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Middle School Assistant Principal

Bend-La Pine School District
Closing date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Bend-La Pine Schools welcomes applications of qualified persons interested in the position of assistant principal at Sky View Middle School. Selection procedures may include: team interview, student interview and an individual task. The district may conduct a visit to the current job site of the top candidate prior to offering the job.
Qualified applicants should apply online at: and should include: 

Letter of application
Current resume, including email address
Three current letters of recommendation; including names, titles, addresses, home and office phone numbers
College transcripts
Any other supporting materials
A required component of the application includes submitting responses to screening questions via Interviewstream, an online video platform. You will need approximately 30 minutes of uninterrupted time to complete the video responses. Your application will be considered incomplete until the video submissions have been received.


Salary estimate (based on 2021-22 schedule): $103,253-$109,985
224-day contract
Family medical, dental and vision insurance
Term life and long-term disability insurance
Professional development program and tuition reimbursement
Bend-La Pine Schools, unlike many districts, currently pays the employee’s portion of PERS


Position closes: May 18, 2022
Interviews: May 25, 2022
Projected start date: July 1, 2022


Must hold, or be able to obtain, Oregon Administrative Licensure
Record of increasingly responsible positions in education  
Successful teaching and administrative experience at the middle school level
Humble, collaborative leader who values relationships with students, families and staff members
Strong communication skills, with a special focus on being an exceptional listener, that establish positive, collaborative working relationships with and among students, staff, parents/guardians
Effective management of school operations, financials, bell schedules, and systems that support teaching and learning
Values a student-centered approach to leading, teaching, and learning


Professional experience with leading and building cultural inclusivity with an eclectic group of students, including but not limited to diversity as it relates to factors regarding: socio-economics, ability level, TAG, Life Skills, multi-lingual, identity and gender preference
Instructional leader with demonstrated instructional experience who understands best practices and utilizes data
Supportive, with a commitment to build on the work that has been implemented in the school design plan
Understands and has experience in non-exclusionary practices for student behavior, including knowledge of experience using Restorative Practices and Collaborative Problem Solving to address community growth and individual needs
Demonstrable experience with trauma-informed practices, including leading staff trainings and implementation
Visionary leader who possesses experience with equitable grading, student-directed learning, and classroom-based inquiry, or demonstrates a willingness to learn
Record of advocacy supporting the needs of a unique school, including academic-, staffing-, and facility-related needs
Supportive relationships with staff that provides strong professional support
Creative, out-of-the box thinker who views challenges as opportunities and willing to advocate for staff and students
Clear communicator with an open-door policy
A vocal leader who is willing to advocate for the school community at the district level
A believer in a balanced lifestyle
Ability to build and nurture relationships grounded in trust and compassion
Sky View Middle School is proud to offer students an excellent education, terrific social opportunities, and outstanding extracurricular activities. Academic excellence is Sky View’s number one goal.

Providing an Academic Culture where all students experience Safety, Belonging, and Opportunity is essential to our students’ growth. A foundation of our culture is the “You Matter” concept, wherein we celebrate each individual for who they are as we strive to help them develop and grow. We have a great variety of elective courses, clubs, and activities built into the school day to provide a meaningful, holistic education that meets the needs of each student. Our staff works hard to provide students with these opportunities and we work to see our students make the most of them.

Sky View opened in the fall of 2000 and has an enrollment of  approximately 620 students, primarily from the beautiful northeast area of Bend. We serve this area as a diverse group of professionals with a range of backgrounds and experiences, united in the philosophy that kids are the future of our community and it is our mission to have a dramatic and positive impact on that future. To serve our students and provide well-rounded experiences, we have expanded Career and Technical Education (CTE) opportunities through partnerships with the High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) and Mountain View High School. 


Bend-La Pine Schools is the fifth largest school district in the state. More than 17,500 students attend Bend-La Pine Schools and programs.  
Bend-La Pine Schools boasts 35 schools: 17 elementary schools, two K-8 schools, two charter schools, seven middle schools and seven high schools.
Since 2000, students in Bend-La Pine Schools have continually scored higher on SAT tests than their peers nation- and statewide. Students taking the SAT earned an average score of 1598, 101 points higher than their peers nationwide in 2014. 
Highly competitive extracurricular teams earned numerous state championships.
Staff award winners include Oregon’s Superintendent of the Year, Elementary Principal of the Year, High School Principal of the Year, Oregon Teacher of the year, and Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.
The community has passed five school construction bonds in the past 20 years, providing 17 new schools and supporting facility safety and equity, along with new instructional programs for students.
Strong collaboration and networking with the community exist through School to Careers program, Safe Schools Alliance, Family Access Network with a FAN advocate in each building, and partnerships with local Parks and Recreation districts, to name a few.
A private education foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools supports K-12 education in the community.
Volunteers provide over 95,000 hours to schools annually.
Direct additional requests for information to
Ryan Kelling, Director - Recruitment & Retention
Human Resources Department
Phone: 541-355-1110 Fax: 541-355-1109
520 NW Wall St Bend, OR 97703

Application materials of final candidates may be published.  Reference checks will be made and there may be a site visit of the candidate before selection.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Bend-La Pine Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bend-La Pine Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to all designated youth groups.