Principal, Bryan High School
Company: Young World Physical Education
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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Job DescriptionBryan High -School Description: -Since its
dedication in 1972, Bryan High School has come to be known for its
inclusion and school spirit. Bryan High is currently home to over
1,800 students from all over Omaha. Over 30 countries and 33
languages are represented at Bryan High as it celebrates all
cultures and walks of life. Bryan High blazed the trail of College
and Career Academies with their award winning Urban Agricultural
and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics academies. By adding
a Freshman Academy, as well as an Education and Leadership and a
Construction and Design Academy, Bryan High is preparing students
for high wage, high skill, and high demand careers. A college
preparatory school at its core, Bryan High's Advanced Placement
program currently offers numerous courses, in a wide of subjects.
Bryan High School also partners with several local colleges to
offer dual enrolled courses to all students, earning them college
credit before they ever leave Bryan High.Time Frame: The position
-would begin August 2023 with time in June and July designated for
preparation, planning and meetings. -Job Title: Principal
-Location: -4700 Giles Road, Omaha, NE 68157Reports To: -
-Principal SupervisorWork Schedule/FLSA Status: - -12 months /
ExemptSalary Schedule: -OSAA Level 11, commensurate with experience
and educationPosition Purpose: The principal is the instructional
leader of the school. OPS seeks excellent leaders who can prepare
-all -students for college, career, and community
leadership.Essential Performance Responsibilities:Achievement and
Results: Leader articulates clear expectations and holds self and
others accountable for achieving high results for all students.
- Demonstrates high expectations and an unyielding belief that
all students can and will achieve at high levels.
- Holds self and others accountable for reaching high academic
achievement of all students.
- Articulates a clear and compelling vision to prepare all
students for college, career, and community leadership. -
- Sets challenging goals, continuously monitors progress, and
demonstrates persistence to overcome obstacles to achieve
- Proactively develops and implements school improvement plans to
accomplish student achievement goals.
- Helps teachers reach and engage each student based on
individual needs and interests.Equity Leadership: -Leader
demonstrates awareness and conviction to address inequities and
holds adults accountable for doing the same.
- Creates urgency and develops plans to close achievement gaps
and prepare all students for college and career success.
- Addresses biases, engages in courageous conversations, and
makes difficult decisions in the best interest of students.
- Supports teachers and staff to skillfully address race,
culture, class, language acquisition and unique student learning
needs to ensure all students achieve at high levels.Instructional
Leadership: -Leader helps all students master standards through
data-driven instruction and staff evaluation and development.
- Promotes student mastery of standards by implementing rigorous
instructional strategies and assessments aligned to curricula.
- Uses - and enables others to use - multiple forms of student
achievement data to inform instruction and advance learning.
- Ensures that teachers check for student understanding and
clarify, reteach, or adjust instruction.
- Partners with staff to provide students the appropriate
scaffolds and interventions to meet their individual learning
- Evaluates staff and teachers. Observes classrooms to support
effective teaching practices that result in improved student
- Provides coaching and timely, targeted, actionable feedback to
ensure growth in practice.Talent Management: -Leader promotes
professional learning, maximizes staff talent, and appropriately
matches talent to student needs.
- Differentiates approach based on performance: recognizes and
retains high performers, provides targeted support to
mid-performers, and develops or exits low performers.
- Strategically selects and assigns staff to meet students'
unique needs. -
- Provides targeted professional development and support based on
observation and student data.School Culture: -Leader creates a
culture that promotes learning, collaboration, respect, and safety
- Creates a positive, safe, respectful, and welcoming school
culture that focuses on each student's development.
- Promotes collaboration among students, families, staff, and the
- Shares leadership or delegates appropriately, leveraging
individuals' strengths and interests.
- Sets and maintains clear expectations for students that inform
positive behavior management strategies.
- Engages families as integral partners in their children's
education.Communication and Interpersonal Skills: -Leader
skillfully and appropriately engages diverse constituents to meet
- Actively listens, solicits input from diverse stakeholders, and
seeks to understand and address others' perspectives and
- Effectively communicates with students, families, staff, and
- Moves adults to take action and ownership. Manages change,
gains buy-in, and overcomes resistance.
- Resolves conflict in a direct but constructive manner, seeking
- Develops and navigates school and district relationships and
understands implications of actions.
- Reflects, accurately assesses own strengths and growth areas,
solicits candid feedback, and seeks ongoing growth
opportunities.Problem Solving and Strategic Thinking: Leader
assesses situations, defines action plans, and solves problems to
- Collects, analyzes, and uses multiple forms of data to make
- Identifies problems, analyzes root causes, and develops
- Executes effectively: develops and implements action plans,
anticipates risks, and adapts to changing circumstances.Operational
Leadership: Leader develops school systems, procedures, and
protocols to maximize instructional time and attain school goals.
- Prioritizes, aligns, and effectively manages people, time, and
resources (e.g., budget, facilities, etc.) to improve student
outcomes and attain school goals.
- Establishes clear systems and structures to maximize
instructional time and student learning. -
- Delegates and monitors school operations to ensure a safe
learning environment and asks for support to resolve issues as
appropriate.Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as
assigned by the Superintendent or designee.Equipment: This position
may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition
to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and
fax machine. Must always comply with OPS's guidelines for equipment
use.Travel: Limited travel may be required.Physical and Mental
Demands, Work Hazards:
- Must be able to respond rapidly in emergency situations.
- Must have organization, time management, communication, and
- Work in school building environments.Interrelations:
- Contact with personnel within the district and with customers
- Will be working under the indirect supervision of the principal
supervisor in order to lead individual buildings to meet goals as
outlined by the district, state, and building.
- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability
to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and
maintain a positive attitude with all customers and
- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers
in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive
customer service.Employee Punctuality and Appearance:
- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are
expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled
hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has
received approved leave.
- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from
the employee's supervisor or building administrator.
- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a
manner that reflects a positive image of Omaha Public Schools and
is appropriate for their position.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Minimum of Master's Degree with major emphasis in educational
- A valid Nebraska teaching certificate with endorsement in the
area of administration for education is required.
- A minimum of five years of successful teaching experience in an
urban school district is preferred.
- Demonstrated evidence of proficiency in the OPS Principal
- Fluent in Spanish and English, preferred. -
- The vision and courage to ensure every student, regardless of
background, can achieve college and career success.
- A demonstrated track record of increasing student
- Instructional expertise in K-12 education with proven ability
to support, coach, and develop teachers to improve instructional
- A record of success in leading adults and students.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Problem-solving and strategic thinking skills.Terms of
Employment -This position is treated as a full-time exempt
certified position. The terms of your employment will be governed
by applicable state laws regulating employment or teaching in a
Nebraska public school and Board of Education policies, as those
laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is
represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your
employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between
OPS and that collective bargaining representative. -Terms of
employment are contingent upon: -
- Verification of a valid Nebraska Teaching License or other
required license. -
- A background check which demonstrates background is acceptable
for the position sought and working with or around students. -
- Verification of U.S. Citizenship or legal authorization to work
in the United States. -
- Successful completion of a tuberculosis skin test (if required
by federal law for your position). -
- Execution and delivery to OPS of an Administrator Contract
presented by OPS.Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age,
genetic information, gender identity, gender expression,
citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or
economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and
provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth
groups. The following individual has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for
the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE
68131. (531-299-0307) -The Omaha Public School District is
committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its
services, programs, activities, education, and employment for
individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation
in the application process please contact the human resources
department at 531-299-0240. -
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of
Employer DescriptionAbout Omaha Public Schools
Omaha Public Schools: where every child is known, loved, and
inspired! As a large urban public school district, our mission is
to prepare all students to excel in college, career and life. Our
programs are just as diverse as the students we serve. Our district
consists of 63 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, 7 high
schools, 1 virtual school, and 13 alternative programs. We enroll
more than 53,000 students from various ethnic, cultural and
religious backgrounds. We serve more than 17,000 English Language
Learners. Our student population speaks 120 different languages. We
meet all students where they are. We work with our gifted and
talented students by providing a wide array of enrichment programs.
Students have opportunities for advanced studies in essentially
every subject area, including all core curriculum, music, art and
physical education. Students across all grade levels have optimal
educational opportunities. Our magnet schools offer special
instruction in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and
math), dual language, college readiness, law and global studies. We
offer more than 20 career academy programs ranging from urban
agriculture and natural sciences to health occupations, culinary
arts, zoology, automotive technology, digital video production and
welding. We also offer a wide array of programs in visual and
performing arts from opportunities like pottery and 3D-design to
show choirs and marching bands. We are innovators in the world of
educational technology. We are the first district in Nebraska
certified to teach digital citizenship. During the 2016-2017 school
year, we established the first virtual K-8 school in the state of
Nebraska and have since expanded this to K-12. Through online and
face-to-face learning opportunities our students are empowered to
take ownership of their learning. A well-rounded athletic and
physical education program has produced professional athletes and
Olympic gold medalists, while instilling in all students the
importance of "fitness for life." Our students learn to work and
play side-by-side, sharing discoveries and solving problems
together. Omaha families value education and expect a great deal
from their children and their schools. Our test scores exceed the
national average for large school districts. Students have
consistently improved test scores on their Nebraska State
Assessment (NeSA) tests throughout the past six years. Omaha Public
Schools is the third largest employer in the state, with more than
8,000 full-time employees who are involved in the daily operation
of our schools. Our teaching staff has an average of 10 years
experience and nearly 60 percent hold advanced degrees.
Internationally known financier Warren Buffett, annually listed
among the wealthiest Americans, has established a coveted award,
the Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award, to honor teachers in
the Omaha Public Schools. Many of our teachers have won Nebraska
Teacher of the Year Awards, Presidential Excellence awards and
other national, regional and local citations. For further
information, visit our website at district.ops.org or contact us at
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