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Hogan Preparatory Academy

Kansas City, Missouri ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4138983
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 1, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description






Job Title:              Administrative Intern

Reports to:           Chief of Leadership Development

FLSA Status:        Exempt

Contract Days:    11 Months



The Administrative Intern is an aspiring administrator whose primary purpose is to assist the Principal and leadership team in the development of a positive school culture. This intern position provides candidates the opportunity to gain experience in building-level administrative skills by assisting the Principal with instructional leadership, operational leadership, assessment plans and family and community engagement and outreach. The intern will be deeply embedded within all systems of the school including continuous cycles of improvement, walkthroughs, evaluation, and feedback cycles.


Commitment to Equity

  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of equitable practices
  • Apply an equity lens when developing practices and procedures
  • Positively impact educational experiences to celebrate diversity and culture

Instructional Leadership

  • Champion and lead implementation of district initiatives
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the school improvement plan
  • Facilitate the intellectual and professional learning of teachers with a focus on improving student achievement
  • Facilitate training of classified staff
  • Access and disaggregate multiple sources of data to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction and interventions; provide data-driven support to staff
  • Support teachers in the implementation of district adopted curriculum
  • Support teachers in the achievement of their professional goals by using coaching strategies that enhance teacher effectiveness
  • Facilitate Lesson Study
  • Co-planning with teachers
  • Modeling instructional strategies
  • Modeling student engagement strategies
  • Co-teaching and side-by-side coaching
  • Provide assistance to staff in implementing and developing successful student and classroom management strategies and routines
  • Facilitate or attend school leadership
  • Attend PLC and grade-level collaboration meetings; provide support to these teams

Operational Leadership

  • Support recruitment, screening, hiring and training of staff, both licensed and classified
  • Assist in job performance evaluations of classified staff in accordance with district guidelines
  • Assist communication between staff, students and parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts
  • Become familiar with and uphold the enforcement of school rules, discipline policy, procedures and board policies


  • Work closely with administrator(s) on student discipline issues
  • Communicate with families and staff regarding student discipline and consequences
  • Work with Administrator(s) to ensure that all school activities are adequately planned and supervised

Family and Community Engagement and Outreach

  • Develop, communicate and support a community relations program with parents and local community groups as a means of interpreting and furthering school programs and  encourage parent and community participation in the school’s program(s).
  • Attend family and community after school events

Building and District Assessment Plan

  • Create assessment schedules in collaboration with the principal
  • Communicate assessment protocols and testing security training to staff to ensure the successful administration of common assessments
  • Ensure all students participate in appropriate assessments for which they are eligible; ensure equal opportunity for all students


  • Maintain schedule flexibility for the needs of the position
  • Meet the state standards for competent and ethical performance
  • Respond to change productively and with a positive attitude



Other duties as assigned



  • Education/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree (required); Master’s degree preferred; Enrollment and Commitment to Complete an Educational Administration Degree/Certification Program
  • A valid Missouri Teacher’s Certificate
  • At least 5 years of teaching experience required;
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding staff and students

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


SKILLS to successfully lead in-service activities and training for staff; communicate effectively with  students, parents, and staff.  Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills and the ability to create positive relationships with  teachers, administrators, parents, and community members.  Skill in technology and use of multiple data sources


KNOWLEDGE of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (ex. RTI, PBIS); PLCs, assessment, feedback; Student discipline and classroom management; Best practices as it relates to working with each and every student, including ELL and SPED students.  Deep knowledge of and experience in: student engagement, research-based instructional practices, differentiated instruction, Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices (CRTs) and assessment driven instruction that result in student achievement.


ABILITY to function as a positive collaborative member of a team.  Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing.  Demonstrated strength in organization, communication skills and efficiency in meeting deadlines.  Demonstrated interest and engagement in professional learning and reflection.

Work Environment

Moderate degree of physical stamina, with frequent lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds required in the physical assistance of students with special needs. Ability to move freely to   various locations within the classroom and other supervisory settings (cafeteria/playground).  Frequent standing, walking, sitting and bending. Exposure to noise and activity of a school setting. Exposure to  outdoor weather conditions.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Hogan Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of the District programs are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in compliance with the employment procedures.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Tanya Shippy , Chief Operations Officer
  • 5809 Michigan Avenue
  • Kansas City, Missouri 64130

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