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High School Principal
Post Date: 12/18/2019
Close Date: 02/09/2020
West Fargo Public Schools
207 Main Ave West

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$70,000 and above

Horace, ND

Job Description:
POSITION: High School Principal – Newly constructed Horace High School located at Sheyenne Street and 76th Avenue South in Horace, ND. 

DESCRIPTION:  Horace High School will open in the Fall of 2020 with 9th grade students located at the newly constructed feeder school, Heritage Middle School (anticipating 137 students). Administrative duties will include overseeing Horace 9th grade students, assisting at Heritage Middle School, and planning for the new high school facility.

Construction completion date for Horace High School will be in the Fall of 2021 and serve 9th and 10th grade students (approximately 271 students). Both schools will be located on the same site. In the 2022-23 school year, Horace High School will serve freshman, sophomore, and junior students with a complete high school consisting of freshman through seniors in the 2023-24 school year. We anticipate 644 students in grades nine through twelve to be attending Horace High School in 2023-24 school year.  

TERM: 240 day contract beginning July 1, 2020

SUMMARY: Horace High School will be designed to provide innovative 21st Century learning opportunities constructed in a high school academy model. Under the direction of the assistant superintendent, the head principal is responsible for providing educational leadership within the high school by implementing district initiatives at the building level and for directing, supervising, and overseeing all school operations, personnel, and activities. The head principal collaborates and works closely with other administrators, staff, students, and the public in addressing and meeting the educational needs and goals of the district and community stakeholders.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education level, the position has a minimum starting salary of approximately $109,906
*The WFPS District funds the entire 11.75% employee contribution to TFFR, as well as the 12.75% employer contribution.

DEADLINE: February 9, 2020

TO APPLY: https://www.applitrack.com/westfargo/onlineapp/

*North Dakota Teaching License and Secondary Principal Credential
*Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with Educational Leadership/Administration preparation
*Minimum of 3 years of administrative experience supervising instructional programming and staff
*Prior experience handling student management and behavioral issues with dignity, respect and proper interpretation of organizational policies and procedures
*Excellent large and small group presentation skills
*Ability to foster a collaborative and positive working relationship with students, staff and the school community
*Experience working in a secondary school setting preferred 

Contact Information:
West Fargo Public Schools
207 W Main Ave
West Fargo, ND 58078
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