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Assistant Principal - Ponderosa Middle School

Organization: 
Klamath Falls City Schools
Closing date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Position: Assistant Principal

Position Summary:
The job of the Assistant Principal is done for the purpose of supporting the Middle School Principal, performing school site activities as may be delegated by the Principal; representing the school within the district and community. The Assistant Principal provides a wide variety of services to assist the Principal in the administration of the school, including monitoring of the instructional and extra-curricular programs, supervision and evaluation of licensed and classified staff, maintaining student discipline, scheduling classes, preparation of reports, records, and other required paperwork. The Assistant Principal may be required to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.

Function:
Assist the principal with student management and discipline, staff development, selection of staff, evaluation of licensed and classified staff, curriculum, and instruction.

Essential Responsibilities:
-Assist the principal in the monitoring of the instructional and extra-curricular programs
-Attends and supervises school-sponsored activities
-Assists the principal in the improvement of the instructional programs
-Assists and evaluates implementation and use of technology in the classroom instruction and throughout the building
-Assists the principal in the supervision and evaluation of the performance of licensed and classified staff
-Assists in the development of class schedules and staff schedules to meet the needs of the students
-Assists the principal in maintaining effective student discipline and in promoting a positive teaching-learning environment within the school
-Works with parents and others in the community to promote a positive working relationship between the school and the community
-Prepares reports, maintains school records, and handles other administrative matters as required (such as by not limited to Attendance, 504s, and Athletic Director responsibilities for school-sponsored sports)
-Assumes the principal duties in the absence of the principal
-Assists other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities

Other Responsibilities:
-Maintains consistent and predictable attendance to meet the requirements of the position
-Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
-Education and Experience Required
-A minimum of a Master’s degree in an appropriate field in education.

Skills:
-Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing with staff, parents, and the public in English.
-Ability to work individually and in partnerships with a minimum of directions
-Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
-Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
-Ability to deal with students and parents in often difficult circumstances
-High visibility at school and in the community and hold high expectations for students and staff
-Work well with others from diverse cultures and backgrounds
-Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
-Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize
-Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, and district patrons

Knowledge:
-Strong knowledge of curriculum and instruction
-Knowledge of age-appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, and education code
-Knowledge of Oregon laws and school reform

Abilities:
-Demonstrates command of oral and written English language
-A positive team approach to leadership and management
-Ability to motivate, direct, and support staff
-Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse backgrounds in English, Spanish, or other language related to the job
-Ability to work harmoniously with others

License, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Required:
-Holds an administrative license from the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Oregon
-Holds a current teaching license from the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Oregon is preferred

Salary/Schedule:
-2022-2023 Administrative Salary Schedule currently being negotiationed. Current Salary- $93,741 - $105,263
-8 hours per day / 220 days per year

To apply please follow link
https://klamathfalls.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx