Intern Assistant Principal

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Granite School District is posting for full-time Elementary and Secondary Intern Assistant Principal Positions.  Candidates who qualify may be selected to participate in the screening and selection process.  Screening interviews will be held on January 19th to 21st, 2021.

You will be contacted via email regarding the interviews.

Selected candidates will undergo an extensive, job embedded training program to prepare them to apply for full-time administrative positions.  Training will include a two day summer institute and monthly meetings with an administrative specialist.  Selected candidates will also work closely with their sponsoring principal, to ensure that the candidate has completed monthly Granite School District training expectations.

Granite School District

Job Title Intern Assistant School Principal
Department School Leadership and Improvement
Salary Schedule Teacher Salary Schedule
Lane Placement A-G
Contract Length 9.5 Months (One Year Only Contract)
FLSA Classification Exempt

Granite School District - Intern Assistant School Principal

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, training, education, and responsibilities required.  Regular attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are essential functions of this position.
Job Summary
To assist the Principal in providing leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of the school in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with the Granite School District Board of Education policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law. 

To provide leadership in program development and improvement, as well as in professional staff development. 

Essential Functions
  • Assists in the development and administration of school programs consistent with school district goals and objectives, including the Granite Way.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and proficiency based student learning.
  • Supports students’ behavioral goals and administers and properly documents student discipline.
  • Assists in ensuring that Board policies and procedures are implemented and followed at the school.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, and/or by conducting research.
  • Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies to teaching.
  • Observes and supports teacher professional learning communities.
  • Assists in coordinating the work of school staff and school district program leaders to develop and implement instructional programs and teaching practices.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and works with teaching staff to modify instructional methods to fit students' needs, including students with special needs.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of employees, the proper maintenance of employee personnel files, the administration of collective bargaining agreements, corrective action, and other human resource issues.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct and attendance adheres to school standards and school district policies.
  • Supervises and evaluates career teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the Granite School District's evaluation policies, and makes recommendations regarding goals and areas needing improvement.
Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Superintendent and other district office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 

Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copier and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travel to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of USBE core curriculum standards and concepts.
  • Knowledge of best practices in administration, program evaluation and staff supervision.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to keep consistent and accurate documentation. 
  • Ability to develop and implement projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Working Environment
  • Supervision of staff and students requires both indoor and outdoor responsibilities (e.g. recess duty, gymnasium activities, etc.) in all types of weather and air quality.
  • Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
Physical Demands
Requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Ability to reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects. Ability to talk or hear. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to focus. Physical demands require moving and lifting supplies, equipment, etc. up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the intern assistant principal is regularly required to speak and/or hear.  The intern assistant principal is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The intern assistant principal is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • The intern assistant principal must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
Note: This list of essential and non-essential functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.
Required Training and Education
  • Applicants who have completed or will have completed a Utah Administrative/Supervisory License by June 30, 2022, are eligible to apply for an intern assistant principal position for the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • Applicant must have a current Utah Educator License.
  • Requires a Utah State Board of Education cleared criminal background check
  • Successful teaching experience in elementary, secondary or special education preferred.

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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338