The Middle School Assistant Principal serves as part of the administrative team providing instructional and cultural leadership of the school. This position works with the Principal to carry out the district’s mission at the school level, ensuring all students receive high quality instruction in an aligned and coherent system while addressing their social and emotional needs in a safe and engaging environment.
Established success as an educational leader, as either a dean of students, program leader, instructional coach, or other formal capacity that clearly demonstrates the candidate’s ability to successfully help lead a school community.
Proven track record as an educational leader/educator that demonstrates unwavering commitment to ensure all students learn at high levels.
Experience with and passionate support for a learning community culture centered on collaboration and collective efficacy.
Understands the importance of supporting the social/emotional needs of students and the critical role it plays in their success.
Is a lead-learner with a deep knowledge of high-quality instructional strategies and thirst to continue learning.
Desires to make a difference in the community in which they work by becoming actively engaged and involved.
Demonstrates a deep commitment to personal professional growth.
Seeks to work in a district which values diversity, equity, and collaboration.
Looks forward to establishing strong working relationships with fellow administrators and district leadership.
Has a proven commitment towards the development of a positive, student-centered school culture.
Prior successful experience working with students and families from diverse socio-economic levels.
A successful track record of working effectively with all parents and stakeholders.
Valid Washington State Certificate with Principal Endorsement
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Possess a passion for teaching and learning, and a depth of knowledge of curriculum including the core subject areas of reading, math, science and writing.
Ability to create a safe, orderly, positive school climate for students and staff.
Ability to foster growth, creativity, and flexibility using a variety of techniques.
Demonstrated successful experience in shared decision making, program development, staff supervision and evaluation.
Knowledge of and demonstrated skills in the use of technology for teaching and learning.
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of public schools, including school reform legislation.
Spanish bilingual skills preferred.
WALLA WALLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS VISION-MISSION-BELIEFS
Developing Washington’s most sought-after graduates
Walla Walla Public Schools ensures all students receive high quality instruction in an aligned and coherent system while addressing their social and emotional needs in a safe and engaging environment.
in challenging and supporting all students
quality instruction is critical to student success
in investing in staff to ensure excellence
in maximizing the impact of our resources
in collaborative and transparent operation
in the importance of family and community
diversity is a strength
Reports to the Building Principal
260-day contract; Principals Salary Schedule
The preceding list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.
Posting closes May 16, 2022
Submit online application to include:
Letter of application detailing ability to successfully address all of the required qualifications.
3 letters of recommendation
The Walla Walla School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Walla Walla School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or transitional bilingual education programs, contact (509) 527-3000. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Mindy Meyer, Director of HR
364 S. Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Barb Casey, Director of Special Education
364 S. Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362