Assistant Principal-Central Middle School

Riverview Gardens School District Saint Louis, MO
SUMMARY: Reports tothe building principal and is responsible for assisting the principal in the day-to-day operations of the school and administering various programs assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assists the principal in providing the educational leadership to create and maintain a school atmosphere which supports and encourages the personal growth of faculty, staff, and students.

* Supports teachers in maintaining instructional focus and improving student achievement.

* Supervises students, teachers, and auxiliary personnel employed in the assigned building.

* Demonstrates instructional leadership through staff development and evaluation of certificated and support staff.

* Assists the principal in administering the District's policies, goals, and directives.

* Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a positive school climate.

* Assists in the development of curriculum and special programs that meet the needs of the diverse student body.

* Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a positive discipline program in the school.

* Effectively manages discipline issues, including ensuring compliance with district/state regulatory processes investigating issues, determining consequences, communicating with parents and entering discipline information into the Student Information System.

* Responsible for assisting and supervising school level cafeteria, custodial, and maintenance operations as well as transportation duties related to the beginning and dismissal of the school day.

* Assists in after school event supervision and building access.

* Serve as the liaison for the principal with various community agencies.

* Assists in the maintenance of the equipment and textbook inventories.

* Assists in the development of the school master schedule and the school master calendar.

* Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above noted essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Current Principal's certificate issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, at the middle school (grades 6-8) level required.

* Master's Degree in Education or Teaching.

* Minimum five years of successful teaching, supervisory, and/or administrative experience preferred.

* Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff, colleagues, school groups, and community organizations.

* Knowledge of school reform strategies, curriculum, and data analysis.

* High level of computer literacy.

* Proficient written and oral communication skills.

* Successful completion of background check by Human Resources.