Assistant Principal Mexico Middle School

Mexico Public School District #59

The Mexico Public School District seeks an outstanding instructional leader who is student-centered to serve as the Mexico Middle School Assistant Principal for the 2021-2022 school year.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated with strong leadership skills and be dedicated to meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of all learners.


Minimum of 3 years of successful classroom teaching experience-Required

B.S. in Education-Required

Master’s Degree in Administration-Required

Valid Missouri Teaching Certificate-Required

Administration Certification-Required

Prior Administration Experience-Preferred

Reports To: Middle School Principal

Supervises: All personnel as assigned by School Principal

Terms of Employment: Eleven months including benefits according to Board policies

Job Functions:

  • Develops and leads the middle School Summer School program.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and communication of educational goals.
  • Provides strong and positive educational leadership in organizing, developing and administering the instructional programs of the middle school.
  • Promotes a positive culture for the school and assist the principal in setting the expectations for the students and all building staff.
  • Manages specific academic departments as assigned.
  • Utilizes data and test scores to identify areas of strength and weakness and communicates this information to staff for curriculum goal setting.
  • Provides leadership in developing the necessary climate for change and growth within the school.
  • Ensures all state statutes, board of education policies, administrative practices, and procedures, as well as employee handbook are complied with.
  • Supervises teaching staff and programs in accordance with building and district philosophy.
  • Responsible to ensure that staff and educators are following proper ethical standards and performing their responsibilities with integrity; holds those who fall short accountable.
  • Assists in selection, assignment, orientation, and evaluation of all personnel for whom she/he has supervisory responsibility.
  • Provides for effective and efficient day-to-day operation of school facilities that are conducive to a positive learning environment.
  • Supervises students.
  • Supervises student activities and events as assigned.
  • Assist in supervising all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and support personnel attached to the school.
  • Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process rights of students.
  • Demonstrates effective organizational skills and completes duties promptly and accurately.
  • Establishes and maintains effective discipline in the school and promotes a positive school climate.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Assist in facilitating the process of developing building goals that are congruent with the district strategic plan (CSIP).
  • Develops and demonstrates effective communications through regular staff meetings, weekly building communications, newsletters, and personal contacts.
  • Develops and follows a plan of self-improvement which promotes both personal and organizational goals.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, dress, and appropriate professional manner for the work setting.
  • Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills.
  • Adheres to effective safety practices.
  • Adheres to all district rules, regulations, and policies.
  • All other duties as required or assigned.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Grade: Administration

Applications will be screened as they are submitted. The job will remain posted until filled.

The Mexico Public School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION Our School District Prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, religion, disability by law in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities.

Applications MUST be filled out on the district website: by clicking District Information and then Employment Opportunities. To view available openings and/or apply for a position with Mexico School District No. 59, please the link and choose the position you are certified for.