THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL Leadership and management
PRINCIPAL - LEADERSHIP • Good leadership is one of the key features of success schools.
Models of leadership • (Busher –Saran ) • Structural functional . Traditional model that focuses on roles, role differentiation and hierarchical structures. Make sure that everyone is marching to the same drummer.
Open Systems • Focusing on the effect of sociopolitical environment on the organization and how this is accommodated by the boundary management. • The role of the formal leader is to mobilize subordinates to achieve the organizational goals.
Cultural pluralism • Attempting to shape people’s personal and professional values to organizational policy . • Leaders promote and manipulate the culture to achieve organizational goals.
Interpersonal . • Leaders in this model use interpersonal skills to build a consensus in support of organizational goals. • The key to leadership is the followership. • Charismatic Leaders.
Transactional leadership • Based on exchange of services, on various kinds of rewards. • Leaders control
Continues • The emphasis on transactional leadership is primarily about management of school structure. • It involves focusing on purposes of the organization, developing plans, ensuring task completion, facilitating information flow, and well working with the various school groups, particularly teachers.
Bible description of leadership • Whosoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant,and whosoever wants to be first must be a slave of all. • Jesus-Mark 10:42-45
Christian Leadership • Conferred by God. • Develop through spiritual Intimacy with God. • Results in Insight and influence.
Three dimensions of leadership • Administration. • The ability to provide guidance in matter of organization by recognizing and coordinating the abilities and gifts of others.
Apostleship • The ability to communicate the christian message across cultural barriers.
The leadership of Jesus • Delegates responsibility • Confers authority and power. • Leadership originates in God. • Was driven by a motive. • Servant – other centered.
Leadership of jesus • Honor God
Generic School leadership Qualities • Facilitate the development of a shared vision, related conditions, resolve problems and manage a process to achieve that vision.
Understand central economic and social issues and anticipate the impact on education and schools, • Develop a school culture conducting to learning . • Ensure student a Christian Adventist environment.
Facilitate parent and church community involvement . • Facilitate links between school and the church. • Provide opportunities for staff development.
The role of the school principal • What is a Principal ? • A principal is an individual who directs and monitors the academic and non- academic within a school enviroment.
School principal • The principal is the individual who plans and implements the daily routines within an educational settings.
Responsibilities • Head of the educational settings. • Provides guidance to teachers and students • . • Monitor all activities within the school and be the leader of it all.
Continue • Provide supervision in the school. • Monitor the education and extracurricular activities of the students at the educational facility. • Monitor lesson plans of the teacher.
Important • The school principal is responsible for identifying the expectations placed on the school, ensuring that church guidelines are met .
The role of the principal • a principal has a very important role to fulfill in their daily job duties and reponsibilties. • They are the guiding force which makes schools what they are today.
The principal is • Phycholgist • Teacher • Facilities manager • Philosopher • Police officer • Diplomat • Social worker • Mentor
PR director • Coach • Chearleader
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