Responsibility of the Building Principal and Assistant Principal
The School Board, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent,
employs Building Principals as the chief administrators and
instructional leaders of their assigned schools, and may employ
Assistant Principals. Each Building Principal and Assistant Principal
shall perform all duties as described in State law as well as such other
duties as specified in his or her employment agreement job description,
or as the Superintendent may assign.
The Board and each Building Principal and Assistant Principal shall
enter into an employment agreement that conforms to Board policy and
State law. The terms of an individual employment contract, when in
conflict with this policy, will control.
All administrative personnel shall be appropriately licensed and
shall meet all applicable requirements contained in State law and
Illinois State Board of Education rule. Each Building Principal and
Assistant Principal shall complete State law requirements to be a
prequalified evaluator before conducting an evaluation of a teacher or
The Superintendent or designee shall implement
an evaluation plan for Principals and Assistant Principals that complies
with Section 24A-15 of the School Code and relevant Illinois
State Board of Education rules.
Using that plan, the Superintendent or designee shall evaluate each
Building Principal and Assistant Principal.
Adopted: December 13, 2004
Revised: January 27, 2014