Assistant Principal, Elementary

Job Title:  Elementary Assistant Principal

Location:  Prairie Wind Elementary, 10908 Ellison Ave, Omaha, NE  68164-1518

Reports To: Building Principal

Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 10 month/ Exempt


Position Purpose: 

The Elementary Assistant Principal assumes joint responsibility with, and is under the direction of the principal for the effective administration of the school and all facets of its instructional program.  Under the direction of the principal, this individual assumes responsibility for the ongoing development and management of the school’s programs.  Under the direction of the principal, this individual assists in the supervision of all certified and non-certified staff assigned to the school and assists by providing leadership in establishing expectations for student attendance, conduct and learning performance.  This individual will exhibit strong standards of professional ethics when relating to staff, students, parents, administration, and the community.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of developments in elementary school curriculum and instruction and assist in providing leadership in determining the appropriateness of incorporating recent strategies.
  • Maintain the districts overall mission, assist in supporting and implementing board policies and the academic action plan school wide with staff and students.
  • Assist in the development and support of curriculum and instructional growth to enhance the educational opportunities for all students.
  • Under the direction of the principal, assist in providing professional development.
  • Monitor and use relevant data to effect change in instructional practices enhancing student learning.
  • Maintain effective communication with all supporting divisions within the Omaha Public School district as well as staff, students and community.
  • Assist in the maintenance of accurate budgetary information essential to the running of the educational programs and facilities.
  • Assist in providing leadership for a collaborative team to ensure that curriculum and instructional initiatives are student focused and aligned with the District’s mission and beliefs and school goals and improvement plans.
  • Works collaboratively with the Principal and Leadership staff in conducting teacher observations, instructional coaching visits and providing feedback for continuous growth.
  • Adhere to the district evaluation process related to both classified and non-classified staff.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours or weekends to participate and supervise school events.

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Building Principal and central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.


Equipment:  This position may require the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine.  Must always comply with OPS’s guidelines for equipment use.

Travel:  Travel between schools and central offices will be required. Occasional travel outside of Omaha or Nebraska may be required.

Zone 6



Additional Information

Primary Location Prairie Wind Elementary
Salary Range Commensurate with experience


Contact Information

Omaha Public Schools
3215 Cuming Street
Omaha, Nebraska 38131

Megan Schnebel
(p) (531) 299-9731