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Assistant Principal - Deaf Middle School

Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
City: St Augustine
State: FL
School Website URL: http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us/
Reports To (Position Title): Principal
Salary Range: $58,030.39 - Negotiable
Position Start Date: June/July 2018
Position Description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Principal serves as the instructional leader in the Deaf Middle School. The position is responsible for assuring compliance with all Federal, State, Board of Trustee and Administrative mandates, guidelines, and rules within their respective unit. Supervise and assist in the instructional program by visiting classrooms, conducting formal and informal observations, conducting individual teacher conferences, conducting departmental meetings, reviewing individual teacher’s lesson plans and to assure compliance with state adopted curriculum/course frameworks. Supervise and monitor student behavior, student behavior programming and student behavior plans. Gather and analyze data on student performance. Coordinate the completion of Individual Education Plans and communicate related issues and problems to the immediate supervisor. Review assessments, observe and provide professional input on specific children for purposes of class placement, identification of specific problems and referral for additional diagnostic or related evaluations. Participate in departmental meetings, student management team meetings, file reviews and student staffings when appropriate, prepare budget requests, and develop student/teacher schedules in a timely manner. Ensure coordination of activities with other programs i.e. residential, physical education, athletics, Health Care and related services. Ordering supplies, textbook and materials in a timely manner and manage budget allocations appropriately. Report needed building repairs and safety hazards to the appropriate departments. Serve as a positive professional role model for instructional staff and students. Supervise teachers, instructional assistants, secretary and other staff assigned to the work unit. Coordinate the development of an annual plan through a staff meeting process to develop goals and priorities that lead to quality instructional program, provides for the efficient use of fiscal and human resources, and efficient use of physical facilities. Participate in staff development activities training as assigned. Other duties as assigned. ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge in the instructional strategies related to the respective sensory impairment of the children within the instructional unit; Knowledge of acceptable/current administrative, personnel and student management techniques; Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications; Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of teaching; Knowledge of the principles of human learning, behavior and counseling; Knowledge of the principles and techniques of curriculum development; Ability to work independently; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to visually monitor students and staff; Ability to attend yearly training and administer CPR and CPI. Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain an Advanced proficiency in sign language within three years of hire. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.
Application Procedure: TO APPLY: In order to be considered for employment in this position, all applicants must attach proof of Degree/Transcripts and Current Certification to their application on People First upon applying. **PLEASE NOTE: Once an application is submitted, it cannot be altered, nor can attachments be added.** Applications accepted through People First only. To access additional information please log on to https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html and in Keywords enter 48008052. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on May 18, 2018.
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