Paterson Public Schools | Paterson, NJ


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Posted Date 7/28/2022
Expiration Date9/30/2022
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2022      

Staff Needed: 
One (1) Principal


  1. Hold a New Jersey Administrative Certificate in accordance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:27.1 et seq., and N.J.A.C. Title 6 Chapter 11, with a principal endorsement (N.J.A.C 6:11-9.3 and 9.5)
  2. Hold a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  3. Have at least five (5) years excellent administrative experience as a Principal, Assistant Principal or Central Office Administrator and a minimum of seven (7) years of excellent experience in teaching and working with adolescents
  4. Demonstrate excellent leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate people
  5. Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and program evaluation, child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning
  7. Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community
  8. Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior
  9. Organize, manage, evaluate, and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the entire school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school and district, including instructional programs in the Core Curriculum Content Standards, extracurricular activities, discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, financial management, facilities maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, emergency procedures, and community relations
  10. Ensure compliance with all laws, administrative codes, Board polices and regulations, including Affirmative Action mandates
  11. Collect and analyze data regarding the needs and achievement of students, including State assessments, and other pertinent information affecting the design and implementation of services and programs, using the information to recommend new programs and modifications to existing programs
  12. Lead school level planning processes to ensure the development, implementation, and evaluation of all school programs and activities. The planning processes shall include development of the State mandated school level objectives (N.J.A.C. 6:8-4.4(a) 2), following the required procedures
  13. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with students, staff, parents, administrators, and the community

Salary:        As Per Negotiated Contract
Initiator:    Cheryl Coy, Assistant Superintendent

  • Meet such alternatives to above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable
  • Pending budget availability
  • All postings are open for ten (10) consecutive days following the date or until filled

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