Assistant Principal

Job Summary: 

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential based on HOPE’s instructional curriculum for students. Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.


  • Develop and nurture effective parent and community engagement
  • Lead the school in absence of the principal
  • Maintain integrity, confidentiality, and sensitivity to others’ needs for information
  • Use appropriate interpersonal strategies in guiding subordinates, peers, superiors, or groups toward task accomplishment
  • Intervene if and when appropriate
  • Present the school positively and show pride in the school
  • Support and lead data-driven decision-making processes
  • Use and be familiar with present and energizing technology tools for assessment and instruction
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the instructional practices of teachers, validates effective teaching practices and helps teachers expand their repertoire of effective teaching strategies
  • Evaluate student achievement information to analyze barriers to student learning leading to action and resolution
  • Assist to identify staff development needs, setting goals and objectives, developing strategies for change, implementing desired changes, and evaluating program effectiveness


  • Valid Minnesota K-12 School Principal’s License Required
  • Advanced degrees are preferred
  • Previous experience with Hmong language and culture, leadership and development preferred
  • A minimum of three years of administrative experience is preferred

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