarding the purpose, expectations, and procedures involved in the evaluation
process. This assistance should include close clinical supervision
5. Evaluate and counsel all staff members regarding their individual and group
performance in accordance with district policy, and prepare written comments and
offers constructive suggestions for improvement when appropriate
6. Delegate responsible personnel for the supervision of the school in his or her absence
7. Conduct staff meetings as necessary for the proper functioning of the school
8. Recommend the removal of teachers whose work is unsatisfactory, according to
established procedures

Curriculum, Instruction, and Contact with Students
1. Supervise the school’s educational program and teaching process
2. Monitor delivery of the instructional program
3. Be responsible for overseeing the scheduling of students into classes, establishing the
schedule of class offerings, and maintaining a balance of student loads in each class
4. Assist in the selection of appropriate instructional materials
5. Plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate all curricular and extracurricular activities
6. Develop and maintain a master schedule for the academic and extracurricular
programs, and work cooperatively as per district policy to schedule community use of
the school building and grounds
7. Assume responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and health of the students
8. Greet students in a friendly and dependable manner during their morning arrival
whenever possible
9. Supervise the dismissal of students at the end of the school day
10. Interact appropriately with students during the school day
11. Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce the district’s discipline policy
in accordance the students' rights to due process
12. Keep records of any disciplinary action. Perform follow-up communication with
students’ parents, teachers, and other administrators as needed
13. Develop and implement student handbooks and procedures for proper student
14. Participate in the planning and delivery of intervention and referral services for pupils
who are having difficulty in their classes and who have not been classified in need of special education
15. Provide guidance to individual students and resolve individual behavioral problems
16. Attend special events held to recognize student achievement and other
school-sponsored activities and functions, and speak with clarity, authority, and
appropriate earnestness at such events
17. Plan and supervise regularly scheduled parent/teacher conferences
18. Make arrangements for special conferences as necessary
19. Maintain an active relationship with students and parents based on respect and
20. Actively pursue all cases of truancy and excessive absences and tardies

Financial and Office Management
1. Ensure the proper collection, safekeeping, and accounting of school activity funds
2. Initiate and supervise development of the annual budget, providing opportunity for staff
3. Establish and maintain an efficient office system to support the administrative functions
of the school
4. Supervise the safekeeping of accurate student and personnel files and other
confidential records and documents, including records on the progress and attendance
of students
5. Ensure the destruction of public records in accordance with federal and state law,
administrative rules, and Board policy
6. Supervise the preparation of all school reports, records, and other paperwork for the
district office, and other reports required or appropriate to the school's administration
7. Participate in administrative, Board, and other meetings as required or appropriate
8. Keep appropriate personnel informed of the school’s activities, needs, and any issues
that may arise
9. Work cooperatively with central office staff on matters relating to the school and the
10. Provide for adequate inventories of property under school jurisdiction and for the
security of that property

1. Assume responsibility for the safety and administration of the school building and
2. Be responsible for all keys issued to personnel in his or her building
3. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development
by such efforts as attendance of professional meetings, membership in professional
organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
4. Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
5. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
6. Represent the school district in a positive manner
7. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
8. Perform other duties as assigned

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the superintendent or the superintendent’s designee in conformance with district policy; Section 33-513, Idaho Code; and IDAPA

Employment contract set per Idaho Code.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Butte School District 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.