The Assistant Principal assists the principal of an individual school to ensure high standards of student performance in a safe learning environment that supports delivery of the approved curricula and meets the mission and vision of the school.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Instructional Leadership and School Management
Provide instructional leadership for the campus including analyzing data and developing plans to increase student achievement with the principal
Assist with the coordination and implementation of the District approved curriculum in all courses
Participate in developing the Campus Improvement Plan and assist with the curriculum-related activities such as program development and evaluation
Analyze available data for the development and implementation of campus specific staff development
Monitor student behavior, enforce discipline rules, and devise systems to support positive student behavior
Coordinate and maintain a system for tracking student attendance and tardiness by enforcing district attendance policies
Support the principal in defining the expectations for staff performance regarding instructional strategies, classroom management and communication with the public
Practice a commitment to professional growth and continuous improvement
Assist with interviewing, selecting, evaluating, and growing high quality school staff
Administrative and Facilities Management
Manage the use of school facilities and grounds and coordinate programs associated with student safety to ensure a clean, orderly and safe learning environment
Perform all technical or procedural responsibilities efficiently and effectively (such as textbooks, duties, transportation, substitutes, keys, student activities, records, etc
Establish and maintain effective communication resulting in productive working relationships with students, staff, public and other system administrators
Carries out supervisory responsibilities for instructional and non-instructional staff of the assigned campus in accordance with the District’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities, required unless otherwise stated as preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.
Valid Texas Mid-Management or Principal Certification
Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) certificate or its equivalent Instructional Leadership Development (ILD or ILT) or must be obtained within 3 months of start date as designated by the Department of School Leadership
Board Approved T-TESS Certification or must be obtained within 3 months of start date as designated by the Department of School Leadership
Minimum of 2 years classroom teaching experience, preferably at the assigned level
additional leadership experience on a campus or otherwise
Possess a moral and ethical compass
Demonstrate a heart and passion for leadership
Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
Ability to manage personnel
Ability to coordinate campus functions
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms.
The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.
Work will require frequent prolonged and irregular hours including some evening and weekend responsibilities. Travel may be required to attend district and/or state meetings and conferences and school-related events.
Primary Location: TEXAS
Job: District/Campus Leadership
Position Calendar: 210AUG
Salary Grade: 104
Unposting Date: Aug 1, 2024, 11:59:00 PM
Tagged as: Teacher