Administrative Intern High School

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to: Principal
Date Revised: January 15, 2015
Dept./School: Assigned Campus

Primary purpose

Provide administrative support to the campus for increased instructional performance and student behavior competencies.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Valid Texas administrative certificate

Experience

Three (3) years of classroom teaching

Special knowledge/skills

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to manage student behavior and supervise large groups of students

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

Instructional Strategies

  • Help teachers develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.  Help teachers prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual need.
  • Assist teachers to plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of student’s assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Facilitate as appropriate Professional Learning Communities.
  • Work with members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  • Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal data.
  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.   
  • Monitor and report student attendance and grades.
  • Student supervision and discipline as assigned.
  • Be a positive role model for students; support mission of the school district.

 Classroom Management and Organization

  • Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement and innovation.
  • Plan and provide staff development.
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

Communication

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s) and/or para-professionals.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Personal computer and peripherals
Posture: 
Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: 
Frequent walking
Lifting: 
Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: 
Work inside, and outside; regular exposure to noise and the weather
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.