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Assistant Principal - Pendergast Elementary School District

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Posted on June 30, 2022


Job Description


Job Title:  Assistant Principal


EXEMPT:  Yes                                             JOB CODE: 

SALARY LEVEL:  Assistant Principal        DEPARTMENT:

LOCATION:  School Site                             TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  12-Month

REPORTS TO:   Principal                            DATE APPROVED:



SUMMARY:   This position contributes to the District’s goal of preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s challenges by maximizing their options for life through academic and social growth; works with and supports teachers and administrators in areas of student conduct, student transportation, campus maintenance, campus cafeteria and all other support services for the campus/site.


SUPERVISES:  All personnel serving the assigned school under the direction of the Site Principal




  • Valid Arizona Administrative Certificate
  • Masters Degree or higher in education or related field




  • Successful teaching experience at various grade levels K-8; five years preferred
  • Experience supervising staff development and instruction


Such alternative to the above required & preferred qualifications as the Superintendent/Designee may find appropriate and acceptable.




  1. Assist the principal in the general (overall) administration of the school
  2. Assume Principal role in the absence of the Principal
  3. Assist the Principal in working with the faculty to implement district and school mission, vision, goals and objectives, policies and administrative guidelines
  4. Work with the Principal in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship between the school and community
  1. Assist the Principal in the supervision and evaluation of personnel assigned to the school
  2. Assist with the preparation of teacher, parent and student handbooks and class schedules
  1. Supervise the reporting and monitoring of student attendance
  1. Assist with extra-curricular and co-curricular programs of the school, such as scheduling of dances, assemblies and field trips
  1. Assists in the management of student conduct, oversee student disciplinary procedures and maintain and submit required reports to the Principal
  2. Assists the principal in coordinating and supervising transportation, custodial, cafeteria and other support services
  3. Assists the principal in preparation of requests for equipment, supplies, textbooks, and supplementary teaching materials and maintains a record of receipt and inventory of such materials
  1. Assists the principal in planning, monitoring, and evaluation of school district programs
  2. Maintain open lines of communication between school and district
  1. Work collaboratively with certified and support colleagues
  1. Assist in the evaluation of the school’s testing results and other evaluative methods
  2. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent/Designee



Demonstrates a pattern of life-long learning, willingness to take risks, committed to professional collaboration, understanding of and experience with curriculum integration and alternative assessment, effective oral and written communication skills, experience in teaching adults, ability to foresee needs and take appropriate action, understanding and experience with facilitating educational change, experience using independent judgment to facilitate problem solving.


EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provision of the Board policy or evaluation of professional personnel.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret education materials and programs; ability to write reports, procedure manuals, and correspondence; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of teachers, students, administration, and the community.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



The physical demands described here are 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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle, or feel objects, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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