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REPORTS TO: Chief Academic Officer & Superintendent


APPROVED: January 14, 2016- Order #2016-1720

BASIC FUNCTION: Serves as educational leader, supervisor, appraiser, and interpreter of the educational program in the school assigned; is responsible for delegating responsibilities as needed to personnel and is responsible for the safety and welfare of those assigned to the school; ensures that learning occurs.



  • Plans, administers, and supervises the educational program.
  • Responsible for collecting, organizing, analyzing, using, and maintaining all students’ achievement performance data which are required by the District 
  • After consultation with the SBDM Council, selects staff.
  • Conducts all personnel evaluations.
  • Supervises all certified and classified personnel assigned to the school.
  • Communicates directly and frequently with all members of the staff, SBDM Council, PTA/PTO, parents, and community.
  • Responsible for school correspondence, general correspondence, notices for general distribution to the school community, etc.
  • Responsible for the interpretation and execution of directives from the Superintendent or Chief Academic Officer.
  • Consults with and advises district staff on issues related to student achievement, and the effective management of the schools.
  • Directs and assists in preparing all reports as required by the school district.
  • Supervises completion and monitoring of all student records.
  • Manages all discipline in the school per the Board of Education’s Student Code of Conduct and the school’s SBDM policies.
  • Enforces the observation of all federal and state laws (includes Special Education and the chairing of most Admission and Release Committee {ARC} meetings), SBDM school policies, rules, and safety regulations.
  • Supervises student-teacher and internship program.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the building and grounds.
  • Serves as a liaison and primary communicator among the school, home, and district
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining community relations which include the use of the school facility (Building Usage Policy and requirements). 
  • Directs and assists in the classification and promotion of pupils per SBDM policy.
  • Coordinates and supervises extracurricular, co-curricular programs/activities, and all other parent support groups to include athletic boosters.
  • Maintains a complete inventory of all equipment and supplies in the building(s) and completes all appropriate and required reports.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Curriculum, instruction and assessment.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Research methods and report writing techniques.
  • Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.


  • To perform the responsibilities as previously outlined.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Operate a computer terminal.
  • Prioritize and schedule work. 
  • Learn, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations. 
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
  • Determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.


  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.



  • Kentucky Certification as a School Principal
  • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience with demonstrated evidence of and potential for success in administrative/supervisory responsibilities
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current curriculum and instructional trends and techniques



  • Valid Kentucky Certification as Principal