OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Oak Ridge Schools seek applicants for the position of Oak Ridge High School Principal. This is the only high school in the Oak Ridge community; a top 100 rated school community, as well as an educational and scientific center, located west of the Knoxville, Tennessee metropolitan area. A sixty-one million dollar building renovation was completed in 2008. The remodeled facility received several state and national awards for design and construction. The school serves 1409 students in grades 9-12 with a faculty of 110 staff members.
The high school principalship is a twelve-month position with 24 paid vacation days and 10 paid holidays. Salary ranges for this position in the proposed 2015 - 2016 school budget will be $78,756 – 106,041. A generous benefits package is also available. Salary will be negotiated within the prescribed range and training and experience will be taken into consideration.
An applicant for this position must hold a minimum of a Master’s degree and must have or be able to obtain a Tennessee secondary principal license. The person who receives this appointment will be required to reside in the City of Oak Ridge.
The successful candidate must have a record of success that demonstrates a strong commitment to students, scholarship, creative leadership and initiative, a solid background in curriculum and instruction and technology, positive community relations, and effective oral and written communication skills. The role of the secondary principal focuses most sharply on educational leadership, i.e., the curriculum, instruction and professional improvement of the staff.
Review of applications will begin on February 27, 2015. Starting date will be July 1, 2015.
Interested applicants should apply on-line at www.ortn.edu. For information contact:
Office of Human Resources
Oak Ridge Schools
Congratulations to our 2014 Tennessee
High School Principal of the Year
Middle School Principal of the Year
Assistant Principal of the Year Applications are now available online at www.nassp.org
OCTOBER has been declared
Blackman High School
Tennessee Association of School Librarians (TASL) has named Mrs. Stephanie Ham, Lead Librarian for Metro-Nashville Public Schools, to TASL’s Distinguished Administrator Honor Roll. Librarian Cami Townsel nominated Mrs. Ham for this honor. She is to be commended for his support of school libraries.
The Distinguished Administrator Honor Roll recognizes administrators in Tennessee who have been particularly supportive of a school’s library program. The award, in the form of a certificate, will be presented at the Awards Banquet during this year’s TASL conference in Murfreesboro on October 24th. Completion of some activity or support that enhances the school media program is required in order to receive this award.
Mrs. Ham has been a strong advocate for libraries in Metro-Nashville Public Schools. According to librarian Cami Townsel, Mrs. Ham advocates for school libraries and promotes the role of school librarians as instructional designers. Mrs. Ham handles large district initiatives as well as the needs of individual schools. Ms. Townsel is particularly grateful for new carpeting and shelves at Martin Luther King Academic Magnet School.
School librarians recognize how crucial the support of a good administrator is in developing and maintaining a quality library program that benefits all students. Metro-Nashville Public Schools is to be commended on having an honoree like Mrs. Ham.
from U. S. Department of Education’s Principal Ambassador Fellowship
Details are in development,
but here’s what we currently know:
Because the application
requires a tight turnaround during a challenging time of the year, we
are giving principals this advance notice to begin preparing materials
now. We hope you will consider this opportunity, and if you are fortunate
to be a principal selected to serve as an Ambassador, you can expect the
full support of NAESP and NASSP. We are eager to work with the Department
of Education in bringing principals to the table and letting their voices
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