ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - ELEMENTARY (#Job ID 3237)
Idaho Falls School District (learn more)
Idaho Falls, Idaho (map)
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To support the delivery of School District 91’s written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement.
To ensure the reflection and communication of a positive image and attitude toward decisions and functions of the district as they relate to the public, staff, parents, and students.
Assists with the general administration of the school and serves as the acting principal when the principal is absent and is so assigned.
Participates in the establishment and maintenance of an effective learning climate in the school.
Supports the guides for proper student conduct and maintaining student discipline, and is responsible for working with individual students, teachers and parents with regard to behavior problems.
Assists in the recruiting, screening, hiring and training of the school staff.
Assists in the supervision of the building and grounds.
Participates in the assignment of professional and classified personnel in the school and conducts evaluations in accordance with district policies and procedures.
Supports the principal in the planning, organizing and implementing of all school activities.
Assists with the orientation of newly assigned staff members and assists in their development as appropriate.
Assists the principal with the coordination of such support services as maintenance, security, food services, recreational programs, financial and accounting functions, media center activities, etc.
Participates in the supervision and evaluation of the faculty including a review of their teaching techniques, serving as a resource to assist them in improving their overall instructional program and coordinating staff improvement activities between their peers and the building principal.
Conducts a schedule of classroom visits as assigned by the building principal to ensure that an effective instructional program is being carried out to meet the needs of individual students as nearly as possible.
Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget in accordance with guidelines provided by the Administration Office.
Serves as a member of the building pre-referral team for all students referred to special programs, and serves on the IEP Team, as assigned, for students enrolled in special education and assists with implementing all aspects of IDEA.
Assists with the administration of district and state testing programs including the ISAT at the grade levels as directed by the Board and state regulations.
Establishes and maintains favorable relations with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and to solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve individual student problems.
Participates in the responsibility for the safety and security of the students and all others participating in the educational program of the school.
Participates in the responsibility for the administration and maintenance of the school plant and facilities.
Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.
Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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