Asst Principal (Secondary)

Blaine County School District No. 61 South Central / Twin Falls Assistant Principal/Dean/Head Secondary Full Time Posted 1Y ago

About this job

TITLE: Assistant Principal (Secondary)
PAY GRADE: Administrator Salary Schedule
FLSA: Exempt
SUPERVISOR: Building Principal and Superintendent or designee
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Days as designated per Negotiated Contract. Works on-site according to Principal's designated schedule.

Acts as a primary support for the Principal and helps to create and maintain a positive, safe, and high-standards learning environment by supervising building faculty and staff and managing resources in accordance with the District's mission, goals, and policies. Provides effective evaluation and professional coaching to instructional and support staff and develops and implements professional learning communities. Collaborates and works closely with other administrators, staff, students, and the public in addressing and meeting the educational needs and goals of the District and community stakeholders. Reports to the Principal.

Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Hold a valid Idaho Administrator Certificate with appropriate endorsement for assignment. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Spanish language skills or bilingualism preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list of essential duties is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)
* Assists the Principal with the creation, implementation, and support of a unifying vision for the school.
* Supervises and evaluates instructional practices with high expectations for teaching and learning.
* Supports continuous improvement processes that result in school-wide improved student learning.
* Works with the Principal to prioritize and use fiscal resources, time, and expertise to address identified school needs.
* Contributes meaningfully to the District Leadership Team through collaboration and professional contributions.
* Leads and supports engagement with parents and community groups.
* Meets with parents to discuss student concerns.
* Maintains a high degree of visibility in classrooms, common school areas, and at school events.
* Communicates, mediates, and problem solves with students, staff, parents, and the community.
* Assists with and supports an effective student discipline system.
* Assists with the continued evaluation of education programs, in alignment with the District's mission, goals, and objectives.
* Develops meeting agendas and staff bulletins.
* Coordinated events, test schedules, and various meetings.
* Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
* Understands and interprets BCSD policy and procedures, master contract, and State Board of Education rules and regulations.
* Inspires school spirit and advocates for the school in the District and community.

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words and rules of composition and grammar. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction for individuals/groups, and the measurement of training effects. Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, and personnel information systems. Knowledge of human behavior and performance, including individual differences in ability, personality, and interests, learning and motivation, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. Skill in successful teaching and/or administration. Skill in strong leadership. Skill in handling student management and behavioral issues with dignity, respect, and proper interpretation of District policies and procedures. Ability to read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, students, parents, and the general public. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs. Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students. Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop positive working relationships with students, staff, and parents. Ability to perform duties in accordance with Board of Education policies.

The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb, crawl, balance, stand, sit, and walk; use mental acuity; use hands to hold, move, feel and manipulate objects; sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific speaking and hearing abilities required by this job include expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, shouting in order to be heard, and receiving detailed information through oral communication. Performs light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Education required

Master's degree

$103,298 - $134,287.40/ DOE

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Blaine County School District No. 61 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.