Upper Marlboro, Maryland
May 07, 2019
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time

Excellence Christian School (ECS) is a K3 – 8th grade private Christian school located in Upper Marlboro, MD that is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. ECS seeks a proven educational leader for the position of school principal for the 2019 – 2020 school year. The ideal candidate would come on Board in June of 2019 in order to transition with the outgoing principal and to prepare for the upcoming school year.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Hold or be eligible for a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate with Administrator II endorsement
  • Three (3) years satisfactory teaching experience
  • Three (3) years satisfactory school administration experience
  • Evidence of exemplary human relations skills
  • Ability to speak and write effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others
  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate instructional and curricular methodologies
  • Commitment to the mission of Excellence Christian School
  • Demonstrated successful leadership in educational activities and maintaining a Christian environment
  • Must be an active member of a bible believing Church
  • Must be able to agree to the ECS Statement of Faith
  • Understanding of effective schools’ research and demonstrated effort to implement the research findings into the administration of a school
  • Demonstrated success in building educational and community partnerships


  • Serve as the instructional leader
  • Administer all facets of the school’s operations
  • Implement and coordinate programs to meet specific needs of the school
  • Maintain active relationships with all members of the school community
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of staff members
  • Establish school professional and behavioral standards within the confines of Board policy
  • Conduct staff meetings and professional development activities appropriate for school faculty
  • Assume responsibility for implementation of Board policies and procedures
  • Lead staff in continuous analysis of student data to increase student achievement
  • Model appropriate and professional behavior in interactions with all members of the school community
  • Administer school operating budget
  • Participate in recruitment, screening, selection and orientation of instructional and non-instructional staff
  • Demonstrate proper teaching methods and procedures
  • Coordinate efforts of resource personnel to provide assistance to staff
  • Ensure supervision of student activities and co-curricular programs during and beyond the school day
  • Determine staff and substitute assignments to meet the needs of the school 
  • Provide leadership in the area of student discipline
  • Ensure proper procedures are followed with regard to selection, requisition, inventory and care and control of materials of instruction and school property
  • Ensure proper planning, management and financing of student and community relations activities
  • Ensure proper procedures are followed for scheduling community groups for use of facilities
  • Maintain effective communications with parents, parent groups, CPBBC, civic associations and other community resources
  • Interpret school and Board policy to staff, students and community
  • Effective short and long term strategic planning
  • Develop a sound program for the spiritual and academic growth for students, faculty and staff
  • Oversee the annual reenrollment and enrollment drive
  • Ensure educational programs are adapted to the particular needs of the school and community 
  • Conduct informal group discussions with teachers concerning educational programs and student progress

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: while performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Must have the ability to physically intervene in a crisis situation involving students.   




  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Excellence Christian School, to include submission of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements to the Board, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
  • Responsible for fiscal management that anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
  • Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support ECS’ mission.
  • Review and approve contracts for services. Lead the school in all legal and regulatory matters pertaining to education by staying abreast of legal and regulatory requirements and trends.
  • Utilize the resources and participate appropriately in training to keep abreast of current, major trends in education in general and Christian education in particular.
  • Ensure ECS complies with all regulatory requirements on a federal, state and local level
  • Maintain accreditation standards
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organization experience a plus


Applicants can apply online or mail their resume and three (3) individually sealed (writer’s signature must be across the seal) letters of reference, to:

            The Governing Board

            c/o Excellence Christian School

            9010 Frank Tippett Road

            Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

All materials must be received by Monday, May 20, 2019

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