Del Valle Independent School DistrictAssistant Principal - Intern

Del Valle Independent School District

Assistant Principal - Intern (1840)

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Job Details

TitleAssistant Principal - Intern
Posting ID1840

Primary Purpose:

Assist campus principal with directing and managing the instructional program and supervising operations and personnel at campus level.  Provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service.  Assist with monitoring the compliance of district policies, success of instructional programs, and operations of all campus activities.



Minimum Education/Certification:             

Mid-Management Certification, Texas Principal or appropriate administrator certificate

Certified Texas Teacher Evaluation & Support System (T-TESS) appraiser or obtain with 90 days of employment 


Special Knowledge/Skills:              

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Ability to coordinate campus functions

Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data

Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Ability to analyze data to make instructional decisions



Three (3) years teaching experience


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)



The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. 

  • Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions
  • Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators 

Instructional Management

The assistant principal – intern promotes improvement of instruction by assisting with activities such as the following: 

  • Monitor student achievement and attendance.
  • Diagnose student need.
  • Assist teachers in designing learning experiences for students.
  • Encourage the development and piloting of innovative instructional programs
  • Facilitate the planning and application of emerging technologies in the classroom. 

Organization Climate

The assistant principal – intern assists with fostering a positive school or organization morale through activities such as the following: 

  • Assess and plan improvement of the school, school district, or community environment.
  • Reinforce excellence.
  • Promote a positive, caring climate of learning. 

Organization Improvement

The assistant principal – intern promotes leadership in efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following: 

  • Collaborate in the development and articulation of a common vision of improvement.
  • Encourage appropriate risk-taking.
  • Ensure continuous renewal of curriculum, policies, and methods. 

Communication and Community Relations

The assistant principal – intern promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following: 

  • Foster collaborative educational efforts among members of the total school community.
  • Articulate the school mission and needs to the community.
  • Seek support for school programs; and involving himself or herself in community activities that foster rapport between the school district and the larger community.
  • Use effective communication skills. 

Student Management

The assistant principal – intern promotes positive student conduct through activities such as the following: 

  • Help students develop a sense of self-worth.
  • Develop and communicate guidelines for student conduct.
  • Ensure rules are observed uniformly.
  • Discipline students for misconduct in an effective and fair manner.
  • Support collaboration by working with faculty.
  • Encourage the participation of students and parents. 

Personnel Relations/Management

The assistant principal – intern assists with managing personnel effectively through activities such as the following:  

  • Delegate appropriately.
  • Recognize exemplary performance of teachers and staff.
  • Encourage personal and professional growth and leadership among the staff.
  • Comply with applicable personnel policies and rules.
  • Evaluate the job performance of assigned personnel. 

Organization Management

The assistant principal – intern assists with managing administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following: 

  • Compile reasonable budgets and cost estimates.
  • Manage a broad range of school operations (for example, attendance, accounting, payroll, transportation). 

Professional Growth and Development

The assistant principal – intern provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following: 

  • Participate actively in professional associations.
  • Disseminate ideas and information to other professionals.
  • Seek and use evaluative information for improvement of performance. 

Qualities of Effective Administrators

The assistant principal – intern exhibits qualities such as the following: 

  • Demonstrate a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style and high ethical standards.
  • Conduct himself or herself in a professional manner.
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.
  • Keep informed of and comply with state, District, and school regulations and policies affecting schools, classroom teachers, including UIL rules, attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
  • Compile, maintain, and file reports, records, and other documents as required.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area that could cause an accident and inform supervisor of any conditions that are not correctable immediately.
  • Shall comply with District policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Shall comply with the standards of conduct set out in Board Policy DH (Legal) and (Local) and with any other policies, regulations, and guidelines that impose duties, requirements, and standards.  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise and evaluate the performance of staff assigned to campus including, teacher(s), counselor(s), librarian, instructional aides and clerical support staff.



Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, printer, copier, fax and other equipment applicable to position.


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors   

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Work irregular and extended work hours to include holidays and weekends.
  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment.
  • May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others.
  • May report to various campuses within the district for a full work day.
  • Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions.
  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration.
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces.  

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$47,000 - Teacher Salary Scale/217 Days / Salary
LocationCentral Administration - Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/24/2019