The Hallsville R-IV School District is seeking an assistant principal for the primary and intermediate schools beginning the 2021-2022 school year. The assistant principal shall be committed to achievement, enrichment, and improving opportunities for all learners. The assistant principal is responsible for assisting in all areas of school administration including leading, coordinating, and collaborating with students, parents, faculty, and staff to ensure school- and district-wide goals are achieved. The assistant principal is integral in ensuring effective discipline, attendance, and activities that support the school’s mission: “We guarantee all students will reach their potential."


The assistant principal will conduct the following administrative responsibilities:


All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, and demonstrate the values of the district at all times. For information on policies, regulations, and values, visit


Reports To: Primary and Intermediate Building Principals 


Supervises: Hallsville Primary and Intermediate School certificated and non-certificated staff


Minimum: Master’s degree in Elementary Leadership; Missouri Elementary School Principal Certificate; Three years of successful classroom teaching experience.


Preferred: Successful experience leading school-wide initiatives; EdS in educational leadership
The ideal candidate will have a professional and friendly demeanor with a demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of individuals in a fast-paced environment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Language: Present information to teachers, staff, other administrators, and the Board of Education. Respond to common questions and concerns. Interview students, staff, and teachers. Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, memoranda, Board policies, administrative procedures, and statutes. Write business correspondence, including staff memoranda and newsletter articles, as needed. Keep information confidential when required by law, policy, or the nature of a particular situation
Computation: Work with mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistical inference, and analyze data for instruction; Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning: Solve a variety of problems in many different situations; Interpret instructions presented in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form; Apply knowledge of current educational theory and instructional techniques while presenting the subject matter to students; Demonstrate executive functions such as planning, organizing, remembering, and regulating information and behavior as they pertain to student performance and achievement.
Other Skills and Abilities: Identify the needs and abilities of individual students and adapt instructional methods accordingly; Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents; Perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Technology: Integrate technology into daily use; present information to students and staff using a variety of media; Access and present information from online sources in a manner that enhances presentation and instruction; Use district software for collecting information, creating reports and appropriate recording; Readily utilize smart boards, projectors and other instructional technology provided by the district; Adhere to all District policies and procedures regarding technology use.
Physical Demands: An individual who holds this position must frequently move in and around the building and grounds to visit classrooms, attend meetings, and supervise bus loading and unloading and also be able to sit for an hour or more at a time. The position requires the ability to hear conversations in a noisy environment. Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position. The individual who holds this position will be expected to attend Board meetings, student activities and events, and IEP meetings.
Attendance: Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Conditions and Environment: The work environment is consistent with a typical office environment; however, the individual who holds this position will occasionally be required to be outside in temperatures below freezing and above 100 degrees. The individual who holds this position is frequently required to work irregular or extended hours.


Prospective and current employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact the central office to discuss reasonable accommodations to perform the essential job functions. Hallsville R-IV School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.