Principal Job Description The principal is responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of a school or educational institution. Their job is to provide leadership, manage administrative and academic tasks, and maintain a safe and productive learning environment. The principal is the face of the school, representing it to the community, parents, students, and other interested parties. Key responsibilities and duties include: Developing, implementing, and overseeing academic policies and procedures Hiring, supervising, and monitoring teachers with weekly reports Present data from school performance and decisions to make to head board members Developing the school and adhering to budgets Maintaining effective communication with staff, students, parents, and the community to oversee day to day school operation. Creating a positive school culture and promoting a safe, inclusive learning environment Coordinating professional development opportunities for staff with newly researched resources and techniques to improve teaching Implement effective assessment strategies to monitor student progress, identify areas for improvement, and track academic achievement. Analyze data to inform instructional decision-making and support student success. Addressing disciplinary issues and enforcing policies that promote a safe and inclusive school environment that supports the well-being and positive behavior of students. Implement and enforce disciplinary policies and procedures to maintain a respectful and conducive learning atmosphere. Parent and Community Engagement: Foster strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and the wider community. Regularly communicate and collaborate with parents to build trust, address concerns, and promote parental involvement in student learning and school activities. Planning and organizing school events, such as parent-teacher meetings, open houses, orientations, school ceremonies and graduation ceremonies Overseeing the plans with teachers and vice principals for special events such as birthday parties, field trips, spirit days, after school activities and more. Handle school emergencies and school crises Demonstrates ability to work effectively with foreign and national staff with sensitivity to unique and multicultural perspectives and thoughts. All these above responsibilities should be done in a systematic plan and tackling the tasks on time with overtime work when needed.
- Responsible for the educational and social development of students from a young age. - Teach the English, Math, Science and Social Studies by using U.S Curriculum - Foster an uplifting, nonjudgmental environment in the classroom. - Help students prepare for standardized testing - Oversee students during recess, lunch and other activities - Talk to parents about their children’s progress - Meet and work with other teachers - Prepare classroom for class activities - Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities. - Observe and evaluate student's performance and development. - Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.