Neah-Kah-Nie School District
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Invites applications for the position of
Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School Principal

Neah-Kah-Nie School District is looking for an innovative instructional leader to
serve as the principal of Neah-Kah-Nie Middel School. Knowledge of and experience to
improve student achievement, expand extra-curricular opportunities for students, and the
ability to maintain a healthy and safe school environment are required skills.

Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School has a student enrollment of 217 students, grades 6-8.
The principal only serves the middle school. Class size is approximately twenty-one with
a full-time special education teacher, full time Student Support Coordinator, 1.5 physical
education teachers, music/band teachers, and part time STEM and English Language
Development teachers. There is a 1:1 student/Chromebook technology and Active
Boards available in each classroom.

Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School is located on the North Oregon Coast on Highway
101 approximately 20 minutes north of Tillamook and forty minutes south of Seaside.
There is an abundance of recreational activities in one of the most scenic areas of
Oregon including fishing, hiking, surfing, hunting, and camping.

Desired Qualities and Qualifications
 Master’s Degree in education or related field
 Oregon Administrator’s License
 Academic background in literacy, staff development, curriculum and instruction,
assessment and educational reform

Demonstrated Proficiencies:
 Collaborative leadership
 Highly competent in Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balanced
 Successful classroom teacher
 Responsible, innovative leadership
 Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and community
 Experience leading and working with data teams
 Strong understanding of Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS)
 Budget preparation and fiscal management
 Effective and efficient use of technology as an instructional tool
 Proven ability to create and sustain change
 Experience with alternative education students
 Sense of humor

 Competitive salary $$92,968-101,052 depending on experience
 11 month contract
 Benefits Package (medical, vision, dental, life disability)

Application and Selection Process:
 Administrative applications are accepted through TalendEd Recruit and Hire. This site is accessed on the district’s website at
 Application Deadline: July 18
 Screening and Interviews: July 22-23
 Position Begins: August 1, 2019

For more information regarding this position contact:

Kathie Sellars, Administrative Assistant
Neah-Kah-Nie School District
PO Box 28
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136
(503) 355-3506

The Application:
A complete application will contain:
 District application submitted on TalentEd , Position
 Cover letter
 Current resume
 Three letters of recommendation
 Statement of leadership philosophy
 Response to the qualifying questions:
1. What are the experiences or people that have shaped and influenced who you are today as
a school leader?
2. What are the skills and knowledge that you possess that would make you a strong
candidate for the Neah-Kah-Middle School Principal?

Neah-Kah-Nie School District is an equal opportunity employer.