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Job Summary: 

Under general supervision, the employee will:

  • Assist the Principal in the administration, organization, safety, supervision and educational leadership of the school.  The Assistant Principal assumes the administrative leadership of the school in the absence of the Principal. 


Duties and Responsibilities

The criteria indicated below are intended to describe various types of work that may be performed.  The exclusion of specific responsibilities does not prohibit them if the work is similar, related, or a logical task of the position. 


In coordination with the Building Principal, the Assistant Principal:

  • Possesses knowledge of District policies and regulations relating to areas of responsibilities. 
  • Has experience and knowledge of best curriculum practices for respective grade levels in the school. 
  • Supports progressive education ideals and practices in conjunction with 21st Century learning principles. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to student achievement, school improvement, and professional development. 
  • Has the ability to use and has an understanding of the role of data in a progressive school setting. 
  • Develops and implements activities that encourage students to be life-long learners. 
  • Ensures effective community-staff –student relations by promoting communication and participation, by identifying needs and planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the school-community relations activities in a manner which is visible to the public.  Promotes parental and community involvement in school and District activities. 
  • Provides a positive learning climate in the school by establishing, enforcing and maintaining appropriate student behavior standards and guidelines. 
  • Ensures the systematic improvement and evaluation of instructional and management programs that respond to student, school, community, and District needs. 
  • Ensures a safe and secure environment for staff and students by developing, implementing, and monitoring effective safety and security programs and procedures for buildings, grounds, and transportation routes to school. 
  • Ensures that all State and Federal laws, negotiated contracts, Board policy and District administrative and school regulations are adhered to by students, staff, parents, and the community by communicating, interpreting, and implementing laws, policies and rules to all involved. 
  • Provides for the staff development, training and motivation of all employees. 
  • Contributes to effective school programs by participating in professional conferences, additional training and professional reading. 
  • Ensures properly coordinated and appropriately supervised extra-curricular activities. 
  • Completes compliance trainings as required by the District. 
  • Supervise and evaluate certified and non-certified staff.
  • Assist with the hiring and assignment and induction of certified and non-certified staff. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Licensure: Professional Educator License (PEL)

Endorsement: General Administrative

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