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Certified Openings

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

• 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.


Staff Personnel:

• 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.


Pupil Personnel:

• 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.


Management Functions:

• 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.


Individual Development:

• 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 and

Classified Openings


POSITION:   SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVERS                                    SY 2018-19

Jan 14, 2019

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED.

Meets all mandated health requirements.

Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every (5) years thereafter.

Meets qualifications defined in the current Ohio Revised Code, Ohio Pupil Transportation Operation & Safety Rules, and school board policy.

Completion of the Ohio Pre-service School Bus Driver Training Program.

Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

Satisfactory pre-employment and ongoing random drug tests results.

Ability to physically manage students with disabilities.

Ability to anticipate and deal with stressful traffic and weather conditions.

Demonstrates maturity and ability to work with students and their families.

Training in First Aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques

Applications may be picked up at the Board of Education, 2008 Timber Lane, Dayton, OH 45414.  Letter of interest and resume should be submitted to Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, by January 31, 2019 

Athletic Openings

Northridge High School is in need of a high school girls reserve track coach for this upcoming season.  Applicants with an active 3-5 Year Pupil Activity Permit are preferred.  Those qualified and interested should send a letter of interest and resume to:
OR via email to:
The deadline to submit a letter of interest and resume is January 31, 2019. 

Substitute Openings

Substitute Teachers

There is a great need for excellent substitute teachers in our district. 

A substitute teacher carries out the absent teacher's prepared lesson plans.  Note:  During a prolonged absence as defined by board policy, the substitute is responsible for performing all essential functions identified in the absent teacher's job description.

Qualifications include:
  • Completed application for a short term or long term substitute teacher license.  Valid Ohio teacher's license or certificate is preferred.
  • Meets all mandated health requirements.
  • Documented evidence of a clear criminal record and drug test results.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a positive work attitude.
  • Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.
  • Communicates effectively using verbal, nonverbal, and written skills.
  • Completes detailed paperwork accurately.
  • Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.
  • Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.
  • Lifts, carries, and/or moves instructional supplies and equipment.
  • Performs activities that may require reaching, crouching, and/or kneeling.
  • Uses self control, perseverance, and physical skill to manage students.
  • Maintains and acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
  • Travels to meetings and work assignments.
Those qualified and interested are welcome to apply for school year 2018-2019.
Application packets may be picked up beginning JULY 2, 2018 at the
Northridge Board of Education Office
2008 Timber Lane, Dayton, OH  45414
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
The District provides equal opportunities for employment, retention, and advancement of all personnel.  This Board encourages all personnel to assist in the accomplishment of this goal through their personal commitment to the concept of equal opportunity for all personnel regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, economic status, age, military status or disability.

Please contact the Northridge Board Office for more information.

Northridge Local Schools
2008 Timber Lane
Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 278-5885

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