Assistant Principal-2713 Phoenix

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Public School


Location: Phoenix
Employee Status: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 12-Month
Pay Rate: $63,565-$80,736
  • Assists the Principal in School Improvement activities
  • Assists the Principal in providing a comprehensive educational program for students
  • Assists the Principal in improving student performance by:
    • Assessing educational and programming needs
    • Coordinating the use of instructional tools and strategies
    • Collecting data for evaluating and reporting student progress
    • Coordinating overall after-school programs, activities, and functions
  • Assists the Principal in student management:
    • Implements appropriate procedures and maintains consistent practices within the school discipline program
    • Serves as liaison with student support services such as transportation
  • Assists the Principal in staff development by:
    • Identifying topics for staff development
    • Planning and coordinating school-wide staff development activities
    • Researching and disseminating information on best practices for school improvement goals
  • Assists the Principal with planning activities for accreditation and preparing accreditation documents
  • Assists the Principal with the walk-through observations, formal observations and evaluation of teaching staff
  • Assists the Principal with the evaluation of non-teaching staff
  • Assists the Principal with creating and managing budgets, requisitions and allocation of supplies, equipment and instructional materials
  • Assists the Principal with the preparation of class schedules, cumulative records and IEP/MET documents
  • Assists the Principal with the hiring of teaching and other staff
  • Assists the Principal with monitoring the safety and security of the school campus
  • Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
  • Current Arizona K-12 Principal certification- Three years experience as a teacher, preferably of students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Two years as a supervisor or administrator in an educational setting with experience in supervision/management, team leadership, and budget administration
  • Demonstrated background in developing student specific interventions, curriculum, and instruction
  • Fluent in ASL
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Masters Degree in Education of the Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Educational Leadership
  • Arizona Principal's Certification or eligible for Certification by the Arizona Department of Education (Must complete Arizona Principal Certification within two years of hire)
  • Principals, policies, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Applicable Federal and State laws as they apply to the position
  • Best practices in education and learning for students with special education needs
  • Best practices in education and learning for students in the general curriculum
  • Deafness and blindness and the effects on instruction for students who are Deaf/HH or Blind/VI
  • Instructional methods for use with students who are Deaf/HH or Blind/VI
  • Student assessments in standardized testing, Arizona State Standards, and progress monitoring of students (report cards, IEP progress reporting, curriculum based measures, etc.)
  • Effects of reasonable accommodations and instructional modifications for students who are Deaf/HH or Blind/VI
  • Arizona State Standards and implementation of the standards in the classroom and other instructional activities (community based)
  • Applicable Federal and State laws and regulations regarding general and special education, including post-secondary transition planning
  • Child development, behavioral intervention strategies, effective team collaboration
  • Appropriate lines of communication and authority
  • Communicate with staff, students, families and the community
  • Planning and organization
  • Budget planning and implementation
  • Interpersonal skills, including respectful and courteous treatment of all agency staff
  • Supervise
  • Plan staff development and train staff
  • Mediate and independently problem solve
  • Handle student discipline
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

School for the Deaf-Phoenix

7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021