Morris School District | Morristown, NJ


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Posted Date 2/22/2024
Expiration Date7/13/2024
  • Valid Standard New Jersey Principal certificate or eligibility.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills in the areas of curriculum, program evaluation, staff  development and school improvement.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to complete job responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  1. Assumes responsibility for the management of the school in accordance with law, administrative code and board policies and regulations.
  2. Keeps the Superintendent informed of school activities and needs; works cooperatively with  central  office staff on matters relating to the school and the district.
  3. Establishes and maintains an effective learning climate in the school.
  4. Monitors delivery and implementation of the instructional program, and provides feedback directly to teachers.
  5. Complete staff observation and evaluation in accordance with NJAchieve requirements.  Plans, organizes and supervises all curricular and school sponsored extracurricular activities.
  6. Conducts staff meetings as required for the proper functioning of the school.
  7. Interviews, recommends for appointment, assigns, supervises and evaluates the performance of all school employees and assists them in achievement of their job goals.
  8. Follow all state and district HIB regulations.
  9. Prepares and submits the school’s budget requests and monitors the expenditure of funds.
  10. Establishes and maintains an efficient office system to support the administrative functions of the school. 
  11. Ensures the safekeeping of student and personnel files and other confidential records and documents; and the destruction of public records in accordance with law and regulations.
  12. Reports incidents of violence, vandalism and substance abuse.  Works cooperatively with law enforcement authorities in maintaining a safe and drug-free school environment.
  13. Develops and maintains a Crisis Management Plan and building security plan.
  14. Plans, schedules and supervises fire crisis plan and other emergency drills as required by law and board policy. 
  15. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary in accordance with board policy and the students’ rights to due process.
  16. Acts as a liaison between the school, home and community; interprets policies, programs and activities; and encourages board community participation in the affairs of the school. 
  17. Communicates information to parents and the community that is required by law or administrative code.
  18. Assumes responsibility for his/her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, memberships in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses and by reading professional journals and other publications.
  19. Performs other duties which may be assigned or required by law, code, regulation or board policy.
  20. Monitor compliance requirements with state and federal regulations to ensure that regulations are  instituted accurately.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his designee.

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You MUST fill out the ONLINE APPLICATION to be considered for this position.  We DO NOT ACCEPT paper resumes, paper applications, faxes or emails.
        Position requires appropriate New Jersey Certification.

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  The Morris School District offers a competitive salary and be
nefits package.
We are an equal opportunity employer/AA

Effective September 1, 2011, The New Jersey First Act implemented May 17, 2011, requires all employees of a school district to reside in the state of New Jersey. Employees of the Morris School District hired after the effective date who do not reside in the State of New Jersey at the time of hire have one year from the effective date of employment to relocate their primary residence to New Jersey. Employees of the school district hired prior to the September 1, 2011 effective date of this Act are grandfathered and are not required to relocate to New Jersey.

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