Principal, Harrison Elementary
The principal is the instructional leader of the school. OPS seeks excellent leaders who can prepare all students for college, career, and community leadership.
Harrison Elementary serves a diverse student population through sixth grade. Resource programs in special education, gifted and talented education, English as a Second Language, and guidance and counseling are available to support the regular classroom program. The cooperative partnership between staff, parents and community is dedicated to providing educational opportunities, which promote high student achievement and strong student leadership. Harrison has an active, involved parent-teacher association and several generous community business partners who contribute expertise, material and financial support to the students and educational programs. The Harrison staff, parents, and community work together to ensure every student’s academic success.
Location: 5304 Hamilton Street, Omaha, NE 68132
Reports To: Principal Supervisor
Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 10 month/210 days, Exempt
Essential Performance Responsibilities:
Achievement and Results: Leader articulates clear expectations and holds self and others accountable for achieving high results for all students.
Equity Leadership: Leader demonstrates awareness and conviction to address inequities and holds adults accountable for doing the same.
Instructional Leadership: Leader helps all students master standards through data-driven instruction and staff evaluation and development.
Talent Management: Leader promotes professional learning, maximizes staff talent, and appropriately matches talent to student needs.
School Culture: Leader creates a culture that promotes learning, collaboration, respect, and safety for all.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Leader skillfully and appropriately engages diverse constituents to meet student needs.
Problem Solving and Strategic Thinking: Leader assesses situations, defines action plans, and solves problems to accomplish goals.
Operational Leadership: Leader develops school systems, procedures, and protocols to maximize instructional time and attain school goals.