Assistant Principal - Rolling Hills Middle School

Pajaro Valley Unified School District - Watsonville, CA4.0

Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Date Posted:

Anna Brinkman
831-786-2145 2655
Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Length of Work Year:
211 Days Per Year

Employment Type:
Full Time

Application Deadline:
6/19/2019 4:30 PM Pacific

$83,071-$99,187+ Master Stipend $2,284
Date Posted: 6/13/2019 Application Deadline: 6/19/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 211 Days Per Year
Salary: $83,071-$99,187+ Master Stipend $2,284 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Anna Brinkman
Phone: 831-786-2145 2655

Rolling Hills Middle School
Location: Rolling Hills Middle School
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Position: Assistant Principal-Middle School

Department: Instruction FLSA: Exempt

Reports To: Principal


Assists the Principal in planning and management of a middle school site. Ensures a safe, orderly and positive environment that meets the needs of students and staff. Participates in the leadership of certificated and classified staff, budget administration, education, and categorical program management. Ensures maintenance and upkeep of school site to promote a safe learning environment. Provides administrative support to the Principal.


Under direction, carries out wide range of supervisory, administrative, and professional duties to support a school site Principal in accomplishing educational objectives. While day-to-day activities may be somewhat recurring, the incumbent exercises a wide degree of latitude in program implementation, supervisory duties, and facility maintenance. Challenges often require significant levels of judgment to consider and balance policies and procedures with social and personal information. Human relations responsibilities include counseling/advising, conflict resolution, conveying policies to uninformed persons, and formal speaking. Interactions cover a range of internal and external contacts that include parents, students, District staff, and, on a lesser basis, community agencies. Work is performed in an office and classroom environment.


This is a first-line management position requiring specialized knowledge in education and administration. Advancement to this position requires teacher credentials and administrative certificate. Advancement to Principal rquires a minimum of three years additional experience as Assistant Principal and a demonstrated ability to integrate all school activities and staff needs.


Communicates and implements student behavior codes based on District and school guidelines. Orients students and parents to positive and negative behaviors and consequences.

Participates in the establishment of, and implements programs designed for involving youth, parents, and the community in learning programs.

Ensures a positive school climate by fostering an environment of cooperation, mutual respect, courtesy, and personal responsibility among students and staff.

Facilitates and promotes student relationships at all times by interacting with students and staff during “yard duty”, before and after school, within student activities, lunches and breaks.

Processes discipline referrals. Confers with staff during in-service training and committee meetings, consults with principal and acts as a liaison with outside personnel such as law enforcement. Reviews student records and written standards of behavior.

Promotes communication and outreach with a variety of service providers to address multiple needs of students and families.

Attends and participates in a variety of school and District committees, which may include groups such as leadership team, site council, and the home and school club.

Maintains equipment and facilities and initiates necessary repairs. Processes and stores work orders. Insures compliance with procedures and initiates facility inspections.

Coordinates testing and assessment for student progress and placement. Consults with teachers and staff regarding student assessment records.

Supervises and evaluates classified and certificated staff. Insures District policies and evaluation time lines are met.

Performs other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of the position.


Knowledge and Skills: Professional specialization in principles and practices of California education school management, thorough knowledge of curriculum and instruction, budget practices, supervisory techniques, facility management and regulation, policies and procedures related to education. Organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Thorough knowledge of student behavior and discipline, supervision, training and performance evaluation. Knowledge and understanding of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations. Knowledge of current technology including hardware, software, internet usage, and student data systems.

Abilities: Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of certificated and classified staff at a school site. Assists in the selection, supervision, training and evaluation of staff. Identify and respond to issues, concerns and needs of students, parents and staff. Develop, implement and administer goals as outlined by the District and school. Gather, analyze and disseminate data as required to meet educational goals. Assists with budget administration. Monitors equipment purchases, maintenance and repairs. Communicates with District and site administrators, staff, students and parents. Reviews and prepares clear and concise reports. Interpret and apply, Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

Physical Abilities: Requires sufficient visual acuity to recognize words and letters, ambulatory ability to conduct visitations at various locations within the facility, speech and hearing ability to carry on conversations both in person (formal speaking and informal discussions) and on the phone.

Education and/or Experience: Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in education. Also requires California teaching and administrative credentials. Minimum of 3 years teaching experience, including increasing responsibility in administrative and/or counseling capacities. Experience in a middle school environment is preferred.

Licenses and Certificates: Requires a valid California Driver's License.

Requirements for Applying
Valid CA Admin Credential
Letter of Introduction
Current Resume
3 Letters of Recommendation (all within the past 2 years including one from a supervisor)