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Recruitment & Selection: Principals

Recruitment and Selection are important elements of the work of HR to ensure the best teachers and principals are brought into the district. This section provides strategies for recruiting and selecting principals who match the needs of the district with a focus on high-needs schools.


Principal Hiring Scorecard Scorecard to assess current principal hiring process
Job Description Analysis – High Needs School Leaders Activity to help districts analyze job descriptions for high-need school competencies
Getting the Best Fit Principal Activity – for High Needs Schools Directions for a group activity to support recruitment
Summary of Learning – Building a Quality Principal Pool Detailed powerpoint of USHCA work on this topic.