District Principal

Friday, June 22, 2018
Walkerville Public Schools
Position Details: 

Position:                     District Principal                                                                                            

Salary:                         Regionally competitive and in accordance with successful applicant’s education and experience

Reports To:                 Superintendent of Schools


  • Possess a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, or be enrolled in a similar program which leads to Michigan School Administrator Certification.
  • Possess a strong understanding of special education- both theoretical and procedural.
  • Ideally have experience in a school leadership position (preferred, but not required.)
  • Be willing to take on other tasks beyond the above as designated by the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Criminal background check required

Job Summary
The Walkerville District Principal serves as the lead administrator for the one campus of Walkerville Public Schools. This position is responsible for all instruction, evaluation, and supervision for the entire campus (K-12).

In addition:

-As Principal, develop a vision for the building that is based on sound educational practice in collaboration with building staff and in accordance with the goals set forth by the Walkerville Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools.

-Work collaboratively with teachers and other staff members in efforts to implement new and innovative ways to improve student learning and achievement. The successful candidate should have a strong understanding and experience in the practice of Professional Learning Communities as well as other collaboration models.

-Create a positive and cooperative culture within the school building.

-Possess the ability to collect and use data that will impact decision making in all aspects of the district.

-Be a forward-thinking leader who will create opportunities for students and staff to attain high standards both socially and academically.

-Observe and evaluate staff performance in accordance with current state law.

-Have highly effective communication skills; including communication with staff, students, and the community.

-Be safety-minded; adhering to all applicable state and federal safety laws and regulations.

-Be a change-agent in all aspects of education at Walkerville Public Schools.

-Have a strong understanding of current laws and policies that pertain to education.

-Be a champion for children.


Application Procedure:

Interested candidates submit a cover letter, resume and college transcripts to:           

Beth Oomen
Walkerville Public Schools
145 E. Lathrop Street
Walkerville, MI 49459
Email:  boomen@walkerville.k12.mi.us