An invitation to apply: Principal (K-12 Alternative Programs) AIM High School, Parent Partnership Program, Online Learning, High School Re-Entry, Alternative Learning Center #2020-438 December 20, 2019 Our District: The Snohomish School District serves approximately 9.800 students in grades K through 12. The district consists of two high schools, an alternative high school, two middle schools, ten elementary schools, a preschool, and a cooperative program for home-school families. Our community is known for coming together to support education and our students. We are a district committed to exploring and applying ways to assure that each student is successful. Our Community: Snohomish is situated in the heart of the Puget Sound region of Washington state – one of the most beautiful and livable areas of the state. We are ideally situated between the beautiful Cascade Mountains to the east and the Puget Sound to the west. Snohomish offers the balanced lifestyle of a family-oriented small town with easy access to the urban amenities of the west coast. Education and Experience: • Possess, or be eligible for, Washington State Principal Certificate or Program Administration Certificate • Master’s Degree in educational administration, supervision or appropriate related field • ALE (Alternative Learning Education) experience or knowledge • Experience working with at-risk teens • Five (5) years successful teaching at the secondary level • Successful experience in secondary school leadership and administration preferred • Experience working collaboratively with staff, students and families to develop a positive learning environment • Experience implementing student learning improvement efforts in a secondary school Performance Criteria: • Create a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of teaching and learning for staff and students. • Manage a welcoming school climate and facilities to promote student, staff, and school safety. • Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of a data-driven school program for the purpose of enhancing student achievement for each student in K-12. • Assist instructional staff in the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment with state and local district learning goals. • Hire, supervise and evaluate staff to promote effective performance • Manage staff and fiscal resources to support student achievement and fulfill legal responsibilities. • Partner with and engage the school community to foster student learning and well being. • Meet with students and families to identify and fully understand any issues impacting the student’s school performance and develop strategies to overcome those barriers. • Connect students and families with resources and alternative education options as appropriate. • Compile and submit reports and information in a timely manner. • Implement and comply with federal and state laws, District policies, and the Code of Professional Conduct. • Using Restorative Justice and Trauma-Informed Practices, administer discipline to students as needed or necessary. • Develop and adopt effective prevention and intervention strategies and techniques designed to result in better academic progress, improved school attendance and overall appropriate school actions. L o g o o r b u i l d i n g p i c t u r e Mission Statement The Snohomish School District, in its commitment to excellence, places the success of each student at the center of all decisions and actions. Partnerships and strong academic programs ensure competent, responsible, lifelong learners. An invitation to apply: Principal (K-12 Alternative Programs) AIM High School, Parent Partnership Program, Online Learning, High School Re-Entry, Alternative Learning Center #2020-438 December 20, 2019 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge and skills in fiscal management and program compliance. • Knowledge and skills in hiring, and supervising and evaluating staff K-12. • Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. • Knowledge of master scheduling and student transcripts. • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and implement the rules and regulations that govern the operation of a public school and alternative school program rules. • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and programs for K-12 • Skills in working with home schooled youth preferred. • Skills in leading and sustaining school improvement. • Skills and ability to effectively communicate in a variety of settings with various constituencies. • Skills in effective decision making, problem solving and group facilitation. • Skills in delegation and developing leadership in others. • Skills in time management and organization. • Skills in resolving conflict addressing issues, and grievances. • Skills in interpersonal relations and collaboration. • Ability to form effective relationships with students with varying needs and issues in K-12. • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds and needs including students, staff, parents, and community. • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities. • Ability to utilize district and community resources to meet student and program needs. • Ability to implement and facilitate the development of Written Student Learning Plans Application Procedure: Applicants must apply through our web-based application program and upload the required supporting documents. Complete instructions are online with a checklist of the documents you need to submit. Interested applicants must upload the following documents: • A letter of application, not to exceed two pages addressing the Performance Criteria section of this brochure • A current resume • Five (5) completed Administrative Confidential Reference Forms which will be completed electronically by your references (applicants will e-mail the forms to their references to be completed) • Three (3) letters of reference • Complete transcripts • Copy of Washington State Administrator’s Certificate • Only complete applications which include the above items will be considered. Salary Range: Snohomish School District Administrative Salary dependent on experience. Salary $150,634 to $160,249 Benefits: Medical, life and other insurances are available from District approved plans Work Year: July 1 to June 30—12 month work year, including 13 holidays and 26 vacation days. Planned Selection Timeline: Invitation to Apply: December 20, 2019 Screening To Begin: March 2, 2020 The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 360-563-7285, firstname.lastname@example.org; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 360-563-7314, email@example.com; 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290.