Date Posted May 08, 2024
Industry Other Teaching Jobs
Certification Needed
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Our Principal is primarily responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the program’s educational, behavioral, and administrative functions. You will supervise instruction and curriculum development; and function as building manager, instructional leader, school climate leader, staff developer, and school/community relations specialist. 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual leader to manage the day-to-day operation of our Harrisonburg School.  Small classroom sizes, excellent salary, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, sick leave, 401K and more. Ready to beat burnout by working in a dynamic, student-centered school? Apply now! 

We serve students ages 5 to 22 who need extra support to find success in the classroom and community in locations across Virginia.  


  • Graduate degree from accredited college or university.
  • Eligibility or possession of a Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in Special Education and/or Administration/Supervision K-12.
  • Thorough knowledge of general and special education principles, practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, teachers, and parents and parents.
  • Ability to travel to other sites, locations, field trips with students.
  • Ability to complete CPR and First Aid Training.
  • Ability to maintain a valid Virginia Driver's License and a driving record with less than 5 demerit points. 


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school which includes the organization, administration, and supervision of the instructional program within the school.
  • Manages human, material, and financial resources to ensure student learning and to comply with legal mandates.
  • Plans, implements, supports, and assesses instructional programs that enhance teaching and student achievement of the Standards of
  • Learning and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals.
  • Supervises the alignment, coordination, and delivery of assigned programs and/or curricular areas.
  • Interprets all licensure, VAISEF and DOE regulations and mandates; and ensures that all regulations are accurately maintained.
  • Holds regular faculty meetings and maintains effective communication with all school personnel.
  • Supervises, develops, and evaluates staff subject to agency human resources practices and policies.
  • Orients, supports, evaluates, and retains quality instructional and support personnel.
  • Provides staff development programs consistent with program evaluation results and school instructional improvement plans.
  • Develops, reviews, updates and trains staff on program evaluation results and school instructional improvement plans, organizational information, and changes in regulations.
  • Maintains school handbook of policies and procedures, including: the school’s standards of student conduct along with matters of interest to parents and students.
  • Maintains licensure at the state and/or national level assumes responsibility for professional growth and keeps materials, supplies, and skills up-to-date.
  • Assumes responsibilities outside the classroom as they relate to school.
  • Performs related duties and other duties as assigned. 

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Starting pay for a Principal – $70k based on licensure and experience
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Nationwide Pet Insurance, including coverage for reptiles, birds and exotic pets
  • 401(k) and 401(k) Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program, including Access to Chaplain Services
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • STD, LTD, Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Generous PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Retention Bonus
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Unlimited Access to Premium Calm App for Staff plus Friends and Family
  • Early access to paid wages with PayActiv