Jan 13, 2024

2024-2025 Assistant Principal - Weaver Elementary School

  • TrulyHired
  • Springfield, MO, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Principal - Elementary School
Department: Learning
Pay Grade: A100
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Principal - Elementary School


This position is responsible for providing support to the instructional process with specific responsibility for directing assigned programs and services at an elementary school; providing information and serving as a resource to others; supervising assigned staff; coordinating school activities and addressing issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.

  • Supports the Principal providing assistance with administrative functions.
  • Evaluates assigned personnel ensuring that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
  • Facilitates the development, communication implementation and evaluation of quality learning enhancing excellence, equality and equity for staff and students.
  • Facilitates meetings, processes, etc. meeting curriculum guidelines and/or ensuring achievement of state mandates.
  • Facilitates communication between personnel, students, parents and community members for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.
  • Implements policies, procedures and/or processes providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements.
  • Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.
  • Manages a variety of school administrative functions enforcing school, district, and state policy and maintaining safety and efficiency of school operations.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Prepares a wide variety of materials in written and electronic form documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
  • Represents the school within community forums maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to school environment.
  • Supervises school personnel monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.
  • Performs other related duties as required/assigned.

Education and Experience
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Certificates, Licenses and Other Special Requirements
  • Must have a Missouri Teacher Certificate.
  • Must have Administrators Credentials.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of algebra and/or geometry review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.
  • Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping principles, and concepts of management and supervision.
  • Skill to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to routinely upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
  • Skill based competencies required to perform the functions of the job, including planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering personnel policies.
  • Ability to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment.
  • Ability to work with others under a wide variety of circumstances; working with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
  • Ability to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment.
  • Ability to analyze issues and create action plans.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking/problem solving to improve work processes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; set priorities; meet deadlines and schedules; work with detailed information; and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to set high expectations for self and others; set and monitor progress toward goals; and utilize and offer effective feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work as part of a team; adapt to changing priorities; and apply logical processes and analytical skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
  • Work environment is primarily inside, where the noise and temperature levels are moderate.
  • The work is light work that requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.
  • Must possess the physical ability to perceive the nature of sounds, make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes, express or exchange ideas by the spoken word, substantial movements (motions) with the hands, wrists, and/or fingers, and discern letters or numbers at a given distance.
  • Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, manual dexterity, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity and walking.

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