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Elementary Associate Principal

Tigard Tualatin School District
Closing date: 
Friday, May 26, 2023

Job Title: Associate Principal - Elementary
Work Year: 250 days
Job Group: Administration

JOB TITLE: Associate Principal REPORTS TO: Building Principal

Tigard Tualatin School District is committed to equitable outcomes for all students especially for those that are underserved. The position of Assistant Principal supports the building principal in the day-to-day operations of the building and overall school programs in achieving this goal.

As assigned by the principal, the assistant principal may be responsible for planning, directing, monitoring and/or supervising of activities or programming in instruction, attendance, student management, fiscal management, facilities maintenance, and the evaluation of staff associated with these activities or programs.

Assists with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational staff and programs.
Administer comprehensive student discipline and attendance program; assure stakeholder input in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program.
Collect, interpret, monitor and utilize quantitative and qualitative data to improve student instructional, attendance, and student management programs outcomes especially for marginalized students.
Assures the safety and welfare of all students.
Support and participate in federal programs and services such as IEPs, 504s and English Language Learners.
Assist with the building of schedules such as master, lunch/recess, duty and the like.
Assist in providing systematic supervision of the internal budget and accounting procedures.
Assist in approving purchases and expenditures and monitor compliance with approved budgets.
Assist with the management and care of the school plant equipment and materials.
Assures that students are provided academic and counseling support.
Assist in the facilitation of meetings with a variety of stakeholders including student-parent-teacher conferences.
Assist with planning and implementation of programs for parent groups, community agencies, and promote culturally responsive public and school-community relations.
Assure that accurate records are kept on all students by establishing procedures for gathering and recording information in accordance with state and district requirements.
Refer students as appropriate to community agencies and special education services as needed.
Assist in the coordination of hiring, onboarding, and in-service training and ongoing staff development of staff.
Maintains integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, or district patrons.
May serve as lead building administrator in the absence of the principal.
Reports to and keeps building principal updated and informed.
Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise students during extracurricular, evening, and non-instructional activities such as bus loading, lunch, and transitions.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience in working with diverse communities.
Ability to work collaboratively with groups and individuals inside and outside of the organization.
Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where direction may not always exist.
Demonstration of leadership and management abilities.
Understanding of current educational theory, practice and trends in student management, curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Knowledge and/or experience with trauma informed and restorative practices.
Knowledge and experience in research based instructional practices and strategies.
Knowledge and/or experience with IEPs, 504s, ELLs and other federal programs and services.
Knowledge and/or experience with school finance and best practices.
Demonstrate advanced organization and communication skills to work with diverse students, parents, and staff.

Bilingual, bicultural and biliterate abilities in English and Spanish or other languages related to the student and family population of the District.
Understanding and knowledge of the Culturally Responsive Teaching Framework.
Demonstration of a strong equity lens and knowledge of culturally responsive practices.
Experience creating and leading the implementation of Behavior Support Plans.

Master’s degree in administration, supervision, curriculum, or related area.
Hold or be willing to obtain the state of Oregon Administrative Certification.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and 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.
Physical Demands: Regularly speak, hear, stand, walk, sit, finger, handle, feel, reach, stoop, or kneel.
Occasionally crouch crawl, climb or balance.
Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the majority of the work day is spent indoors.

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Administrative contract and Board Policy.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, the administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department.