Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 8:16 PM
Portland Public Schools (PPS), a recognized leader in quality urban education, seeks a dynamic leader with a demonstrated record of improving student performance and eliminating achievement disparities for its Principal. You will offer leadership towards implementing and maintaining a focus on high-quality professional learning and development opportunities for educators and administrators. Our Mission Statement Every student by name prepared for college, career and participation as an active community member, regardless of race, income or zip code. Our Schools and Programs Portland Public Schools, founded in 1851, is a PK-12 urban school district in Portland, Oregon. With more than 49,000 students in 79 schools, it is the largest school district in the state and one of the largest school districts in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, Portland Public Schools offer a wide array of charter and magnet schools, specializing in an assortment of programs, including language immersion, fine arts, International Baccalaureate programs, athletics, technical and health specialties. PPS students also attend the Head Start Early Childhood Education program, 10 community-based programs, 8 charter schools, 4 alternative programs and 10 special services programs. Portland Background Portland, Oregon, has often been called the big city with the small town feel. Nestled between the beautiful Coast Range on the west and the spectacular Cascade Range on the east, Portland sits at the junction of the Columbia and Willamette rivers. From downtown Portland, ita€ (TM) s just a an hour-and-a-half drive to the scenic Oregon coast or to Mt. Hood and some of the best skiing in the country, a half-an-hour to the peaceful vineyards and farms of the fertile Willamette Valley, and less than a three hour drive to see the Mariners or Seahawks play in Seattle. POSITION SUMMARY: Provide instructional leadership for an Elementary, Middle, PK-8 or High School campus under the supervision of a Senior Director. Establish an instructional vision and focused plan for improving student achievement while narrowing the disparities between the highest and lowest performing students; supervise and support professional educators in strengthening their instructional practices; create a community of continuous learning for all staff and students; foster a culture of high expectation, providing every student with equitable access to high quality and culturally relevant instruction; support and implement the District's Racial Educational Equity Policy; build strong partnerships with families and community; create a safe, welcoming environment that reflects and supports the racial and ethnic diversity of the student population and communities served; manage operational, technical, and school activities and staff the school to promote student growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training and Experience: a€ cents A State of Oregon-issued Administrative License is required by the first date of employment. a€ cents A minimum of two (2) years of successful administrative leadership experience in an educational setting with demonstrated results in improving the academic performance of students required. HOW TO APPLY: Please visit our website at: Rigler K5 Elementary Job #16646 Scott K8 Job #16648 Ockley Green Middle School #16649 Positions close on November 30, 2017 The District is focused on eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning. PPS is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all its educational and employment activities. The District prohibits discrimination based on race; national or ethnic origin; color; sex; religion; age; sexual orientation; gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; familial status; economic status or source of income; mental or physical disability or perceived disability or perceived disability; or military service. Portland Public Schools is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer..
• Location: Portland
• Post ID: 24334682 portland