Topeka Public Schools USD 501Building Leader Intern, Elementary/Secondary

Topeka Public Schools USD 501

Building Leader Intern, Elementary/Secondary (7064)

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TitleBuilding Leader Intern, Elementary/Secondary
Posting ID7064



POSITION TITLE:     Building Leader Intern


REPORTS TO:          Principal of the Assigned School 



The job of the Building Leader Intern is to provide assistance to the principal in carrying out the duties related to the education program.



  • Masters degree in Educational Leadership with building administration licensure
  • Bachelor’s degree with teaching licensure
  • Participation in a leadership academy preferred
  • Desire to become a building leader/administrator
  • Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the related level
  • Evidence of the following:

Ø  Positive working relationships with students, parents, staff and community

Ø  Ability to work in a leadership role

Ø  Strong organization skills

Ø  Effective communication skills

Ø  Objective decision-making

Ø  Team/collaboration skills

Ø  Effectively copes with crises and emergencies



The incumbent may be required to use the following skills and abilities during any part of the working day: speaking, hearing, visual, walking/mobility, standing, consistency of temperament, ability to work with a variety of problems at the same time, stamina for working long hours.



  • Supports the building principal for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative responsibilities
  • Serves as the principal’s designee in the absence of the principal
  • Assists principal with certified and classified evaluations
  • Works with students and parents regarding school-related issues
  • Facilitates tasks relating to school improvement and staff development
  • Prepares written communication for the purpose of keeping staff, students, and/or parents informed and updated on important issues
  • Gathers data and prepares a variety of written materials for the purpose of complying with required reports
  • Shares responsibility for attending meetings and activities, providing input, and functioning as the principal’s designee
  • Assists the principal in administrating budgets
  • Assists the principal in creating and implementing assessment schedules
  • Assists the principal in maintaining positive staff morale
  • Works with principal to effectively:

Ø  Implement a discipline code that is fair and promotes orderliness and student learning

Ø  Protect instructional time by minimizing interruptions to the instructional process

Ø  Coordinate teacher and student schedules to promote maximum learning and minimize conflict

Ø  Maintain high visibility in the school

Ø  Provide for adequate supervision and acceptable student behavior at all school functions

            planned and operated by school personnel

  • Assists in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, and assigning of the school’s professional staff
  • Assists in insuring the building(s) and grounds are safe and that drills, evacuations, and emergency drills and procedures conform to state directives.
  • Assumes other responsibilities and supervisory duties as assigned by the principal
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.



Salary and work year to be determined by Board of Education.




Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of administrators.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$65,446.00 / Per Year
LocationTo Be Determined

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/06/2019
End Date07/30/2019