Job Description

Navasota Principal Revised 01/08/2020

Job Title Campus Principal Wage/Hour Status
Reports to Superintendent Pay Grade
Dept./School Navasota Jr. High School Date Revised
Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage overall campus operations. Responsible for leadership of the campus instructional
program ensuring high standards of instruction and student achievement, compliance with
district policies, effective application of instructional programs, and effective operation of all
campus activities.
Master’s degree in educational administration
Texas principal or other appropriate Texas administrative certificate
Certified Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) appraiser

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Excellent organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Minimum three years experience as a classroom teacher
Minimum three years experience in administration and instructional leadership roles
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Management
1. Monitor instructional processes to ensure that program activities are related to outcomes and use
findings to take corrective actions where necessary.
2. Provide instructional resources and materials needed to accomplish instructional goals.
3. Establish clear expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies,
classroom management, and communication with the public.
4. Foster collegiality and team building among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in
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5. Solicit regular input from campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision, and
evaluation of campus education program. Include students and community representatives when
School or Organization Improvement
6. Build a common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and
implement programs to ensure attainment of the school's mission and goals.
7. Establish campus performance objectives for Academic Excellence Indicators using the campus
planning process and involving site-based decision making committee. Demonstrate campus
progress using results to promote school improvement.
8. Provide opportunities for interactive communication with superintendent, staff, students,
parents, and community.
Student Management
9. Act as campus behavior coordinator in accordance with state laws and regulations.
10. Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results
in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
11. Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied and that student discipline is appropriate and
equitable in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook.
12. Conduct conferences about student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
Management of Fiscal, Administrative, and Facilities Functions
13. Comply with district policies, state and federal laws, and regulations affecting schools.
14. Develop and administer campus budgets based on documented program needs and estimated
enrollment ensuring that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
15. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including accurate
and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks.
16. Manage use of school facilities. Oversee maintenance of facilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and
safe campus.
17. Direct and manage extracurricular programs including management of multiple activity funds.
Personnel Management
18. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make recommendations relative to assignment,
retention, discipline, and dismissal. Approve all personnel assigned to campus. Navasota Principal
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19. Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences with
20. Coach staff and help them identify and develop appropriate professional growth opportunities as
well as accomplish improvement goals.
21. Work with campus-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional
development activities.
School or Community Relations
22. Articulate the school’s mission, vision, and beliefs to the community and solicit support in
realizing and reaching established goals.
23. Demonstrate awareness of school and community needs and initiate activities to meet those
needs using appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent
24. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of staff assigned to campus including assistant
principal(s), teachers, counselor(s), librarian(s), instructional aides, clerical support staff, and
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: S? tandard office equipment including personal computers and peripherals.
Posture: ?Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, and twisting.
Motion: ?Repetitive hand motions; ? f? requent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
Lifting: O? ccasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional physical restraint of
students to control behavior.
Environment: M? ay work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat,
cold, and inclement weather), exposure to noise; occasional districtwide and statewide travel.
Mental Demands: ?Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Approved by Date Navasota Principal
Revised 01/08/2020

Reviewed by Date

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