Assistant Principal - Blue Valley Schools
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Assistant Principal- Curriculum and Instruction
Job Location: Blue Valley Northwest High School
Beginning: Jan 14, 2022
Deadline: Jun 01, 2022**
District: Blue Valley Schools
Overland Park, KS 66223
Telephone: 913-239-4039
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Job Description:
Purpose Statement
The job of Assistant Principal is done for the purpose/s of assisting the building Principal in the leadership, coordination, supervision and management of the school program and operation, remaining consistent with policies of the Board of Education. The Assistant Principal is expected to work with leadership at all levels of administration to provide a program of continuity throughout the school system.

Essential Functions 
  • Coordinates services as delegated by the building principal in the areas of student attendance, discipline, guidance, health services, special education programs, and psychological services.
  • Monitors student attendance and conducts appropriate interventions as needed.
  • Addresses student non-attendance behavior issues, following school board policy and school-wide guidelines.
  • Develops and supervises faculty and staff members by setting goals, providing regular feedback, documenting performance, and conducting annual performance appraisals, in conjunction with the building principal.
  • Assists the Principal in providing leadership in curriculum development, utilizing research-based practices for bringing about desired changes and improvements.
  • Makes recommendations to the principal regarding student assignment, retention and promotion.
  • Assists in the formulation of the operating budget and makes decisions in the dispersal of budgetary funds. Assists in the coordination and supervision of after-school clubs and extracurricular activities as assigned by the principal.
  • Coordinates substitute teacher schedules and assists with staffing. 
  • Coordinates and manages school-wide special events.
  • Attends student activities in the building whenever possible.
  • Makes presentations to parents and the community as needed regarding school related issues such as achievement tests, course development, safety, school events, etc.
  • Manages staff leave and other HR-related items.  Creates the building master schedule, under the direction of the building principal.
  • Serves on district committees as needed. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a need to routinely upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: verbal and written communication; planning, implementing and managing programs; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications, preparing and maintaining accurate records; and using district approved crisis intervention techniques.
  • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: instructional procedures and practices; stages of child development/behavior and learning styles; evidence-based practices to help children meet goals; age appropriate student activities; business telephone and email etiquette; methods of organizing, scheduling and prioritizing workloads; principles of supervision and program administration; safety practices and procedures; conflict resolution; and crisis de-escalation techniques.
  • ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meetings and/or events; often gather, collate and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; building effective relationships; maintaining confidentiality; preparing and maintaining accurate records; working individually and as part of a team; setting priorities and working within time constraints; and working with constant interruptions.
Experience: Minimum of five years related experience required. Master’s degree in Education Administration or related field. Kansas Principal Certification.  Background Clearance.

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

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