An Invitation to Apply for Assistant Principal LYLE SCHOOL DISTRICT LYLE, WASHINGTON WASHINGTON STATE Seattle Olympia Lyle Vancouver Our Schools and Community Located in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, a geologic wonder that forms the border between southern Washington and northern Oregon, Lyle is located on the north bank of the Columbia River where it merges with the Klickitat River. Lyle School District serves the residents of Lyle, Dallesport, Appleton, High Prairie, Timber Valley, Murdock and the surrounding areas. Lyle School District offers a K-12 educational system for approximately 240 students in our region. Formerly known as Klickitat Landing, Lyle hosted Lewis and Clark in 1805. In 1876, the first Post Office east of the Cascades and north of the Columbia River was established here to serve most of eastern Washington. Our school district enjoys the benefits of a smaller, more rural community setting. Traditional small-town values and strong community support help to make our schools an effective and positive influence on students and families. We have a committed team of teachers, classified staff, administrators and school board members who work closely with one another and with parents to meet the unique needs and interests of students. Our students have opportunities to study a comprehensive curriculum, take part in physical fitness, vocational courses and after school sports and activities. Extensive recreational opportunities, including hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, windsurfing, and sailboarding are close by, as are museums, cultural events, dining and shopping. The sunny hillsides are home to vineyards and orchards. Within a two-hour drive is the major metropolitan area of Portland/Vancouver, home to an international airport and many other amenities. Traditional small town values in a gorgeous setting: »» At Dallesport Elementary, average classrooms contain fewer than 30 students. This creates opportunities for increased individual attention and greater flexibility. »» At Lyle Middle School we are committed to continued growth as we work to improve learning outcomes for all students. »» At Lyle High School, we believe that everyone can master challenging educational experiences and learn from a realworld environment, thus allowing all to apply knowledge, skills and abilities needed to succeed in life. “The public school is the greatest discovery made by man.” Horace Mann Our Assistant Principal Job Responsibilities: • Carry out the general policies and regulations of the District under direction of the Superintendent/Principal. May perform any principal duty as assigned by the Superintendent/Principal. • Be responsible to the Superintendent/Principal for all organization, administration and supervision within his/her assigned areas of responsibility. Properly supervise classroom instruction and organization in grades K-12. • Conduct evaluations of certificated and classified staff of the school. Provide input to the evaluations of maintenance, operations and food service staff assigned to the school. • Help in developing and maintaining good public relations within the communities and for utilizing fully the community resources to enrich the learning program. • Assist in the planning, approval, supervision and conduct of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. • Assist with the following: »» Fire drills and other safety drills (in accordance with state requirements). »» Coordinating and providing for proper supervision of all activities in the building(s). »» Scheduling and conducting faculty meetings. »» Work with Title I, school improvement and i-grant applications online. »» Serve as the Superintendent/Principal’s designee with authority according to provisions of board policy and state statute. »» Supervising students. »» Preparing class schedules and student schedules. »» Confer with the Superintendent/Principal on a regular basis and perform such other duties as may be assigned. Preferred Education Knowledge, Skills and Experience: • Master’s degree required in Education, Business and/or Public Administration. • Must hold a Washington Principal’s endorsement. • Experience in working in a rural community with under-served populations. • Focus on educational progress for all students with understanding of Common Core, Teacher/Principal Evaluation and district’s chosen educational framework. • Demonstrated supervisory and labor relations skills • Ability to proactively engage and work with community and families. • Strong public presence and ability to maintain positive public relations. • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse board of directors. • Outgoing and approachable with strong communication skills, celebrated as a team player. Successful candidate should live in or be willing to relocate to the Lyle district or surrounding area. How to Apply Information and application materials may be obtained from: Lyle School District PO Box 368 Lyle WA 98635-0368 509 365-2191 www.lyleschools.org A Completed Application will include: »» A completed Lyle School District Certificated Application form available on website. »» Letter of interest »» Resume »» Names and contact information of three professional references »» Unofficial transcripts or placement files »» A statement addressing experience/skills in educational leadership, communication, fiscal and organizational management, board relations, planning/vision and personnel administration Board of Directors Penny McAnally Barbara Mills Tria Bullard - Chair Amy Rowland Mark Vorce Superintendent/Principal Brian Carter Search Schedule For best consideration application materials should be submitted by April 10, 2015 About Lyle School District Enrollment: 238 students Annual Operating Budget: $3.6 million Compensation To be determined. Comparable to districts of similar size. Lyle School District is an equal opportunity employer.
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