Elementary Principal

Wayne Community Schools, a progressive PK-12th grade school district in Northeast Nebraska, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Elementary School Principal. This position provides instructional leadership for students and staff in grades Kindergarten – 6th. Successful candidates will be student-oriented, innovative, focused on academic achievement, versed in instructional leadership, curriculum, and school improvement, and be team oriented as part of the district administrative staff. 

Other desirable attributes include the ability to communicate with students and parents, be involved in the community, and promote the success of all students by acting with fairness and integrity in an ethical and positive manner. Applicants must hold a Nebraska Administrative Certificate, or have eligibility to meet requirements to obtain certification. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of successful teaching experience. 

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Additional Information


Salary is negotiable and is part of a comprehensive, extensive, and competitive salary and benefit package. The position is a 10.5 month contract beginning on or about August 1, 2024. Wayne Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Wayne Community Schools
611 W. 7th St
Wayne, NE 68787

Mark Lenihan
(p) (402) 375-3150
(f) (402) 375-5251

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 1, 2024. Candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, references, 2-3 letters of recommendation, a copy of their Nebraska Administrative Certificate, and a certificated staff application from our website; https://www.wayneschools.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/District%7CEmployment

Materials should be sent to:

Dr. Mark Lenihan, Superintendent, Wayne Community Schools

611 W 7th St.  Wayne, NE 68787