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Texas assistant principal or other appropriate Texas certificate
Certified Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) appraiser
Thorough understanding of school operations
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to coordinate campus support operations
Two years experience as a classroom teacher
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
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.
Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Communicate effectively with students and staff.
Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences. Serve as second appraiser for designated teacher appraisal system.
Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management
Supervise operations in 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.
Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.
Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy.
Ensure that students are adequately supervised during noninstructional periods.
Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.