Shoally Creek Elementary School Principal FY 2023-2024

  • Spartanburg District 2
  • Jan 10, 2023
Other K-12 Elementary

Job Description




TITLE: Principal


FLSA:   Exempt





Under general direction ensures that the school facility is an attractive, pleasant, and productive place in which to work and learn. Reports to the district Superintendent.




Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.


Plans, organizes and directs implementation of all school activities.


Initiates, designs, and implements programs to meet specific needs of the school.


Implements district instructional initiatives with fidelity.


Monitors student achievement progress and uses data to plan and support academic growth.


Implements policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct and behavior in a fair and just manner.


Interprets, upholds and enforces school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies; discusses and resolves student problems.


Builds and maintains positive relationships with students and parents, which promotes effective communication between school and home.


Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for all students objectives and programs.


Develops process for evaluating and counseling staff members regarding individual and group performance.


Prepares and submits the school's budgetary requests and monitors expenditure of funds.


Keeps the Superintendent informed of school activities and problems.


Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.


Presents a positive image of Spartanburg County District Two Schools at all times.


Performs other related duties as required.






Education and Experience:


  • Master's degree or higher in Education Administration with at least three years of experience as a teacher; or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid school principal certificate and other certifications as designated.







Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation and management of instructional programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements. Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to educational activities. Knowledge in the proper methods for development, implementation and control of financial resources and budgets. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the school.




Advanced management, organizational, human relations, communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school and district staff. Ability to use and effectively apply independent judgment and discretion and given broad autonomy in directing and managing school operations. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Ability to plan, prepare and monitor the school budget. Ability to complete, process, and maintain all required records, reports, and other information. Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and district employees, immediate supervisor, media representatives, attorneys, and the general public. Ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier, etc.


Working Conditions:


School environment with no significant exposure to environmental conditions. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students. Physical demands are restricted to school activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to ten pounds. Occasional local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.




Responsible for school budget.

Supervises school staff and students.





This job description is not intended as a complete listing of job duties. The candidate is responsible for the performance of other related duties as assigned/required.


Shift Type:              Full-Time

Salary Range:         Administrative Contract

Location:                Shoally Creek Elementary School



Spartanburg School District Two believes it has the obligation to provide the best administrative and supervisory personnel available for the district regardless of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical conditions), color, disability, age (40 or older), genetic information, national origin, or any other applicable status protected by local, state, or federal law.



Spartanburg School District Two