Assistant Principal - Springfield R-XII
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal-Middle School
Job Location: Westport Middle School
Beginning: Jul 15, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Springfield R-XII
Springfield, MO 65802
Telephone: 417-523-4647
Job Description:
The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Principal - Middle School.
The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.
The job of Assistant Principal - Middle School provides 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.
Job related experience within a specialized field, required
  • Masters degree in job-related area, required
Miscellaneous Requirements
Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
Certificates and Licenses
  • 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
All interested applicants must got to to apply to be considered. The School District of Springfield R-12 is an equal opportunity employer who participates in the E-Verify program.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.