High School Assistant Principal, Middle School Assistant Principal, and Elementary Assistant Principal for 2019-20 SY
Reports to: Principal
Job Objectives: Assists the principal with the management of school programs and services. Promotes an effective learning environment. Encourages educational innovations. Promotes close working relationships with parents. Keeps the principal informed about current activities and emerging issues.
• Valid Ohio administrative license appropriate for the assignment.
• Meets all mandated health requirements.
• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five (5) years thereafter.
• Meets all prerequisite qualifications to be bonded.
• Keeps current with advances in computerized educational management information and student data systems.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
The following duties are representative of performance expectations. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.
Curriculum and Instruction:
• Works closely with staff to ensure the effective delivery of academic, guidance, attendance, student conduct, and other program services.
• Promotes the effective use of available technology in instructional and records management activities. Enforces procedural safeguards governing the computer technology acceptable use policies.
• Supports appropriate research and pilot projects. Encourages staff to develop, publish, and distribute innovative instructional/program materials.
• Works with special education staff to ensure the provision of services mandated by state and federal law. Participates in IEP meetings as requested.
• Helps implement the district’s continuous improvement plan.
• Evaluates the curricular and instructional program as directed. Considers student assessment data when recommending instructional innovations and program innovations to meet the goals and objectives of the school.
• Recognizes “best practices” instructional strategies and evaluates staff accordingly.
• Participates in staff selection and orientation processes as directed.
• Helps develop the master schedule. Recommends staff assignments. Helps with classroom coverage during teacher absences.
• Helps monitor staff performance (e.g., observations, review of lesson plans, individual conferences, staff meetings, etc.).
• Helps lead faculty meetings and plan in-service activities. Works with administrators and supervisors to improve staff competencies.
• Assists with the evaluation and/or supervision of school personnel as directed by the principal.
• Works with the athletic director as directed.
• Supervises and evaluates the performance of school personnel as directed.
• Assists with State and District testing programs. Helps analyze results. Provides staff direction for the continuous
improvement of the instructional program.
• Communicates high expectations and shows an active interest in student progress.
• Maintains high standards and enforces the student conduct code.
• Helps supervise building activities (e.g., student arrival/departure, loading buses, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, etc.).
• Helps teachers with discipline issues. Prepares student conduct reports. Makes recommendations regarding discipline issues (e.g., suspensions, expulsions, etc.).
• Helps supervise, schedule, and evaluate co-curricular and extracurricular non-athletic student activities.
• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.
• Addresses administrative issues that arise during the absence of the principal.
• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.
• Helps prepare grant and foundation proposals.
• Collaborates with the principal to identify performance goals and a strategy to accomplish approved objectives. Maintains effective communications with staff. Pursues the resolution of concerns through the appropriate administrative channels.
• Helps manage budgetary accounts. Ensures that collection and dispersal procedures are properly documented. Develops budget recommendations that support the effective operation of assigned programs.
• Upholds applicable Ohio Revised Codes. Helps administer policies regarding age, immunization, attendance, legal residence, guardianship, classification, promotion, retention, testing, etc. Supervises student enrollment and withdrawal procedures.
• Helps maintain a record keeping system that ensures the safe retention of building documents for the maximum period specified by board policy and state law.
• Prepares and maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time.
• Implements procedures to protect school property and help ensure the health, safety, and well being of students, staff, and visitors.
• Helps keep building safety plans up-to-date (e.g., fire drills, tornado drills, safety procedures, etc.). Responds to building emergencies.
School Community Relations:
• Helps update and distribute student/parent and teacher handbooks.
• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.
• Is accessible to parents for consultation regarding their children and the educational programs.
• Encourages parent organizations and supports student activities.
• Maintains visibility and participates in school and community activities.
• Builds community partnerships that enhance district programs and services.
• Participates in professional growth opportunities.
• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.
• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.
• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.
• Completes Public School Works training as required by the district.
District Team Relations:
• Maintains effective relationships with community services (e.g., law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.).
• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
• Participates in national, state, and/or regional activities that advance district goals.
Other Related Responsibilities:
• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.
Abilities Required: The following characteristics and physical skills are essential for the successful performance of assigned duties.
• Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a positive work attitude.
• Provides staff leadership.
• Supports a positive work environment and engenders staff enthusiasm.
• Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.
• Communicates effectively using verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.
• Completes detailed paperwork accurately.
• Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.
• Interprets information accurately and initiates effective responses using appropriate decision making strategies.
• Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.
• Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
• Travels to meetings and work assignments.
Supervisory Responsibility: Under the direction of the principal: supervises and evaluates assigned staff as authorized by board policy, administrative regulations, and contractual agreements. Assumes responsibility for the results of duties delegated to staff.
Working Conditions: Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances and factors that may not be predictable.
• Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
• Potential for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals.
• Exposure to adverse weather conditions and seasonal temperature extremes.
• Duties may require operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
• Duties may require prolonged use of a computer keyboard and monitor.
• Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
• Duties may require working during the evening and/or weekend.
Performance Evaluation: Job performance is evaluated according to the policy provisions adopted by the Northridge Local School District Board of Education.
The Northridge Local School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. This job description summary does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events.
Those interested and qualified should email a detailed letter of
interest, resume, and credentials no later than January 25, 2019 to:
Mr. Craig Ewing for High School Asst. Principal
Mr. Tim Whitestone for Middle School Asst. Principal
Mr. Derrick Thomas and Mr.
Todd Petty for Elementary Asst. Principal