Job Description

Openings as of 10/23/2018
Administration

  • 2018-2019 Assistant Principal (210 Days) JobID: 2542
  • Position Type:
    Administration/Assistant Principal

  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018

  • Location:
    Central High

  •   Job Title: Assistant Principal -- High Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: AD 7

    Reports to: Principal HR Date Approved: May, 2006

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    SUMMARY:

    Assists the school principal in overall administration of instructional program and campus level operations so that maximum student learning is accomplished and demonstrated. Coordinates assigned student activities and services.

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    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
    • Maintain a commitment to the district mission; model district expectations through personal leadership and example; and actively support the efforts of others to achieve district goals.
    • Assist the principal in supporting student achievement efforts by promoting and communicating high expectations for staff and students.
    • Utilize effective communication and collaboration skills between and among various areas of the organization to maximize service delivery, program development, and student learning.
    • Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members; assist in the development, maintenance, and utilization of information systems to record and track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
    • Assist the principal in formulating policy and procedures and in coordinating, planning, and articulating the overall educational program of the school.
    • Ensure responsiveness to diverse sociological, linguistic, cultural, and other factors that may affect students' development and learning; ensure that quality, differentiated instructional programs are provided to meet individual student needs.
    • As directed by the principal, observe and monitor classroom instruction to support teachers and ensure appropriate instructional strategies are utilized and relevant learning opportunities are provided for all learners.
    • Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with attendance clerk on follow-up investigations.
    • Serve as chairperson in Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meetings.
    • Serve on student support committees (i.e., CARE team, SAVE committee) as designated.
    • Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria and other support services.
    • Work with department chairpersons to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs; requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory, maintain records, and verify receipts for materials.
    • Assist the principal in effectively developing and communicating to students, staff and parents school guidelines for student conduct; ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that consequences of misconduct are applied equitably to all students; record PEIMS data related to discipline.
    • Supervise athletic and after school activities including dances, weekend tournaments and other UIL activities as assigned.
    • Ensure that students are adequately supervised during non-instructional periods.
    • Assist with the management of all school facilities and equipment ensuring clean, orderly, and safe building(s) and grounds;
    • Assist with safety inspections, safety drill practice activities, and crisis plan development and implementation.
    • Conduct conferences with parents, students, and teachers concerning school and student issues; mediate and facilitate effective resolution of conflicts in a timely manner as directed by principal.
    • Participate in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
    • Assume responsibility for the total school operation in the absence of the principal as directed by the principal.
    • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other documents required for all areas of responsibility including responding to telephone calls and correspondence.
    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
    • Pursue professional development activities that align with district goals and initiatives and current professional research.
    • Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

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    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • Knowledge of learner-centered curriculum and instruction
    • Knowledge of TEA related rules, regulations and procedures
    • Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to coordinate campus support operations
    • Skill in evaluating instructional program and teaching effectiveness
    • Skill in managing personnel
    • Skill in coordinating campus functions
    • Skill in interpreting policy, procedures, and data

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    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:
    • Master’s degree
    • Valid Texas Principal certificate


    Experience:
    • Three (3) years successful teaching experience

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    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Work with frequent interruptions
    • Occasional district-wide travel
    • Frequent prolonged and irregular hours




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