Assistant Principal - Secondary (#321010)

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To assist the principal in meeting instructional, administrative, and operational goals by performing the responsibilities necessary to provide leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of the overall school program.


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Provides leadership to insure understanding of and compliance with the educational objectives, policies, and procedures of Millington Municipal Schools.

Assists the principal in the general administration of the school to include managing discipline, attendance, student activities and any other area assigned.

Assists the principal and faculty in the development and implementation of the School Improvement Plan.

Keeps abreast of developments in curriculum, instruction, and technology, and recommends their suitability for inclusion in the school's educational program.

Assists in the development of school and system professional development programs that will strengthen the instructional program.

Assists the principal and faculty in the interpretation of test and other pertinent data and the promotion of activities designed to improve student achievement.

Assists in general coordination of the special education program and serves as the principal's designee in IEP meetings as required.

Assists in the performance evaluation of faculty and staff under the direction of the principal.

Asserts leadership in time of emergency in accordance with established Millington Municipal Schools Board policy and procedures.

Improves professional skills and knowledge; assumes educational leadership roles; and performs duties in a professional, honest, and responsible manner.

Adheres to administrative regulations and directives.

Assists with developing school discipline procedures and code of conduct.

Monitors student discipline and works with appropriate school and district personnel for investigative, resolution and reporting purposes.

Supervises the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, and works with the attendance personnel for investigative follow-up actions.

Cooperates in conducting inspections and inventories of school equipment and materials, maintaining records, and checking on receipts for such equipment and materials.

Assists in establishing and implementing emergency procedures within the school.

Assists in providing professional development programs and required training to appropriate staff.

Assumes responsibility for coordinating transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.

Assists in the organization and supervision of the student activity program.

Serves with parent, faculty and student groups as requested in advancing educational related activities and objectives.

Directs textbook and supply distribution.

Improves professional skills and knowledge, assumes educational leadership roles, and performs duties in a professional, honest, and responsible manner.

Uses oral and written communication skills correctly and effectively.

Facilitates school participation in technology programs and activities.

Demonstrates and models on a regular basis the integration of technology.

Follows a plan for professional technology development and actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.

Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the principal may assign.

The assistant principal maintains a forty-hour (40) workweek and works additional hours as required to carry out all of the duties and responsibilities of the position.


Master's Degree.

Tennessee Professional Teaching License with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision and an endorsement in any secondary area.

A minimum of five (5) years of successful experience in a school setting.

Demonstrated leadership in an educational setting.

Proficient in the use of computer applications to include database, spreadsheet and word processing applications.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to prepare clear, concise, accurate and complete reports.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels.

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.



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Millington City School District

5020 Second AVE, Millington, TN 38053
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874