I. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Principal, the Assistant Principal assists in the administration, development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of the school’s curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular programs; acts on the Principal’s behalf when so directed and performs other duties as assigned.
II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Supervises, evaluates, and supports certificated and classified staff. B. Possesses the vision and commitment toward 21st century skills and college and career readiness for all students. C. Develops and coordinates professional staff development and activities. D. Develops and manages assigned budgets. E. Coordinates the counseling and guidance program and directs the work of the counselors. F. Develops the Master Schedule in conjunction with the Principal. G. Works closely with Principal, department heads and teachers on curriculum development and common core state standards implementation. H. Coordinates the testing and assessment program. I. Develops articulation programs with other District schools, feeder schools, and community colleges. J. Oversees development of the school plan. K. Promotes parent education. L. Responsible for all Pupil Personnel Services. M. Coordinates and acts as a liaison for Integrated Technology Services. N. Oversees the site Special Education program. O. Develops and supervises the career education and career guidance program. P. Develops and directs the Library Services program. Q. Represents the school at meetings on matters related to curriculum and instruction. R. Coordinates Categorical Programs. S. Coordinates Summer School programs. T. Supervises curricular departments. U. Supervises school events and activities including graduation. V. Has the ability to implement district-wide initiatives, Board policy and state and federal mandates at the site level. W. Performs other duties as assigned including discipline, attendance, instruction, business and student services. X. Engages staff, parents, students and the school community in the work of the school site. Y. Other duties as assigned.
A. Minimum: -Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications and preparing and maintaining accurate records -Effectively facilitate meetings, workshops, and trainings -Demonstrate empathy and understanding in all situations; be an active listener. -Manage multiple priorities simultaneously -Use and follow established parameters and criteria to make appropriate, and effective, decisions -Build trust and rapport with all stakeholders -Communicate effectively in written and oral form -Bilingual (Desirable)
B. Ability to: -Direct, lead, and coordinate the many components of school operations -Set school wide operational priorities and manage time effectively -Demonstrate effective instructional, organizational, and administrative leadership -Analyze complex problems and identify, recommend and implement effective potential solutions -Establish and maintain effective organizational and community relationships -Work in a diverse socio-economic and multicultural community -Establish and maintain effective working relationships -Effectively and efficiently select and evaluate support personnel -Resolve complaints and grievances
C. Knowledge of: -Curriculum development, instructional program delivery strategies and program supervision -Assessment and evaluation techniques utilized to appraise program quality and personnel performance -Human relations strategies, conflict resolution strategies, team building techniques, and collaborative decision-making -Counseling, guidance and discipline techniques -Education Code, Board Policies, and collective bargaining agreements -District, State, and Federal policies, procedures, rules and regulations -Current research related to instruction and learning -Budget planning, development, and monitoring -Implementation of innovation and change
D. License/Credential/Certification: -Valid California Administrative Services Credential or Certificate of Eligibility -Valid California Clear Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential(s) -Valid EL Authorization, CLAD, or BCLAD -Valid California Driver License -Valid First Aid and CPR (preferred)
E. Education: -Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning -Master’s degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning.
F. Experience: -Four (4) years of successful teaching experience (secondary preferred) -Successful experience as an administrator at the site level (preferred)
G. Medical Required: -Tuberculosis Test
IV. PHYSICAL, MENTAL and ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Speech intelligibility in quiet; speech intelligibility in noise; sound localization; sitting; walking; standing; reaching; and bending; as needed throughout the day; fine coordination; wrist/arm motion; and grasping/holding; vision to see and read a variety of reports and materials; occasionally lift 1-15 lbs.; occasionally carry/push 1-15 lbs.; occasionally carry 1-15 lbs.; and dexterity to operate instructional and office equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Stress of emergencies and meeting deadlines; stress of interpersonal conflict; normal work standards stress; ability to work with interruption; concentrate for long periods of time; reading; oral comprehension and expression; written comprehension and expression; interpreting school policy and laws; calculate; perform routine mathematical process; memorize and recall objects; people; analyze problems and generate alternatives; reconcile apparent ambiguities; solve multi-variant problems. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
C. Environmental Demands:
Office environment; frequently work outside; evenings and/or variable hours; traveling from site to site as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
V. WORK YEAR:
12 Months/212.5 Days
VI. SALARY RANGE:
Certificated Management Salary Schedule-Range 41 $130,236 - $138,276 $1,000 Stipend per year for Ph.D. or Ed.D. Degree
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Board of Education of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived age, ancestry, ethnicity, parental status, pregnancy status, color, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent of the District. School and District personnel will take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Complaints Concerning Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying: The Governing Board designated the following person(s) as the Title IX Coordinators/Nondiscrimination Compliance Officers:
Title IX Coordinator (Non-Student Issues): Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources or designee 12820 Pioneer Boulevard Norwalk, CA 90650 (562) 210-2131 | [email protected] Title IX, Title VI, and Title VII Coordinator (Student Issues): Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services or designee 12820 Pioneer Boulevard Norwalk, CA 90650 (562) 210-2101 | [email protected]
-Four (4) years of successful teaching experience (secondary preferred) -Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning -Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning -Valid California Administrative Services Credential or Certificate of Eligibility -Valid California Clear Teaching Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential -Valid EL Authorization, CLAD, or BCLAD -Valid California Driver License -Valid First Aid and CPR (desired)
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, in collaboration with parents and community, shall develop in all students the knowledge, understanding skills, and attitudes to empower them to become life-long learners and productive citizens in an ever-changing world. This will be accomplished in a climate that promotes high expectations and strives to meet individual needs and values diversity.