Assistant Principal - Special Education

Job | Posted a month ago


2022-2023 School Year
Assistant Principal-Special Education

Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage assigned areas of instructional program and campus operations. Oversee special education department including staff, students and services.

Master’s degree
Texas principal or other appropriate Texas certificate
Certified Texas Teacher and Evaluation Support System (TTESS) appraiser
Special Education Teaching Certificate preferred
2 years special education experience preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Special Education and ARD experience preferred
Knowledge of campus operations
Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Two years experience as a classroom teacher-special education preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Management
1. Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate. Participate in program evaluation measures and make suggestions for improvement where needed.
2. Reinforce expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies and classroom management.
3. Foster collegiality and team building among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in decision-making process.

School/Organizational Improvement
4. Take a leadership role in planning activities and implementing programs to ensure attainment of the school’s mission.
5. Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
6. Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain records and track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.

Student Management
7. Work with faculty and students to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior and enhances the school climate.
8. Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
9. Conduct conferences about student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
10. Ensure that students are adequately supervised during noninstructional periods.

Personnel Management
18. Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences. Serve as second appraiser as needed for designated teacher appraisal system.
19. Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
School/Community Relations
20. Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.
21. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs using appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise and evaluate the work of professional staff as assigned by the school principal. Direct the work of teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, clerical personnel and others as assigned.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.
Posture: Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing,/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather), exposure to noise; occasional districtwide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

Application Procedure:
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Lufkin ISD

101 Cotton Square , Lufkin, TX 75904

At the following locations

Lufkin Middle School

900 East Denman Ave. , Lufkin , TX 75901