Assistant Secondary School Principal
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license position area must be in Assistant Principal.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Position Purpose Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to assist the Principal in providing leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of a Secondary School in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with 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. To serve as Principal in the absence of the Principal. Essential Functions Assists in the development and administration of school programs consistent with school district goals and objectives. Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extracurricular activities. Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and student learning. Prepares class schedules, master schedules, extracurricular activities. 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, or by conducting research. Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies to teaching. Supervises departments as assigned. 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, corrective action, and other human resource issues. Involves staff in the evaluation of programs and the planning of new programs. Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Ensures that student conduct and attendance conform with the school's standards and school district policies. Supervises and evaluates teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the school district's evaluation plan, and makes recommendations regarding goals, areas needing improvement and continued employment. Assists in the budgetary and financial affairs of the school consistent with school district policies. Additional Duties Performs other related duties as assigned by the Principal and/or the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of duties and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every duty or responsibility.