Kansas City, MO School District

Vice-Principal Secondary 831 (2021-2022) (Vice-Principal Secondary 831 (2021-2022))

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TitleVice-Principal Secondary 831 (2021-2022)
Posting IDVice-Principal Secondary 831 (2021-2022)


Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) seek passionate innovative educators to assist secondary building leadership (9 - 12) as positions may become available for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Kansas City Public Schools are in search of outstanding leaders who share the KCPS vision of teaching students to levels of deep understanding and producing fully-equipped global citizens through a dynamic and rigorous curriculum, which includes standards-based instruction and college-preparatory. Transformation continues to take place throughout Kansas City Public Schools, and strong committed educational leaders are needed to ensure that high quality instruction is provided and becomes the standard in all Kansas City Public Schools.


COMPENSATION: Competitive and commensurate with experience


PURPOSE OF JOB: To assist the school principal in providing effective leadership to school faculty, staff, and students in all areas of the school’s program and responsibilities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in the development, coordination and implementation of a comprehensive building level plan for responsive and efficient delivery of student services tailored to the adjustment and discipline needs of the students.
  • Develops and implements new and innovative ideas for improving the delivery of student education programs.
  • Provides leadership in designing building level programs and activities to alleviate problems of student attendance.
  • Assists the principal and staff in developing and implementing a school improvement plan, and sound secondary level philosophies and practices.
  • Develops and implements yearly performance objectives designed to improve student attendance, discipline, school climate, and student success and dropout rate.
  • Works with principal in assisting teachers to develop evaluation procedures designed to evaluate student progress in relation to instruction objectives.
  • Through scheduled classroom observations, assists principal in making regular systematic and accurate appraisals of teachers’ instructional practices by monitoring and assessing teachers’ professional performance.
  • Advises and assists teachers with classroom management and resolution of interpersonal relations conflicts between students/student and teacher/student.
  • Provides leadership in developing a positive school climate and harmonious multicultural, multiethnic educational environment.
  • Assists principal with establishing and supervising procedures for the security of school facilities and safety of all personnel and students.
  • Develops and implements master schedule for student and course distribution.
  • Assumes administrative responsibility of the school in the principal’s absence.
  • Performs any or all Medicaid Administrative Case Management duties, which serve to inform children and their families how to effectively access, use and maintain participation in all health resources under the Federal Medicaid program.





  • Master’s Degree.
  • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in secondary school teaching.
  • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in secondary school administration.
  • Five (5) years of middle/secondary teaching experience.
  • Effective skills and abilities in interpersonal relations and communications.



  • Teaching and administrative experience in urban schools.
  • Experience in school scheduling.
  • Experience in remediation of student adjustment and discipline needs.
  • Knowledgeable of conflict resolution models.
  • Knowledgeable and experience in curriculum plan and effective instructional practices.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds. Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.




Length of work year: 12 months


Benefits:           Health and Dental Insurance are provided.

KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeCompetitive and commensurate with experience / Per Year
LocationBoard of Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/11/2021
End Date09/01/2021

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NameTitleHuman Resources