Type of Job
Full Time, PreK-8
Valley Christian School seeks a full -time Principal for PreK-8 beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.
ACSI Administrators certification required.
Holds a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
Hold a Masters in School Administration
Experience working with children
Demonstrates effective communication skills with parents, children, and staff
Models a Christian lifestyle
Person of integrity
Loyal and maintains confidence
KEY RESULT AREAS
Provide vision, leadership, and oversight of all PreK-8 programs and personnel
Provide vision, leadership, and oversight of programs and initiatives that assist in spiritual formation and maturity.
Effectively utilize PreK-8 personnel through appropriate assignments to specific activities, positions, grades, and/or subjects.
Supervise and evaluate all PreK-8 personnel and make annual employment
recommendations to the Head Principal.
Assist in the recruiting of quality faculty and staff.
Assist in the preparation of the PreK-8 school calendar.
Prepare academic schedules for all PreK-12 personnel and students.
Assist in the admissions process for all new students.
Create an educational environment that facilitates student learning.
Regulate and enforce the conduct and discipline policies of the school.
Oversee and ensure the accuracy of student records and transcripts.
Schedule and conduct PreK-8 personnel and team meetings
Participate in school-wide programs (i.e. Open Houses, Orientations, Special Chapels, Graduations, etc.) and other special programs as appropriate.
Oversee the campus lunch program and personnel.
Oversee the campus Before/After Care program and personnel.
Coordinate with the janitorial staff.
Spiritually, a qualified candidate shall possess characteristics that reflect the following;
unreserved acceptance of the school’s Statement of Faith
a strong, clear Christian testimony
a mature, Godly spirit
a person of faith and prayer
a broad acceptance of and by the Christian community
strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture
active involvement in the local church
a servant leader
Professionally, a qualified candidate shall be characterized by the following;
ability to articulate a Christian philosophy of education consistent with Scripture
broad experience as a Christian school administrator
demonstration of executive and management skills and presence
effectiveness in oral and written communication
deep understanding and empathy for why Christian schools exist
commitment to gender and racial diversity at all levels in the workplace
evidence of being a team player who is responsive to the school leadership and the school staff
keep abreast of the major current trends in education in general, and in Christian education in particular.
engagement in continuing education and professional development
credentials that are appropriate for leading the school and its faculty/staff in its educational mission
Personally, a qualified candidate’s life shall reflect the following;
a person of integrity in business, finance, and human resources through the equitable treatment of others
a life consistent with Biblical principles
a model of God’s ideal for the family
the gift of listening and responding appropriately to the counsel of others
a commitment to Christian schooling as evidenced by having his/her K-12 school-age children enrolled at VCS when educationally feasible
Other position appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the Head Principal or Head of School.