7-12 Assistant Principal, Mesa, ASU Preparatory Academy

7-12 Assistant Principal, Mesa



Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 03, 2024

Contact Information:
ASU Preparatory Academy
1130 E University Dr. #230
Tempe, Arizona 85044
District Website

Johanna Sanderson
Phone: 480-727-2435
District Email

Job Description:

Salary Range:

$70,000.00 - $90,000.00 USD annually

As part of Arizona State University’s charter to provide access and excellence, ASU Preparatory Academy (ASU Prep) shares this commitment by demonstrating all students can achieve at the highest levels, regardless of their background. To scale our current impact, ASU Prep is advancing a major expansion program taking fundamental responsibility for the communities we serve.

The Assistant Principal assists the Principal in the administrative and instructional leadership of the school. At the direction of the Principal, the Assistant Principal shares responsibility for all aspects of the site including implementation of an innovative instructional program, facilities operation and maintenance, school/community relations and the development, utilization and evaluation of staff and faculty and administering student discipline.


  • Master’s Degree or relevant experience in school leadership 
  • Three (3) years successful teaching experience
  • Arizona Principal Certification, required
  • Bilingual, preferred.
  • Previous experience with blended learning, preferred.
  • Active Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


  • Assist the Principal in administrative and instructional leadership of the School.
  • Communicate and implement the ASU Prep philosophy and vision with the school and community.
  • Assist in recruitment, screening and selection of personnel assigned to the school.
  • Assist in administering the student discipline program at the school.
  • Assist in the analysis of all data associated with students and parents (test results, on-going progress monitoring, parent satisfaction, discipline infractions, absences, tardiness, etc.)
  • Utilize and analyze data to assist in developing and monitoring a school plan and the educational goals.
  • Assist Principal with monitoring instruction through review of lesson plans, instructional delivery, feedback to staff on instructional strategies and conducting formal evaluations.
  • Ensure the appropriate use of technology and integration with the teaching/learning process.
  • Evaluate faculty and staff using the appropriate instruments.
  • Assist the Principal in ensuring effective professional development for staff reflecting the various innovations as well as effective teaching strategies.
  • Effectively communicate student progress to all appropriate stakeholders.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with school staff regarding University-led innovations.
  • Assist Principal with oversight of the school safety plan, assuring proper maintenance and security.
  • Provide leadership for the school’s parent, student and school-connected organizations.
  • Develop and maintain a communication system with parents and staff.
  • Evaluate non-instructional staff members as assigned.
  • Attend and participate in all pertinent meetings and programs associated with the school.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of the school’s athletic program to include: recruiting and hiring external coaches and ensuring compliance with all Network athletics policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the team is meeting goals related to developing new programs and delivering on existing goals to improve achievement and increased use of instructional technology at all levels.
  • Deliver highest customer satisfaction and customer retention through continual evaluation of Digital Learning Program effectiveness and monitoring student success.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Knowledge of AZ common core standards and researched-based instruction.
  • Knowledge of and understanding of ASU Preparatory Academy Mission.
  • Knowledge of families and community at ASU Preparatory Academy.
  • Mission focused, driven towards excellence and relationship builder.
  • Demonstrated ability developing programs to achieve school mission.
  • Demonstrated ability as experienced leader who can establish and maintain excellent working relationships
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to takes initiative, display a strong work ethic, and pay attention to detail.
  • Endeavors to help colleagues


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle, feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs such as boxes, supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Immersion - Mesa


Occasional travel may be required for site visits, meetings, trainings and/or conferences. Locations may vary and may require overnight stays.

This job description is subject to change at any time.


What about learning drives us to do more than deliver the lesson? Maybe we’re overachievers. Or maybe we just know what real impact looks like. Each one of us has seen passion win over fear, vision become relentless focus and belief in human potential make it all the way to the finish line.
Our mission is to design new models for educational success and raise academic achievement for all learners Are you ready to find a career with a company whose mission, vision, and values align with yours? . Can you see yourself fitting into this mission with us? Apply at: https://asuprep.asu.edu/careers/