MANY FARMS HIGH SCHOOL
P.O. Box 307
Many Farms, Arizona 86538
POSITION TITLE & GRADE: Principal, CE-1710-06/07/08 MFHS-1112-018
Year-Long Contract (Full-Time) Announcement Number
SALARY RANGE: Pay Level 06 - $32.97 - $42.86 Per Hour
Pay Level 07 - $39.21 - $50.97 Per Hour June 25, 2012
Pay Level 08 - $46.33 - $60.24 Per Hour Opening Date
LOCATION: DOI, BIE, AZ Navajo Central – ELO,
Many Farms High School, Many Farms , Arizona July 13, 2012
Applications and all accompanying documents must be received by the Close of Business
(5:00 PM DST) on the closing date of the announcement.
INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with the Indian
Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25 USC Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming
Indian Preference. Indian Preference applicants that are not currently employed in the Federal Service will be appointed under the
Excepted Service Appointment Authority (Schedule A).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian Preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard
to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors.
SENSITIVITY LEVEL: This is a moderate risk public trust position subject to a background security investigation; and, completion of a
favorable adjudication as conditions of employment.
LIVING CONDITIONS: Government housing is available for rental.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Principal is the administrative head of Many Farms High School.
He/She has the major responsibilities for coordinating and supervising the education activities of the
school to include planning, developing, directing and conducting Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)
school programs. These school programs will include one or more of the three learning levels
(elementary, intermediate, and secondary). The Principal will have the common responsibilities of
planning and developing internal program policies and procedures; determining course and program
activities; determining staffing requirements; planning material and facility needs; supervising total
school staff; and preparing budget estimates and administering available funds (including special
funding for special needs, e.g., P.L. 94-142 and P.L. 93-380).
The Principal, Many Farms High School, will also be responsible for the operation of a complete
home living/residential program.
LEVELS OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The number of students (official ISEP average Daily Instructional
Membership) and type of school will be the determining factors in assigning the pay levels for the positions of
Principal and Assistant Principal.
A. DAY SCHOOL - Up to 300 students ADM; and, if 300 and over students ADM at the 07 Level.
B. BOARDING SCHOOL - School Principal positions will be placed in a pay level one (1) level above the
ADM categories of pay entitlement if a substantial part of their responsibilities include the operation of a 24-
hour dormitory and home living program. Principals of boarding schools will therefore be pay Level 07 if
instructional enrollment is less than 300; and, 08 if instructional enrollment is 300 or more.
BASIC EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Pay Level: 06 07 08
Education: Master’s Degree or Equivalent
Experience (years): 03 04 05
A minimum of a Master’s Degree with 12-semester hours in school administration or a 6-year
university administration program is required. All professional educators must meet the certification
standards for the Principal’s position in the state of Arizona. In addition, some agency/schools may
require the incumbent to meet the regional accrediting association requirements. Emergency and
provisional certificates may be accepted under the conditions they are issued by the State
Qualifying experience will be in school administration, teaching, counseling, or other professional
education experience in K-12 grade level schools. A maximum of 3 years teaching or counseling
experience is creditable toward meeting the full qualification requirements. The remainder of the
required creditable experience for pay levels 06, 07, and 08 must be in administrative or other
professional education experience related to the position. ONE YEAR OF SUCCESSFUL
EXPERIENCE AT THE 06 OR 07 LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY WILL BE REQUIRED FOR
APPOINTMENT OR PROMOTION TO LEVEL 07 OR 08; 06 LEVEL EXPERIENCE MEETS THIS
REQUIREMENT FOR EITHER LEVEL 07 OR LEVEL 08.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: An applicant must be physically, emotionally, and mentally able to
efficiently perform the essential functions of the position without hazard to themselves or others; and,
must have mental and emotional stability. Good distant vision in one eye and ability to read without
strain printed material the size of typewritten characters are required, glasses permitted. Ability to
hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, is required. In most cases, a specific
physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant for appointment. The
loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a
prosthesis or mechanical aid.
HOW TO APPLY: You may apply for most jobs with a Resume, which contains information listed on
the last page of this announcement. The following forms must be submitted in order to have a
1. Resume (See Below).
2. Applicant Screening Questionnaire as part of the Indian Children Protection Requirements.
3. BIA Form-4432, Verification of Indian Preference, for employment in BIA and IHS.
4. Legible copies of official college transcripts showing degree(s) earned. Photo copies will be
accepted on initial application; if hired, applicant must furnish original transcripts.
5. Copy of Arizona State Teaching Certificate.
6. Copy of valid Driver’s License.
7. Copy of latest SF-50B, Notification of Personnel Action, if current or former Federal employee.
8. All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete a certification
document to confirm their selective service status.
THIS OFFICE WILL NOT FAX VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS TO APPLICANTS. THIS OFFICE
DOES NOT DUPLICATE APPLICATIONS OR ANY OTHER ATTACHED DOCUMENTS.
NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they
provide. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their
application in order to receive full credit for their Veteran’s status, Indian Preference determination,
education, training, and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED
BY THIS OFFICE.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS/SPECIAL REFERENCE:
- You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
- Subject to probationary period for three full consecutive contract appointments.
- Must have a valid state driver’s license as the position requires driving a motor vehicle to conduct
business at field locations.
- Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
- Candidate selected must meet conflict of interest requirements of the BIA/BIE.
SCHOOL MAILING ADDRESS: FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Bureau of Indian Education Contact: LaVerne Deschner-Dillon
Many Farms High School at: (928) 781-6226/6227, ext. 5204
Attn: Human Resources Office or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. Box 307 or by Fax: (928) 781-6355
Many Farms, AZ 86538
RESUME MUST CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
1. Job Information: Announcement number, and/or position title of job for which you are applying.
2. Personal Information: Full name, Social Security Number, mailing address, day and evening
telephone numbers, country of citizenship (most Federal government jobs require U.S.
3. Education: Schools (high school, colleges, universities) attended, including mailing address,
date of graduation, and degree(s) earned.
4. Work Experience: Describe your current or most recent job and work backwards, giving
information for all paid and non-paid work experience. Include the following information: name,
mailing address, and telephone number of employers; dates of employment (month/year);
average number of hours per week; salary; names of immediate supervisors; exact title of
position and a description of duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments. For other Federal
Government civilian employment, include series and grade of position.
5. Other: List job-related training courses, skills, certificates, and licenses. List at least three (3)
Personal References (with name, address, and telephone number); Personal References
should not include those listed under previous supervisors.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE ACCESSED AT: http://www.bie.edu