Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Assistant Principal - Elementary
Location or Department: Merle Sidener Gifted Academy
Summary of Essential Job Functions: Assist the elementary school principal(s) in providing leadership in academic program development and supervision.
Qualifications: Master's Degree required. A minimum of three years teaching experience in education and experience as an assistant principal. Appropriate Indiana Certificate for School Administration and Supervision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide leadership and direction to teachers for the instructional program, commensurate with the requirements of the Indiana Department of Education, the Board of School Commissioners, and the educational needs of the students.
Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations.
Assist the school principal in all matters related to the instructional program.
Assist in maintaining accurate and up-to-date records and reports for the State of Indiana, Board of School Commissioners, and the school.
In the absence of the building principal, serves as the key administrator when designated to assume the responsibility by the principal or the superintendent.
Work cooperatively with the Office of Research and Student Assessment when managing student achievement and graduation data.
Plan and supervise school student activity programs as assigned by the principal.
Represent the school and District in a positive and professional manner.
Assist in the administration and monitoring of standardized testing policies and processes.
Assist in arranging or delivering professional development and in-service training for all staff.
Enforce student discipline code of conduct.
Encourage and facilitate parental involvement as well as establish and maintain relationships with the community.
Assist the principal to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for students and staff by implementing the building safety plan and ensure building is supervised at all times students are present.
Stay abreast of current research, theory, and trends related to high-performing schools.
Coordinate extra-curricular activities and provide or designate supervision.
Work with web master to maintain an inviting, up-to-date web presence for school.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates and Licenses: None
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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