High School Assistant Principal

Dixon Public Schools

1335 Franklin Grove Road

Dixon, IL  61021






High School Assistant Principal

Dixon Public Schools is accepting applications for the position of

High School Assistant Principal.

District #170 is an equal opportunity employer

Posted 5/28/2015




POSITION:                                        High School Assistant Principal


COMPENSATION PACKAGE:       It is anticipated that the annual salary will be a minimum of $68,000 - $75,000, plus benefits and TRS.


QUALIFICATIONS:                         Illinois Type 75 Certificate


APPLICATION DEADLINE:          Thursday, June 11, 2015


INTERVIEWS:                                  Selected finalists will be interviewed the week of

June 15, 2015.


STARTING DATE:                           July 31, 2015 – 10 month position (205 days)



All letters of application, inquiries, credentials, and copies of administrative qualifications should be addressed as follows:



                        Dr. Michael Grady, Building Principal

                        Dixon High School

                        Lincoln Statue Drive

                        Dixon, IL  61021

                        Phone: 815-284-7723

                        Fax:     815-284-4297




To receive consideration, an applicant’s file must be completed by Thursday, June 11, 2015, and must contain the following:


1.                  Formal letter of application indicating desire to be a candidate for the position.



2.                  Professional Application (obtained from the District office or through our website www.dixonschools.org).  Click Here to go to the Administrator Application.



3.                 Copy of transcripts, administrative certificate, resume and references.



Candidates will be evaluated on their professional merits with emphasis on the following qualifications specified by the District’s administration:


  • Ability to provide leadership in the areas of school improvement, student performance, student discipline, and curriculum development.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with Administrative staff and the Board of Education.

  • Ability to interpret educational data.

  • Ability to evaluate and provide support to the staff.

  • Ability to translate the school vision into the desired educational change.  A people person who works effectively with students, staff, and community.

  • Coordinate and supervise school events and activities.

 Click here for the full job description



TYPE – Grades 9-12 


SIZE - Approximately 800 students


 One principal, one assistant principal, one assistant principal/athletic director


43 teachers, two counselors, three office staff, one nurse, and approximately 25 other support personnel and one resource officer


                        WEBSITES – District website – www.dixonschools.org

           School website www.dixonschools.org


LOCATION – located on the northeast side of Dixon on Lincoln Statue Drive, along the Rock River, Dixon, Illinois is 45 miles southwest of Rockford, Illinois and 60 Miles northeast of the Quad Cities

                      City of Dixon’s website – www.discoverdixon.org

Employment Applications

To find the District's Employment Applications, please click here or on the District Documents link.