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Assistant Principal - High School

Abilene ISD | Abilene, TX

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Posted Date 4/20/2020
Job Posting Information - 3023 - Assistant Principal - High School
Assistant Principal - High School
001 - Abilene High School
Open Until Filled
Assist the school principal in overall administration of instructional program and campus level operations. Coordinate assigned student activities and services.


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



  • 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.
Calendar Schedule:  207-days
  Administrative-Professional - Pay Grade 5
  Wage/Hour Status:  Exempt
The Abilene ISD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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