All Other Positions - Topeka Public Schools 501
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Job Title: Elementary Dual Language Assistant Principal
Job Location: Scott Dual Language Magnet School
Beginning: Jul 15, 2022
Deadline: Jul 08, 2022**
District: Topeka Public Schools 501
Topeka, KS 66611
Telephone: 785-295-3019
Job Description:
To use leadership, management, supervisory, and monitoring skills to promote the educational development of each student.
The incumbent must be bi-lingual and speak Spanish fluently.  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.

1.    Curriculum Development, Supervision and Evaluation
  • Leads in the development, determination of appropriateness, and monitoring of the instructional program.
    • Supervises the school’s co-curricular and educational program.
    • Approves the master teaching schedule and any special personnel assignments.
      • Facilitates and monitors the school accreditation process.
      • Understands school curriculum, ensures teaching of the written curriculum, helps staff use curriculum resources.
      • Participates in and/or leads curriculum development activities commensurate with school and district goals.
      • Provides opportunities and encouragement for staff to increase professional expertise.
      • Assists in identifying curricular and extracurricular needs by analyzing current programs and student achievement.
      • Regularly uses the results of student assessment data to identify problems and implement program improvements and/or pacing.
 2.    Student Assessment and Monitoring
  • Emphasizes student achievement as the primary outcome of schooling.
  • Systematically assesses and monitors student progress, using objective and verifiable information whenever possible.
  • Works with staff to systematically identify and respond to at-risk students; makes referrals to appropriate community agencies when needed.
  • Assures the proper educational placement of students.
3.   Student and Staff Relations
  • Models and facilitates good human relations skills; effectively interacts with others.
  • Solicits information from school personnel and community in gauging the school climate.
  • Recognizes efforts of students and teachers.
  • Promotes the improvement of student and staff self-images.
  • Communicates high expectations for both staff and students and provides appropriate motivation to reach expectations.
  • 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.
    • Protect instructional time by minimizing interruptions to the instructional process.
    • Coordinate teacher and student schedules to promote maximum learning and minimize conflict.
    • Maintain high visibility in the school.
    • Provide for adequate supervision and acceptable student behavior at all school functions planned and operated by school personnel.
    • Lead and direct the school leadership team.
    • Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school and ensure that the staff follows effective school policies.
    • Plan, organize, and direct the implementation of school activities.
    • Maintain appropriate and consistent standards of student conduct and enforce discipline, as necessary, according to due process for the rights of students.
    • Delegate authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the building principal.
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.
  • Assures the orientation of newly assigned staff members and assists in their development, as appropriate.
  • Recommends, according to established procedures, the removal of a staff member whose work is unsatisfactory.

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