Assistant Principal - Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School Assistant Principal
Job Location: Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Maplewood, MO 63143
Telephone: 314-644-4400 EXT 1704
Job Description:
Primary Responsibilities: To assist the principal and serve as an instructional leader to make the school facility safe, attractive and productive place in which to learn.
Qualifications:  Requires a valid Missouri State Administrator’s Certificate. Minimum of three years successful teaching experience; demonstrated leadership in current position. Ability to interact with a wide variety of persons in a challenging setting.
Terms of Employment:  Employed for a twelve-month period as a certified administrator 
Essential Functions:
  • Assists the principal and supports mission and vision in all assigned responsibilities within the guidelines of the administrator job description
  • Develops and maintains a professional learning community
  • Monitors student attendance and performs follow-up functions.
  • Monitors student academic progress and implements interventions as needed
  • Addresses student discipline issues in the buildings, on the grounds, & on the buses and follows up on situations as necessary using restorative/trauma informed mindset
  • Assists students or teachers in emergency situations.
  • Partners with special education personnel, attends IEP/504 meetings, and ensures proper implementation of individualized education plans
  • Supervises extracurricular activities
  • Directs, supervises, and evaluates instructional programming proved by alternative school teachers.
  • Collaborates to determine alternative services budget, to meet DESE requirements related to alternative services, and to support district policies and procedures related to discipline including attendance at Superintendent discipline hearings as needed.
  • Provides classroom teachers with instructional assistance and resources, including academic and social/emotional response to intervention
  • Serve as District Summer School Director and supervise Middle School Summer School programming
  • Coordinates the Middle School home visit program
  • Organizes, leads and serves on school based committees
  • Implements board policy and administrative rules
  • Ensures implementation the District curriculum
  • Supervises and evaluates student and teacher success
  • Works cooperatively with the District supervisors
  • Accepts individual and group assignments
  • Participates in administrator’s meeting and such other meetings as required or appropriate
  • Plans and implements required safety drills
  • Reads, writes, and interprets routine reports and correspondence.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and presents data before groups of stakeholders.
  • Assumes responsibility for the supervision of students on the school premises before, during and after school.
  • Coordinates student meetings, awards, activities and assemblies.
  • Models and develops the apprenticeship metaphor
  • Serves as a professional development team leader
  • Serves as assessment liaison for building, assist with testing schedules and implementation
  • Assists with parent activities
  • Supervises and implements student expeditionary travel at various times throughout the school year
  • Stays current in educational literature and trends
  • Leads assigned Curriculum Action Team
  • In the absence of the principal, handles the responsibilities of the principal
  • Performs all other duties as directed by the principal
Essential Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of clienteles.
  • Ability to effectively work as a member of a team.
  • Physical stamina to handle challenging work schedule.
  • Respect for student, teachers, parents, and support staff.
  • Exercises sound judgment on sensitive issues.
  • School liaison with the community.
  • Committed to professional growth and the School Improvement Plan.
  • Ability to move throughout building and visit classrooms, athletic field, lunch room and gym.
  • Ability to work effectively for the development of students.
  • Calm demeanor for dealing with the needs of students.
  • Verbal and written communication skills to perform job-related duties.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of persons in a challenging setting.
  • Ability to travel to and move through to offsite locations including outdoor and overnight experiences apply online at:

Posted: 3/24/2021

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