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Position information:

  • Must develop positive learning culture with all stakeholders
  • Passionate about connecting with students and staff
  • Comfortable taking a leadership role
  • Expected to oversee and lead improvement in curriculum at the Jr. High level
  • Expected to set high expectations and hold students accountable for their actions
  • Expected to utilize district’s evaluation plan to improve performance
  • Maintain open lines of communication and confidentiality with Superintendent and administrative team
  • There are approximately 600 students and 65 staff
  • 11 Month Position

 Primary Job Responsibility:  The primary responsibility of the principal shall be the improvement of instruction.  A majority of the time spent by the principal shall be spent on curriculum and staff development through both formal and informal activities, establishing clear lines of communication regarding school goals, accomplishments, practices and policies with parents and teachers.

Job Description: Available upon request

Reports to: Superintendent of Schools


IL Professional Educator License, Master's Degree, Experience as a Building Administrator preferred, and Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate


  • Total salary package will be based upon candidates education and experience
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Term life insurance 

How to Apply

To apply, please submit:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • copy of teaching license
  • application


  • Mark E. Doan, Superintendent, Effingham CUSD #40, 2803 S. Banker, PO Box 130, Effingham, IL 62401,

Ph: 217-540-1502

Application and email address can be found at the above address or on the website: www.unit40.org

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