Elementary Assistant Principal
Assist the school principal in overall administration of instructional program and campus level operations. Coordinate assigned student activities and services.
- Master’s Degree
- Texas Mid-Management Certification or the new Standard Principal Certificate or other appropriate Texas certificate
- The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)
- Valid Texas teaching certificate
- Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
- Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
- Thorough understanding of school administrative operations
- Demonstration of leadership skills in present assignment
- Demonstrates effective use of current technology skills
- Ability to coordinate campus support operations
Experience: Three years experience as a classroom teacher
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs.
2. Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
3. Promote the use of technology in teaching/learning process.
4. Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
5. Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
6. Communicate effectively with students and staff.
7. Serve as administrator in charge when the campus principal is absent.
8. Serve as the Campus Testing Coordinator, along with other Campus Testing Team members, to plan and implement on-campus testing.
8. Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and Community members.
9. Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
10. Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences. Serve as second appraiser for designated teacher appraiser system.
11. Assist principal interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
Administration and Fiscal/Facilities
12. Supervise operations in principal’s absence.
13. Help plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
14. Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with attendance clerk on follow-up investigations.
15. Work with department heads and faculty to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs.
16. Requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory; maintain records; and verify receipts for materials.
17. Assist with safety inspections and safety drill practice activities.
18. Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.
19. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, and board policy.
20. Ensure that students are adequately supervised during non instructional periods.
21. Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.
22. Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
23. Conduct conferences on student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
Professional Growth and Development
24. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
25. Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.
26. Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing its mission.
27. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
28. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
29. Perform any other duties assigned.
Share supervisory responsibility for professional staff with school principal. Supervise teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, clerical personnel and others assigned.
- Maintain emotional control under stress
- Work with frequent interruptions
- Occasional prolonged and irregular hours
- Light lifting and carrying, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, repetitive hand motions; frequent bending and stooping
- Prolonged use of computer
- Normal office environment
- Occasional statewide and district wide travel
The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.