Richland County School District One is now hiring:

    Elementary Principal 1

    Brockman Elementary School/310 – Columbia, SC

    Brockman Elementary School is a full Montessori Elementary School. Qualified applicants must have Montessori Certification and experience as an administrator in a Montessori environment.


    Under limited supervision, provides the leadership and management skills necessary to maximize the efforts of teachers and students in an environment which is conducive to educational enhancement, growth and achievement. Supervises and coordinates the work of assistant principals, department chairpersons and other staff; ensures subordinates’ adherence to the Montessori Philosophy, regulations, District goals and policies. Reports to the Executive Director for Elementary School Instructional Services.


    Supervises assistant principals, department chairpersons and other school staff; assigns workloads and establishes work schedules; directs and supervises duties of assigned staff. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; and recommending the transfer, discipline and discharge of employees as appropriate. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness, accuracy and adherence to District policies; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed. Plans, evaluates and recommends school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives. Ensures that all School Board and administrative policies are effectively explained and implemented. Supervises, reviews and evaluates the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate. Conducts a program of in-service education for assigned personnel. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents. Works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems. Oversees preparation of the master class schedule. Works with authorized personnel in the modification and utilization of the building, physical facilities and school grounds. Supervises building custodial care. Conducts meetings of the staff and attends District meetings as necessary. Develops and controls school budget; approves expenditures. Requisitions and maintains adequate supplies and equipment. Submits such records and reports as are required by law, Board policies and administrative directives. Reviews, approves, helps in planning and exercises ultimate supervision over all school programs, special events and publications. Organizes and works with school committees and the PTA. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well. Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve various information and to prepare reports and correspondence. Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including budget documents, financial reports, testing data, attendance records, staff reports, master schedule, faculty manual, strategic plans, exam schedules, calendars, job applications, performance appraisals, staff development reports, requisitions, accreditation reports, inspection reports, technical and professional reports, memos, correspondence, etc. Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, two-way radio, telephone, calculator, etc. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Superintendent, immediate supervisor, other District administrators, other principals, teachers and other school staff members, parents, students, Board members, and the general public.


    Oversees the management of student discipline. Conducts safety inspections and safety drill activities. Assists with health room tasks as necessary. Attends and/or conducts community meetings as necessary. Performs related duties as required.


    Requires Montessori Certification. Requires a Master’s degree in education administration supplemented by three to five years of experience as a successful classroom teacher, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess certifications to meet state and Southern Association standards.


    $67,681-$106,660 for 240 day contract


    Candidates should apply online at


    We Are Richland One, a nationally accredited school district building on a rich history and tradition of excellence. We are the eighth-largest of South Carolina’s 85 school districts. We educate 24,000 students representing 41 countries and as many languages. One of the Columbia area’s largest employers, the more than 4,200 employees on our team are dedicated to carrying out the district’s mission to empower all students to achieve their potential and dreams.

    With 52 schools and special centers, our district stretches over 480 square miles and encompasses urban, suburban and rural communities. Our location in the Palmetto State’s capital city gives our students and employees access to advantages you won’t find anywhere else – academic programs and an environment that embraces diversity, unique partnerships with businesses, higher education institutions and the faith community, as well as unlimited cultural opportunities.

    Thanks to voters who approved multimillion-dollar bond issues for renovations and new construction, Richland One students go to school in beautiful, modern facilities that support 21st century learning and rival those of any across the nation.

    Building robots, observing surgical procedures, repairing diesel engines and flying simulated space missions are just a few of the unique educational experiences that our students can take advantage of in Richland One. We recognize that students learn in different ways and have different interests. We also understand that parents want choices when it comes to the education of their children. Among our diverse offerings are Montessori programs, Language Immersion, foreign language instruction, International Baccalaureate and other advanced academic programs, visual and performing arts, and career and technology education programs.

    Richland One schools are the community’s schools. Come see what we have to offer then get involved!


    Sanita Cousar;; 803-231-7415