Principal - 1.00 FTE - Abernethy K-5
Company: Portland Public Schools Oregon
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is considered a minimum qualification requirement for PPS job applicants and this proof will be requested during the hiring process.This job is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. Portland Public Schools reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.Position Details
About the DistrictPortland Public Schools (PPS), founded in 1851, is a PK-12 urban school district in Portland, Oregon. With more than 49,000 students in 81 schools, it is one of the largest school districts in the Pacific Northwest. At PPS, our mission is to provide rigorous, high-quality academic learning experiences that are inclusive and joyful. We disrupt racial inequities to create vibrant environments for every student to demonstrate excellence.The OpportunityPortland Public Schools is seeking a talented school leader with experience in leading an increasingly diverse school. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership practices that support collaboration, data-driven decision making, family and community engagement, innovation, and teamwork-oriented approaches, with a racial equity and equality-focused lens. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an awareness of the intersectional identities multilingual learners possess and the historical inequities they have experienced. The principal at Abernethy Elementary will continue to establish a learning environment that promotes academic excellence and the personal growth of every student and staff member. This school principal position is under the supervision of the Office of School Performance and is supervised by the assigned Area Senior Director.
School DescriptionAbernethy Elementary School serves students from from the Ladd's Addition neighborhood Southeast Portland along with other surrounding areas. Abernathy is committed to its mission of excellence in education with a balanced curriculum for our diverse community of learners. In addition Abernethy enjoys strong advocacy and support from the community as well as talented and committed staff members. Staff are focused on data driven instruction and using professional learning communities (PLC) to develop well rounded students that can be successful in academics and life. Abernethy students, staff, and families are committed to PPS' core value of racial equity and social justice and intend to continue that work.
Principal ResponsibilitiesA school Principal provides educational and instructional leadership to the students, staff, community, and stakeholders served by the Portland Public Schools. Principals may be assigned to Elementary, Middle, PK-8, High, or other schools under the jurisdiction of the district and through articulated and measurable Educational Leadership Standards. The school principal is a strong leader with high ethical standards who understands and models culturally responsive leadership competencies. The principal is a highly skilled communicator who creates connections and maintains effective working relationships with students, parents, administrators, staff, community members, and the public.
These responsibilities do not describe all duties performed by the school principal. This summary provides examples of typical tasks performed in this classification.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers several competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to employees. Fringe benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) retirement savings plan and various leave and professional development programs. Depending on the insurance option selected by the employee, there may be an employee contribution toward insurance.Portland Public Schools is a public employer and participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP). Eligible employees are required by statute to contribute 6% of salary on a pre-tax basis to OPSRP/IAP, after serving six months under a PERS employer.For more information please visit our Benefits site at http://www.pps.net/Page/1635
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