Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence Principal in Ridgeland, South Carolina

Principal JobID: 7279

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Administrative Staff

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  •   POSITION PURPOSE: The principal is the administrative leader of the school, and as such assumes full responsibility for all aspects of the school program. The principal will use necessary leadership, supervisory and administrative skills so as to promote the educational development of each student to his/her fullest potential. Use of independent judgment and decision-making is required in matters not having established rules, regulations or policies.


  • Serves as an instructional leader, utilizing data to assist with the development and monitoring of educational goals and initiatives that promote improved academic achievement for all students.

  • Supports the implementation of the district and school’s vision, goals and strategies.

  • Interviews and recommends employment of all school-based employees.

  • Conducts the orientation of newly assigned staff members.

  • Provides supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the school district’s policies, procedures and applicable laws.

  • Supervises the instructional program and assists teachers in personal growth.

  • Utilizes staff members in school level decision making concerning educational and behavioral initiatives in the school.

  • Establishes and implements a school-wide discipline plan.

  • Prepares class schedules, cumulative records and attendance reports.

  • Plans and implements all school activities.

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for all students and staff.

  • Coordinates and/or supervises support services, including maintenance, security, food services, recreational programs and building maintenance.

  • Plans and monitors the school budget(s).

  • Conducts routine inspections of the school plant.

  • Plans and supervises fire drills and emergency preparedness programs.

  • Promote good school and community relationships, including appropriate public relations activities.

  • Develops and implements a personal professional growth plan as approved by the Superintendent.

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent or other district office administrator as designated by the Superintendent. QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Educational Leadership or a related discipline.

  • Must possess a valid South Carolina Administrative Certificate and South Carolina driver's license.

  • Applicants should have a focus on student achievement; a knowledge and/or experience in the use of instructional technology; excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff and community.


  • Minimum of three years administrative experience as a principal preferred.

  • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a wide variety of people and to successfully support encourage and challenge others to be the best that they can be.

  • Ability to handle unforeseen situations in accordance with Board Policy and district Administrative rules.

  • Ability to work with others.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:

  • Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.

  • Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.

  • Speak and hear.

  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.

  • Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, technology equipment, computers, and/or controls.


  • Work effectively with and respond to diverse cultures or backgrounds.

  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and professional manner for the assignment and work setting.

  • Have regular and punctual attendance.

  • Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by the proper authorities.

    REPORTS TO: Superintendent DAYS PER YEAR: 260 SALARY CLASSIFICATION: Principal (Elementary, Middle or High) EMPLOYEE GROUP: Administrative APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Must apply online by completing an "Administrative" application and adding this specific job to your online application. FLSA STATUS: Exempt EMPLOYEE'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT STATEMENT: 1. I have reviewed the above position description and understand its contents. 2. I am aware that my position description may be revised or updated at any time and once notified of changes, I remain responsible for knowledge of its contents. 3. I hereby certify that I possess the physical and mental ability to fulfill the essential functions of the above position with or without reasonable accommodation(s). If I require accommodation(s) in order to fulfill any or all of these functions, I agree to provide information to the District regarding the requested accommodation(s). Employee's Name (Print): __________ Employee's Signature: __________ Date: ________