Sheldon ISD - Principal

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Sheldon ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Principal
Assignment Level: Level
  • Early Childhood
Job Title: Principal
School: Sheldon Early Childhood Academy
Campus Description: Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Campus
Date Posted: 1/15/2019
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Position for the 2019-2020 School Year:


Direct and manage the instructional program, supervise operations and personnel at campus level
Provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service
Oversee compliance with district policies, success of instructional programs, and operation of all campus activities


Strong organizational, motivational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Hands-on transformational style of leadership
Flexibility, patience, and perseverance
Ability to develop business/community partnerships and public relations
Ability to take risks, multitask, problem solve, negotiate with a variety of entities


Five years experience as a classroom teacher
Three years experience in instructional leadership roles (elementary assistant principal experience is required; previous prinicpal experience preferred)
School start-up, turnaround, or redesign experience is preferred
Requires experience recruiting and hiring teachers who meet the needs of an at-risk population


Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions
Regularly consult the campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision and evaluation of program
Lead and monitor curriculum and instructional practices
Monitor lesson planning and delivery to ensure the alignment of curriculum, instruction and assessment
Develop, maintain, and use information systems, records and student assessment program to show progress on performance as well as college readiness and success in advanced courses
Provide, evaluate, and continuously improve staff and faculty professional development
Develop a fair and consistent student discipline management system
Serve as the instructional leaders for the building by setting clear goals; managing the delivery of curriculum; allocating resources to instruction; ensuring that teachers get the training, support and direction they need to deliver quality instruction to every student; coaching and evaluating teachers and related activities
Visit classroom regularly; observe and gather data to make adjustments as necessary and appropriate to meet district and school goals and objectives relating to curriculum, best teaching practices, cultural competency and related factors
Develop action plans for the school and establish a professional development action plan that is aligned to school and district goals; develop interim plans taking into consideration the activities that best address the learning needs to students to meet goals
Plan and manage a fiscally responsible budget to include monitoring and supporting local, state, and federal rules, policies and procedures and maintains accurate and up-to-date records and documentation that support student achievement; ensure the strategic allocation and equitable use of financial and human capital resources to meet instructional goals and support staff needs; evaluate the success of funding and program decisions
Complies with budgeting and purchasing guidelines and demonstrates responsible fiscal control over the school budget and activity funds
Develop a management system that encourages positive student behavior, self-esteem, and a supportive climate to facilitate maximum student achievement
Lead efforts to design or provide opportunities for family and community involvement at the school; create a school-wide culture that makes school feel accessible to families and the communities

Works 226 Calendar days
Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in educational administration
Texas principal or other appropriate Texas certificate
Certified Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) appraiser
Salary Range: 79,194 - 113,193
How To Apply:

Contact Person:

Name: Juan Duenas
Address: 11411 C.E. King Parkway
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77044-7192
Phone: (281) 727-2063
Fax: (281) 727-2085

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