1.0 FTE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Company: Downers Grove School District 58
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 18, 2023
Herrick Middle School
The Assistant Principal supports the Building Principal in the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities.
Primary functions are to:
1. Live a mission and vision focused on results;
2. Lead and Manage systems change;
3. Improve teaching and learning;
4. Build and maintain collaborative relationships;
5. Lead with integrity and professionalism
I.MANAGEMENT SKILLS by:
A. Maintain a clean, safe, and secure environment.
B. Developing and monitoring a building budget in accordance with District guidelines.
C. Maintaining and submitting records and reports that are accurate and on time.
D. Using strategies and systems to manage conflict.
E. Following Board policies and legal requirements and communicating these to staff, students, and school community.
F. Allocating time to address priorities.
G. Utilizing the physical facilities efficiently.
II. LEADERSHIP by:
A.Employing a leadership style which is appropriate for the situation; delegating and encouraging self-direction when appropriate.
B. Employing methods which foster a non-threatening environment conducive to openness and cooperation and which invites participating in the decision-making process when appropriate.
C. Utilizing various approaches to build and maintain morale.
D. Raising and/or allowing questions which help others to consider consequences.
E. Developing and implementing strategies to evaluate programs and make changes as needed.
F. Demonstrating a leadership role on district committees and at district meetings and contributing to the collaborative process.
III. PERSONNEL SKILLS by:
A.Following a plan of supervision and evaluation for all personnel for which he/she has supervisory responsibility.
B. Developing a staff organizational plan which is consistent with District policies for class size and teacher aide allocation.
C. Working cooperatively with the personnel office in the selection, transfer, retention, or dismissal of district employees.
D. Providing support and assistance for all staff both personally and professionally.
E. Providing appropriate orientation for new staff members.
F. Implementing a staff development plan which provides activities to assist staff in accomplishing district's/school objectives.
IV. INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS by:
A.Monitoring teachers' planning for effective instruction and ensuring implementation of adopted curriculum through schedules observation and monitoring of classroom instruction and other methods of data gathering.
B. Utilizing clinical supervision strategies for providing feedback to staff on observed instruction.
C. Identifying, analyzing, and providing help for the solution of specific instructional problems.
D. Employing strategies designed to protect learning times.
E. Assisting staff in monitoring student progress in achieving curricular objectives.
F. Utilizing support staff where appropriate.
G. Supervising and monitoring programs for exceptional children.
H. Establishing and communicating high expectations for student achievement and behavior.
V. SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS SKILLS by:
A.Involving parents and community members in school and/or district programs.
B. Ensuring that parents are provided with information of the child's progress.
C. Supporting PTA by being an active participant.
D. Recognizing outstanding performances by students and staff.
E. Fostering good communications with and between parents, teachers, and students.
VI. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH by:
A.Maintaining an involvement in professional associations and their activities.
B. Participating in inservice workshops, committees, and/or college courses to upgrade professional skills.
VII. GOAL AND OBJECTIVE DEVELOPMENT by:
A.Defining, implementing, and evaluating district and building goals and objectives.
VIII. TEAM BUILDING SKILLS by:
A.Performing all other tasks that are assigned by the Administrative Assistants and/or the Superintendent.
B. Exhibiting a willingness to contribute and implement ideas for the betterment of the District
Minimum of 5 years successful teaching experience in a K-8 setting.
Type 75 Certification - General Administrative
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