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Southfield Christian School

Elementary School Principal

Southfield Christian School
Southfield, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 03/18/2014
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Purpose:  To provide the leadership, supervision and administration to promote a high-quality and spiritually sound elementary school education program through curriculum planning, instructional strategies, student accountability and professional development.  Additionally, the position will be responsible for promoting strong partnerships among school, parents, students and community.


Education:          Master’s Degree (Mandatory)

                              Master’s Degree in Education Leadership (Preferred)

Experience:        Minimum of 5 years teaching experience (Required)

                                Previous administrative/supervisory experience (Preferred)

                                Previous oversight of school budgeting and monitoring of expenditures (Preferred)

                                Demonstrated understanding of standards and assessments

Must Have:

Demonstrated personal walk with Jesus Christ (Mandatory)

Michigan Teaching Certificate (Mandatory)

Valid Administrator’s Certificate (Preferred)

Strong oral, written and organization skills

Advanced computer skills and literacy (Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for providing spiritual leadership for the elementary school
  • Serve as educational leader of the elementary school which includes annual teacher assessments
  • Provide oversight to the development of elementary school curriculum and implementation
  • ·Responsible for designing and delegating a system of disciplinary reference for all school matters
  • Facilitate the procurement of personnel and ensure professional development of staff
  • Responsible for coordinating the elementary administrative staff which includes: administrative assistant, crossing guards, elementary after school care, etc.
  • Responsible for admissions interviews and acceptance
  • Responsible for all areas of elementary school communication – with staff, parents and students
  • Oversees budget responsibilities for the elementary school
  • Responsible for a variety of school activities
  • Develop a long term strategic plan and vision for the elementary school
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned (full explanation of duties and responsibilities included in job description) 

Work Schedule:


  • 10 Month position (plus some responsibilities in the summer) 
  • During certain times, must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate after hours events – conference, open house, award ceremonies, etc. 
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package – health , dental, life, disability, vacation/time off 
  • Retirement benefits after two years of service


 Interested candidates should send their resume and application to: Mary Ellen Alfredson, Director of Human Resources at Southfield Christian School:  For more information about Southfield Christian School or for applications for employment, please visit our web site: