Assistant Principal for Linden Grove Middle School

Posted By: Sheila Dorsey-Smith Career Center ,

School District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
City/State: Kalamazoo, MI
Where to Apply:
Position Open Until: 4/15/2020

*Interested applicants should apply online and attach their application to this posting. 

Job Description

Assistant Principal is responsible for aiding the principal in the administration of a large, urban secondary school.


Nurture the dreams of all students and empower all students to contribute to a better world.


  1. Administers district policies and procedures concerning discipline and attendance.
  2. Assures the safety and welfare of students.
  3. Assists with planning and implementation of programs for parent groups, staff, and community agencies, and promotes positive public and school-community relations.
  4. Supervises support services such as office, food services, bus loading, lunch supervision, and transportation as assigned.
  5. Assists with the management and care of the school, equipment, and materials.
  6. Supervises extra-curricular activities.
  7. Assists with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs.
  8. Supervises the work of professional and classified employees as assigned.
  9. Assists with accreditation activities
  10. Assists with the planning and supervision of a balanced student activities program.
  11. Administers building and district programs for vocational and career-education preparation and placement, by (1) complying with Title IX and VII, (2) providing non-traditional opportunities for students, (3) providing quality experiences for students with special needs.
  12. May serve as lead building administrator in the absence of the principal.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.
  14. Assists with support services such as ESL, special education, and 504.


  1.  Master's degree in administration, supervision, curriculum or related areas.
  2. Meet or be willing to meet the State school administrator’s certification requirements.
  3. Demonstrate advanced skills in computer utilization of educational materials and student information systems.
  4. Demonstrate advanced organizational and communication skills with students, parents, and staff.
  5. Must possess a positive work history.
  6. Three years of successful teaching experience or comparable successful experience working with students.


  1. Knowledge of human service agencies.
  2. Graduate credits in pupil personnel administration, testing, vocational guidance, special education or communications.
  3. Successful experience in a diverse, urban school district.
  4. Knowledge of performance assessment, curriculum development, and learning styles.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work with various groups including those with diverse backgrounds.
  6. Experience in management of student discipline and attendance with the ability to establish programs and procedures to improve student behavior and attendance.
  7. Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and the ability to relate to students, staff, and parents.

Internal candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume to the Human Resources Department attention:

Sheila Dorsey-Smith, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
Kalamazoo Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
1220 Howard Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
(269) 337-0178  | FAX (269) 337-0185

Kalamazoo Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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