Elementary Assistant Principal- Guerrero-Thompson ES (2021-2022 SY)
Company: Austin Independent School District
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Qualified applicants who are not currently assistant principals
in Austin ISD, must navigate the following steps in order to be
considered for a campus administrator position:
- Apply for the appropriate 2021-2022 pool position(s).
Applicants will be screened for eligibility. Eligibility is based
on education, certification, and experience. See below for minimum
- Eligible applicants will be invited and must complete a HireVue
interview. HireVues will be screened for eligibility to advance to
- Eligible applicants will be invited and must complete the
appropriate assessment center. Assessment center participants will
be screened to determine eligibility as a qualified 2021-2022
- Apply to specific 2021-2022 campus position(s). Only qualified
candidates selected through the appropriate assessment center will
- Complete appropriate interview(s). Qualified candidates will be
invited and selected according to campus needs, interview
performance, and any skills, knowledge, or experience deemed
necessary for the role.
- Recommended for hire and receive School Board approval.
A candidate must qualify or be selected at each level listed
above in order to advance to the next stage of the process. If you
applied to a previous pool and were not selected to move forward in
the process, you must reapply.
Tentative Assistant Principal Assessment Center Dates: April 17,
Position requires a Master's degree in education, a valid Texas
administrative certificate, and three (3) years of successful
teaching experience. Bilingual preferred.
This position requires knowledge and skill in the use of
personal computers (word, excel, etc.). Incumbent must have the
ability to interact professionally with all types of individuals.
Incumbent must be familiar with TEKS and Professional Pathways for
Teachers (PPfT)/T-TESS or other state observation system. Incumbent
must possess and demonstrate leadership skills, organizational
skills, verbal/written skills, communication skills, and
flexible/interpersonal dynamics. Incumbent must be able to analyze
test data, conduct needs assessments, and support effective
implementation and monitoring of instructional strategies.
Incumbent must effectively demonstrate collaboration,
communication, connection, cultural proficiency, creativity, and
critical thinking. Incumbent must be able to plan and manage
multiple projects, present and maintain accurate records, and
administer personnel policies. Employees in this position must be
able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English in order to
receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner
to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel,
volunteers and where appropriate, visitors and students.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY
This position assists the principal of an individual elementary
school in organizing and fostering a positive, safe environment
that is conducive to meeting the needs of all students, staff, and
families. Incumbent will also assist the principal in supervising
the overall educational and support activities and staff of the
school to promote each students' academic success and well-being.
Incumbent supervises a variety of school functions, such as support
services, special activities and programs, student discipline, and
curricula development. Incumbent also holds responsibilities for
evaluation and supervision of teaching and other school staff.
Incumbent may be involved in supervision of multiple areas of
instructional support, or special programs and activities depending
upon assignment from the principal.
- Assists the principal in establishing/maintaining a shared
vision, focus, and culture of high expectations for all staff and
- Cultivates an inclusive, caring, nurturing, and supportive
- Assists staff in interviewing and selecting personnel
(professional and classified) for employment opportunities at their
- Assists in the orientation of new staff members to the teaching
environment, especially as it relates to the area of students,
personnel policies and procedures, and general building practices;
mentors new staff members.
- Assists in the role of instructional leader to develop and
implement a rigorous and coherent system of curriculum,
instructional programs, and assessment to promote each students'
academic success and well-being in consultation with the principal,
teachers, and education program coordinators.
- Facilitates the development, communication, implementation, and
evaluation of quality learning to enhance excellence, and equity
for all staff and students.
- Plans daily, weekly, monthly, and annual work schedules for
teachers and administrative support staff. Participates with
teachers/instructional specialists, principal, and
district/instructional coordinators in curricula planning on annual
and semester basis. Establishes orderly workflows in a variety of
school functions, including maintenance schedules, class
scheduling, special activities (e.g., athletic events, school
trips), and teacher and staff evaluations. Convenes work groups for
curricula development and special projects as needed.
- Coaches and develops teachers by performing formal annual
evaluations of teacher/classroom performance through formal
observations, unscheduled class observations, student
progress/achievement, and parent/student comment to ensure
standards are achieved and performance continuously improves.
Provides pre and post observation coaching sessions to support
effective implementation of strategies and to increase learning for
- Arranges for and assists in conducting professional learning
for teachers and staff on identified instructional and operational
- Counsels teachers on professional learning, classroom
performance, and other topics as needed. Counsels students and
parents on student performance and behavior. Hears complaints from
teachers, parents, and students.
- Seeks and participates in professional learning opportunities
to increase professional knowledge and skills.
- Provides supervision to students before and during school, and
after school at extracurricular events; meets with students to
address discipline, attendance, health issues.
- Supervises and evaluates other staff such as custodians, school
nurses, secretaries, etc.
- Conducts performance reviews of support staff as assigned.
Reviews practices and subject matter covered to ensure compliance
with guidelines and policies.
- Promotes family community engagement by building relationships
with families and local organizations/businesses by being
responsive, visible, and accessible. Provides various opportunities
for input. Communicates effectively through various means.
- Serves as a representative for the school within community
forums to maintain ongoing community engagement, reach educational
goals, and remedy issues related to school environment.
- Facilitates communication between personnel, students, and
families for the purpose of evaluating situations and resolving
- Participates in formal (e.g. 504 and LPAC) and informal
meetings and conferences with principal, families, students, and
members of the community.
- Assists principal in monitoring compliance with federal, state,
and local mandates, and guidelines.
- Assists principal in establishing, revising, and approving
basic professional standards of conduct not addressed by District,
State, and Federal guidelines.
- Explains school programs, policies, procedures and objectives
to teachers and support staff in regular meetings, individual
conferences, and written directives.
- Requisitions supplies, textbooks, and equipment; conducts
inventories, maintain records, and reviews receipts for such
- Coordinates and oversees campus security, maintenance, and
- Coordinates and oversees related school activities such as
student counseling, transportation, purchase of necessary course
materials and supplies, etc.
- Conducts a variety of administrative reporting and external
accountability functions for the principal (e.g., Child Study Team,
Textbooks, Gifted and Talented Program, and Multi-lingual
- Assists the principal in annual budget planning, preparation,
and justification to the superintendent.
- Maintains and models high standards of professionalism
including appropriate moral and ethical behavior and appropriate
personal and professional use of social media.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees
are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations
driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
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. Services are generally provided in
an office or school setting. Some travel is required. In order to
maintain high visibility this position requires extensive walking.
This position may involve possible exposure to blood or body
fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIP
This position works under the general supervision of the
Principal, with latitude for independent decision-making in
assigned areas (e.g. faculty evaluation, support services
management, and special activities management). Incumbent receives
annual evaluations of performance, based upon documented results
and success of assigned activities, parent and teacher feedback,
and observation of the principal. The assistant principal is
expected to promote and encourage the District Goals and
Duty Days: 207
Pay Grade: AP4A
Salary Range: $62,862-$85,052
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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