Del Valle Independent School DistrictSecondary Assistant Principal Pool: Anticipated Vacancies 2019-2020

Del Valle Independent School District

Secondary Assistant Principal Pool: Anticipated Vacancies 2019-2020 (765)

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Job Details

TitleSecondary Assistant Principal Pool: Anticipated Vacancies 2019-2020
Posting ID765

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 Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) appraiser


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 and

                In leadership role

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 administrator promotes improvement of instruction by assisting with activities such as the following:

  • Monitoring student achievement and attendance
  • Diagnosing student needs
  • Helping teachers design learning experiences for students
  • Encouraging the development and piloting of innovative instructional programs
  • Facilitating the planning and application of emerging technologies in the classroom


Organization Climate

The administrator assists with fostering a positive school or organization morale through activities such as the following:

  • Assessing and planning improvement of the school, school district, or community environment
  • Reinforcing excellence
  • Promoting a positive, caring climate of learning
  • Using effective communication skills


Organization Improvement

The administrator promotes leadership in efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following:

  • Collaborating in the development and articulation of a common vision of improvement
  • Encouraging appropriate risk-taking
  • Ensuring continuous renewal of curriculum, policies, and methods


Communication and Community Relations

The administrator promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following:

  • Fostering collaborative educational efforts among members of the total school community
  • Articulating the school mission and needs to the community
  • Seeking support for school programs; and involving himself or herself in community activities that foster rapport between the school district and the larger community


Student Management

The administrator promotes positive student conduct through activities such as the following:

  • Helping students develop a sense of self-worth
  • Developing and communicating guidelines for student conduct
  • Ensuring rules are observed uniformly
  • Disciplining students for misconduct in an effective and fair manner
  • Supporting collaboration by working with faculty
  • Encouraging the participation of students and parents


Personnel Relations/Management

The administrator assists with managing personnel effectively through activities such as the following:

  • Delegating appropriately
  • Recognizing exemplary performance of teachers and staff
  • Encouraging personal and professional growth and leadership among the staff
  • Complying with applicable personnel policies and rules
  • Securing the necessary personnel resources to meet objectives
  • Evaluating the job performance of assigned personnel


Organization Management

The administrator assists with managing administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following:

  • Obtaining broad-based input for fiscal or financial analysis
  • Compiling reasonable budgets and cost estimates
  • Ensuring that facilities are maintained and upgraded as necessary
  • Managing a broad range of school operations (for example, attendance, accounting, payroll, transportation)


Professional Growth and Development

The administrator provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:


  • Participating actively in professional associations
  • Conducting himself or herself in an ethical and professional manner
  • Disseminating ideas and information to other professionals
  • Seeking and using evaluative information for improvement of performance

Qualities of Effective Administrators:

  • Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style and high ethical standards
  • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies affecting schools, including UIL rules, daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality
  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents
  • Comply with the Code of Ethics for Texas Educators
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise and evaluate the performance of staff assigned to campus including assistant principal(s), 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 applicant to position


Environmental Factors:

Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration. Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces


Physical & Mental Demands:

  • 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: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing /Pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically
  • May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others
  • Occasional district wide and statewide travel
  • Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$272.53 - $326.38 / Daily Rate
LocationMultiple Campus Locations

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/06/2019