PRINCIPAL: LICKING HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL

PRINCIPAL: LICKING HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL

JOB OPENING INFORMATION:  

Position:  High School Principal

District:  Licking Heights Local Schools

Salary:  $95,000 - $115,000

Deadline:  June 15, 2018

Qualifications:  Possess an Ohio Administrative License/Certificate for the position of high school principal; high performance expectations for students, staff and self; successful educational leadership roles or comparable experience; understanding of ninth through twelfth grade instruction, including a focus on college and career readiness; record of educational positions or experience showing increasing responsibilities; strong instructional leadership background; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work in a collaborative environment with building staff, district staff, parents and community. A minimum of three years of administrative experience preferred.
About the position
It’s a time of dynamic growth and unprecedented change within the Licking Heights School District. This fall, we are breaking ground on our new high school building and we’re looking for someone to help us open the doors to 1,600 students in the fall of 2020. LHHS needs a high energy, creative collaborator who promotes team building and innovative problem solving. This building leader should be comfortable building bridges between diverse communities, as well as developing career pathways and partnerships with our local employers. We are growing quickly - in student population, in diversity, and in student programming - and we need someone to hit the ground running.

Applicants must hold a Master's degree, or higher, in Educational Administration and a valid State of Ohio high school principal license. A minimum of three years of experience as an administrator is preferred with an emphasis on candidates with building principal experience. A comprehensive compensation package is provided, including a salary commensurate with experience and skills within an expected range of $95,000 – $115,000.

About Licking Heights Local Schools
Licking Heights Local Schools, organized in 1956, encompasses 37 square miles approximately 20 minutes east of Columbus. Though it seems like a small community in a semi-rural environment, recent economic development has made Licking Heights one of the four fastest growing school districts in Ohio. Our total district enrollment is 4,400 and growing; our total students have more than doubled since 2003 when the current high school building opened.

With a diverse student population speaking more than 30 languages, the district focuses on student learning and achievement while looking toward the future as it continues to be recognized as a leader in innovative best practice.

The diversity in our business development echoes the diversity in our schools. Most recently, companies like Facebook and American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio have opened expanded operational facilities within the district, bringing jobs to our local community and exploration opportunities for our students.

Contact Name:  Kim Henderson, Director of Human Resources and Student Discipline

Contact Email Address:  khenderson@lhschools.org

Contact Phone:  (740) 927-6926

Additional Information:  APPLY WITH LETTER OF
INTEREST TO MS. KIM HENDERSON,
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES & STUDENT DISCIPLINE, khenderson@lhschools.org
Licking Heights does place an emphasis on accepting a diverse pool of candidates reflecting the school district’s student population.

DR. PHILIP WAGNER, SUPERINTENDENT
Licking Heights Local School District
6539 Summit Road
Pataskala, Ohio 43062


Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Employment Opportunity: The Licking Heights Local School District Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), military status, ancestry, or age in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.