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Elementary Assistant Principal

Company: Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Board of Trustees of the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District invites well qualified administrative candidates to apply for multiple openings in the position of Elementary Assistant Principal. The Board is seeking an Elementary Assistant Principal who will provide the strong leadership necessary to assist the Principal in implementing the school's instructional program.


The Elementary Assistant Principal is a first-line management position requiring specialized knowledge in instruction, student services, and administration. He/she will demonstrate the ability to apply considerable creativity and judgment when interpreting Education Code, district, and academic policies that impact student achievement, teacher success, and budgets. The Elementary Assistant Principal will oversee and integrate services such as, and not limited to, counseling, student activities, athletics, and attendance and discipline. In order to carry out supervisory and performance management responsibilities, the Elementary Assistant Principal will have attained an administrative credential and have met all other qualifications of the position.


  • Facilitate a safe environment for students and staff.
  • Support a professional learning community which demonstrates a united commitment to student learning, parent involvement, and ongoing improvement.
  • Support a school atmosphere where all students realize maximum growth.
  • Support a positive image for the school and district.
  • Direct student activities and maintain student discipline.
  • Implement Board Policies and Administrative Procedures as they relate to the school.
  • Maintain the safe operation of buildings and grounds.
  • Supervise and evaluate classified staff.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the school community.
  • Assume duties as site administrator in the Principal's absence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.


  • Assist in the implementation of a three-tiered model of instruction and intervention and provide supports for socio-economically disadvantaged students, English learners, and foster youth.
  • Observe instruction by teachers and instructional intervention aides and provide feedback and coaching.
  • Assist grade level and/or subject area teams with administration of assessments, data analysis, forming intervention groups, and planning instruction/intervention.
  • Provide professional development and modeling of effective instruction and intervention.
  • Provide training for new teachers and support services for teachers participating in District Induction programs.
  • Provide instruction in reading or math to individuals or small groups of students.


  • Valid California Teaching Credential
  • Valid Administrative Services Credential
  • Master's Degree from an accredited university with major coursework in Education or related field.
  • At least five years of successful classroom teaching and/or coaching experience.


Annual Salary (based on 2020-2021 Salary Schedule) $93,725- $113,357 nine (9) steps, 204 working days per year, eight (8) hours per day. Placement on the salary schedule is determined by the number of years of administrative experience. $2,000/year stipend for Doctorate Degree. Additional time/days as is necessary to perform related job duties and responsibilities. The District currently contributes $ 18,845.00 per year to family dental, medical, and vision insurance plans and a life insurance plan for employee only.


External applicants must apply online and are required to submit transcripts, two letters of reccomendation, and resume including background information, educational experience and achievements, and community and professional involvement.

Internal administrative candidates are required to submit a personal letter of interest, two letters of reccomendation, and resume including background information, educational experience and achievements to the Human Resources Department to receive consideration for this position.

Submissions should be sent to:

Darryl Johnson

Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources


  • If you are currently in this position and would like to change sites, submit your letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, and resume to Darryl Johnson. All applications will be screened and appointments scheduled for qualified applicants.
  • More than one interview may be required. Not every qualified candidate can expect to be interviewed for the openings.
  • Following the interview process, well qualified applicants will then become part of a candidate pool and will be considered for appointment to administrative openings, which become available for the 2021-22 school year.
  • If selected, the Elementary Assistant Principal will be expected to participate in summer training activities, which may occur during the instructional day and/or after school. Additional compensation will be provided, if applicable.

Keywords: Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield , Elementary Assistant Principal, Other , Bakersfield, California

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