2022-2023 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - MIDDLE SCHOOL (#A_2223-882500-300-001)

Liberty School District 53 (learn more)

Liberty, Missouri (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3726245
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 22, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description

Liberty Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year



Assistant Principal - Middle School


Purpose Statement

The job of Assistant Principal - Middle School is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process with specific responsibility for directing assigned programs and services at a middle school; providing information and serving as a resource to others; supervising assigned staff; coordinating school activities and addressing issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.


This job reports to Principal - Middle School


Essential Functions


  • Assists with many activities (e.g. special events, cafeteria supervision, staff in-service, interviews, hiring, master schedule, etc.) for the purpose of completing activities and responding to requests for support.
  • Conducts performance appraisals on assigned personnel for the purpose of providing professional growth and ensuring that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
  • Coordinates assigned projects and/or activities (e.g. student detentions, in-school suspensions, DARE, newsletters, handbooks, Student of the Month, student awards, fundraisers, school pictures, learning labs, assemblies, receptions, yearbooks, Homeroom Program, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects and activities and/or directing services in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates programs, meetings and processes (e.g. Student Assistance Program, Learning Lab Program, PTA volunteer services, office staff meetings, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
  • Facilitates communication between personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.
  • Implements policies, procedures and/or processes (e.g. positive discipline program, handbook regulations, safety drills, PBTE, etc.) for the purpose of providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements.
  • Interacts with students consistently for the purpose of educating students.
  • Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.
  • Manages a variety of school administrative functions (e.g. student disciplinary policy, school schedule, assigned personnel and students, etc.) for the purpose of enforcing school, district and state policies and maintaining safety and efficiency of school operations.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. team, professional learning community, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Prepares a wide variety of materials (e.g. correspondences, audits, partnership reports, discipline reports, calendars, School Portfolio, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.
  • Presents information (e.g. regulations, policies, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information and gaining feedback.
  • Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to school environment.
  • Responds to a variety of inquires for the purpose of resolving problems, providing information and/or direction.
  • Serves as the Athletic Director, monitoring and coordinating all interscholastic and intramural programs (e.g. budget, coaches, sponsors, meetings, evaluations, etc.) for the purpose of completing activities and/or directing services in a timely manner and ensuring programs are in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Supervises student areas and after school activities (e.g. halls, lobbies, bus zones, games, dances, etc.) for the purpose of providing administrative presence and ensuring a safe environment.
  • Supports principal for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative functions.

Other Functions


Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.


Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering personnel policies.


KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping principles; and concepts of management and supervision.


ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with frequent interruptions; creating a positive school climate for students, staff and community; and adapting to changing work priorities.



Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives; directing other persons within a small work unit; supervising the use of funds. utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.


Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 20% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations.


 ExperienceJob related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.


EducationMasters degree in job related area




Required Testing:  


Continuing Educ. / Training:  


Certificates Licenses

Missouri Teaching Certificate/Administrative Certificate



Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance


FLSA Status



Approval Date


Salary Grade

Administrator G (7)


The purpose and utilization of job descriptions in Liberty Public School District #53 are to ensure the essential  functions of each position are articulated in order to create a clear understanding of job expectations for the  incumbent while also providing a framework through which the recruiting, hiring, and retaining of employees  may be enhanced.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Cindy Rollins
    • 8 Victory Lane
    • Liberty, Missouri 64068

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