Klamath County School District invites all qualified persons interested in the position of Bonanza Jr./Sr. High School Principal to apply.


GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The school Principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school district. Achieving academic excellence requires that the school Principal work collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of the school and to communicate effectively with parents. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management, emergency procedures, and facility operations. The principal must have strong commitments to his/her own professional development. This position also serves as Gearhart Elementary School Principal. Gearhart is located in Bly, Oregon and has approximatley 10 students, one 1.0 FTE teacher, and three classified staff. 







Hold or qualify for appropriate Oregon administrative license.
Minimum five years’ experience as an educator.

Minimum of two years' school administration experience. 
A clear vision of the school instruction program; understanding school issues.
Ability to lead school improvement efforts informed by data that produce high achievement results.
Strong communication skills that establish positive, collaborative working relationships with and among students, staff, parents and the community.
Effective management of school operations to support teaching and learning.
Understanding of effective educational programming, including English language development, talented and gifted, and special education.

Expertise in personnel selection, management, evaluation, and staff development
Strong fiscal manager; ability to marshal limited resources to meet student and school needs.

Previous administrative and athletic director experience preferred.



Experience with Teacher Evaluation Systems.

Facilitator of ideas; ability to articulate and develop a shared vision within the school community.
Ability to create and foster a safe, student-centered culture where high expectations and learning is valued.
Understanding of the role of instructional technologies.
Supporter of extracurricular programs and activities.
Experience in working with a diverse student body.

Must be willing to lead school level committees and initiatives and assist on district level committees.



Collaborative yet decisive decision-maker; consensus builder.
High ethical and professional standards; firm in personal values and direction.
Genuinely respectful of and values staff, students and parents.
Good listener and communicator; approachable.
Sense of humor.
Highly visible in classrooms within the school, and at events.
Innovative and effective team member. 
A problem solver.

A proven leader in improving instruction.


Closing date:

Open until filled.


Start date:

August 2019


Application materials will remain confidential. Reference check emails will be sent.


Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided on request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Klamath County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.