Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Midland Public Schools
Position Details: 

Primary Responsibility:

The principal is a line administrator invested with both supervisory and administrative functions.


Starting Date:

July 1, 2019


Salary/Benefit Information:

$98,870 - $116,318 (52 weeks) – 2018-2019 Rates

Salary Schedule B

Full benefits


Educational Background:

A master’s degree is required. Both undergraduate and graduate work must be of exceptionally high quality.  Inclusion in the candidate’s graduate training of appropriate courses in school administration and supervision is expected.


Educational and Work Experience:

At least five years of teaching with excellent quality.  Previous administrative experience with evidence of successful leadership is required. 



Valid Michigan teaching certificate and valid Michigan administrator certificate are required.  Must meet all requirements for continuing education as outlined under section 1246 (1) of the Revised School Code.


Other Qualifications:

  • An ability and desire to assume administrative responsibilities as a high school principal.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a total school staff, to provide educational leadership in a building, to become involved in system-wide program development and to nurture, lead and instruct children from a broad socio-economic base and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Broad theoretical knowledge of modern learning theory, child growth and development and modern trends and priorities in secondary school education.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public reactions with students, parents and members of the community, evidence of patience and flexibility and an ability to inspire creativity, innovation and growth in staff, students and parents.
  • A keen awareness of the variability of student behavior and sensitivity to the feelings and problems of students.
  • Willingness to accept and perform additional administrative responsibilities as assigned.


Application Procedure:

When applying for a position with the Midland Public Schools, interested candidates must complete an application in order to be considered an official applicant.  To apply for an Internal Posting or if you are a current Midland Public Schools employee you may submit the Internal Application form located on the MPS website.  


To complete the application process, you will need to complete the online application at Your application will be retained in active status for one school year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.  Please do not send paper documents! When completing your application, you will submit your documents electronically. If you cannot upload your documents, be prepared to provide this information should you be called for an interview.