K-12 Principal, Ajo Unified School District

K-12 Principal


Job ID:


March 16, 2021

Contact Information:
Ajo Unified School District
111 N. Well Road
Ajo, AZ 85321
District Website

Angelina Valenzuela
Phone: 5203875618
Fax: 5203876545
District Email

Job Description:
School Principal to begin June/July 2021 for the Ajo Elementary and Ajo High School. Primary Responsibilities: Instructional Leadership - Evaluating Teachers, Evaluating instructional staff, key person in professional development, establish with instructional staff, instructional goals. School management: Interview and recommend school classified staff for employment, primary school disciplinarian of students, monitor students graduation status each semester, and monitor staff professionalism Experience preferred, a master's degree in an educational field, possess a state of Arizona principal's certification, willingness to live in the Ajo community preferred. Provides leadership, administration, supervision, organization, development, implementation, and evaluation and coordination of the educational and instructional program within the respective building/school. Monitoring teachers’ instruction, facilitating data meetings with bi-weekly teacher delivered assessments, ensure that the teachers are using progress monitoring to implement RTI. It is expected that research based best practices for instruction will be implemented in all classrooms. To assist with the facilitation of school improvement, the principal will serve as the team leader of the teacher mentor, counselor, data analyst/behavior coach, and academic content area specialists (math, English, science). As team leader, it will be imperative that the principal develop a constructive process by which roles of responsibility are established and adhered to within the school and contribute to enhancing student achievement and accomplishment of school grade status.

About Ajo Unified School District: Everyone graduates college and career ready A Title I school, AUSD serves about 450 students from Ajo, Lukeville, Why, and the western edge of the Tohono O’Odham Reservation. Our student population is roughly one-half Latino, one-quarter Anglo, and one-fourth Native American. AZELLA classifies 20% of our students as English language learners. Location: 111 N Well Rd, Ajo, AZ 85321, USA WEBSITE: http://www.ajoschools.org