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Assistant Principal, Secondary 8hrs/12mo - KW2101

Company: Young World Physical Education
Location: Kent
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, SECONDARY 8HRS/12MO - KW2101

  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 31, 2021 Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Kentwood, a four-year high school of 1,900 students located east of Kent, offers a wide variety of courses in English, math, science, social studies, P.E., business, world language; including Mandarin Chinese, health, home and family life, technical and vocational courses, and other electives. Kentwood offers students a strong co-curricular program, including a career center, sports teams that are regularly state champions, Grammy award-winning music programs, theater, and special interest activities. Kentwood is on a six period, semester schedule, which enhances the opportunity for student choice and achievement. In addition, the 9th and 10th grades are broken into small learning communities, which enhance personalization and collaboration for student and teacher. Students are challenged at all levels and areas. Kentwood students and staff are committed to success and regularly demonstrate high levels of achievement. The "commitment to excellence" is evident from ELL and Special Education classes to Advanced Placement in art, history, literature, language, biology, chemistry, economics, environmental science, music theory, physics, psychology, calculus and statistics. Kentwood also offers students University of Washington courses in English composition, French, pre-calculus, science, and Spanish. Kentwood enjoys strong parent and community support. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Kent School District is accepting applications for an outstanding--secondary assistant principal candidate. Kent School District is the fifth largest school district in the state of Washington, and is--near the Seattle Metropolitan area.--Kent School District is one of the most culturally diverse districts in the state of Washington, with approximately 26,000 students, over 138 languages spoken and a majority-minority student population; providing one-to-one laptops and Promethean boards in classrooms. The City of Kent is home to the fourth-largest industrial center in the nation, including The Boeing Company, REI, and other aerospace, technology, and distribution companies. KSD is the second largest employer in Kent. The breathtaking outdoors setting; sports and entertainment facilities; a contemporary, open-air urban village (Kent Station) with housing, access to the train station, retail shopping, dining, movie theatre, and colleges; a strong local economy; and a culturally rich city and school district make Kent a great place to live, work and raise a family. Please visit our website at--www.kent.k12.wa.us --for additional information on the Kent School District. PRIMARY PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to provide assistance to the principal in administering the education program, supervising, and providing guidance and direction to school instructional and support staff, and in managing the school building. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Participates in the evaluation of instructional and non-instructional staff; observes the performance of staff, and offers suggestions for performance improvement. Assists in interviewing candidates for instructional and non-instructional positions; plans duty roster; conducts effective and relevant teachers' meetings. Supervises and evaluates assigned phases of the educational program; initiates programs and organization with the adopted course of study; assists in the analysis of the effectiveness of the curriculum; recommends changes and in-service curricular activities as needed. Coordinates and supervises annual required student testing. Serves as a district representative in annual IEP meetings, evaluation meetings, and reevaluation meetings. Encourages department heads to suggest and recommend program directions and improvements. Prepares a variety of reports relating to curriculum plans and progress and other school matters; assures adequate supplies and materials are available; assures proper inventory of supplies, materials, furniture, and equipment. Oversees the utilization of school building by outside groups; anticipates special needs involving custodial and maintenance staff; assures proper safety and health factors in the building. Assists in organizing and administering extra-curricular activities within the school; assumes responsibility for disciplinary policies and actions; meets with parents in order to better understand and communicate with students. Participates in the formulation of the annual school budget and master schedule. OTHER JOB DUTIES Maintains association and liaison with the community; contributes to the overall public relations program of the school and district. Serves on a variety of committees and works on special projects as assigned. Serves as a member of the leadership team of the school and district; performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position as assigned. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the principal. Supervises certificated and classified staff members. Interacts regularly with teachers, other district staff, parents, community members, and administrators from other schools. WORKING CONDITIONS: The daily work is performed in a general administrative office setting. The position requires: visual and mental concentration with a high level of organization skill; a high level of interaction with others through routine communications; routine interruptions; heavy telephone contacts and a heavy meeting schedule; extra hours and regular attendance at functions before and after the regular work day; prolonged periods of sitting; occasional exposure to visual display terminal for prolonged periods; frequent dealings with distraught, angry, or hostile individuals; occasionally representing the district on potentially controversial matters. QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: -- Must demonstrate a successful level of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and theories of school administration. Considerable knowledge of laws, regulations, standards, and state and local policies pertaining to senior high school administration. Knowledge of effective methods and processes for program evaluation. Knowledge of effective teaching methods, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of instructional technology. Ability to provide direction and guidance to teachers, other staff, and students. Ability to analyze and synthesize data. Ability to coordinate and evaluate the work of instructional and support staff. Ability to produce accurate records and reports. Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, other employees, and others as needed. Ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated leadership skills. Skill in computer operation and ability to learn and operate a variety of software programs. Skill in organizing and coordinating workload. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Master's degree and completion of an accredited teacher training program as determined by the Washington State Department of Education and five years teaching experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that would provide the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work and to meet certification requirements. LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION Valid Washington State administrative certificate. EVALUATION: Evaluation responsibilities are assigned to the principal.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Job Category : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
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