Middle School Principal

Sterling, VA
Jun 10, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time

The Principal provides leadership for the staff of the school in developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive educational program, and administers the program in accordance with School Board Policies and administrative rules and regulations.

  • Provides an instructional program consistent with the goals and objectives of the School Division; provides for the continuing development and implementation of an effective instructional program through classroom supervision and instructional leadership; works with the school staff and community to maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning and appropriate student behavior; utilizes available supervisory personnel to ensure an effective instructional program
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of each member of the school staff and establishes individual programs for improvement consistent with the Division's staff development objectives; advises the Personnel Services of staff needs and participates in the recruitment, employment, assignment, promotion, transfer, non-renewal, and dismissal of licensed and classified personnel
  • Fosters effective home and school communication by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to discuss student progress and other matters of mutual concern and by encouraging community involvement in school activities
  • Devises and administers a school budget, utilizing all available funds, which is consistent with Division instructional and administrative goals; supervises the maintenance of accurate bookkeeping records and the accounting of school funds
  • Exercises leadership in the development, implementation, and interpretation of Division and School Board Policies and Regulations
  • Keeps abreast of developments in education and in the field of education generally by participating in professional enrichment activities
  • Performs related work as required


  • Holds or is eligible for the Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement of Administration & Supervision PreK-12
  • Has experience as a Teacher, Dean, Assistant Principal, or Principal, or equivalent administrative experience
  • Possesses leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, teachers, and parents

The Principal reports to the Division Superintendent through the Director of Elementary or Secondary Education and the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction.