Assistant Principal, Greyhills Academy High School

Assistant Principal



Job ID:


May 07, 2024

Contact Information:
Greyhills Academy High School
PO BOX 160
Tuba City, AZ 86045
District Website

Genevieve Begay
Phone: 9282836271
Fax: 928-283-6604
District Email

Job Description:

JOB TITLE:                                    Assistant Principal 

SUPERVISOR:                              School Principal

DEPARTMENT:                            Academic

TERM:                                              12 Months


JOB SUMMARY:    The Assistant Principal assists the Principal in fulfilling chief responsibility of promoting the educational well-being of each student, while using leadership, supervisory and administrative skills to help create a positive educational environment for students, staff, and parents and to ensure instructional improvement, as well as educational and curriculum development for teachers, staff, and students. The Assistant Principal shall assume administrative responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal or whenever the Principal delegates such duties.


1.       Perform a variety of administrative duties to assist the Principal in managing the high school; assumes the duties of the Principal as assigned.

2.      Be familiar with the duties of the principal, the instructional program and personnel policies and procedures.

3.      Confer with the principal as needed concerning the school’s activities and special programs.

4.      Assist in the preparation of reports, records, lists and all other paperwork, required or appropriate to the school’s administration.

5.      Prepare student handbook.

6.      Assist in the evaluation of the instructional program in a systematic manner and make recommendations to the principal.

7.       Add program classes through master schedule.

8.      Work to improve classroom instruction, student/teacher rapport, discipline, attitudes and relationships by observation and conferences.

9.      Assists principal in the evaluation of certified personnel according to Board policy and procedures; identify and communicate strengths and weaknesses to assigned staff members.

10.   Enforces student disciplinary code and assists the administration in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of all students.

11.    Promote a warm, caring, and nurturing school environment.

12.   Create a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment

13.   Supervise staff in matters of student attendance, absence and discipline problems, and academic progress.

14.   Recommends disciplinary actions to be taken in accordance with student disciplinary code and in coordination with the school support staff, assists in making recommendations to the Board in the enforcement of student disciplinary codes.

15.   Confers with parents, teachers, counselors, support service personnel, and students on matters of students’ discipline for student welfare and safety.

16.   Resolves all disciplinary referrals in a fair and just manner, according to students’ full due process, hearing, court referrals and adjudication, and maintains records of all disciplinary actions taken.

17.   Works with community and government agencies on problems relating to drugs and substance abuse, truancy, and related social and psychological problems, and develop positive, constructive intervention Individual Educational Programs (I.E.P.) for students.

18.   Serve as a representative for IEP when School Principal’s not available

19.   Enforces and assures adherence to and compliance with all Federal, State, Tribal, and school policies, rules and regulations on child and domestic abuse, ADA, and other lawful regulatory requirements of students.

20.  Assists in the enforcement and administration of practices dealing with campus security and control and coordinate all personnel matters with the Human Resource Manager.

21.   Supervise staff in the ESS Department.

22.  Adhere to CDC guidelines, clean, disinfect surfaces and equipment’s on high touched areas, follow SDS specifications, maximize fresh air ventilation, wear PPE during cleaning process, regularly wash hands, and use hand sanitizer. Wear face mask.

23.  Demonstrate a high level of employee morale to promote a positive and productive work environment for all stakeholders.

24.  Perform other duties as assigned.


·         A Master’s Degree in Education Leadership; and

·         A valid Arizona State Principal Certification to practice as a secondary school principal in the State of Arizona;

·         Completed at least three (3) years experience in administration, supervision, and evaluation of teaching staff.

·         Completed at least two (2) years of successful experience as a classroom teacher;

·         Knowledge and experience in curriculum development, computer literacy, and evaluation of student and staff performance;

·         Knowledge of business, human resource, and management principle involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and coordination of people and resources; 

·         Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over a period of time;

·         Ability to handle complaints, settling disputes, and resolve grievances and conflicts, or other wise negotiating with others;

·         Ability to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, in person, or virtual;

·         Ability to encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members;

·         Must pass Federal, State, and Tribal background checks;

·         Must have a Basic First Aid, CPR certification and Food Handlers Permit; valid Arizona State Driver’s License;

·         Such alternative qualifications as the School Board may find acceptable and appropriate


·         Three (3) years of experience working in Grant or Contract School as supervisory;

·         Understanding and respect for Native American Culture, Heritage, and Language.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Duties are performed indoors or remotely. The noise level is usually moderate or loud depending upon the student population and activities. Incumbent may be exposed to all types of weather and road conditions when attending workshops, meetings, and conference in or out state. Adhere to school safety mitigation protocols.  

EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on Evaluation of Administrative Personnel.



Greyhills Academy High School is a Tribally Controlled School (TCS) on the Navajo Nation. 

The employment applicaiton and application checklist can be found on the school website.