(Job Posting) Kentucky School for the Deaf Principal

Kentucky School for the Deaf has an opening for a principal. Please see the job posting below and share with your community. Thank you!

KBE-KDE KSD Principal - 30025276

Published: 5/8/2017 10:33 AM

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Office of Teaching and Learning, Division of Learning Services, Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) in Danville, Kentucky (Boyle County) has an opening for a KBE/KDE KSD Principal.


Under the administrative direction of the Associate Commissioner, Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) and the Director of the Division of Learning Services, the KSD Principal will provide instructional leadership, management and supervision of instructional services which incorporates all modalities of communication for P-12. This includes instructional programming and curriculum development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. This position will also be responsible for and the oversight of all KSD staff, instructional facilities, residential facilities, and equipment in alignment with the expectation of the Kentucky Board of Education.

The KSD principal will:

Supervise and evaluate the performance of all certified and non-certified staff.

Coordinate instructional and curriculum development activities and coordinate school activities with related agencies such as colleges and universities (teacher training programs); career and technical education and vocational rehabilitation.

Coordinate extra-curricular programs and extended classroom instruction.

Assist in training of instructional staff.

Develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures.

Participate in budget development and submit reports.

Attend school meetings and other meetings, special events, and school-sponsored programs representing the school, work with parents/families, community groups and other education partners.

Perform other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess a Rank I certification and valid certification in Instructional Leadership-Principal, All Grades and a minimum of five years of professional/supervisory experience. Additionally, demonstrated experience in innovative educational programming or experience in deaf or exceptional children education is preferred.

ASL skills are required.

Pay Grade: 00
Salary Range: The salary range is per year, depending on education and experience.

Position #: 30025276

This 12-month position is not subject to restrictions under KRS Chapter 18A.

In accordance with KRS 161.220 the applicant selected for this position will become a member of the Kentucky Teacher's Retirement System.

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

NOTE: This position will remain open until the successful applicant has been selected.

To apply, send a letter of interest and resume for employment to: Kathy Jennings, Division of Resource Management, 1867 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Frankfort, KY 40206 or at 502-897-1583 Ext. 7212. E-mail: Kathy.jennings@ksb.kyschools.us

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D

Kathy Jennings
Kentucky School for the Blind
1867 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 897-1583 ext. 9103

Fax (502) 897-2994


Emma Riley

State Schools Liaison

Division of Learning Services

Kentucky Department of Education

300 Sower Bvld - 5th floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

VP: 502-385-0401


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