Job Title


Evaluation Type



Designated Campus

Pay Grade

Intermediate/Elementary School – A 7




Date Revised

October, 2018



Associate Superintendent for Academics


BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY:  Serve as instructional leader for the campus.  Analyze the educational needs of assigned students and exercise leadership in planning and implementing an instructional program of maximum quality and efficiency to address these needs in a safe and supportive environment, establishing and promoting high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance.  Direct and manage all programs and campus activities and supervise operations and personnel at the campus level.


CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.


Instructional Management:

  1. Establish a vision that is clear, compelling, and shared.
  2. Design, implement, supervise, and evaluate instructional programs for the campus.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies and research bearing on the instructional practice of the campus.
  4. Develop and implement a campus improvement plan that is aligned with the needs of the campus and with District goals.
  5. Promote high expectations for staff and students.
  6. Ensure the application of technology as an instructional and administrative tool throughout the school.
  7. Work collaboratively with District leadership to ensure that campus instructional programs are compatible with the District approved curriculum.
  8. Regularly consult the campus-level committee about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of campus education program, including students and community representatives when appropriate.

 Student Management:

  1. Ensure the discipline management system and Student Code of Conduct are administered consistently to promote equity, effectiveness, and student success.
  2. Resolve parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
  3. Implement activities to recognize students' efforts and accomplishments.
  4. Facilitate opportunities within the school organization for students to participate in extra-curricular activities; assure such activities are appropriately supported and monitored.

Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:

  1. Research, recommend, implement, and administer District and campus policies and procedures that are in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  2. Prepare, implement, and monitor annual operating budget for campus; monitor activity accounts; and operate within budget.
  3. Ensure that emergency and crisis plans are developed, communicated, and practiced and that equipment is operable.
  4. Manage all school facilities and equipment effectively ensuring a clean, orderly, and safe building with maximum use of space.
  5. Provide instructional resources and materials to support teaching staff in accomplishing instructional goals.
  6. Submit reports promptly and accurately.
  7. Ensure proper maintenance of student records.
  8. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks.

 Human Resources Management:

  1. Lead the recruitment, hire, induction, and placement of assigned staff and supervise and evaluate
  2. Maintain appropriate documentation for employee contract
  3. Implement activities to recognize employees’ efforts and accomplishments.
  4. Ensure effective/efficient staffing of

 Organization Improvement:

  1. Utilize available assessment data to construct campus improvement plan aligned with District goals.
  2. Analyze critical needs of the campus and work collaboratively to design, implement, refine, and evaluate instructional programs in order to continuously improve the campus.

 Professional Growth and Development:

  1. Review educational research and professional literature to inform campus decision making and instructional practices.
  2. Guide assigned staff in the planning and implementation of professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
  3. Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves campus performance.
  4. Collaborate with campus-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional development activities.
  5. Demonstrate professional, ethical, and responsible behavior. Serve as a role model for all campus staff.

Texas Academic Performance Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:

  1. Ensure the administration of state-mandated testing at campus is in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  2. Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist assigned staff with planning corrective action for the affected group of students.

 School/Community Relations:

  1. Emphasize and nurture effective communication between school and community.
  2. Respond in a timely manner to parent and community requests.
  3. Use appropriate and effective techniques for community and parent involvement in the school, including Site Based Advisory Committee, PTA, volunteers, booster clubs, and Partners in Education.
  4. Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the campus and District's initiatives.

  Organization Morale:

  1. Foster collegiality and team building among campus employees; encourage active involvement in the decision- making process by all employees; communicate expectations for high-level performance to staff; recognize staff achievements; and ensure effective and quick resolution of conflicts among campus employees.
  2. Facilitate communication and collaboration among campus staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.
  3. Provide two-way communication with Superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community.

 Other Responsibilities:

  1. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
  2. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.





ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree from an accredited university in educational administration or a directly related field.  Applicants must either have a Texas Principal Certification, One-Year Texas Principal Certification, or Texas Mid-Management Certification.  Applicants must have a minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience and previous experience as an assistant principal, associate principal, or principal.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Five years of experience as a classroom teacher and three years of experience in instructional leadership roles at the campus level.