High School Assistant Principal

Friday, April 20, 2018
Public Schools of Petoskey
Position Details: 


An advanced degree, Masters or higher, from an accredited institution with emphasis in educational leadership, school administration, curriculum or other related field.

  1. Valid state certificate to practice as a school principal, or completion of a school administrator’s continuing education requirement.
  2. Valid Michigan teaching certificate.
  3. Successful teaching and administrative experience required.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and community.
  5. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership that results in teamwork and collaborative working relationships.
  6. Working knowledge of school law, teacher evaluation, professional learning communities and teacher mentoring/coaching.
  7. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

High School Principal

All staff assigned to the high school and career technical center, including support personnel while functioning in the high school, as directed by the high school principal.

Assists the high school principal in promoting an environment within the high school and career technical center which enhances the educational well-being of each student; works with students and staff to make the high school and career technical center attractive, pleasant and productive places in which to learn and work.


  1. Assumes responsibility for administering the high school and career technical center in the absence of the principal.
  2. Assumes major responsibility for maintaining good student discipline at the high school and career technical center in coordination with the school liaison officer.
  3. Administers student attendance procedures; works with the coordinator of non-instructional services, attendance secretary and counselors on matters involving investigative follow-up concerning attendance problems. 
  4. Serves as a high school administrative representative to parent, faculty and student groups as directed, interpreting the school program, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  5. Assists in coordinating and supervising extra-curricular activities.
  6. Works with the principal and staff in evaluating and improving the high school and career technical center.
  7. Assists the high school principal in the preparation of the master class schedule and individual student schedules.
  8. Assists the high school principal in the preparation and administration of the building budget.
  9. Assumes responsibility for providing mentors to new staff.
  10. Assumes responsibility for substitute teacher assignments, including the orientation of substitute teachers.
  11. Recommends and helps the high school principal to coordinate staff development programs including professional learning community endeavors.
  12. Assists the high school principal in the supervision and evaluation of staff.
  13. Maintains an active role in professional organizations and activities to keep abreast of educational trends, developments and research.
  14. Attends meetings of the board of education and prepares such reports as the Superintendent of Schools may direct.
  15. Attends building and district Teaching and Learning Council (school improvement) meetings.
  16. Performs other related duties that may be assigned by the High School Principal and/or Superintendent of Schools.

Fifty-two (52) weeks with six (6) weeks of summer vacation plus vacation days during Thanksgiving, Winter Break, Midwinter Break, Spring Break, Labor Day, Fourth of July and Memorial Day.  Salary to be set by the board of education.

Performance will be evaluated annually by the high school principal in accordance with the policy of the Board of Education regarding evaluation of professional staff.

Please send letter of interest, resume, transcripts and references via email as one complete attached PDF file to: careers@petoskeyschools.org 

For questions, please contact Lori Lewis at 231-348-2355 or careers@petoskeyschools.org.