2021-2022 Assistant Principal - Parkview High School

Springfield, MO, US
May 13, 2021
Grade Level
High School
Job Title: Assistant Principal/Site Athletic Director

Department: Learning - Secondary

Pay Grade: Academic Administrative, A121

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: School Principal


Responsible for providing support to the instructional process with specific responsibility for directing assigned programs and services at a elementary, middle school or high school; assists leadership with aligning to the district's strategic plan; providing information and serving as a resource to others; supervising assigned staff; coordinating school activities and addressing issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.


Evaluates assigned personnel (e.g. certificated staff members, support personnel, etc.) to ensure that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.

Facilitates the development, communication implementation and evaluation of quality learning to enhancing excellence, equality and equity for staff and students.

Facilitates meetings, processes, etc. to meet curriculum guidelines and/or ensure that state mandates are achieved.

Facilitates communication between personnel, students and/or parents in order to evaluate situations, solve problems and/or resolve conflicts.

Implements policies, procedures and/or processes (e.g. requirements of the IB Middle Years program, etc.) to provide direction and/or comply with mandated requirements. Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students in order to assist students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.

Manages a variety of school administrative functions (e.g. student disciplinary policy, school schedule, assigned personnel, etc.) in order to enforce school, district and state policy and maintain safety and efficiency of school operations.

Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars (e.g. training on the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years program, etc.) to convey and/or gather information required to perform functions.

Prepares a wide variety of materials in written and electronic form (e.g. quantity reports, student activities, student attendance, correspondence, audits, etc.) in order to document activities, provide written reference, and/or convey information.

Represents the school within community forums to maintain ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assist with issues related to school environment.

Supervises school personnel by monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.

Supports principal for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative functions and to align the building culture to the district's strategic plan.

Performs other related duties as required/assigned.


Education and Experience

Master's degree in job-related area, required.

Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Certificates, Licenses and Other Special Requirements

Missouri Teaching Certificate, required.

Missouri Administrative Certificate, required.

Ability to gain and maintain "Highly Qualified" status as defined by Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, required.

Must pass a Criminal Background Clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.

Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.

Skill to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to routinely upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.

Skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job, including: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records

Ability to analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.

Ability to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment.

Ability to work with others under a wide variety of circumstances; working with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.

Ability to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment.

Ability to analyze issues and create action plans.

Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to apply critical thinking/problem solving to improve work processes.

Ability to maintain confidentiality; set priorities; meet deadlines and schedules; work with detailed information; and adapt to changing priorities.

Ability to set high expectations for self and others; set and monitor progress toward goals; and utilize and offer effective feedback to continuously improve.

Ability to work as part of a team; adapt to changing priorities; and apply logical processes and analytical skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work environment is primarily inside, where the noise and temperature levels are moderate.

The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Must possess the physical ability to work primarily with fingers, perceive the nature of sounds, make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes, express or exchange ideas by the spoken word, substantial movements (motions) with the hands, wrists, and/or fingers, and discern letters or numbers at a given distance.

Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, crouching, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, manual dexterity, mental acuity, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking.