Assistant Principal - Elementary

$69,227 - $97,585 yearly
  • Northwest Independent School District
  • Sendera Ranch Elementary School, Diamond Back Lane, Haslet, TX, USA
  • May 27, 2020
Full time Elementary Teaching Administrative

Job Description

Title: Assistant Principal - Elementary (0213)

Reports To: Principal

Dept. /School: Campus Assigned                                                         

Duty Days: 220 Days
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Pay Grade: A30

Date Revised: 11/15


Primary Purpose:              


Work with the campus principal to coordinate and administrate the various programs of the school within the framework of the philosophy, goals, and policy established by the Board, within the rules and standards of regulatory agencies, and in accordance with administrative regulations. Coordinate assigned student activities and services.





Master’s degree

Texas assistant principal or other appropriate Texas certificate

Certified Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) appraiser


Special Knowledge/Skills:

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 Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional Management

  1. Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs.
  2. Conduct instructional observations and conferences with staff that result in diagnostic and prescriptive feedback for growth and improved performance.
  3. Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
  4. Promote the use of technology in teaching/learning process.

School/Organizational Climate

  1. Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
  2. Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  3. Communicate effectively with students and staff. School/Organizational Improvement
  4. Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
  5. Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.

Personnel Management

  1. Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences. Serve as second appraiser for designated teacher appraisal system.
  2. Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.

Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management

  1. Supervise operations in principal’s absence.
  2. Help plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
  3. Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with attendance clerk on follow-up investigations.
  4. Work with department heads and faculty to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs.
  5. Requisition supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory; maintain records; and verify receipts for materials.
  6. Assist with safety inspections and safety-drill practice activities.
  7. Coordinate transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and other support services.
  8. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy.

Student Management

  1. Ensure that students are adequately supervised during noninstructional periods.
  2. Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.
  3. Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
  4. Conduct conferences on student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.

School/Community Relations

  1. Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing mission.
  2. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
  3. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Share supervisory responsibility for professional staff with school principal. Supervise teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, clerical personnel and others as assigned.


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Occasional district-wide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours.



Supervisory Duties:    

Share supervisory responsibility for professional staff with school principal. Supervise teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, clerical personnel and others as assigned.



Equipment Used:

Personal computer, printer, copier, and fax machine.


Working Conditions:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Extensive walking, bending, and lifting. Occasional districtwide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.



*This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


Salary Range $69,227.00 - $97,585.00 / Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time