REPORTS TO: Building Principal
2011-2012 SALARY: minimum $83,545 (dependent on experience; based on the 2011-2012 salary schedule)
WORK YEAR: Full-time; 45 weeks; position starts July 1, 2012
The Middle School Assistant Principal assists the Middle School Principal in managing the educational programs, operations, personnel, and financial resources within the building to ensure that district policies are followed, district and state standards are achieved, and the educational needs of all students are met. This includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities.
*Develop a safe and welcoming learning environment where all individuals are respected. *Develops policies and procedures dealing with behavior management, and parent/student/teacher issues. *Fosters high student achievement through coordination and supervision of student personnel services to ensure that the student's educational needs are met. This includes counseling services, special education, Child Study Team, 504 services, social services, community referrals, and other associated services. *Coordination and monitoring of the student database, attendance procedures and records, including tardiness and filing and monitoring of truancy petitions. *Coordination and monitoring of grade reporting procedures and maintenance of student records. *Supervision and coordination of registration procedures, including preparation of registration materials and facilitation of the process with guidance personnel. *Development of the building master schedule, determining assignment of teachers, students and locations. This includes coordination with other buildings, supervision of data input, and the computer scheduling process. *Coordination of student activity programs with faculty advisors. *Is an integral member of the district leadership team serving on district and community committees. *Coordination of building staff committees as part of the site based shared decision making plan as assigned by the principal. *Supervision of professional staff through the Individual Growth and Assessment process. *Supervision of assigned clerical and paraprofessional staff. *Recruitment, interviewing, and selection processes for building level personnel. *Public relations and communication including orientation, newsletters, and school events * Perform other duties as apparent or assigned.
*Licensure in secondary and elementary administration (must hold or be eligible for Minnesota license as a secondary and elementary principal). 6th Year Degree required. *Middle School and/or secondary administrative and teaching experience required. *Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff, students, parents/guardians, and community. *Successful experience in working with diverse populations. *Successful experience in facilitating educational change. *Experience in developing and implementing site based shared decision making. *Effective oral and written communication skills. *Excellent organizational skills. *Current knowledge and experience in implementation of technology to support instruction.
Rochester Public Schools has the seventh largest enrollment in Minnesota with 16,300 K-12 students with a District goal to diversity its workforce. The student population mirrors the growing diversity of the community with a minority student population of 27.37 percent. Rochester, Minnesota, a city of 100,000 and twice voted "The Best Place to Live in America" by Money magazine. Rochester is home to the Mayo Clinic and IBM and draws residents and visitors from around the world.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/rochester/onlineapp/