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  • Has experience and knowledge of best curriculum practices for respective grade levels and programs (e.g. special education, dual language, etc.) within the school.

  • Possesses knowledge of District policies and regulations relating to areas of responsibilities.

  • Demonstrates commitment and proven track record as an educator to improve student achievement and growth, support school improvement, and participate and lead professional development as a life-long learner.

  • Has an understanding of, and the ability to use, data from a variety of sources to improve student learning, school climate, and the school overall.

  • Coordinates and leads all special education and related services in the building and serves as the representative for the school district at IEP and 504 meetings.

  • Ensures the efficient, effective operation of the school by assisting in the leadership of the building’s staff development program, evaluation of employees, developing and administering the school budget, and implementing and interpreting policies, procedures, and regulations for effective day-to-day and long term operations.

  • Ensures effective community-staff-student relations by promoting communication and participation, by identifying needs and planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the school-community relations activities in a manner which is visible to the public. 

  • Actively participates and leads when needed with regular meetings with the building principal, building leadership team, student services team (at the building-level & district-wide), and district leadership team.

  • Promotes and leads parental and community engagement in school and District activities.

  • Provides a positive learning climate in the school by establishing, enforcing and maintaining appropriate student behavior standards and guidelines.

  • Provides planning leadership and direction to staff committees and is  actively involved in contributing to curriculum and school improvement plans and decisions. 

  • Ensures the systematic improvement and evaluation of instructional and management programs that respond to student, school, community, and District needs.

  • Oversees and manages 504 plans for the purpose of maintaining compliance and implementation.

  • Completes all other duties as assigned.



  • Master's degree or equivalent
  • Illinois Professional Educator License registered in DuPage County and endorsed as a General Administrator or Principal
  • Completion of Illinois Performance Evaluation Teacher Evaluation Modules
  • Experience with leading school communities and special education/student services is preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is strongly preferred.


Regionally competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the preferred candidate including a 10 month contract with Board paid TRS.

How to Apply

Apply online via the Elmhurst District 205 website.  You can follow the path below:

elmhurst205.org / Job opportunities / start an application for employment / Start

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