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Assistant Principal - High School

Abilene ISD | Abilene, TX

Posted Date 4/01/2019
Description
Assist the school principal in overall administration of instructional program and campus level operations. Coordinate assigned student activities and services.
   

Education/Certification:

Master's degree

Midmanagement Certification

Texas assistant principal or other appropriate Texas certificate

Certified Professional Development and Appraisal System (T-TESS) appraiser

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

 

Thorough understanding of school operations

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to coordinate campus support operations

 

Experience:

  • Three years experience as a classroom teacher
  • Two years experience as an Administrator preferred
   

Instructional Management

  • Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs.
  • Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
  • Promote the use of technology in teaching/learning process.

 School/Organizational Climate

  • Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
  • Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicate effectively with students and staff.

 School/Organizational Improvement

  • Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
  • Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.

 Personnel Management

  • Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences. Serve as second appraiser for designated teacher appraisal system.
  • Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.

 Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management

  • Supervise operations in principal?s absence.
  • Help plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
  • Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with attendance clerk on follow-up investigations.
  • Work with department heads and faculty to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs.
  • Requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory; maintain records; and verify receipts for materials.
  • Assist with safety inspections and safety-drill practice activities.
  • Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.
  • Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy.

 Student Management

  • Ensure that students are adequately supervised during noninstructional periods.
  • Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.
  • Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
  • Conduct conferences on student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.

 Professional Growth and Development

  • Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.

 School/Community Relations

  • Articulate the school?s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing mission.
  • Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
  • Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
   
Administrative-Professional - Pay Grade 5
   
  Calendar Schedule:  207-days

Only applicants submitted through www.abileneisd.org will be considered for employment.

Department
Administration
Job Category
Professional

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