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Administrative Position
Arapahoe-Holbrook Public Schools
Position Title: PK - 12 Principal
Position Description:

Arapahoe-Holbrook Public School District is accepting applications for a PreK-12 Principal to enhance and advance our high level of performance.  The school is located in Arapahoe, Nebraska; which is located in southwest Nebraska and has a PreK-12 enrollment of 360 students and serves the communities of Arapahoe, Holbrook and Edison and the surrounding areas.  Our district is one-to-one MacBook Airs for grades 5 thru 12 and there are classroom sets of iPads in all elementary classrooms. 

The Principal shall be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the school. He or she will implement the policies approved by the board of education and will, with the direction of the superintendent, supervise the school staff and ensure the district’s compliance with all applicable laws, State Board of Education policies, and testing procedures. The principal must be committed to the mission of Arapahoe-Holbrook Public Schools and be willing to work collaboratively to achieve the school-wide goals as set by the state, board policy and the school improvement plan.

The school is located in Arapahoe and is located 38 miles south of Lexington, NE and 40 miles east of McCook, NE.  The district passed a $12.6 million bond issue in 2016 for a new elementary wing, district offices, media center, kitchen, commons and competition gym.  This also includes the renovation of the former elementary wing is being converted for use as the new high school, locker rooms, and weight room.


  • Applicants must hold or be able to obtain a Nebraska PK-12 Principal certificate an applicant with a 7-12 Principal Certification may be considered.
  • Master’s Degree in Administration or Related Field
  • Background in personal learning plans, standards based grading, and career and technical education.

Experience preferred but not required


        Application period closes December 21, 2018

        Interviews the week of January 14, 2019

Position Deadline: December 21, 2018
Position Contact: Dr. George Griffith
To Apply:

Interested applicants need to send their resume, letter of application, a oneĀ­-page statement of your philosophy of school administration, at least three letters of recommendation, and a list of references (at least three, none of whom will be contacted without first conferring with the candidate) to:

Dr. George Griffith
PO Box 360
Arapahoe, NE 68922
Equal Opportunity Employer
Veterans Preference



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