Employment Opportunities

  • Applications can be found under the Application Information Tab to your left.  Please call the number below for any additional information about Grapeland Independent School District:
    Telephone:  (936) 687 4619
    Fax:              (936) 687 4624
    Email:          djackson@grapelandisd.net 
    Mail:            Grapeland ISD      P.O. Box 249     Grapeland, Texas 75844


Position Openings

  • Secondary Principal-Job will begin January 2020

    Secondary Principal

    Level:                  Secondary 6-12

    Title:                    Secondary Principal

    Date Posted:      10/11/2019

    Deadline for applications:  Until Filled            

    Commitment:    Full Time.  Job will begin January 2020





    • Master’s degree in educational administration
    • Texas principal or other appropriate Texas certificate
    • Advanced Education Leadership (AEL) certification, Instructional Leadership Training (ILT), or Instructional Leadership Development (ILD)


       Special Knowledge/Skills:

    • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
    • Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
    • Ability to manage budget and personnel
    • Ability to implement policy and procedures
    • Ability to interpret data
    • Excellent organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills


    Job Description:  

    • Monitor instructional processes to ensure that program activities are related to outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions where necessary.
    • Provide instructional resources and materials needed to accomplish instructional goals.
    • Establish clear expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public.
    • Foster collegiality and team building among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in decision-making process.
    • Solicit regular input from campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of campus education program. Include students and community representatives when appropriate.
    • Build a common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and implement programs to ensure attainment of school’s mission.
    • Establish campus performance objectives for Academic Excellence Indicators using the campus planning process and involving site-based decision making committee. Demonstrate campus progress using results to promote school improvement.
    • Provide opportunities for interactive communication with superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community.
    • Act as campus behavioral coordinator in accordance with state laws and regulations.
    • Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
    • Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
    • Conduct conferences about student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.



    Salary Range:  $55,000-$85,000-Based on qualifications and experience

    Administrative Experience:  3 years preferred


    Benefits: AETNA TRS-Active Care Health Insurance.  $150/month paid by the district and $75/month paid by the State of Texas


    How to Apply:  Applications may be found online at www.grapelandisd.net.  Please print, fill out and submit application, resume, TEA certificate and college transcripts to Grapeland I.S.D.


    Attn:  Don Jackson- GISD Superintendent


    P.O. Box 249

    Grapeland, Texas



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