Middle School Assistant Principal, Mitchell School District 17-2
Middle School Assistant Principal

Job ID:

Region 3 - James River Valley

February 24, 2024

Contact Information:
Mitchell School District 17-2
821 North Capital
Mitchell, SD 57301
District Website

John Tyler
Phone: 605-995-3051
District Email

Job Description:

Overview:            The Assistant Principal will work alongside the Middle School Principal to ensure a safe, productive, and inclusive learning environment for all students. The role requires an individual with excellent leadership skills, strong communication skills, and a deep understanding of educational policies and regulations.


Key Responsibilities:

Support the Middle School Principal in developing and implementing school policies and programs to promote student achievement and success.

Assist in the supervision of teachers and other school staff, providing feedback and support as needed to ensure high-quality instruction.

Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders to address student issues and concerns, and develop solutions to improve student performance.

Participate in the recruitment and selection of new teachers and staff members.

Conduct classroom observations and teacher evaluations to ensure compliance with school policies and regulations, and to provide constructive feedback to support teacher growth and development.

Lead school-wide initiatives and programs, such as school safety, student wellness, and academic support programs.

Manage student discipline and behavior issues, in accordance with school policies and procedures.

Oversee the implementation of state and federal educational standards and ensure compliance with school accreditation requirements.

Serve as a liaison between the school and community, attending meetings and events to represent the school and promote positive relationships with stakeholders.



Master’s degree in education, Experience in educational Leadership, or related field are preferred.

Candidate must have strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee benefits offered by the school or district.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.



Primary Location -Mitchell Middle School

Salary Range -Per Year

Shift Type -Full-Time