Principal of Isla Vista Elementary School

Goleta Union Elementary Goleta, CA
Principal of Isla Vista Elementary School


Goleta Union Elementary

Date Posted:



Bonnie Casey

805-681-1200 215

Number Openings: (At time of posting)


Length of Work Year:

205 days

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

6/1/2018 11:55 AM Pacific


$122,711 - $133,711

Date Posted:

5/11/2018 Application Deadline:

6/1/2018 11:55 AM Pacific Employment Type:

Full Time Length of Work Year:

205 days Salary:

$122,711 - $133,711 Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1 Contact: Bonnie Casey Email: Phone: 805-681-1200 215

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

Elementary School Principal

The site principal, as the instructional leader, successfully defines and skillfully communicates the mission of the school. Manages curriculum and instruction, supervises teaching, monitors student progress, and creates a climate in which student learning is valued.


Under the immediate direction of the Superintendent

Essential Job Functions

* Instructional Leadership: Establishes positive school climate; assesses instructional program effectively; assists the staff in the improvement of instruction.

* Personnel Management and Interpersonal Relations: Evaluates personnel in a competent, timely manner; motivates the staff to greater accomplishments; causes the staff to work as a dedicated professional unit; involves staff in decision making appropriate to the situation.

* Community Relations: Skillfully and appropriately involves the community in school activities; maintains good community relations.

* Budget and Plant Management: Practices sound budgetary management; follows established business procedures.

* Functions as a Member of the District Leadership Team: Makes decisions and assumes responsibility for them; assumes and carries out district-wide responsibilities willingly; cooperates with other staff members.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Educational theory, research, and current issues; state and federal laws and regulations governing management of public schools; child development appropriate to elementary education including motivation and discipline; California State Common Core Standards and State frameworks; State and local assessments: California Standards for the Teaching Profession and California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders; strategic planning; effective managerial skills as they relate to school administration: sound principles of learning theory and instructional methodology; the role of technology in education.

ABILITY TO: Provide leadership and direction in areas of responsibility; identify and analyze problems and propose plausible solutions; make decisions and be responsible for those decisions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with staff, students, parents and district administration: use strong organizational and people skills; plan and organize; schedule, supervise, and evaluate the work of others; Analyze and explain student assessment data to inform instruction and evaluate program effectiveness; determine and implement appropriate staff development opportunities.


Must hold valid Teaching and Administrative Credential Master's Degree.

Minimum 3 years experience at elementary or intermediate level.

Experience as a Principal, Assistant Principal, Summer School Principal or Principal Designee desirable.

Working Conditions


A typical school environment, including offices, classrooms, playground, multi-purpose rooms.


Standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods of time; using hands to handle or feel objects or controls, and use technological equipment and devices: reaching with the hands and arms; seeing, including close, distance, and peripheral vision, to ensure proper supervision of students to ensure proper supervision of students; hearing and speaking abilities to ensure proper supervision of students and to facilitate communication with students, staff, parents, and community.


Exposure to outside weather conditions on occasion; exposure to moderate to medium noise levels; potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.

Terms of Employment

Department of Motor Vehicles Clean Driving Record Report Criminal justice Department Fingerprint Clearance.

Work Calendar

205-day calendar

Requirements for Applying

Valid CA Teaching and Administrative CredentialMasters Degree

Letter of IntroductionResumeThree (3) Letters of Recommendation

Requirements for Applying

Valid CA Teaching and Administrative CredentialMasters Degree

Letter of IntroductionResumeThree (3) Letters of Recommendation

Isla Vista School is one of nine neighborhood elementary schools in the Goleta Union School District.Our school is located in the unique community of Isla Vista, near the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB).We serve approximately 475 students, preschool through sixth grade. Isla Vista is a California Distinguished Schooland a Title I Academic Achievement Award winner.


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