Assistant Principal - High School

Milpitas Unified School District - Milpitas, California - Full time


Serves as educational and community leader at the high school and is responsible for providing assistance to the Principal and the Associate Principal in the administration of the total school program.


The individuals filling this position will have specific functions assigned by the Principal and the Associate Principal. Functions may be rotated as needed.


Evaluation of Certificated and Classified Staff as assigned. E

Administers the student attendance program . E

Administers a program of student discipline E

Develops and maintains a relationship with law enforcement E

Assists with and supervises staff assignments. E

Responsible for student safety. E

Assists with school activities. E

Assists with curriculum development .E

Assists with school specialized and categorical programs. E

Assists Principal with supervision of school departments and extra-curricular programs. E

Meets responsibilities on assigned District committee . E

Assists Principal with selection of staff. E

Meet responsibilities as a liaison with school and civic groups. E

Assists with supervision, evaluation and improvement of existing instructional programs and curriculum. E

Assists with staff development activities. E

Meets responsibility as a District administration team member. E

Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Proper California Administrative Credential

Five (5) years of classroom teaching experience, preferably at the 9-12 grade level

Master’s Degree

Demonstrated leadership and organizational abilities at the high school level

Experience as a high school department chairperson is preferred

Meet District standards for physical and mental health

Appearance, grooming, and personality that establish a desirable example



Research in curriculum and staff development and in effective instructional practices.

Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of a comprehensive high school.

School law administration and applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.

Board and District policies, procedures and regulations.

Employee-employer relations law and employee contracts.

Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Oral and written communication skills.


Organize, coordinate and administer assigned programs at a comprehensive high school.

Assist the Principal with administration duties as assigned.

Direct, evaluate and supervise assigned staff.

Exercise positive leadership with students, teachers, staff, parents and the public in establishing a good learning environment for the school.

Plan and organize work.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Prepare and deliver oral presentations.



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.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vision (which may be corrected) to read small print; mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects; lower body mobility may not be required; stand for long periods; walk long distances; lifting, pushing and/or pulling which does not exceed 50 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job; inside and outside environmental conditions; use personal vehicle in the course of employment; attend periodic evening meetings and/or to travel within and out of District boundaries to attend meetings; work evenings or weekends.


Possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

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K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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