Early Learning Center Principal

Monday, September 16, 2019
Tecumseh Public Schools
Position Details: 

Job Posting

Early Learning Center Principal (Grades K-1)

Internal & External Candidates Accepted - Location: North Early Learning Center
Immediate Supervisor:  TPS Superintendent


Required Qualifications:



  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate
  • Currently holds, or working to obtain, a valid administrator certificate
  • Master’s degree in administration or educational leadership is preferred
  • Early Childhood background preferred
  • Successful teaching and leadership experience and familiarity with Customized Learning concepts
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of technology



  • Ability to communicate effectively and dynamically in writing and orally with all levels of management, staff, parents, community leaders, and learners
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team setting as a team player
  • Strong, proven work ethic with demonstrated honesty and integrity
  • Proven motivator with strong leadership skills
  • Proven learner focused beliefs and philosophy
  • Alignment to the Mission and Vision of Tecumseh Public Schools.



  • Demonstrated commitment to training and development
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the challenges and issues facing public education
  • Demonstrated understanding and skills relating to technology and instructional improvement
  • Demonstrated successful experience in developing and implementing activities for/with students
  • Understanding of and support for at-risk/special needs populations



General Information/Duties:

  • Implement and be responsible for the enforcement of student discipline policies and procedures
  • Work with staff in implementing the curriculum at the building level in keeping with the broader school district program
  • Propose, design and implement, with staff, innovative programs focused on improved student learning
  • Assist in the planning, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of the curriculum, including extracurricular activities
  • Evaluate staff performance
  • Works to maintain a safe and orderly environment
  • Promote communication and mutual understanding between staff, parents, learners and the community as directed by the high school principal
  • Promote a school environment which is conducive to learning for each and every learner
  • Carry out Board policies and administrative procedures
  • Serve as the catalyst for positive learner-oriented change
  • Have a thorough understanding of Section #504 Accommodations
  • Have a thorough understanding of the I.E.P. process, including the writing of behavior plans
  • Attend special events held to recognize learner achievement, and attend school-sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events
  • Participate in all meetings as required or appropriate
  • Serve as a leader and a model of leadership to others
  • Be responsible for other duties as assigned by the superintendent

Please submit letters of interest, resume, references, etc. by way of the TPS online application system at http://www.tps.k12.mi.us/departments/hr?all=1. NOTICE: Interview invitations will be sent to the email provided on the application.


TECUMSEH PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, married or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.


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