Department of Administrative Services

State School Principal 1 (8027PP)

$48.17-$65.68 Hourly / $3,853.84-$5,254.64 BiWeekly /
$100,585.00-$137,146.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

Within a State Unified School District, plans, organizes, directs, and controls a state facility's full time educational program comprised of a staff of less than 15 educational professionals.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direction of an appropriate administrator of higher grade who reviews work for effectiveness and conformance with policy.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises teachers, instructors, professional support staff and clerical staff assigned to the educational program.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plans, organizes, directs and controls the operations and activities of the educational program at a State facility; coordinates all educational services provided by the facility; supervises educational staff in academic, vocational, and special education programs; evaluates staff performance; allocates resources within the educational program in order to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of service; ensures that the educational program is in compliance with Federal and State regulations and agency policies and procedures; organizes staff schedules and school calendar to meet State guidelines and program needs; recommends policies and procedures that are consistent with the goals and objectives of the facility and Federal and State mandates; provides consultation to staff in curriculum development and program planning; evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of existing educational programs; oversees extra-curricular activities and demonstrations; directs the maintenance of educational records; prepares written and oral reports; may act as administrator in charge of the facility; may assist in the preparation and administration of allocated budget; may direct the recruitment, screening, and selection of professional staff; performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of philosophy and methods of education and teaching; knowledge of the principles and practices of education for special needs population; ability to plan, organize, direct and control an educational program; decision making ability; ability to prepare and present clear and concise written and oral reports; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with facility and departmental professionals and administrators, professional staff of the Department of Education and other state agencies, public school systems, local education agencies, parents and others contacted in the work; administrative ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Master's degree in education or related field plus eighteen (18) semester hours of graduate credit and completion of fifty (50) school months of successful teaching or service employment as identified in State of Connecticut, Regulation of State Board of Education, Sec. 10-145d-574 (a - f).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Connecticut State Board of Education certification as a Intermediate Administrator/Supervisor will be required at time of appointment.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle operator's license.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(09)-Education

BARGAINING UNIT

(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)

EEO

Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

PP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of State School Principal 1 in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to change bargaining unit designation, EEO Code and Pay Plan) Action No.  21- 045.

EFFECTIVE DATE

06/19/2020

CLASS: 8027PP; EST: 4/2/1979; REV: 8/17/2021;