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Assistant Principal at Leigh High School

Company: Campbell Union High School District
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Certificated Administration (Site-based)/Assistant Principal

Date Posted:

Leigh High School
This position is for the 2023-2024 school year.

Calendar and Compensation

  • $124,340.94 - $150,170.07 Certificated Management salary schedule, Range 8.1
  • 206 day work calendar
  • Master's and Doctoral supplements of $2,554.00
  • Up to 17 years service credit for certificated administrative service
  • Monthly $80 mobile/cell allowance
  • Generous health benefit options, including several that require no employee contribution; Employer contribution ranges from $13,626 - $32,813.22 annually for participating employees Job Summary
    Under the direction and general supervision of the Principal, the Assistant Principal serves as a critical member of the site-based instructional leadership team. As a part of the leadership team, the Assistant Principals support the Principal to ensure that the school meets rigorous goals, specifically to ensure all students graduate college and career ready, while supporting student health, welfare, and safety.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supports overall management of the school's instructional and extra-curricular programs; serves as part of the site leadership team
    • Sets and meets rigorous goals related to school improvement, and college and career readiness
    • Assists in selection, supervision, and evaluation of certificated and classified staff
    • Assists in the development and implementation of effective communications with staff, students, and the community
    • Works with parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and students to support student academic progress, attendance, discipline and welfare; facilitates parent conferences
    • Assists in development and facilitation of high-quality professional learning opportunities Develops and facilitates staff professional development Instructional Program
      • Implements rigorous protocols for analyzing data and progress toward goals
      • Assists in the design and implementation of the school's instructional program
      • Coordinates administration of state and district assessments
      • Provides support with instructional materials including instructional technology
      • Assists in the development of the master class schedule and the assignment of teachers to courses
      • Serves as a part of the instructional coaching team; coaches and evaluates instruction
      • Prepares and maintains necessary records and reports
      • Creates and updates Student Handbook; supervises development and maintenance of school or student calendars, handbooks, schedules, and bulletins
      • Coordinates and assists in student orientation and class registration processes. Health, Welfare, and Safety
        • Administers programs for student health and welfare
        • Supports process of building positive school culture; maintains student discipline and campus safety
        • Supervises building and ground use
        • Supervises counseling and guidance personnel
        • Manages and monitors attendance accounting systems and policies within the school
        • Collaborates with School Resource Officers and SJPD
        • Maintains and updates the School Safety Plan; supervises site emergency procedures
        • Oversees the Incident Command System at the site in case of disaster
        • Monitors student discipline systems, and implements restorative justice practices as applicable
        • Assists counseling department in supporting students, including Student Study Teams (SSTs), 504 plans, and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) Program Coordination / Extracurricular
          • Acts as a liaison to community organizations
          • Assumes responsibility for assigned aspects of graduation ceremonies
          • Coordinates the assignment of faculty to co-curricular activities
          • Supervises athletic and/or intramural events
          • Supervises student and school activities
          • Implements state law and district policy
          • Oversees student enrollment processes including data entry and reporting Performs all other duties as assigned by the school Principal and/or Superintendent or designee

            Who we are

            Campbell Union High School District, located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, is a small, close knit district committed to ensuring every student is ready for the future. We strive to be data-informed and focused on results, while promoting humanity, kindness, and personal responsibility. We are proud to provide a supportive environment of collaboration among our staff. We know that high quality teachers, administrators and staff are key to our students' success and are working to retain and recruit passionate and effective talent.

            Knowledge and Abilities Required

            Knowledge of:
            • Current educational programs, practices and strategies which ensure all students graduate college and
              career ready
            • Effective practices of talent management including recruitment, selection, coaching/providing feedback,
              professional development, and performance evaluation
            • Best practices in student discipline including restorative justice
            • Student Information Systems, and assessment and educational technology
            • Accountability systems and data analysis
            • California Education Code, board policy and collective bargaining agreements Ability to:
              • Communicate professionally, effectively and in a timely manner in written and oral forms
              • Demonstrate leadership and organizational skills
              • Solve problems both as an individual and in collaborative groups
              • Demonstrate understanding of highly effective classroom instruction and identify areas of growth
              • Exercise professional discretion and judgment in actions and communications
              • Facilitate both large and small group trainings, discussions, and presentations
              • Manage multiple projects and duties concurrently
              • Perform supervisory tasks such as instructing, training, reviewing work and coordinating activities
              • Work in a fast-paced environment
              • Remain student-focused Education and Experience
                • Bilingual Spanish desirable
                • Demonstrated leadership within the past five years, particularly in one or more areas of: teacher
                  leadership, curriculum development, instructional leadership, student support, and staff development preferred
                • Experience teaching in grades 9-12 desirable
                • Experience with high school students and secondary programs
                • Master's Degree
                • Valid CA driver's license
                • Valid Preliminary or Clear California Administrative Services Credential Physical Demands in the Work Environment
                  The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to:
                  • Travel to district sites for meetings; travel to conferences and workshop within the state
                  • Lift, carry, push or pull items with a strength factor of up to 40 pounds
                  • Hear and speak in audible tones to exchange information in person or on the telephone
                  • Have mobility sufficient to move about, stand, and/or sit for extended periods, and access all locations in the work environment
                  • Have flexibility and strength to reach with hands and arms, reach above shoulder level as necessary and, be able to bend and stoop
                  • Have manual dexterity to appropriately control and manipulate objects, materials, and equipment used on the job, including telephone and computer

                    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

                    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for this position.

                    It is the policy of Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in education and employment. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal Code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (Board Policy 5145.3 and 4030 through 4032).

                    Board Approval: February 1, 2018

Keywords: Campbell Union High School District, San Jose , Assistant Principal at Leigh High School, Education / Teaching , San Jose, California

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