1.0FTE 12 month Assistant Principal/Athletic Director - Arcadia HS

Full Time | Phoenix, ARIZONA | 23 days

Job Summary

Full Time
Scottsdale USD

$135,000 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

Job Description

Position requires a Principal certificate from ADE.


PAY GRADE:  AP Salary Schedule



The job of Assistant Principal is done for the purpose/s supporting the principal and assigned personnel; receiving, distributing and communicating information to enforce school, district and state policies; maintaining safety of school environment; coordinating assigned school site activities; assisting students to modify inappropriate behavior and to develop successful interpersonal skills; and communicating information to staff, principal and the public. This position supports the primary function of instructional leadership with the school principal.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)


Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates communication among school personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.
  • Facilitates various meetings (e.g. curriculum, safety, site advisory, special district committees, staff development, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating agendas and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district and/or state objectives.
  • Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students and/or parents for the purpose of assisting students in modifying inappropriate behavior, developing successful interpersonal skills and/or initiating disciplinary action.
  • Manages various school administrative functions (e.g. student disciplinary policy, school schedule, assigned teachers and personnel, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring district and site objectives are met, enforcing school, district and state policy and providing for safety and efficient school operations.
  • Prepares documentation (e.g. reports, correspondence, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
  • Presents information on various topics for the purpose of communicating information and/or gaining feedback.
  • Represents school at various meetings (e.g. district, site, community, etc.) for the purpose of communicating and/or gathering information.
  • Supports Principal for the purpose of assisting with their job functions of maintaining overall school site operation.
  • Evaluates certified and classified personnel.
  • Manages academic assessment of learners and serves as testing coordinator.
  • Manages and is accountable for site’s instructional materials.


Other Functions:

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Other duties as assigned



Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational policies to achieve organizational objectives; managing multiple departments; and taking budget expenditures. Utilization of significant resources from other work units is routinely required to perform the job’s functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the Organization’s services.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):


Education: Master’s Degree in job related area.


Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required. Must have leadership experience.


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):


Certificates & Licenses: Principal Certificate

Clearances: Fingerprint clearance card; criminal background investigation



KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions: and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws.



SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: plan and manage projects.



ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze utilizing a variety of complex processes and processes; and operates equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining confidentiality; working with constant interruptions and/or changing priorities; communicate with diverse groups.




Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time.


Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.




The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


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