Assistant Principal - Elementary

Colorado Springs, CO, US
Mar 20, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
This position will work a 220-day calendar.
The Elementary Assistant Principal salary is highly competitive and is based on like experience and qualifications (median salary is $72,000 annually).

Job Summary:
  • Assist the Principal in providing leadership and developing and monitoring practices, procedures, and policies for the attainment of school and student achievement goals. Duties include supporting curriculum alignment with content standards; evaluating and monitoring certified and educational support personnel; and supervising and encouraging appropriate student behavior, student success, and/or athletics/activities. Promote strong relations and partnerships among school, parents, students, community, and stakeholders.
  • Support curriculum alignment with content standards through teacher observations and/or through curriculum committee work.
  • Evaluate, appraise, mentor, monitor, and provide feedback to licensed staff to support planning, instruction, engagement, and assessment. Provide leadership for the professional growth of the instructional staff through job embedded professional development, goal development and monitoring, and recommendation and support of educational/training opportunities.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and orderly learning environment by monitoring student behavior and assign and enforce clear and consistent consequences. Coordinate and attend expulsion hearings as needed.
  • Analyze and use student assessment data to drive instruction, make recommendations regarding policy, and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Support and promote student achievement and progress through student conferences, interventions, and school-based support systems. Develop and administer guidelines and procedures for student achievement, growth, and special recognition. Implement, administer, and monitor the Response to Intervention (RTI) process. May be responsible for supervising and planning athletics/activities to promote well-rounded students.
  • Respond to parent, student, stakeholder, and community concerns/questions and promote positive public relations. Encourage school/parent/student/community partnerships in providing for the educational needs of the student.
  • Evaluate, appraise, mentor, monitor, and provide feedback to educational support personnel, including secretarial, clerical, maintenance, custodial, and/or security personnel. Provide leadership for the professional growth of educational support personnel through in-service programs, goal development and monitoring, and recommendation and support of educational/training opportunities.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, hallways, outdoors, on/off the bus, parking lot, and/or during extra-curricular activities.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of students and staff at all times, including developing, implementing, and instructing others on crisis prevention and procedures; supervising and providing direction for the proper inspection, maintenance, cleanliness, and repair of the buildings and grounds; and planning, organizing, and implementing fire and disaster drills and other emergency procedures.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations, committees, and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist Principal with hiring licensed, educational support personnel, and co-curricular staff.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
  • Master's Degree required. Valid Colorado Principal License.
  • A minimum of four years' teaching experience at the elementary level preferred.
  • Advanced oral and written communication, English language, interpersonal relations, customer service, public relations, critical thinking, problem solving, organizational, and supervisory/management skills. Basic math and accounting skills.
  • Strong personal computer, keyboarding, and word processing skills.
  • Ability to manage confidentiality in all aspects of job.
  • Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to promote and follow Board of Education, Superintendent, building, and department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
Application Procedure:
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FLSA - Exempt