K - T Center Principal - 30023749

Published: 7/17/2023 11:55 AM

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Office of Career & Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTE), Barren County Area Technology Center in Glasgow, KY has an opening for a Kentucky Tech Center Principal.​

This position is advertised as part of KRS Chapter 156 OCTE for employment through the Office of Career and Technical Education. It is not subject to the provisions of KRS 18A for classified or unclassified service.


Provide overall management and supervision of personnel, programs, and curriculum development in the center.

Develop annual and long-range plans for vocational education programs to meet the needs of business and industry.

Coordinate operations, implementation, and evaluation of the secondary, postsecondary, and adult upgrade programs in the center.

Provide guidance to teachers in curriculum development, instruction, preparation of records, professional development, and other matters.

Serve as a liaison between Kentucky Tech, local school districts and the business community.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Applicants must hold one of the following:

Kentucky Vocational Principal's Certificate or Kentucky statement of Eligibility for Vocational Principal;

Kentucky Secondary Principal's Certificate or Kentucky Statement of Eligibility for Secondary Principal, or a valid Kentucky Certificate for Career & Technical Education;

Kentucky Department of Education Vocational Technical School Certificate in Administration, Supervision, and Coordination (issued prior to 1988)

Has completed all coursework requirements and will receive a Kentucky Vocational Principal's Certificate or a Kentucky Secondary Principal's Certificate within one year of initial hire date.

In accordance with KRS 161.220 the applicant selected for this position will become a member of the Teachers' Retirement System.

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

Salary dependent upon qualifications, training, and experience.
Position Number: 30023749

NOTE: BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE, applicants must complete an application via the Cornerstone on Demand (CSOD), meet the minimum requirements for the position, and applicants must also self-nominate themselves for the position via the Cornerstone on Demand System. 

For further information concerning the application process, go to the following link: Personnel Cabinet

Inquiries for this position should be directed to: Michael Miller, Administrative Consultant, 300 Sower Blvd, 5th Floor SW, Frankfort, KY 40601; Email:​

This position will be posted for 10 days or until filled.

KDE participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. KDE will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed Form I-9.

For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that KDE has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 999-897-7781 or E-Verify website

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D

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