K-12 Principal
2 weeks ago
Not Applicable
Full Time
North Tip / Coeur d' Alene
Job Description

**JOB SUMMARY: To provide leadership and managerial oversight to the instructional program and school operations. To promote the educational development of each student. QUALIFICATIONS: • Idaho Administrative Certificate endorsed for school principal • Minimum experience as determined by the Board • Strong background in curriculum, supervision, discipline, team building, and technology • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills • Excellent organizational skills • Able to work under pressure and deadlines • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Be responsible for the management of the school in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy • Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet the specific needs of the school • Exercise leadership in school-level planning for improvement of instruction • Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school To apply for this position, please complete the certified application at: hhtps://ksd-id.schoolloop.com/ Please also include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3-5 current letters of recommendations
  • College transcripts
  • Professional references

SALARY: Placement on District Salary Schedule

The Kootenai School District, located in beautiful northern Idaho, has a proud tradition of offering a quality education to its students. Located ten miles from the resort town of Harrison, the district is nestled among pine trees in a rural setting. Deer and turkey on the sidelines of a football game or on the playground are common sites. The Coeurd’Alene River runs through the Chain Lakes and empties into the Lake Coeurd’Alene, offering boating and fishing opportunities. The lake has over 125 miles of shoreline and a surface area of over fifty square miles. The paved Trail of the Coeurd’Alenes is a repurposed railroad track that allows hikers, bikers, and others the ability to commune with nature and revel in the beauty of mountains, rivers, and lakes. Hunting opportunities include elk, deer, turkey, bear, ducks, geese, and much more while fishing for salmon, bass, and trout are abundant. Here is a link for additional information http://funtosail.blogspot.com/2016/10/coeur-d-river-and-chain-lakes-kootenai.html

The city of Coeurd ’Alene and its neighboring towns total over 100,000 people, is a quick 45 miles away. Shopping, entertainment, theaters, restaurants, and other opportunities are available. Spokane, Washington, with its international airport is about an hour drive away. You can reach the Pacific Coast in about 6 hours. The Kootenai School District truly is in the middle of everything you could want.

The Kootenai School District has a growing student population with about 155 students K-12 with an average class size of 13 students. The small community is more like a family than a traditional school. We are a small district, yet we offer a lot of opportunities for our students including welding, drone flight, astronomy, advanced math, history of film, psychology, art, music, after school programs, anthropology, and more. We have tremendous support from our community. The facilities are in excellent shape, and we are in good financial condition.

Opportunity is a key word at Kootenai School District. If this feels like an opportunity for you, we invite you to apply for our principal opening, beginning in the 2021-2022. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions concerning this position, or anything else about our amazing community and schools.

Equal Opportunity Employer Kootenai Joint School District #274 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements • Master degree preferred • Citizenship, residency or work visa required Contact information Cindy Shannon 13030 E. O'Gara Rd. Harrison, Idaho 83833 Phone: 1-208-689-3631 cshannon@sd274.com

Position open until filled



Equal Opportunity Employer

Kootenai School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.