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Assistant Principal HS, Student Services

Naperville Community Unit School District 203
Naperville, IL
Closing date
May 4, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Title Assistant Principal HS, Student Services Department High School Reports to: HS Building Principal Supervises: Certified Staff within student services department

Non-certified staff within student services department Overall Description The position of Assistant Principal for Student Services[1] was established to support the building principal in leading the implementation of comprehensive school counseling, special education/504, and social-emotional services all students. Leadership includes the development and support of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional learning in all 3 key areas. Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in developing and supporting school-wide goals, projects, and instructional improvement efforts;
  • Assist the principal in directing and coordinating the school Improvement process;
  • Supervise student behavior at athletic contests, dances, plays, and other student activities as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate ethical, trustworthy, and professional behavior.
  • Demonstrate values, beliefs, and attitudes that inspire others to higher levels of performance.
  • Lead and coordinate 9-12 counseling services including all functions of college and career center;
  • Lead and coordinate professional learning for all student services staff;
  • Provide leadership for the high school course selection process for all students
  • Coordinate the structures and procedures for Student Services Professional Learning Communities and Instructional Support Team meetings
  • Supervise and/or evaluate certified and non-certified staff within the student services department;
  • Provide leadership and oversight of Student Services budget; including recommendations for staffing;
  • Lead crisis/tragic event planning, coordination, and response
  • Plan supports and resources for students in conjunction with IC of Academic Support
  • Participate in Building Leadership Team meetings, building Administrative Team meetings, and District Leadership Team meetings and committee meetings as needed
  • Supervise the maintenance of student records (transcripts, test scores, cum files)
  • Supervise enrollment process for new and transfer students
  • Co- Supervise the Testing Coordinator (non-certified position) with Assistant Principal of Curriculum for overall responsibility of all school-wide and college admission testing, including ASVAB
  • Provide leadership and oversight for applying for accommodations for standardized assessments for students with disabilities;
  • Provide leadership in the delivery of parent education programs and orientation programs for incoming freshman and new students
  • Lead and coordinate services for students with disabilities under ADA, 504 and IDEA laws and regulations;
  • Articulate, align, and apply key concepts of IDEA/Section 504 rules and regulations to ensure all students are receiving FAPE;
  • Serve as a liaison between district student services leadership and building student services teams;
  • Support and guide IEP/504 teams in managing complex legal issues, and parent concerns, including those with advocates and attorneys;
  • Coordinate and communicate with District Student Services Leadership to implement curriculum, instructional change, resource management, and programming for students;
  • Lead, coordinate, and communicate all policy and procedural changes related to counseling, 504 and special education in order to ensure alignment with district policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the coordination of students who are served in OOD placements and/or ALOP services .
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Professional Educator License with General Administrative Endorsement
  • High School leadership experience preferred
  • Earned Master's Degree
  • Successful experience in student services (counseling, related services, or special education)
  • Leadership experience in the areas of counseling and/or special education.

Work Conditions The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the responsibilities the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with arms and hands. Generally, the job requires 30% sitting, 35% walking, and 35% standing. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Terms of employment
  • 260-day position;
  • Salary/benefits determined by the Board of Education. Starting Salary - $114,000 annually or higher commensurate with equivalent work experience
  • Performance evaluated annually in accordance with the District administrative performance evaluation process.

[1] Student Services is defined as all services provided to students by counselors, social workers, psychologists, and special education students. Services include 504, IDEA, homebound instruction, and support the social-emotional well-being of students.

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