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JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY
This position assists the principal of an individual elementary school in supervising the overall educational and support activities and staff of the school. Incumbent supervises a variety of school functions, such as support services, special activities and programs, student discipline, and curricula development. Incumbent also holds responsibilities for evaluation and supervision of teaching and other school staff. Incumbent may be involved in supervision of multiple areas of instructional, support, or special programs and activities depending upon assignment from the principal. The primary responsibility of this position is the evaluation of teachers and support staff at the school level.
§ Provide general supervision to students before and during school, and after school at extracurricular events; meet with students to address discipline, attendance, health, and other personal issues.
§ Perform formal annual evaluations of teacher/classroom performance through formal observations, unscheduled class observations, student progress/achievement, and parent/student comment. Conduct performance reviews of support staff as assigned. Review practices and subject matter covered to assure compliance with guidelines and policies.
§ Supervise other administrative staff such as custodians, school nurses, secretaries, etc.
§ Assist in development of curricula and instructional programs in consultation with the principal, teachers, and education program coordinators.
§ Participate in formal and informal meetings and conferences with principal, parents, students, and members of the community.
§ Coordinate and oversee campus security and maintenance.
§ Coordinate and oversee related school activities such as student counseling, transportation, purchase of necessary course materials and supplies, etc.
§ Conduct a variety of administrative reporting and external accountability functions for the principal. (e.g., Impact Team, Textbooks, G/T Program, and Bilingual Program)
§ Plan daily, weekly, monthly, and annual work schedules for teachers and administrative support staff. Participate with teachers, principal, and education program coordinators in curricula planning on annual and semester basis. Establish orderly workflows in a variety of school functions, including maintenance schedules, class scheduling, special activities (e.g., athletic events, school trips), teacher and staff evaluations. Convene work groups for curricula development and special projects as needed.
§ Assist the principal in annual budget planning, preparation, and justification to the superintendent. (Assistant Principals will actively participate in school finance activities)
§ Explain school programs, policies, procedures and objectives to teachers and support staff in regular meetings, individual conferences, and written directives.
§ Assist principal in establishing, revising, and approving basic professional standards of conduct not addressed by District, State, and Federal guidelines.
§ Arrange for and assist in conducting formal workshops for teachers in teaching methods, TEKS, and Institute for Learning.
§ Counsel teachers on professional development, classroom performance, and personal problems. Counsel students and parents on student performance, behavior, and personal problems. Hear grievances from teachers, parents, and students.
§ Assistant Principal will be included on all committees formed to interview for personnel openings (professional or classified) at their assigned school.
· Master’s Degree
· Principal Certification
· Three Years of Successful Classroom Experience
Salary Grade A1, 200 Days - $54,000 - $65,000
(The salary is based on experience and qualifications.)
An Equal Opportunity Employer