High School Assistant Principal

Friday, August 10, 2018
Waterford School District
Position Details: 

POSITION:     High School Assistant Principal  


LOCATION:   Waterford Kettering High School


  • Valid State of Michigan teaching certificate
  • Michigan School Administrators certificate or be enrolled in a program leading to certification as a school administrator not later than 6 months after employment leading to completion of the program within three years
  • Master’s Degree preferably in Educational Leadership, School Administration or Curriculum
  • Three years of successful administrative experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years of successful secondary teaching experience
  • Demonstrated collaborative leadership experience in instruction and curriculum
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Current professional development in best practices in teaching and learning
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable



  • Strong background in instructional leadership
  • Personal commitment to academic excellence with student achievement as a priority goal
  • Leadership experience working with diverse populations and special needs students
  • Skilled in leading school improvement and applying data to initiate specific instructional change
  • In depth knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Knowledge and experience in closing the achievement gap using research and evidence based instruction
  • Experience evaluating instructional and support staff that will improve teaching and learning
  • Proficient use of student information systems
  • Evidence of ability to positively affect school culture and environment



The responsibilities of the assistant principal will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Establishing a culture of high expectations for both academics and behavior
  • Interacting with students in a constructive manner, encouraging each individual to perform at his/her highest level
  • Maintaining positive relations with parents, parent groups, school volunteers, business partners, and other related agencies
  • Working with staff in the development and execution of School Improvement plans
  • Participating in district-wide and school-wide activities
  • Teacher evaluations
  • Student discipline


REPORTS TO:                       Principal


WORKDAY/WEEK:                Monday – Friday, 47 Week Position


STARTING DATE:                 ASAP  


COMPENSATION:                 Administrative Base Salary Range – $94,990 – 106,069*

                                                *Salary range based on experience and education level


POSTING DATE:                    July 31, 2018


POSTING DEADLINE:           August 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm