Principal - Yarmouth High School

Yarmouth High School | Yarmouth, ME, United States

Posted Date 5/05/2022

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The Yarmouth School Department is seeking highly-motivated candidates to apply for the position of Principal at Yarmouth High School. 

The successful candidate will be a collaborative, innovative educational leader with excellent communication skills, the ability to build consensus and promote equity, an engaging personality, and a love of learning. 


1. Master’s degree or higher;

2. Current and valid certification as a Maine High School Principal;

3. Five (5) years of successful school administrative experience (high school experience preferred);

4. Experience as a high school educator;

5. Experience facilitating communication between groups and group decision making;

6. Effective administrative and management skills;

7. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the effective utilization of technology and information management tools.

Yarmouth High School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, with a 2021-2022 enrollment of 526 and a student: teacher ratio of 11:1. The school has a four-year graduation rate of 95%. Seventy percent of its students participate in the school’s AP program, while nine percent enroll in early college courses, and six percent access CTE programming.

Yarmouth High School offers students a wide array of academic offerings, including extensive Advanced Placement and Early College coursework, access to Career and Technical Education programming, and a growing number of extended learning opportunities and alternative pathways. Extracurricular opportunities available to students include 19 varsity sports and more than three dozen student clubs encompassing performing arts, community service, and academic interests. 

A highly-qualified staff of 85 enthusiastic educators strive to meet the Yarmouth School Department mission of “empowering all students” through engaging classroom activities and meaningful advisory programming that places relationships at the center of learning.

The Yarmouth High School website offers a glimpse into the school and community:

Yarmouth Schools will provide a regionally competitive salary and benefits package to a student-centered high school leader with exceptional credentials, accomplishments, and promise.

The Yarmouth School Department, located ten miles north of Portland, Maine, serves students in kindergarten through grade 12 in four schools and is consistently recognized among the highest performing school districts in Maine, with two National Blue Ribbon School awards since 2018.  Continually striving to improve, we are eager to add more innovative, dynamic, and motivated educators to our district. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our district. 

The expected start date for the new Principal is July 1, 2022.

Application Deadline:  Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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