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Round Rock Independent School District
School / Org:
||Pearson Ranch Middle
||Round Rock, Texas
No. of Positions:
||3 October 2017
||12 October 2017
Round Rock Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Assistant Principal - Middle
Location: Pearson Ranch Middle
Job Title: Assistant Principal
Evaluation Type: T-PESS
Pay Grade: $64,554.00-$78,724.00
High School - 507
Middle School - 506
Elementary School - 505
Basic Function & Responsibility: Provide administrative support and instructional leadership to ensure a safe environment in which student learning is accomplished and demonstrated.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
- Support the established vision for the school.
- Assist principal in designing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating instructional programs for the campus.
- Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies and research bearing on the instructional practice of the campus.
- Ensure the campus improvement plan is implemented to meet needs of the campus and District goals.
- Promote high expectations for staff and students.
- Ensure the discipline management system and Student Code of Conduct are administered consistently to promote equity, effectiveness, and student success.
- Resolve parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
- Facilitate activities to recognize students’ efforts and accomplishments.
- Supervise extra-curricular activities as directed by the principal.
Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:
- Assist principal in researching, recommending, implementing, and administering District and campus policies and procedures that are in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
- Ensure that emergency and crisis plans are practiced and that equipment is operable.
- Manage all school facilities and equipment effectively ensuring a clean, orderly, and safe building with maximum use of space.
- Submit reports promptly and accurately.
- Ensure proper maintenance of student records.
- Participate in Annual Review and Dismissals (ARDs) and other special program meetings as requested by principal.
Human Resources Management:
- Assist principal with the recruitment, hire, induction, and placement of assigned staff and supervise and evaluate performance.
- Maintain appropriate documentation for employee contract recommendations.
- Facilitate activities to recognize employees’ efforts and accomplishments.
- Assist principal to ensure effective/efficient staffing of campus.
- Monitor available assessment data to ensure student learning is achieved.
- Assist principal in analyzing critical needs of the campus and work collaboratively to design, implement, refine, and evaluate instructional programs in order to continuously improve the campus.
Professional Growth and Development:
- Review educational research and professional literature to inform campus decision making and instructional practices.
- Guide assigned staff in the planning and implementation of professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
- Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
Academic Excellence Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:
- Facilitate the administration of state-mandated testing to ensure it is in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
- Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist assigned staff with planning corrective action for the affected group of students.
- Emphasize and nurture effective communication between school and community.
- Respond in a timely manner to parent and community requests.
- Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the campus and District’s initiatives.
- Foster collegiality and team building among campus employees; encourage active involvement in the decision-making process by all employees; communicate expectations for high-level performance to staff; recognize staff achievements; and ensure effective and quick resolution of conflicts among campus employees.
- Facilitate communication and collaboration among campus staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Supervision Exercised: Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of acceptable public education leadership principles and techniques.
- Knowledge of acceptable instructional practices and principles.
- Knowledge of Texas Education Agency rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules and regulations.
- Knowledge of acceptable school finance and budget practices and principles.
- Knowledge of acceptable human resource/supervisory practices and principles.
- Skill in directing the work of others.
- Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Skill in analyzing complex information.
- Skill in operating standard computer and software applications, including but not limited to electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.
- Ability to solve complex problems and build consensus.
- Ability to develop and implement long-range plans.
- Ability to prioritize and organize work responsibilities and delegate appropriate campus tasks effectively.
Entry Qualifications: To be eligible for the initial screening, applicants must have a Master’s degree from an accredited university in educational administration or a directly related field or be currently enrolled in a program leading to a Master’s degree in educational administration or a directly related field. Applicants must have either a Texas Principal Certification, One-Year Texas Principal Certification, Texas Mid-Management Certification, or have passed the Texas Principal Exam and be eligible for certification. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience and demonstrated leadership roles at campus/district level.
Physical & Mental Demands:
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- Travel district wide occasionally.
- Work extended and irregular hours.
- Sit for extended periods of time.
- Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions.
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior office work environment with little or no exposure to physical risk.
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