Up to 17 years service credit for certificated administrative service toward longevity
We are an equal opportunity employer, are committed to racial equity and social justice, and we make a particular effort to recruit people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color to apply for open positions.
Under the direction of, and reporting to, the Superintendent, or designee, the High School Principal is responsible for all aspects of the management and operation of the high school. The Principal is expected to maintain a safe, caring student–centered environment that promotes high academic and ethical standards among students and staff. The High School Principal operates within the framework of District policies adopted by the Board of Education, the regular requirements as stipulated in the Education Code, the California Code of Regulations, Title V and the rules and regulations of the California Department of Education.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for providing, administering, directing and managing school and district initiated programs involving curriculum, extra and co-curricular activities, budget operations, guidance, students and staff.
Coordinates curriculum development with department chairs and ensures articulation with District wide efforts.
Actively participates in and/or chairs committees in the development and implementation of district approved curriculum programs; provide, assign and coordinate in-service training for staff to ensure uniform implementation.
Participates in the selection and assignment of classified and certificated personnel so that the school operates successfully and to the advantage of students.
Develop and administer school plans and organizational procedures, including student activities and discipline procedures; promote a healthy and safe student learning environment; ensure compliance with District policies and procedures.
Encourages articulation with partner schools and receiving institutions of higher education.
Responsible for certificated and classified employee evaluations, including valid and constructive suggestions for improvement, to assure the effectiveness of the instructional program.
Encourages professional growth activities for all staff members so that the school program reflects constant improvement.
Maintains ongoing two-way communication with faculty and staff in support of the school's and District's long range goals, as well as day to day operations.
Facilitates communication between support staff, teachers, parents, students and District office.
Represent the school to the District office, outside agencies and the community; maintain effective community relations.
Maintain effective communication with parents; provide information of new policies and procedures in the District; meet with parents; review student progress of behavior problems as appropriate. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints from parents and the general community.
Organize and oversee parent and booster organizations and act as advisor at meetings.
Encourage parent inquiry and participation in school activities.
Oversees the maintenance of school facility in a manner that results in an attractive, functional, and safe environment for students and staff.
Manages all site budgets, including student body accounts, to assure fiscal accountability and positive monetary balances including legal or Ed. Code compliance specific to ASB.
Participates, as needed, on district-wide planning and/or action committees, board meetings, etc. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
Who we are
Campbell Union High School District, located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, is a small, close knit district committed to ensuring every student is ready for the future. We strive to be data-informed and focused on results, while promoting humanity, kindness, and personal responsibility. We are proud to provide a supportive environment of collaboration among our staff.
We know that high quality teachers, administrators and staff are key to our students' success and are working to retain and recruit passionate and effective talent.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Operations, services and activities of a public high school
Secondary level curriculum
Standard and alternative learning theories
Effective instructional techniques
Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs
Principles and practices of program development and administrations
Principles and practices of budget administration and monitoring
Pertinent Federal State and local laws, codes and regulations
Education code and District policies
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of certificated and classified staff
Select, supervise, train and evaluate certificated, classified and administrative staff
Delegate to appropriately use distributive leadership practices to promote efficiency and responsibility among teachers and staff
Lead and direct the operation, services and activities of the assigned school
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
Develop and administer District and school goals, objectives and procedures
Research, analyze and evaluate new instructional methods and techniques
Identify and respond to community and District issues, concerns and needs
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with District and site staff, parents, students and the community
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise reports
Administer and monitor site budgets
Education, Credentials and Experience
California Administrative Services credential required
Offering a well-rounded education through a rich and comprehensive extracurricular program, Campbell Union High School District has served students in the communities of San Jose, Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Santa Clara and Monte Sereno for more than 100 years.
We're home to five California Distinguished Schools, a National Blue Ribbon school, a highly acclaimed International Baccalaureate program, and a model continuation high school with a 20:1 student to teacher ratio.
Our focus is on making education personal and relevant to our students – acknowledging the individuality of each student – and preparing them for a future of their own choosing.