Job Description

Openings as of 1/23/2020

  • Principal - JTED @ The Bridges (2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 15443
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      Join our groundbreaking team of innovative campus administrators at Southern Arizona’s largest school district.
    Be a Principal in Tucson Unified School District!

    Are you a highly skilled school principal who is motivated to make a difference? Tucson Unified School District’s NEW JTED @ The Bridges High School is opening in August 2020 and we are seeking an inspired principal to lead the team! This 21st Century High School will incorporate core curriculum High School graduation courses with JTED Career & Technical Education programs through project-based learning experiences for all students grades 9-12. As the leader of the school, the Principal will have experience in developing highly effective organizational and academic systems needed to open a new school.

    Tucson Unified School District’s commitment to excellence and equity is reflected in a rigorous multicultural curriculum, culturally responsive pedagogy, professional learning communities, teacher support, innovative family and community engagement, and a host of other initiatives that push the frontiers of public education.


    As Southern Arizona's largest district, Tucson Unified School District is able to provide its team cutting edge educational training and support programs.

    Five reasons to work in Tucson Unified:
    1. We're the place for your talent and passion for student achievement and closing the achievement gap.
    2. We’re an urban school district that believes all students can achieve at high levels.
    3. We’re committed to providing our students with multicultural and culturally responsive education.
    4. We’re transforming our school district and the community by making a difference in the lives of our students.
    5. We value and recognize our innovative, highly performing, and creative staff.
    Join Tucson Unified and serve in the forefront of American education in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. As the second largest district in the state we have 89 schools and proudly serving, over 49,000 students, parents, and families since 1867.

    Mission Statement
    The mission of the Tucson Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the greater community, is to assure each pre-K through 12th grade student receives an engaging, rigorous and comprehensive education.

    The District is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination in all District activities. At all times, District staff should work to ensure that staff, parents, students and members of the public are included and welcome to participate in District activities.

    Provides leadership and management of a school that is focused on student learning, achievement, relationships and communication, and efficient operations. Promotes the success of students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a 21st Century vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.

    Master's Degree in Educational Administration, or closely related field.
    Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
    Arizona Principal Certificate
    Three years teaching experience.

    Experience as a Principal/Assistant Principal
    English/Spanish Bilingual
    Demonstrated background/experience in school leadership including supervision/management and/or team work.
    Experience using technology as an instructional tool and technology applications
    Experience or knowledge of 21st Century Learning
    Experience in public speaking
    Experience developing and managing budgets
    Experience developing student specific interventions, curriculum and instruction, special education and language acquisition programs.
    Experience working in a diverse setting

    Experience implementing Project & Problem based instruction
    Experience in creating and implementing organizational and academics structures or programs
    Knowledge of Career & Technical Education programs

    Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization

    2020 - 2021 SCHOOL YEAR
    Please be sure to upload cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to your application
    Salary Range: $86,337.10 - $100,234.69

    Salary placement based on experience

    LOCATION - JTED @ The Bridges

    First Review of Applications will begin on Monday, January 27, 2020

    Notice of Nondiscrimination
    Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning Governing Board, District employees, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

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