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Elementary Assistant Principal

Summary Information:
Employer: Wichita Public Schools
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: Assistant Principal
School / Org: Wichita Public Schools
Location: Wichita, Kansas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Posting Date: Monday, 10 February 2020
Closing Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

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Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Elementary Assistant Principal (2020-2021 School Year)

Position Function: The assistant principal is directly responsible to the building principal and assists in the administration, supervision, and evaluation of the educational program and supportive services/activities in the school.

Essential Performance Responsibilities:
• Assists the building principal and supports all stakeholders representing the school community in developing the vision, mission and goals of the school
• Supports the implementation of the school improvement plan
• Assists the building principal’s use of data to monitor and adjust as necessary the action plan and goals of the school improvement plan
• Assists the building principal to develop and implement a proactive and positive approach to behavior management
• Assists the building principal in ensuring all students are making academic progress by monitoring the instructional programs
• Ensures instructional guidelines are in place and teachers are following the district adopted course and grade level standards and teachers are following the curriculum with fidelity
• Supports all students have access to the core curriculum and that teachers differentiate instruction and intervention based on student data
• Supports students having access to a variety of activities that support their leadership, physical, emotional, social and attitudinal growth
• Supports students having access to services that support mental, physical, and emotional wellness for every student
• Assists the building principal in evaluating all staff members for the purpose of improving student growth, identify professional learning needs, promoting teacher leadership, and making decisions
• Monitors instruction through observations, coaching conversation and provides necessary feedback to enhance teaching and learning
• May be involved in recruiting, hiring, assigning, disciplining, and dismissing school staff
• Supports a positive culture of learning and collaboration necessary to create and support high levels of learning for all students
• Supports distributive leadership opportunities for staff
• Promotes the success of every student and staff by ensuring management of the organization, operation and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment
• Supports a culture of collaboration, trust, learning and high expectations for all
• Builds and sustains partnerships with families and community partners
• Follows established timelines and guidelines for all of the elements required by federal, state and district policies
• Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary and assures due process for students when appropriate
• Assumes responsibility for routine administrative and supervisory tasks (i.e. enrollment, attendance, transportation, SPED, ELL, school sponsored events, etc.)
• Assumes responsibility for the administration of the school in the absence of the building Principal
• Supports a safe learning environment by adhering to all crisis plans, school wide behavior plans and policies

Additional Duties: The Assistant Principal will be responsible for other duties which may be assigned by the Building Principal and/or Assistant Superintendent of Elementary/Secondary Schools.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information
• Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook which will be determined and validated by testing
• Use of good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments
• Ability to communicate effectively with a supervisor when their discretion is needed
• Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
• Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance
• Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them

• Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors
• Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks
• Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
• Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues
• Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service

Employee Punctuality and Appearance:
• In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave
• Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator
• All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position

Qualification Profile:
• A current KS Building Administration License is required
• 5 years of teaching experience is required
• Must have advanced technology skills

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