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Grants Pass High School Assistant Principal

Grants Pass School District 7

Grants Pass School District No. 7 is now accepting applications for the following administrative position for the 2023-2024 school year:

Grants Pass School District No. 7 seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant Principal at Grants Pass High School. This Assistant Principal position will be primarily responsible for helping lead school-wide implementation of research-based instructional practices, increasing student engagement practices, AVID leadership, managing student services including overseeing the counseling center (which includes Guidance Counselors, SEL Counselors, and other support services for students), SPED and Life Skills Programs, master schedule and leading professional development as well as other administrative duties to be assigned. Consideration may be given to aptitude in student discipline and curriculum. Final duties to be determined once the full administrative team is in place.

CERTIFICATION: Background of successful education and/or administrative experience including a current Oregon
Administrative Certificate.

 Establish and maintain an effective culturally competent learning climate in the school.
 Provide leadership in the development of the instructional program(s).
 Evaluate and revise curricular and instructional programs in cooperation with principal, staff and appropriate district administrators.
 Facilitate communication between staff, students and parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflict.
 Communicate with staff to assure instructional programs meet student needs and district requirements.
 Assist with the administering of the school and its instructional program in all its facets.
 Assist in supervising support services including, custodial, security, food service, etc.
 Assist in the guidance program to enhance individual student educational growth and development.
 Assist with supervising the school staff and be responsible for the recruitment, screening, hiring, training, assigning, and evaluation of the staff, both certified and classified.
 Evaluate both certified and classified staff according to procedures and timelines outlined by the district.
 Assist with supervising, administering and allocating the building’s financial budget and make decisions for its use.
 Assure proper management, maintenance and inventory of materials, equipment, buildings, facilities and grounds.
 Institute a uniform discipline policy that adheres to the current District policy, and develop a set of practices for student behavior.
 Utilize all resources of the school and community in developing the most effective educational system.
 Develop and support a community relations program with parents and local community groups as a means of interpreting and furthering school programs and encourage parent and community participation in the school’s program(s).
 Follow and implement board policies, administrative regulations, negotiated agreements, and district procedures.
 Assist with developing and providing in-service programs for the staff’s professional development and growth.
 Assist with designing and implementing programs to meet specific needs of the school and its students.
 Promote a positive, caring climate for learning; deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds, and communicate effectively with students, staff and parents.
 Participate in professional growth to improve skills related to current and future job assignments.
 Relate to students with respect while carrying out a positive and effective discipline policy.
 Assist with developing school plans and organizational procedures for health, safety, discipline, and conduct of students as established by district policies and procedures.
 Ensure that all school activities are adequately planned and supervised.
 Prepare and supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration.
 Collaborate and work harmoniously with other district administrators, staff, board members, and community members.
 Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds in English, Spanish, or other languages related to the job.
 Bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish preferred.
 Attend regularly scheduled School Board meetings as needed.
 The assistant principal must maintain and protect the confidentiality of students and families in accordance with FERPA and protect the rights of students to due process, dignity, privacy, and respect.
 This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified. It is our expectation that every employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s goals. Other duties as assigned.

Salary Range: $104,989-$124,093

Telephone: 541-474-5700 E-mail:

Application materials will be accepted online until position is filled. Apply at

The Grants Pass School District No. 7 will provide reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Disabled persons may contact the Director of Personnel at 474-5700 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the District for assistance through the Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900.

Grants Pass School District 7 strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the position, and we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.

Funding for all positions for the 2023-2024 school year is subject to state funding.