Assistant Principal at Urban Middle School

Sheboygan Area School District
Job Description

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

URBAN MIDDLE SCHOOL

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE POSITION:
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING: Must be certified as a secondary school administrator by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Master’s degree in educational administration earned through an accredited graduate program.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING: A minimum of five years of teaching experience at the secondary level. Will be trained in Professional Development Coaching within the first three years of employment. Must be knowledgeable in Professional Learning Communities, Positive Behavior Support systems, Response to Interventions, Differentiated Instruction, and 21st Century Skills.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION: Effective rapport with faculty and students; ease and confidence in communicating with parents and the public; ability to manage budgets and schedules; ability to give attention to detail; and care about student wellbeing.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

LEADERSHIP

  1. Assist in administering, organizing, and reporting of day-to-day and long-range planning with a focus on achieving building’s academic goals.
  2. Provide leadership for special programs (i.e., Urban Way, Building Fundraising event PBIS rewards/events, Project Lead the Way, and one-to-one device).
  3. Assume the responsibilities of the building principal in his absence.
  4. Conduct research and make reports as directed by the principal or self-initiated.
  5. Ability to supervise a variety of curricular and athletic areas.
  6. Ability to manage a co-curricular and intermural budget and work with the District Middle School Athletic Director.
  7. Represent the school and/or the district on various committees.
  8. Ability to effectively use data to improve student learning.
  9. Assist in staffing decisions.

STUDENT SUPERVISION

  1. Meet with students, parents, teachers, case managers, social workers, school psychologist, and counselors as necessary to discuss behavioral or academic problems.
  2. Coordinate behavioral management program.
  3. Consult with building consultation team.
  4. Monitor student activity in building and on grounds before, during, and after school hours, including events, Saturdays, and occasional Sundays.
  5. Respond to emergency situations as needed.
  6. Discipline students for acts of misbehavior within the building’s vision that includes maintaining “a safe and caring environment” and 40 Asset approaches.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the principal.

INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP

  1. Assist in preparing the instructional budget.
  2. Supervise and evaluate professional and classified staff using the District’s Professional Development and Growth Model.
  3. Be an advocate for the departments, professional and classified staff, the associate principal will supervise.
  4. Assist in the development, supervision, and evaluation of instructional programs.
  5. Assist in screening and interviewing candidates for vacancies on the staff.
  6. Keep abreast of new topics and issues involving education. Relay information to teachers and staff as necessary.
  7. Attend professional workshops/conferences.
  8. Use student assessment and engagement data to set goals and seek interventions to improve academic achievement with a focus on reading, math, science, language arts and social studies-related skills and content while also making this a school improvement plan continuing for the next three to four years.

STUDENT ATTENDANCE

  1. Coordinate student attendance procedures.
  2. Develop strategies to assist parents/guardians in working with their child.
  3. Attend/facilitate weekly attendance meetings.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

  1. Compile school profile information/in-service planning and evaluations.
  2. Attend monthly district-wide meetings, serving on committees that plan yearlong activities.
  3. Work with school administrative team to help implement and supervise PLC process.
  4. Attend faculty meetings and address faculty concerns.
  5. Work with the site-based management team.
  6. Oversee the day-to-day management of the school.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

  1. Address any concerns that parents or other community members may have regarding students, activities, and building safety.
  2. Represent school by actively participating on various committees.
  3. Work as the primary contact for the PTO.
  4. Work effectively with increasingly diverse student body and parents.
 
CONTRACT PARAMETERS:
  1. Eleven-month contract.
  2. Salary commensurate with experience.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Applications will be accepted only through the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN). Go to: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/ to create an account and to submit your application materials by April 28, 2017.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
  1. The Sheboygan Area School District is located on the western shores of Lake Michigan approximately halfway between Milwaukee and Green Bay and has an excellent reputation as a community and as a leader in education. It has:
Two Senior High Schools (9-12)
Ten Charter Schools (K-12)
Three Middle Schools (6-8)
Eleven Elementary Schools (K-5)
An Early Learning Center
An Administrative Building
  1. Urban Middle School has a projected enrollment of 700 students for the 2017-2018 school year. The District offers a full range of educational opportunities for children.
  2. The Sheboygan Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, handicap, marital or parental status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation.
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