Kansas City, MO School District

Principal-Secondary 830 (2021-2022) (Principal-Secondary 830 (2021-2022))

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TitlePrincipal-Secondary 830 (2021-2022)
Posting IDPrincipal-Secondary 830 (2021-2022)

PURPOSE OF JOB: Provide effective instructional and organizational leadership to school faculty, staff, and students in all areas.  Work effectively with all school personnel, students, parents and community members.  Be cognizant of all state and district requirements in serving the needs of students.



  • Organizes and monitors school planning process in which cooperative working relationships are facilitated in developing goals and objectives that are transferable to programmatic implementation.
  • Monitors the curriculum and identifies progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Assists in designing procedures to evaluate student progress in relation to instructional objectives.
  • Uses evaluation findings and assessment information to make decisions to expand, revise or suspend curricular programs.
  • Provides a variety of instruction programs consistent with district curriculum goals to meet individual learner needs to the extent that resources are available.
  • Directs and supervises the business operations of the school including budget, requisitions and accounting.
  • Sets high standards of conduct and monitors all facets of school life to ensure that all persons strive to meet these standards.
  • Makes regular systematic and accurate appraisals of teachers’ performance through scheduled and unscheduled classroom observations.
  • Provide staff development activities designed to assist staff in accomplishing school, district and state objectives.
  • Establishes and supervises procedures for the security of school facilities and safety of all personnel and students.
  • Discharges assigned responsibility for selection, orientation, evaluation, transfer, reappointment or dismissal of district personnel by following all district regulations regarding each of these functions.
  • Sets effective procedures and standards for evaluation and supervision of support personnel.
  • Keeps students and parents informed of school, district and state goals, policies and activities.
  • Insures that parents are provided with regular reports of their child’s progress.
  • Enthusiastically informs the community about school, district and state purposes, accomplishments and needs through regular written and verbal communications.
  • Provides leadership in guiding the various programs sponsored with the public, i.e. boosters, social agencies, School Advisory Committees, Area Attendance Council, P.T.A., and etc.
  • Establishes and maintains a harmonious multicultural, multiethnic educational environment.
  • Attends and participates in regularly required Staff Development Activities as provided by the district.
  • Performs any or all Medicaid Administrative Case Management duties, which serve to inform children and their families how to effectively access, use and maintain participation in all health resources under the Federal Medicaid program.
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Master’s Degree.
  • Hold, or be eligible for Missouri Certification in secondary school teaching.
  • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in middle school administration.
  • Five (5) years of secondary teaching experience.



  • Education Specialist and/or Doctorate Degree in Secondary School Administration.
  • Experience in curriculum articulation, development, and coordination.
  • Experience as building administrator.
  • Two (2) years administrative experience in urban secondary schools.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds.  Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 



Length of work year: 12 months


Benefits:           Health and Dental Insurance are provided.

KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeCompetitive and commensurate with experience / Per Year
LocationBoard of Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/11/2021
End Date09/01/2021

Job Contact

NameTitleHuman Resources