Join our groundbreaking team of innovative campus administrators at Southern Arizona’s largest school district. Be a Principal in Tucson Unified School District! The Tucson Unified School District is looking for skilled principals who want to make a difference. Our commitment to excellence and equity is reflected in a rigorous multicultural curriculum, culturally responsive pedagogy, professional learning communities, teacher support, innovative family and community engagement, and a host of other initiatives that push the frontiers of public education. What we are looking for: The Tucson Unified School District is looking for motivated and effective instructional leaders that possess the necessary skillset to promote equity and excellence. We want passionate and dedicated individuals who appreciate the relevant professional development and access to and support rigorous academic content. We promote fair and sensible disciplinary practices, culturally and linguistically responsive family engagement, multicultural curriculum, and culturally responsive pedagogy. We are committed to and insist on an inclusive school climate, and work hard to recruit and retain a diverse staff. If you are a leader who believes in the success of all students from racially, ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, then we invite you to join our district and excel as an administrator. ABOUT TUCSON UNIFIED As Southern Arizona's largest district, Tucson Unified School District is able to provide its team cutting edge educational training and support programs. Five reasons to work in Tucson Unified: We're the place for your talent and passion for student achievement and closing the achievement gap. We’re an urban school district that believes all students can achieve at high levels. We’re committed to providing our students with multicultural and culturally responsive education. We’re transforming our school district and the community by making a difference in the lives of our students. We value and recognize our innovative, high-performing, and creative staff. Join Tucson Unified and serve at the forefront of American education in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. As the second-largest district in the state, we have 89 schools and proudly serving, over 49,000 students, parents, and families since 1867. Mission Statement The mission of the Tucson Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the greater community, is to assure each pre-K through 12th-grade student receives an engaging, rigorous, and comprehensive education. The District is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination in all District activities. At all times, District staff should work to ensure that staff, parents, students, and members of the public are included and welcome to participate in District activities SUMMARY Provides leadership and management of a school with self-contained special education programs and the secondary court adjudicated youth. School is focused on 21st Century student academic achievement and behavioral programs so that students can return to less restrictive learning environments.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Master's Degree in Educational Administration, or closely related field Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card. Arizona Principal Certificate Experience as a Principal/Assistant Principal PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate Three years teaching experience in Special Education Bilingual (English/Spanish) Demonstrated background/experience in school leadership including supervision/management and/or teamwork. Experience using technology as an instructional tool and technology applications Experience or knowledge of 21st Century Learning Experience in public speaking Experience developing and managing budgets Experience developing student-specific interventions, curriculum and instruction, special education, and language acquisition programs. Experience working in a diverse setting. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization COMMENTS Effective: 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR LOCATION: Mary Meredith K-12 School Craycroft and 5th Area, Tucson AZ FTE: 1.0 - 8 hours per day Work Calendar: 12 month The First Review of Applications will begin on April 28th, 2021 Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on the salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage. To view the full job description, please visit our website.http://www.tusd1.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Job-Descriptions Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.