Website South St. Paul Public Schools
Work in cooperation with the Middle School Principal to provide assistance in the operation and functions of the school. Work directly with all staff, students, parents and district personnel; oversee and participate in the daily operations of the main office; work with students including managing student discipline and behaviors; work to meet district and building goals and initiative related to student achievement.
Responsible for student academic counseling and discipline
Work closely with the principal to ensure curriculum alignment and support IB programs
Assist the principal in the hiring of staff
Assist the principal with student discipline, attendance, records, testing and meetings.
Assist in the evaluation and supervision of tenured and non-tenured staff
Create the master schedule, coordinate student system and facilitate student registration
Coordinate BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) Program
Lead PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Team
Support and promote the school district’s strategic plan.
Act as a resource for classroom teachers, assistants, and substitutes teachers
Work to maintain open communication with staff, district personnel, parents and community
Provide guidance services to assigned students including course selection, graduation requirements, post-secondary option and other planning functions
Facilitate re-entry meetings for suspended students
Provide career services including financial assistance information, letters of recommendation, interest inventories and recruitment
Supervise events outside the school day, including night and weekend supervision, as assigned by the principal
Responsible for monitoring hallways, cafeteria and building security
School/District representative for all state tests and to provide training for proctors for ACT and PSAT
Provide assistance in designing/implementing student handbook revisions
Coordinate school clubs, activities, programs, and events
Work with the principal and school staff to ensure the safety of students
Assist with designing and implementing new programs that reflect the changing needs of the student population
Facilitate and serve on task forces and committees as assigned by the principal
Monitor student attendance; serve on attendance appeals committee
Meet with outside agencies to coordinate services for students and families
Meet with instructional departments and serve as a liaison between departments
Coordinate and maintain a system of reporting and record keeping of grading, attendance, and other functions
Serve as liaison to the South St. Paul Police Department and other law enforcement agencies
Other duties as assigned by the principal
Master’s degree (emphasis in Educational Leadership, Organizational Leadership or Curriculum and Instruction preferred)
Minimum five years of successful teaching experience
Current K-12 Minnesota Administrative license or evidence of qualifying for license before employment begins
Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of modern education, and ability to apply them to the needs of the school
Experience in working with grade 6-8 students
Ability to deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds
Experience with Infinite Campus and Schoology
Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate programs
Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community
Knowledge of state testing requirements
Knowledge of state and local policies and procedures and education laws
Knowledge of current curriculum and instructional practices and trends
Skills in maintaining effective discipline
Ability to develop schedules
Ability to maintain confidentiality, understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students and staff
Strong computer skills including use of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases
Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as outlined in our Principals' Collective Bargaining Agreement.
District Application Guidelines
To be considered for this position, please visit our website at www.sspps.org to submit the online application, including a letter of interest, resume and one letter of recommendation. Application deadline is 4:00 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled for January 26-27, with follow-up interviews scheduled on January 28-29 (if necessary).
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