Middle School Principal

Friday, May 31, 2019
Constantine Public Schools
Position Details: 

Position:  Middle School Principal

SUMMARY:  Provides instructional leadership to staff including: administering instructional programs, curriculum planning, supervision and evaluation, and implementation; and professional development.  Principal is responsible for day-to-day building and grounds administration and the safety and welfare of students, staff and activities. Principal will ensure a safe, pleasant and effective educational atmosphere, provide discipline as necessary and enforce school policy.

Individuals employed in Michigan after January 4, 2010, as superintendents, as principals, as assistant principals, and in positions whose primary responsibility is administering instructional programs. In general, those individuals must hold school administrator certification under MCL 380.1536.


  • Master's Degree in educational leadership/school administration *Required
  • Current Valid Administrator’s Certificate
  • Five years of successful teaching experience required
  • Experience with curriculum implementation, school improvement team, peer coaching, PLC implementation or practice, understanding of restorative practice, and data analysis preferred.
  • Current and relevant knowledge and experience with MTSS preferred.


  • Member of School Improvement site-based team.
  • Provides leadership in planning development, supervision and evaluation of curricular programs and


  •     Interacts with students in a constructive manner to encourage individuals to perform at their highest


  •     Leads building staff to provide an atmosphere of learning, safety & welfare of student.
  •     Assigns teachers to classrooms and students to classes. 
  •     Evaluates performance and effectiveness of programs and supervises all staff.  Coordinates in-service training for staff. 
  •     Properly trained per MDE law and administers the evaluation of all building staff members.
  •     Maintains relations and is actively involved with parents, parent groups, school volunteers and outside agencies. 
  •     Participates and conducts district-wide activities, in-services, and committees, as appropriate.
  •     Implements policy and procedure changes from the Board, or the State and Federal level at the building level.  Reports appropriately to staff and to community on Public Act 25.
  •     Able to work with staff, committees, etc. to promote site-based and building-based decisions and school improvement. 
  •     Prepares the school budget, works with business manager on budgeting/purchasing.
  •     Establishes priorities for educational materials to meet the needs of students and teachers with allowable anticipated funds. 
  •     Works with Central Office personnel to coordinate processes for the effective functioning of the school. (Grant writing, budgets, mandated paperwork, capital outlay & improvement projects, inventory)
  •     Maintains current information on legal/financial developments of educational legislative reforms. 
  •     Maintains current educational training and professional development. 
  •     Coordinates building activities and site availability with District Building Use Coordinator.  Conducts periodic inspection of building, grounds, equipment.  Requests maintenance, repairs, upkeep from Dir. of Buildings & Grounds. 
  •     Performs all jobs as assigned by Superintendent of Schools.
  •     Holds fire/tornado/earthquake drills in compliance with State laws.
  •     Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2019

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It is the policy of the Constantine School District that no person shall on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, or handicap be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or any of its programs or activities.


In accord with the federal law, any person employed by the district must provide evidence that s/he is eligible to work in the United States.


In accordance with state law and board policy, no person shall be hired to work in contact with children prior to being fingerprinted and passing a criminal records review.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.