KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Job Description

 

Job Title: Middle School Vice Principal

 

Job Title Code: 821

 

Salary Grade: Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience

Department: School Leadership
Reports To: Middle School Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Prepared: December 2013

 

PURPOSE OF JOB: To assist the middle 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:

1. 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.
2. Develops and implements new and innovative ideas for improving the delivery of student education programs.
3. Provides leadership in designing building level programs and activities to alleviate problems of student attendance.
4. Assists the principal and staff in developing and implementing a school improvement plan, and sound secondary level philosophies and practices.
5. Develops and implements yearly performance objectives designed to improve student attendance, discipline, school climate, and student success and dropout rate.
6. Works with principal in assisting teachers to develop evaluation procedures designed to evaluate student progress in relation to instruction objectives.
7. Through scheduled classroom observations, assists principal in making regular systematic and accurate appraisals of teachers’ instructional practices by monitoring and assessing teachers’ professional performance.
8. Advises and assists teachers with classroom management and resolution of interpersonal relations conflicts between students/student and teacher/student.
9. Provides leadership in developing a positive school climate and harmonious multicultural, multiethnic educational environment.
10. Assists principal with establishing and supervising procedures for the security of school facilities and safety of all personnel and students.
11. Develops and implements master schedule for student and course distribution.
12. Assumes administrative responsibility of the school in the principal’s absence.
13. 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.
14. Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Yes

 


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree.
• Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in middle school teaching.
• Hold or be eligible for Missouri Certification in middle school administration.
• Three to five (5) years of middle school teaching experience or related teaching experiences applicable to this position.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Teaching and administrative experience in urban middle schools.
• Experience in school scheduling.
• Experience in remediation of student adjustment and discipline needs.
• Knowledgeable of conflict resolution models.
• Knowledgeable and experience in curriculum planning 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.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Length of work year: 220 days (8 hours per day/5 per week)


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.

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