CES Principal Search

CES Principal Search
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CES Principal Application
Job Description

Center Elementary School Principal, PK-4

12 Old Farms Rd., Willington CT 06279

Willington Public Schools

40A Old Farms Rd., Willington, CT 06279


Position Summary

Willington is seeking a dynamic individual as the Principal of a PK-4 small rural elementary school with a warm, caring and successful educational environment for its 240 students, staff, and their families.  This educator must be student-centered, an effective communicator, highly visible, with expertise in instructional practices and proficient in technology. Students transition from Center to Hall Memorial Middle School (grades 5-8) and complete their 9-12 education at Region 19, E.O. Smith High School.


The Principal shall:

·         Provide educational and instructional leadership and assist in the development of curriculum and instructional programs for grades PK-4 and in the district.

·         Analyze student achievement results to identify areas of need and inform school improvement efforts.

·         Engage staff in the development and continuous refinement of a shared vision for effective teaching and learning.

·         Advocate educator and staff excellence through continuous improvement to develop and achieve the school and district’s vision of high expectation for all students.

·         Lead the recruitment, hiring and strategic placement of highly-qualified staff in collaboration with the administrative team.

·         Direct, supervise, and evaluate professional, paraprofessional and support staff.

·         Prepare and effectively monitor the school budget.

·         Oversee operations at the school included school safety.

·         Build relationships with families and community members.

·         Work collaboratively with Hall Memorial School (grades 5-8) administration and staff on aspects of curriculum, hiring, professional learning, and operations.

·         Demonstrate strong pedagogical skills, ability to coach adults, and technology proficient.

·         Establish a program of public relations furthering the community’s understanding and support of the total school educational program.


This position is full time (200 days) with a competitive salary and fringe benefit package. Qualified applicants can find the application by clicking on the CES Principal Application link above and should email the application, a letter of interest, current resume, two current letters of professional reference, copies of certification and transcripts to Phil Stevens, Superintendent, at pstevens@willingtonct.org

The district reserves the right to close the job position when a suitable applicant has been found.


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