Fleming Middle School - Assistant Principal
1.0 FTE - 220 Days
Position begins July 1, 2023.
Reports To: Building Principal
Evaluated By: Building Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Updated: February 2023
Applicants please apply online through June 2nd, 2023 at 3:30 PM. Interviews will be scheduled between June 5th-8th, 2023.
Online Application: https://threerivers.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
The Administrator is the leader of the school, and as such assumes full responsibility for all aspects of the school. The Administrator is responsible for building a positive climate and culture that accepts and welcomes ALL students, staff and community members. Using leadership skills the Administrator will promote the educational development of each student to prepare them for life, school and career while also supporting and developing staff and ensuring the day to day operations of the school are met. Decision making should be collaborative and employ an equity lens. The Administrator must be familiar with state and federal law, District policies, Collective Bargaining Agreements and be able to use independent judgment and decision-making in matters not having established rules, regulations or policies.
A valid State of Oregon Administrative License, appropriate for the position, issued by TSPC.
A Master’s degree with preferred emphasis in education.
Previous, successful experience in K-12 Public Education.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
The ability to effectively work, support and communicate with students, parents and school personnel from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Ability to work harmoniously with others.
Proficient oral and written communication skills.
Proficient in the use of computer and Internet based application systems.
Ability to learn new automated systems as they are brought online by the District.
Ability and experience working and leading Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cultivate and model a respectful working and learning environment.
Annually pass the District’s required online training, CPR/First Aid, and other training provided by the District.
Maintain current licenses and certifications required for the position.
Follow and maintain knowledge of all applicable District policies and procedures; follow and maintain knowledge of all current state and federal laws or administrative rules pertaining to public education.
Lead and promote educational equity based on the principle that each student receives what is required for them to achieve success with regard to allocation of resources, opportunity, treatment and access.
Develop and implement an annual school improvement plan and equity plan that supports the values and strategic goals of the District.
Lead the staff in developing and adapting courses of study and school programs to achieve the goals of the District, school, and State curriculum requirements.
Lead teacher participation in discussions and deliberations regarding instruction, staff development, budget and other programs.
Lead constructive and professionally sound instructional research by teachers in the use of new methods, materials and content.
Provide guidance and support.
Follow all District and applicable laws in regards to hiring.
Maintain open and effective lines of communication with students, parents, staff and community members.
Take appropriate actions to ensure student/staff safety and to protect citizens and their property.
Prepare and submit the school’s budgetary requests and monitor expenditures of funds.
Facilitate the development of the master schedule to meet students needs and ensure the appropriate assignment of teachers based on licensure.
Lead the recruiting, screening, training, assigning and evaluation of all school personnel under their supervision. This shall include recommendation as to initial employment as well as continued employment or dismissal.
Provide for the development of new staff as well as evaluation of all staff.
Demonstrate effective conflict resolution skills.
Participates in District provided professional development.
May be asked to serve on District committees.
Attends work regularly and is punctual.
Organizes and attends staff meetings.
Middle School Assistant Principal: The Middle School Assistant Principal supports the Middle School Administrative team by providing support with student discipline, observation, and evaluation of assigned teachers, the PLC process, monitoring implementation of curriculum goals and instructional practices. This position also oversees the school’s athletic and extra-curricular activities. This position requires a high level of collaboration with the Middle School Administrative team.
Supervises staff and students at all times.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; stand; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception and peripheral vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is standard classroom and stage settings. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities. Employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.
Safety sensitive positions will require the successful candidate to pass a drug test. To comply with the Temporary Administrative Rule of the Oregon Health Authority, and comply with the requirements of OAR 333.019.1030, all public and private school teachers, staff, contractors and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "Fully vaccinated" is defined as 14 days after receiving all required doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine (currently two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine). All staff members will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or file a medical or religious exemption on the approved OHA form.
Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable, pursuant to Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Prepared By: OSBA Prepared Date: March 19, 2012; updated Feb 2023;