MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: ... Apply state/district appraisal systems appropriately and ensure that evaluations clearly and accurately represent ...
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Elementary Principal




Area Superintendent




Elementary Campus


220 Days

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Certification/Education:  Master’s Degree  Administrative certification issued by Texas Education Agency  Minimum three years classroom teaching experience  Two years administrative experience required (three years preferred)  Enrollment in/or completion of AISD Aspiring Principals Academy (preferred)

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: A. Instructional Management 1. Systematically and continuously, monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes; use these findings for corrective action and improvement, as well as for recognition of success. 2. Work with staff to plan, implement and evaluate the curriculum on a systematic basis. 3. Ensure that curriculum renewal is continuous and responsive to student needs. 4. Provide instructional resources and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals. 5. Evaluate and recommend improvement in the purposes, design and implementation of the instructional program, as well as other support programs related to the mission of the school. B. School/Organizational Climate 1. Communicate and promote high expectation levels for staff and student performance in an enabling, supportive way; provide proper recognition of excellence and achievement. 2. Establish and maintain an environment which is conducive to positive staff morale and directed towards achievement of the school’s mission in accordance with AISD goals. 3. Foster collegiality and team-building among staff, encouraging their active involvement in decisionmaking. 4. Communicate effectively with students, staff, parents and community; project a positive image that enhances the school’s mission. 5. Mediate and facilitate effective resolution of conflicts in a timely fashion. 6. Assess the school climate and use resultant data to develop improvement plans collaboratively with others. 7. Have a clear sense of the school’s mission; actively involve the staff in planning and decision-making in order to accomplish the mission. 8. Initiate and support programs and actions that foster learning and facilitate a positive, caring climate, as well as an orderly, purposeful environment for students of AISD. C. School/Organizational Improvement 1. Determine and build a common vision for school improvement; direct planning activities and implement programs collaboratively to ensure attainment of school’s mission. 2. Identify, analyze and apply research findings (e.g., effective school research correlates) to facilitate school improvement. 3. Develop (as necessary), maintain and utilize appropriate information systems and records necessary for attainment of the school’s mission and overall school improvement efforts. D. Personnel Management 1. Use developmental supervision effectively and comprehensively with all staff by systematically observing instruction, recording observations and regularly conducting formative and summative evaluation conferences. 2. Apply state/district appraisal systems appropriately and ensure that evaluations clearly and accurately represent staff performance. 3. Confer with subordinates regarding their professional growth; work jointly with them to develop and accomplish improvement goals.


Identify, provide and/or encourage participation in available in-service training options to address the goals identified through the growth planning process. 5. Clearly define expectations for staff performance regarding instructional strategies, classroom management and communication with the public. 6. Encourage personal and professional growth and leadership among the staff; recognize exemplary performance. 7. Be effective in interviewin