McKinney Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Assistant Principal - High School
Education/Certification: Masters degree
Certified State/District Appraisal System Appraiser
Special Knowledge and Skills: Thorough understanding of school administrative operations
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
PRIMARY PURPOSE: Assist the school principal in the overall administration of the instructional program and operations at the campus level. Coordinate assigned activities and services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Participate in the development and evaluation of educational programs.
Encourage and support the development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers to pilot such efforts when appropriate.
Provide appropriate time, resources, and material to support staff in accomplishing educational goals.
Facilitate the use of technology in the teaching/ learning process
School / Organizational Climate:
Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
Deal sensitively and fairly with person from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Employ effective interpersonal skills.
School / Organizational Improvement:
Participate in collaborative processes to develop campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
Assist principal in developing, maintaining, and using appropriate information systems and records necessary for attainment for campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
Assess and respond to needs related to job responsibilities.
Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conference with staff; serve as an appraiser in the PDAS.
Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orientation of new staff.
Management of Administrative Functions:
Serve as principal in the absence of the regular principal.
Assist in the administration for the daily organization of the school, including class scheduling, teacher assignments and extracurricular activities.
Supervise the reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with the attendance supervisor on investigative follow-up actions.
Work with department heads and faculty in compiling annual budget requests based upon documented program needs.
Requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; conduct inventories; maintain records; and verify receipts for such materials.
Coordinate the conducting of safety inspections and safety drill practice activities.
Assume responsibility for coordination of transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support service.
Implement policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board.
Coordinate and provide adequate supervision of students during non-instructional periods.
Provide input to develop a student management system that results in positive student behavior.
Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
Conduct conferences with parents, students, and teachers concerning school and student issues.
Present the students a positive role model that supports the mission of the school district.
Professional Growth & Development:
Take the initiative to develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment.
Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
School / Community Relations:
Articulate the districtís mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission statement.
Demonstrate awareness of district / community needs and initiate activities to meet those identified needs.
Shares supervisory responsibility for professional staff with school principal. Supervises teachers, custodian, paraprofessionals and clerical personnel, and others, when assigned by principal.
Shares supervisory responsibilities for extracurricular and co-curricular activities, and other duties, as assigned.
Computers, audiovisual equipment, and other forms of instructional technology and equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; coordinate district functions; maintain emotional control under stress.Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, to problem-solve, to work collaboratively with others, and to work on multiple projects/tasks within a given period of time.
Physical Demands/ Environment Factors:
Ability to travel to all campuses throughout the district; ability to transport materials/supplies to be used in presentations and in work sessions with teachers.
Prolonged and irregular hours
This position will be evaluated in accordance with McKinney Independent School District Board Policy DNB(LEGAL).
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