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Job Title: Assistant Principal
Location: Boulder Hill Elementary
Division / Department: Educational Services
Reports to: Principal/Director of English Language Learners
Level / Grade: Certified Administrator
Type of Position: Full - time
Hours / Work Year: Exempt / 10 month - 206 Days

General Description:

Assistant Principal assists the Principal in providing school-wide leadership; helps students achieve the fullest benefits from both academic and non-academic programs, services, and opportunities of the school; prepares students, through personal contact, and through services offered to them for a responsible position in society by promoting fair play, regular school attendance and self-discipline, by maintaining a climate that enhances and supports meaningful school experiences, and by developing harmonious and effective community participation in school affairs. In addition to sharing duties with the full-time Assistant Principal, this position will have a strong focus on serving the staff, students and families of the Dual Language program. 

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Assists the principal in the overall administration of the school 
  • Serves with parent, faculty and student groups as requested in advancing educational and related activities and objectives
  • Supervises teachers and departments as assigned by the principal
  • Enforces the district discipline policies as established by the Board of Education as well as those mandated by the Illinois School Code and Illinois statutes
  • Provides accurate documentation as required in all cases affecting the safety of students and/or welfare of the school 
  • Assists in the conducting of safety inspections and safety drill practice activities.
  • Supervises the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, and works with the attendance supervisor for investigative follow-up actions
  • Assists in student orientation in regard to discipline and attendance problems.
  • Assists in staff development and evaluation activities
  • Participates in the coordination, implementation, scheduling, and supervision of extra-curricular activities. 
  • Works with community and government agencies on problems relating to substance abuse and truancy from school
  • Assists in planning emergency procedures
  • Assists in the evaluation of teachers as assigned by the principal
  • Assists with campus supervision
  • Oversees building and grounds
  • Oversees student activities and help develop the calendar
  • Proposes schedules of classes and extracurricular activities 
  • Performs such recordkeeping functions as the principal may direct
  • Works with department chairs and faculty in compiling the annual budget requests
  • Utilizes discipline tasks such as suspension, probation, and other in accordance with due process procedures
  • Develops and monitors the building budget
  • Requisitions supplies, textbooks, and equipment, conducts inventories, maintains records and checks on receipts for such material 
  • Collaborates with the Director of English Learners to plan, develop, and implement the Dual Language program 
  • Assists in curriculum development, resource selection, and assessment strategies to enhance Dual Language program effectiveness
  • Monitors Dual Language program compliance with relevant policies, regulations, and accreditation standards
  • Oversees the process for Dual Language student recruitment and enrollment
  • Organizes events, workshops, and informational sessions related to the Dual Language program
  • Supports professional development opportunities for staff involved in the Dual Language program 
  • Collaborates with the Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee to plan yearly events and meetings 
  • Cultivates positive relationships with students, parents, and the wider community to enhance the Dual Language program's effectiveness and ensure stakeholder buy-in
  • Coordinates and facilitates communication to keep stakeholders informed about the Dual Language program activities and progress
  • Supports the English Learner budget/grant management
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with Administrative and Bilingual-Spanish Endorsement
  • Leadership Experience preferred in Dual Language or Dual Language Teaching experience
  • Experience in Dual Language education, program coordination, or a related educational role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration and stakeholder engagement
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting, with a focus on improving program outcomes
  • Five years of teaching experience, at least one year of which is at the level assigned
  • Prior administrative experience preferred
  • Collaborative leadership skills
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and school scheduling
  • Knowledge of curriculum and best instructional practices
  • Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
  • Strong technological competency
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with individuals and groups

Salary/Benefits

The recommended candidate for this position will receive a regionally competitive starting salary depending on educational background and experience. A comprehensive benefits package including Board-paid TRS and THIS contributions, five days paid vacation per year, and 80% district-paid medical (including 100% reimbursement for non-emergency care at Rush affiliated providers on our PPO & HCA plans) and dental insurance.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/d308/onlineapp/default.aspx

Job Posting Date

3/27/2024

Start Date

N/A