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Elementary Assistant Principal – Reynoldsburg City Schools

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Assistant Principal at French Run Elementary

Job Title: Assistant Principal

Reports to: Building Principal

Contract Length: 232 Days

Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt

Department: Administrative

Reynoldsburg City Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Primary Job Function:

The Reynoldsburg City Schools’ Assistant Principal, under the direction of the Principal, serves as an educational leader and assists the Principal in the planning, coordination, and directing of activities and programs related to the administration of Reynoldsburg City Schools. The Assistant Principal collaborates with the building Principal in organizing and fostering a positive, safe environment that is conducive to best meeting the needs of all students, staff and parents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Primary functions may include the following duties, responsibilities, skills, abilities, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions within this classification.

Instructional management

– Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs
– Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
– Promote the use of technology in teaching/ learning process.
– Assist with the development and implementation of all school systems, schedules, structures and operations.
– Contribute to and evaluate curriculum and instructional programs

School/Organizational Climate

– Committed to promoting an environment that fosters social justice, equity, and supports the needs of all students.
– Supervise programs designed to foster the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of students.
– Establish a positive, caring school climate for the staff members, students, parents and community.
– Communicate effectively with students and staff.
– Assist with managing a school focused on empowering leaders to impact the now and innovate the future.
– Foster a reflective, collaborative and inspiring culture for students, families, staff members and community partners.
– Establish programs and activities designed to foster positive relationships among students and between students and staff

School/Organizational Improvement

– Develop and implement accountability practices to evaluate school effectiveness and to make strategic decisions that ensure that results are ever improving.
– Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
– Help the Principal develop, and use information systems to maintain, and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
– Develop a communication plan for students and staff
– Work with community and other agencies on issues that relate to schools and/ or students’ welfare in the school or in the community.

Personnel Management

– Evaluate certified staff through the use of the OTES model of evaluation
– Evaluate classified staff in conjunction with the Director of Operations and Services
– Provide professional development to the staff

Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management

– Supervise operations in the Principal’s absence.
– Help plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
– Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with attendance clerk on follow-up investigations.
– Work with department heads and faculty to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs.
– Requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory; maintain records; and verify receipts for materials.
– Assist with safety inspections and safety-drill practice activities.
– Assist in the coordination of transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.

Student Management

– Establish and enforce regulations for student behavior.
– Plan and supervise extra and co-curricular activities.
– Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed, and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
– Conduct conferences on student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
– Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.

School/Community Relations

– Meet with parent school councils and other school support groups
– Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
– Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing that mission

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

– Knowledgeable of current educational trends and research regarding effective building leadership
– Knowledge of RCS policies and procedures
– Knowledge of policies & programs that would impact the ability to design strategies that support specific needs of the school
– Skilled in mentoring/coaching techniques
– Skilled in effective listening and communication
– Skills as a leader and team builder
– Skills in organization, time management, task prioritization and record keeping
– Skills in resource development
– Skills in verbal and written communications
– Ability to customize mentoring to teacher’s learning and development needs
– Ability to work effectively, cooperatively and respectfully with others
– Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines successfully
– Ability to handle adversity in an objective manner
– Ability to communicate effectively with varied audiences using multiple mediums
– Ability to manage competing demands and determine top priorities
– Ability to work well under pressure and use sound judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

– Physical Demands – While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others. The employee is required to sit or stand and move around for extended periods of time. While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to push, pull, lift and carry over 25 pounds on occasion.
– Working Conditions – The employee in this position may experience occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue. The employee may also be required to interact with unruly children.
– Driving Requirement – This position may require driving.

The physical demands described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in keeping with law.

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee. The employee will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the employee’s supervisor and or appointing authority.


Experience Required
Minimum Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree
– Five to seven (5-7) years teaching experience
– Valid Ohio teaching certificate
– Principal’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

– Master’s Degree
– Three to five (3-5) years administrative/lead experience


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