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Southside Middle School




Qualifications: Class A, Educational Administrator Certificate

Salary: Contract 

Closing Date: October 19, 2017

Apply to: Tallassee City Board of Education 308 King Street- Tallassee, Al 36078  334-283-6864 or Teach in Alabama


Job Description

The Principal reports to the Superintendent and is responsible for the operation and management of all activities and functions that occur at the school and for the development of positive school-community relations including contact with parents, community groups, other educational agencies, school officials, and the general public.



·      Promotes a safe and positive environment for optimum growth and development for everyone in the school

·      Encourages faculty and staff to participate in the decision making process

·      Promotes the implementation of a school-focused inservice training program that addresses staff needs and school/district goals

·      Coordinates the implementation and responsible for the supervision of the instructional program

·      Facilitates the appropriate and equitable use of facilities, instructional materials and equipment

·      Provides for a school level facility and maintenance program and coordinates this effort with the district

·      Prioritizes the allocation and use of human and material resources with the advice and counsel of departmental/educational team leaders and central office staff and procures instructional material and equipment to carry out the educational program of the school

·      Coordinates and supervises the functions of all school faculty and staff members

·      Provides direction, supervision, and leadership to the assistant principal enabling a team approach to school management

·      Serves as the school’s community relations agent throughout the school district and the community

·      Coordinates and provides leadership for the implementation of a comprehensive school-level planning and resource management system

·      Advises the superintendent of staff needs

·      Participates in the interview and selection of all personnel

·      Plans and conducts orientation programs for new staff

·      Recommends personnel for promotion, tenure, or dismissal

·      Prepares and implements teacher duty assignments

·      Maintains student discipline, attendance, grade reporting, records etc.

·      Supervises the purchase and distribution of instructional equipment and supplies

·      Evaluates the instructional program

·      Protects teachers from unreasonable demands of parents; respects the professional judgment of teachers

·      Directs and supervises the collection and proper accounting of school monies

·      Maintains current inventory of all school properties

·      Maintains liaison with community law enforcement and welfare agencies

·      Evaluates professional and non-professional personnel

·      Coordinates the lunchroom program and insures full compliance with all regulations

·      Responsible for all reports to be turned in to the central office, state department of education, and other agencies in a timely manner

·      Demonstrates proficiency in written and oral communications

·      Provides the necessary leadership to implement a co-curriculum program that emphasizes academic, recreational, social  and/or athletic interest focused activities suitable for the student developmental levels of the school

·      Performs other such duties as required and/or assigned by the Superintendent


Tallassee City Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer


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The mission of the Tallassee City School District is to provide a quality education, providing the basis for students to become life-long learners as well as moral, ethical, and compassionate people. A partnership of staff, students, parents, and the community will prepare students to become responsible citizens and productive members of the communities in which they live.