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Assistant Principal / Oberlin High School – Oberlin City Schools

JOB OBJECTIVE: To use administrative skills and leadership in promoting the maximum educational development of each student.

-Accepts personal responsibility for decisions and conduct.
-Addresses administrative issues that arise during the absence of the principal.
-Assists with proficiency and alternative testing programs. Helps analyze test results. Provides staff direction for instructional modifica-tions and interventions that enhance student learning and improve test performance.
-Counsels students to acknowledge and manage responsible personal conduct.
-Encourages parent organizations. Supports and participates in school and student activities as time permits.
-Ensures that services are provided in the least restrictive educational environment.
-Expresses high expectations and monitors staff performance (e.g., observations, review of lesson plans, individual conferences, staff meetings, etc.).
-Promotes opportunities for staff to develop new skills.
-Helps administer assigned academic, guidance, and student service programs.
-Helps develop and implement the district’s continuous improvement plan. Develops a strategy to accomplish personal performance objectives within specified timelines.
-Helps staff resolve problems that impede student learning and/or participation in appropriate peer group activities.
-Helps supervise student activities as directed (e.g., arrivals/departures, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, extracurricular programs, etc.).
-Implements procedures that protect school property and help ensure the health and well-being of students, staff, and visitors.
-Investigates student attendance and conduct concerns. Helps parents and students understand attendance and behavioral requirements. -Prepares a warning letter outlining the consequences of continued truancy and/or misconduct.
-Keeps current with the K-12 courses of study, the district’s scope and sequence framework, and state standards/guidelines.
-Maintains effective relationships with community services (e.g., court systems, law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.).
-Maintains visibility. Promotes a favorable image of the school district. Builds community partnerships that enhance district programs and services.
-Participates as an active member of the district’s management team.
-Participates in national, state, and/or regional activities that advance district goals.
-Participates in staff selection and orientation processes.
-Prepares and maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time. Maintains district records for the maximum period mandated by law and/or board policy.
-Promotes the continuity of the instructional program. Provides insights about the progression of student skills and key contributions made by staff at each level.
-Provides guidance, communicates high expectations, and shows an active interest in student progress.
Provides leadership in the planning and delivery of staff development programs that improve teacher outcomes (e.g., methods, skills, commitment, etc.).
-Provides staff leadership. Helps develop action plans and resolve problems. Maintains open and effective communications with staff and the community.
-Reviews and interprets custody rulings. Assists the treasurer with billing and collection of tuition based on custody assignment.
-Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.
-Supervises and evaluates school events and extracurricular activities as directed.
-Supports a full range of educational options. Works with intervention assistance teams (IAT). Participates in parent conferences and IEP meetings as requested.
-Takes precautions to ensure staff/student safety. Watches for student behavior that may indicate a problem (e.g., profanity, teasing, bullying, distress, etc.). Intervenes and works with staff to eliminate unacceptable behavior.
-Upholds applicable Ohio Revised Codes. Helps administer policies regarding age, immunization, attendance, legal residence, guardianship, classification, promotion, retention, testing, etc. Assists with enrollment and withdrawal procedures.
-Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.
-Upholds the district’s student conduct code. Monitors attendance and employment laws. Helps update and distribute student/parent handbooks.
-Verifies legal residences.

-Supervises and evaluates assigned staff under the direction of the Principal
-Assumes responsibility for the results of duties delegated to staff.


Experience Required
-Masters Degree in Administration is preferred
-Valid state department of education license/certificate appropriate in Administration
-Familiarity with the International Baccalaureate Program
-Evidence of at least five years of successful experience in classroom teaching experience
-Demonstrated leadership capabilities
-Effective organizational planning and project management skills.


Approximate Work Hours or Days
Full Time 217 days/yr


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