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  • Understand the underlying philosophy for an elementary school that matches the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical needs of primary and intermediate students.
  • Assist in the planning, development, organization, coordination, and supervision of instructional programs and activities; interpret and implement the District approved curriculum program in the light of individual school needs.
  • Assist school improvement planning and implementation, including the gathering, analysis, and use of student data within building teams.
  • Assist in screening, selecting, assigning, supervising, and evaluation of certified and educational support staff (ie: paraprofessionals, security and maintenance, contracted personnel and substitute teachers.
  • Provide effective leadership for efficient operation of special services in the building in conjunction with the Principal and District leaders. 
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling, and supervision of student activities. 
  • Supervise and evaluate substitutes assigned to the building and remote locations.
  • Assist in the budget planning process at the building level.
  • Supervise procedures regarding to student and building safety and security, including drills, disturbance investigations, crisis/emergency management
  • Coordinate transportation needs of the school in cooperation with Principal and District leaders.
  • Coordinate the assignment , orientation, and supervision of student teachers and interns in cooperation with the building Principal.
  • Assist with the organization and management of instructional materials, student records, and financial obligations of the building (ie: budgets, accounts, and fees)
  • Relate to students with mutual respect while carrying out and modeling a developmentally appropriate behavior plan/policy.
  • Supervise and manage building operations to assure safety and efficiency. 
  • Monitor teaching and learning as directed by the Principal (including observing classroom instruction and analyzing student learning data).
  • Coordinate, schedule, and supervise building operations as assigned by the Principal (including cleaning, maintenance, lunchroom, playground, co-curricular program, food service, and building usage).
  • Assist with state and federal reporting requirements as directed
  • Facilitate Special Education meetings and serve as Local Education Agency (LEA) representative.
  • Organize and facilitate kindergarten transition meetings through collaboration with elementary assistant principals.
  • Serve as the Building Principal in the absence of the Principal.
  • Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.





  • An administrative leadership style based on effective human relations and a student focused continuous improvement model.
  • Accessibility and visibility to building stakeholders
  • Evidence of relationship-building, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Evidence of regular engagement in and desire to continue professional learning, implementation, and reflection in the areas of curriculum, child development, equitable practices, and instructional methods in an elementary setting. 
  • Knowledgeable of District policies, Local policies, State and Federal laws relating to students and special education.
  • Understanding the range of services and requirements to meet the needs of a diverse student population, including special education, enrichment, and multilingual services.
  • The vision, compassion, and enthusiasm for effective team leadership to motivate high standards and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in curriculum and instruction at the elementary level.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with interruptions.
  • Experience with integration of instructional technology to enhance delivery and learning
  • Demonstrated use of strategies for ensuring equitable practices in a diverse learning environment
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills with a record of building relationships that foster collegial trust, promote teacher efficacy, aspire to high expectations and accountability, and maintain a common instructional focus 
  • Demonstrate positive attitude toward job and remain a flexible and innovative team builder. 



  • Master's Degree, from an accredited college or university, with training in administration, supervision, and curriculum development at the elementary level. 


  • Appropriate Illinois credentials to evaluate certified staff 
  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with appropriate administrative endorsement (ie: Principal, Superintendent, etc.)


  • Five years of successful teaching experience, preferably at the elementary level.
  • Three years or more of successful administrative or supervisory experience at the elementary level preferred.



Salary and benefits are determined by the Superintendent based on experience and credentials. FLSA Exempt. The work year is 210 days.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply online at www.vvsd.org and upload a letter of application with a resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve (12) months. 

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