• School Principal

    Posted: 01/27/2023

    Job Title:         Principal
    Organization: Summit School, Inc.
    Website:          www.summitelgin.org
    Required Qualifications:

    • Hold an active school administrator license
    • Hold an active LBS 1 licensure
    • At least seven years’ experience working in Special Education
    Application process:
    • Submit a letter of interest
    • Submit resume
    Business address:        Summit School, Inc.
                                        333 W. River Rd
                                        Elgin, IL 60123
    Contact Person:           Mr. Steve Baldwin
                                        847-468-0490 X3029
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Develop and support school-wide goals, projects, and instructional limits to maintain accreditation standards for Cognia.
    • Oversee day-to-day operations of Summit School.
    • Support program of professional growth which includes in-building and personal professional development activities.
    • Oversee in the monitoring and management of student behavior by keeping comprehensive records and by effectively communicating these to students, staff, and parents.
    • Supervise the reporting, monitoring and accurate record-keeping of student attendance and carry out appropriate follow-up activities as needed.
    • Arrange for substitutes.
    • Evaluate staff members, conduct interviews, making hiring determinations, conduct orientation and oversee in-service training.
    • Oversee the coordination with daily routines and special events.
    • Oversee activities such as open house, parent/teacher conferences, and special projects as assigned.
    • Coordinate building calendar and disseminate appropriate information about activities via bulletins, memos, etc., as assigned.
    • Conduct classroom observations.
    • Supervision of School Staff.
    • Coordinate, assign, and supervise personnel.
    • Work with the Chief Executive Officer and school leadership in compiling the annual budget.
    • Serve as liaison in school-community relations as needed and maintain active involvement with Professional organizations.
    • Develop and coordinate communication of school policies.
    • Maintain adequate channels of communication with parents, students, and staff by utilizing conferences, phone contacts, written communications, and attendance at various meetings.
    • Serve with student, faculty, and parent groups as requested in advancing educational objectives and related activities.
    • Conduct Domain Meetings, Annual Reviews, Re-Evaluations and parent conferences as needed.
    • Oversee the development and preparation of student schedules and class assignments.
    • Execute special projects and duties designated by the CEO.
    • Coordinate and submit Illinois State Board of Education documentation (i.e. renewal, safety forms, updated policies).
    • Effectively manage Summit School, Inc. policies and administrative procedures, applying policies and procedures in a fair and equitable manner.
    • Other school related duties as assigned.
    Physical Requirements:
    1. Require prolong sitting or standing
    2. Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials.
    3. May need to assist in CPI restraints in accordance to ISBE guidelines
    4. Occasional stopping, bending, and reaching

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