Assistant Principal – Oberlin High School: Oberlin City School District

Posted on February 27th, 2024

Position: Assistant Principal – Oberlin High School

District: Oberlin City School District

Salary: Based on experience

Deadline: 06/01/2024

Contact: Meisha Baker

Contact Position: Director of Curriculum & Special Programs

Contact Phone: (440) 776-4551

Contact Email Address:

-Masters Degree in Administration is preferred
-Valid state department of education license/certificate appropriate in Administration
-Familiarity with International Baccalaureate Program
-Evidence of at least five years of successful experience in classroom teaching experience
-Demonstrated leadership capabilities
-Effective organizational planning and project management skills.

-Accepts personal responsibility for decisions and conduct.
-Addresses administrative issues that arise during the absence of the principal.
-Assists with proficiency and alternative testing programs. Helps analyze test results. Provides staff direction for instructional modifications and interventions that
enhance student learning and improve test performance.
-Counsels students to acknowledge and manage responsible personal conduct.
-Encourages parent organizations. Supports and participates in school and student activities as time permits.
-Ensures that services are provided in the least restrictive educational environment.
-Expresses high expectations and monitors staff performance (e.g., observations, review of lesson plans, individual conferences, staff meetings, etc.). Promotes opportunities for staff to develop new skills.
-Helps administer assigned academic, guidance, and student service programs.
-Helps develop and implement the district’s continuous improvement plan. Develops a strategy to accomplish personal performance objectives within specified timelines.
-Helps staff resolve problems that impede student learning and/or participation in appropriate peer group activities.
-Helps supervise student activities as directed (e.g., arrivals/departures, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, extracurricular programs, etc.).
-Implements procedures that protect school property and help ensure the health and well-being of students, staff, and visitors.
-Investigates student attendance and conduct concerns. Helps parents and students understand attendance and behavioral requirements. Prepares a warning letter outlining the consequences of continued truancy and/or misconduct.
-Keeps current with the K-12 courses of study, the district’s scope and sequence framework, and state standards/guidelines.
-Maintains effective relationships with community services (e.g., court systems, law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.).
-Maintains visibility. Promotes a favorable image of the school district. Builds community partnerships that enhance district programs and services.
-Participates as an active member of the district’s management team.
-Participates in national, state, and/or regional activities that advance district goals.
-Participates in staff selection and orientation processes.
-Prepares and maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time. Maintains district records for the maximum period mandated by law and/or board policy.
-Promotes the continuity of the instructional program. Provides insights about the progression of student skills and key contributions made by staff at each level.
-Provides guidance, communicates high expectations, and shows an active interest in student progress.
-Provides leadership in the planning and delivery of staff development programs that improve teacher outcomes (e.g., methods, skills, commitment, etc.).
-Provides staff leadership. Helps develop action plans and resolve problems. Maintains open and effective communications with staff and the community.
-Reviews and interprets custody rulings. Assists the treasurer with billing and collection of tuition based on custody assignment.
-Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.
-Supervises and evaluates school events and extracurricular activities as directed.
-Supports a full range of educational options. Works with intervention assistance teams (IAT). Participates in parent conferences and IEP meetings as requested.
-Takes precautions to ensure staff/student safety. Watches for student behavior that may indicate a problem (e.g., profanity, teasing, bullying, distress, etc.). Intervenes and works with staff to eliminate unacceptable behavior.
-Upholds applicable Ohio Revised Codes. Helps administer policies regarding age, immunization, attendance, legal residence, guardianship, classification, promotion, retention, testing, etc. Assists with enrollment and withdrawal procedures.
-Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.
-Upholds the district’s student conduct code. Monitors attendance and employment laws. Helps update and distribute student/parent handbooks.
-Verifies legal residences.

-Each staff member shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance and abuse of any prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.
-Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff member has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
-Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
-Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law.
-Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals.
-Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others.
-Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

-Supervises and evaluates assigned staff under the direction of the Principal
-Assumes responsibility for the results of duties delegated to staff.

Date Available: August 1, 2024