Assistant Principal - Independence Public Schools
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Assistant Principal
Job Location: TBD
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Independence Public Schools
Independence, MO 64050
Telephone: 816-521-2700
Job Description:
Assistant Principal
Must live within Independence School District Boundaries

  • Appropriate certification
  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Administrative experience preferred
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

Reports To:
Building Principal

Job Goal:
To assist the principal in providing school-wide leadership and to learn the role of the principal.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Assists the principal in the overall administration of the school.
  • Serves as a principal in the absence of the regular principal.
  • Proposes schedules of classes and extracurricular activities.
  • Supervises the preparation of student schedules.
  • Works with department heads and faculty in compiling the annual budget requests.
  • Requisitions supplies, textbooks, and equipment; conducts inventories; maintains records; and checks on receipts for such material.
  • Assists in safety inspections and safety drill practice activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for coordinating transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.
  • Supervises the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, and works with the attendance supervisor for investigative follow-up actions.
  • Assists in maintaining discipline throughout the student body, and deals with special cases as necessary.
  • Serves with parent, faculty, and student groups as requested in advancing educational and related activities and objectives.
  • Administers the student insurance program.
  • Performs such record-keeping functions as the principal may direct.
  • Assists the principal in supervising teachers and departments as necessary.
  • Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the principal may from time to time assign.

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.


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