Middle School Principal: Oregon Trail School District, Sandy Oregon

Notice of Open Administrative Position

Position:                        Middle School Principal at Cedar Ridge Middle School

Filing Deadline:             April 25, 2014

Position Availability:    July 24, 2014

Salary/Benefits:            Initial Salary for a 225 day contract: $102,459.00;

                                        District pays PERS contribution and offers an excellent benefit package.

Primary Purpose:             The school Principal serves as the instructional leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment, which meets the approved curricula and mission of the school district. Achieving academic excellence requires that the school Principal work collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of the school staff and to communicate effectively with parents. Inherent to the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management, emergency procedures and facility operations.


  • Expertise in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Deft understanding of instructional programs, including effective interventions and enrichment
  • Demonstrated ability to discern and shape teaching effectiveness
  • Proven ability to build and sustain strong relationships with staff and community
  • Capable of managing tight school budgets
  • Adept at coordinating school functions
  • Adroit analytical/logical reasoning skills
  • Effective communicator 
  • Highly organized 
  • Skilled at mining and using data 
  • Omnipresent interpersonal skills 
  • Creative problem solver and team player 
  • Stays current on professional practices 
  • Ability to support self-contained low cognitive and behavioral classrooms 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred

Completed applications must include:

  • Formal letter of interest addressing the required qualifications
  • Current résumé
  • Copy of Oregon Administrator License or current state equivalent
  • Copies of last three (3) years evaluations
  • Four (4) current letters of recommendation 

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