Principal, King Science & Tech Magnet

Omaha, Nebraska, US
May 05, 2021
May 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
School Description: King Science & Technology Magnet themes of inquiry, technology, and service learning are infused thought the curriculum. Students engage in high level science topics such as biology, zoology, chemistry, and physical science while integrating a variety of technology rich multimedia tools into their lessons. Students study space in the only middle school planetarium in Omaha. Hands-on and community focused service projects are completed throughout the year. The annual school-wide science fair and SET for Life Conference showcases students' abilities through projects that are the result of the integration of science and technology while connecting to community leaders in the areas of science, engineering, and technology. King Science aims to educate future leaders in science and technology.

King Science & Technology Magnet Center

Job Title: Principal

Location: 3720 Florence Boulevard, Omaha, NE 68110

Reports To: Principal Supervisor

Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 12 month/261 days, Exempt

Salary Schedule: OSAA Level 9

Position Purpose: The principal is the instructional leader of the school. OPS seeks excellent leaders who can prepare all students for college, career, and community leadership. The Principal Candidate Pool screening process provides opportunities for candidates to demonstrate their proficiency on the OPS Principal Competencies.

In order to be considered for school-specific principal vacancies, individuals must first complete and gain entry to the Principal Candidate Pool.

Essential Performance Responsibilities:

Achievement and Results: Leader articulates clear expectations and holds self and others accountable for achieving high results for all students.
  • Demonstrates high expectations and an unyielding belief that all students can and will achieve at high levels.
  • Holds self and others accountable for reaching high academic achievement of all students.
  • Articulates a clear and compelling vision to prepare all students for college, career, and community leadership.
  • Sets challenging goals, continuously monitors progress, and demonstrates persistence to overcome obstacles to achieve goals.
  • Proactively develops and implements school improvement plans to accomplish student achievement goals.
  • Helps teachers reach and engage each student based on individual needs and interests.

Equity Leadership: Leader demonstrates awareness and conviction to address inequities and holds adults accountable for doing the same.
  • Creates urgency and develops plans to close achievement gaps and prepare all students for college and career success.
  • Addresses biases, engages in courageous conversations, and makes difficult decisions in the best interest of students.
  • Supports teachers and staff to skillfully address race, culture, class, language acquisition and unique student learning needs to ensure all students achieve at high levels.

Instructional Leadership: Leader helps all students master standards through data-driven instruction and staff evaluation and development.
  • Promotes student mastery of standards by implementing rigorous instructional strategies and assessments aligned to curricula.
  • Uses - and enables others to use - multiple forms of student achievement data to inform instruction and advance learning.
  • Ensures that teachers check for student understanding and clarify, reteach, or