All Other Positions - Topeka Public Schools 501
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Job Title: Bilingual Assistant Principal
Job Location: Topeka Public Schools
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021**
District: Topeka Public Schools 501
Topeka, KS 66611
Telephone: 785-295-3019
Job Description:
Reports To:         Building Principal
Position Purpose
To use leadership, management, supervisory, and monitoring skills to promote the educational development of each student.
The incumbent must possess, or be able to obtain by time of appointment, a Kansas building or district leadership license and possess the necessary training and experience in planning, organizational, supervisory, and evaluation skills which the position entails.  The incumbent should also demonstrate skills in curriculum and instructional leadership, personnel guidance, scheduling processes, policy, law, budget, school/community relations, and professional renewal.
Physical/Emotional Requirements:
The incumbent may be required to use speaking, hearing, visual, walking/mobility, standing, consistency of temperament, ability to work with a variety of problems at the same time, stamina for working long hours.
1.    Curriculum Development, Supervision and Evaluation
  • Assists in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program.
    • Supervises the school’s co-curricular and educational program.
 2.    Student Assessment and Monitoring
  • Emphasizes student achievement as the primary outcome of schooling.
  • Works with staff to systematically identify and respond to at-risk students; makes referrals to appropriate community agencies when needed.
3.   Student and Staff Relations
  • Models and facilitates good human relations skills; effectively interacts with others.
  • Fosters collegial relationships with and among teachers and staff.
4.    Establishing an Effective Workplace
  • Develops and maintains positive staff morale.
  • Facilitates and/or works with the building principal to effectively implement a discipline code that is fair and promotes orderliness and student learning.
5.    Staff Supervision and Personnel Evaluation
  • Supervises (under the direction of the building principal) all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and nonprofessional personnel assigned to the school.
  • Assists in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluating of the school’s professional staff.
6.    Communication and Community Relations
  • Keeps the building principal informed of the school’s activities and problems.
  • Maintains ongoing communications with staff, students, and parents.
  • Attends events held to recognize student achievement and school-sponsored activities and functions. 
7.    Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Considers research when making decisions.
  • Considers alternatives and consequences in the decision-making process.
  • Makes decisions in a timely fashion and maximizes decisions' effectiveness by follow-up actions.
8.    Professional Development
  • Effectively utilizes the expertise of school personnel, including self, in staff development.
  • Provides opportunities for teachers to share and demonstrate successful practices.
  • Views self as a role model for expected staff behavior.
  • Helps teachers implement objectives for themselves and students.
9.    Building Management, Recordkeeping, and Financial Management
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school facilities, including security personnel.
  • Provides for adequate inventories of property under his/her jurisdiction and for the security and accountability for that property. Ensures the building(s) and grounds are safe and that drills, evacuations and other emergency procedures conform to state directives.

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