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Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:14 AM


Company Name: School District of Ashland

Required Travel: 0-10%
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 0-1 Year
Job Function: Principal-High School
Job Type: Full-Time

The School District of Ashland is seeking a dynamic, instructional leader who embodies our mission to “Inspire and Empower All Students to Succeed Through Innovative Learning”. The principal serves two schools; Ashland High School and Ashland Charter High School.
• Ashland High School and Ashland Charter High School serve roughly 700 students with approximately 93 faculty, support staff, and administrative employees.
• Ashland High School is a comprehensive school with strong core and elective curricula. We offer 23 varsity sports and many co-curricular opportunities for students.
• Ashland Charter High School is a multi-grade, project-based school completing its second year of existence and serves about 40-50 students.

Innovation will be the key to success in Ashland schools. Project-based learning, trauma-sensitive practices, 1:1 instructional technology, enhanced learning spaces and data-informed, continuous improvement practices are all embraced in the Ashland schools.

The Ashland school community is rich in its diversity, educational institutions and outdoor recreation opportunities. The school district encompasses 500 square miles including the City of Ashland and several outlying townships. The City of Ashland is a community of about 8,000 residents with another 8,000 in the outlying townships. Ashland is home to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and Northland College, both of which have strong relationships with Ashland schools. The community is supportive of education, athletics and the arts. In April of 2016, the community passed a $34 million building referendum to update all schools in the district and add new educational spaces and a 60,000 square foot field house. The community is diverse in racial, socioeconomic and political demographics.

The high school principal will serve as the instructional leader of the high school in order to secure the best possible educational opportunities for the students under his/her jurisdiction; administer the high school according to the policies of the Board and the administrative directives of the district; take an active role in planning, initiating, refining and evaluating the instructional and operational programs of the school; provide visionary, child-centered and inspirational leadership to the high school staff; and provide strong communication and people skills while leading the high school staff.

The successful candidate for this position should possess the ability to foster a professional learning community and engage staff in creating a positive and dynamic learning environment that is focused on student achievement. The successful candidate must possess Wisconsin DPI licensure #51 or must be eligible to obtain the proper licensure.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please complete an on-line application @ - Employment. In addition, please attach a cover letter, resume, three current letters of recommendation, transcripts, and licensure.

**Thank you for your interest in employment with the School District of Ashland!
**The School District of Ashland is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate as prohibited by applicable state and/or federal laws.

Contact Person: Michelle Vuorenmaa
Email Address:
Phone: 715-682-7080 Ext. 6009
Fax: 715-682-7097
Apply URL:

• Location: Ashland, Wisconsin, Eau Claire

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