Elementary Principal

Come be a part of our team at Cozad Community Schools, where we believe in Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, and Courage. Cozad Creates Success!

We seek a candidate who will spearhead priorities that have been established at Cozad Community Schools. Priorities include a focus on school improvement at the building and district levels, an MTSS-driven decision-making process, and a culture of collaboration and positivity. Our future elementary leader will partner with our administrative team, students, parents, and community to support our student-centered culture and continue to grow the high expectations that exist within our strong learning culture.

Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Education and hold, or be eligible to obtain, a Nebraska Department of Education Administrative Certificate with a K-6 Principal endorsement.  A minimum of five years of educational experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

Zone 4



Additional Information

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Instructional leadership for 500+ students and 50+ staff
  • A strong vision of academic success for all students
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The mastery to build genuine, sustainable relationships with students and staff
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to make essential student-centered decisions
  • A team-centered commitment to the district’s continuous school improvement process
  • An understanding of the MTSS model
  • The characteristics of strong administrative leadership in managing people, data & processes at the building, district, community and state levels.
  • the #HaymakerWay

Contact Information

Cozad Community Schools
1910 Meridian Avenue
Cozad, Nebraska 69130

James Ford
(p) (308) 784-2745
(f) (308) 217-4504

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation, transcripts and current Nebraska teaching certificate with proper endorsement, in PDF format, to employment@cozadschools.net.  Review of applicants will continue until a satisfactory candidate is hired.  Position subject to veteran’s preference.  EOE.