Elementary School Principal

Bristol Public Schools Bristol , CT 06010

Posted 2 months ago




SUMMARY: Provides instructional leadership to staff including curriculum planning, review and implementation and professional development. Responsible for day-to-day building administration as well as the safety and welfare of students, staff and activities. Ensures a safe, pleasant and effective educational atmosphere, provides discipline as necessary and enforces school policy.


  • Collaborative leadership with an honest, transparent, and inclusive style that supports high student outcomes and educational excellence

  • Demonstrated experience building a positive school climate and culturally responsive practices

  • Unwavering commitment to high academic achievement and character development of all students

  • High level of personal accountability for student growth, academic results, and staff performance

  • Record of success leading and motivating adults (as a grade-level/dept. chair, coach, or administrator)

  • Knowledge of culturally responsive pedagogy for development of curriculum and assessment that supports student learning

  • Demonstrated experience in building partnerships and resources for a school and a willingness to work with various community partners

  • Demonstrated skill in staff recruitment, development, supervision, and evaluation

  • Ability to develop the professional capacity and practice of school personnel to promote student achievement

  • Demonstrated knowledge and effective use of technology in instruction, management, and communication

  • Knowledge of all federal and state mandates and regulations (IDEA, 504, Title IX, SRBI, etc.)

  • Outstanding and visible communication skills with the ability to welcome interaction with all members of the school community (students, teachers, families) and community at large to advance the school's mission and vision

  • Knowledge of financial management and ability to manage school operations and resources to promote each student's academic success and well-being


  • Interacts with students in a constructive manner to encourage each individual to perform at their highest level.

  • Manages building staff.

  • Assigns teachers to classrooms and students to classes.

  • Evaluates performance and effectiveness of programs and staff. Coordinates in-service training for staff.

  • Maintains positive relations with parents, parent groups, school volunteers and outside agencies.

  • Participates in district-wide activities, in-services and committees, as appropriate.

  • Implements policy and procedure changes from the Board and the State and Federal Government.

  • Prepares the school budget.

  • Establishes priorities for educational materials to meet the needs of students and teachers with available funds.

  • Works with Central Office personnel to coordinate processes for the effective functioning of the school.

  • Works with the Central Office Staff on system-wide initiatives and problems.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.

  • Initiates programs to meet the specific needs of the school.

  • Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and non-academic purposes.

  • Shall perform other functions as required by the Superintendent of Schools.


Master's Degree and/or Sixth Year Certificate.

Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience.


Intermediate Administrative Certification.

Salary As per negotiated contract

Date of Service July 1, 2019

Application If you are currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education, please complete an internal application online and send a letter of interest, resume, (3) letters of recommendation, copy of your 092 certification, and copy of your transcripts to Keri Coombs @ kericoombs@ci.bristol.ct.us in Human Resources by 4:00 pm on March 20, 2019. All others please complete an online application at www.applitrack.com/bristol/onlineapp.

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Elementary School Principal

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