Assistant Principal Job Description Sample
Assistant Principal - Non-Public High School
Assistant Principal for a Non-Public School and Residential Treatment Facility.
This Assistant Principal is responsible for coordinating all of the services for the general education high school students including: scheduling district and state testing, annual progress testing, maintaining pertinent records/reports and collecting behavioral and academic data for Vista High School students. This person will supervise the high school teachers; act as a liaison between the Vice President of Education and the high school team. The position is responsible for facilitating and monitoring the completion of the IEP process, supervising classroom teachers including assisting the classroom teachers with their daily needs; verifying that curriculum and lesson plans are in compliance with current standard and serving as a liaison with the Residential Treatment Program and with the Connections Program Team members.
Master’s Degree in
Special Education preferredRequired:
Valid California Education Specialist Credential and supervisory experience
Required: Valid Administrative Services Credential along with a Valid California Mild Moderate Teacher Credential with Autism Authorization OR MS Credential.
Minimum experience - 3 years teaching special education
Middle School Assistant Principal Of Instruction (Stem)
STRIVE Prep is a Denver-based community of public charter schools that challenges every student to strive for college and thrive throughout life by helping them to discover and develop the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college and beyond.
Our inclusive and transformative community seeks an Assistant Principal of Instruction (STEM) for the 2018-2019 school year..
Objective: STRIVE Prep Assistant Principals will create exceptional outcomes for scholars by implementing high quality school wide systems and leading procedures for school wide routines, as well as providing instructional coaching support for teachers.
We seek dedicated educators that live STRIVE Prep’s core values every day:
Con Ganas: The work we do is challenging, but every challenge is seen as an opportunity and we rarely give up.
The High Road: We do the right thing and we treat one another with respect and dignity.
Joy Factor: We work to create a joyful and optimistic work environment that values levity and laughter.
Accountable Action: We hold clear, high expectations for our work, and we are appropriately held accountable to those expectations by ourselves and others.
Growth Mindset: We continue to develop professionally and operate with a growth mindset in order to create the best school possible for our students and families.
Lean In: We communicate with one another professionally, appropriately, honestly, and transparently, both in person and in writing.
We Serve: Every day is an opportunity to partner with and learn from our students and families, whom we serve with grace and humility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Support the campus STEM instructional coaching program in close coordination with the Principal.
Lead highly effective, regular instructional coaching meetings with teachers and teacher leaders that are informed by student data, student work and frequent classroom observations.
Consistently and effectively model revolutionary instruction and management strategies.
Meet regularly with Grade Level Lead/Chair(s) to further develop his or her capacity to lead a positive and pro-active grade-level team.
Use data to drive instruction by creating and refining dashboards, conducting analysis, and collaborating with school leaders and teachers to facilitate meetings.
Establish and execute systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming school environment.
Support the school-wide incentive and discipline systems, student events, and parental and community engagement opportunities.
Ensure that students are safe and maximize learning time by upholding school-wide behavioral expectations and supporting larger student discipline issues.
Plan and facilitate morning meetings that model excellent instruction and invest scholars in the STRIVE values.
Provide daily leadership during community gatherings that set the tone for academic program.
Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit input and share student social and academic progress, while empowering teachers to do the same.
Assist with student recruitment and enrollment.
Participate in STRIVE Prep’s Summer Training Institute in July as well as professional development throughout the school year.
Attend and participate in weekly staff and grade level meetings.
Participate in regular instructional coaching meetings.
Minimum of three years of teaching experience in an urban setting (required) at the middle or high school level (strongly preferred).
Has experience in sheltered instruction and supporting diverse learners.
Holds at least a bachelor’s degree (required), and preferably an advanced degree.
In addition, we strongly prefer the following:
Minimum of one year of instructional coaching in math, ELA or science at the middle or high school level.
Speaks Spanish and/or has experience working with English Learners
Demonstrated success working with students of color
What We Offer Our Network Staff:
Competitive compensation package.
Annual performance-based raises.
Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
Funding of 100 percent of individual medical benefits and a wide range of insurance plans.
Approximately eight weeks of summer vacation, approximately four weeks of school holidays and vacations, and eight days of paid time off annually.
Join This Movement:
STRIVE Prep educators inspire and encourage our students to think critically, communicate clearly, and collaborate openly, both in and outside of the classroom. By bringing together challenging academics with celebration and joy, we fuel a sense of curiosity, creativity and lifelong possibility in our students and our teachers. No matter where you join us in your career, we welcome our teachers to help make STRIVE Prep a place where everyone in our community can STRIVE and THRIVE.
Equity and Inclusion
STRIVE Prep works to make a college preparatory education for all students in our community the norm, rather than the exception. We must challenge ourselves as educators on what it means to serve all students, families and each other through a lens of Dignity for All, all the time. To us, Dignity for All means honoring and respecting the rich diversity of who we are and the unique gifts and talents that each of us bring. To achieve this we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse team by maintaining hiring and recruiting processes that are free from bias and seek to provide each candidate with a unique and equitable opportunity for employment.
Contact Rachel Medlock (Recruitment Manager) at
• The Assistant Principal will direct the day-to-day operations as well as support the principal with instructional assistance of Imagine 100 Academy of Excellence, located in Las Vegas Nevada. This individual will works collaboratively with Principal and Instructional Coaches to support Imagine 100 Academy of Excellence’s mission and vision. By providing teachers with instructional strategies, content knowledge, the Assistant Principal is responsible for guiding and supporting improved teaching and learning competency that impacts student achievement and growth.
• Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education
• Leadership: High energy, clear goal orientation, problem solving and strong work ethic. Ability to build capacity in teachers through high-trust relationships
• Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of team efforts through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others
• Master’s degree preferred
• Previous experience coaching and evaluating adults
• Successful 3-5 years teaching experience in core content curricular areas required
• Co-Leads the development and implementation of the School Improvement Plan supported by a yearlong aligned professional development plan
• Collaborates with principal to report progress on the School Improvement Plan
• Leads collaborative horizontal and vertical planning with grade levels
• Supports teachers through the coaching cycle to ensure effective instructional delivery
• Disaggregates and interprets assessment data to adjust instruction and to plan effective remediation and enrichment instruction in order to increase student achievement.
• Conducts data chats with individual teachers and/or grade levels using formative and summative data, including the analysis of student work
• Assists in the selection and/or mentoring of staff
• Supervises and evaluates certified and paraprofessional as assigned
• Works as a team member to meet the system-wide needs of the organization
• Assists in supervision of special events, transition periods, lunch and recess
• Prepares, at the discretion of the principal, any official reports which are required of him/her
• Performs routine office and clerical work as delegated by the principal
• Oversees the maintenance of exterior of campus
• Oversees the administration of WIDA Assessment
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal
Assistant Principal for Early Childhood Littlestown School District Administrative 12 month position which will lead the Pre-K - 2 program and assist the Elementary Principal in the overall leadership and coordination of the K-5 Elementary school operation including curriculum, finance, personnel, public relations, health services and building maintenance. Proper PA certification required.
EOE York Daily Record. Keywords: School Principal, Location: Littlestown, PA - 17340
Poughkeepsie High School Poughkeepsie City School District QUALIFICATIONS: -ELA Certification Preferred
Literacy Experience Preferred
New York State Administrative Certification
Previous Administrative experience preferred
Mathematics Background Preferred GENERAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists the principal in the overall administration of the school and support a positive culture and climate.
Assists in maintaining discipline throughout the student body. SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES-SMALLER LEARNING COMMUNITIES:
Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the principal may assign. PLEASE NOTE: - Reference Posting POK17-18-199 in Correspondence. Please apply and you will be redirected to our website. Attach a cover letter and resume by 02/23/2018 to: Mid-Hudson Cooperative Recruitment Program c/o Dutchess County BOCES 5 BOCES Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 845.486.4957; FAX 845.486.4827 EOE- Include Ref. 1718/275 Poughkeepsie Journal. Keywords: School Assistant Principal, Location: Poughkeepsie, NY - 12601
2018-19 Principal And Assistant Principal Candidate Pool
Below is specific information for you to consider about this position. Job Title: 2018-19 Principal and Assistant Principal Candidate Pool and Requisition ID number: 54864 Site:
Locations may vary on a routine basis. Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled Full/Part Time : Varies Union:
Principals(03) Functional Area: School Leadership This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool.
There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position. 20178-19 Candidate Pool – Principal and/or Assistant Principal ABOUT MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS School leaders in the MPS system are responsible for setting an ambitious vision for student achievement and leading the school community to realize that vision. Principals and Assistant Principals strategically implement the school’s mission, manage resources, lead students, and manage staff to ensure that every student in Minneapolis Public Schools is prepared to succeed in college, career, and life. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INSPIRE PEOPLE & TEAMS:
Effectively lead a high-performing team of teachers, academic support professionals, and operational support staff. Communicate regularly with staff to identify and address individual student needs and barriers Recruit and select staff members based on evidence of a commitment to high levels of academic success for all students, and their ability to get results Hold all staff members accountable for achieving ambitious, measurable standards of academic achievement Conduct timely and effective staff member performance evaluations Assume responsibility for staff member improvement and establishes a professional development plan with clear goals linked to school improvement priorities Create opportunities for leadership and recognition for staff members who consistently meet high academic achievement and professional standards and takes action with staff members who consistently fail to meet high standards. BUILD THRIVING COMMUNITIES:
Create a safe school environment that promotes equity, high expectations for all, and authentic engagement with diverse stakeholder groups. Establish a safe learning environment for staff and students Engage parents and families in supporting their students’ learning at school and at home Create systems and processes to support a culture of collaboration, understanding, inclusion of diversity, and mutual respect Communicate effectively with diverse groups and community stakeholders Respond to stakeholder concerns in a timely and professional manner STRATEGIZE & ACHIEVE RESULTS: Lead the school’s instructional program to ensure that all students are college and career ready.
Develop a shared vision for equitable results; sets aligned, ambitious short- and long-term goals; and creates an actionable school improvement plan (based on data and multiple sources of information) to ensure achievement for all students Create a sense of urgency to achieve goals and vision and takes immediate action to ensure early successes Establish and reinforce a school culture that is focused on continuous improvement, regularly uses data and assessments to monitor progress towards goals and strategically adjust practice Organize and schedule time in alignment with instructional goals Create effective systems and processes to align, obtain, allocate and efficiently utilize human, financial and technological resources to ensure staff and students have the support needed to succeed Identify and engage the key influencers and community resources necessary for success MODEL EXCELLENCE: Model effective instructional leadership, high expectations for students and staff, and focus on continuous learning. Frequently observe instruction, review student data and work, and provide effective feedback and coaching on instructional practices Leas implementation of strong, research-based assessments, curricula, and instructional practices, including Focused Instruction Solicit and eagerly receive feedback from all stakeholders to improve professional skills Advance school district policies, procedures, and initiatives in pursuit of transformative change within the school QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications Master’s Degree in Education or a closely related field Three (3) years of professional teaching experience.
A valid Principal’s license in the State of Minnesota Preferred Qualifications Successful experience as a principal, principal intern, assistant principal, or teacher leader, preferably in an urban school Exceptional results with raising student achievement Experience transforming a team or organizational unit Multilingual Mindsets and Dispositions: A deep belief that all students can and will excel academically Initiative, persistence and drive to go above and beyond Resilience in the face of challenges and an orientation toward solutions High expectations for self and others Drive to continuously improve, commitment to using data, and openness to feedback Confidence to lead with humility, authenticity, and personal responsibility Knowledge of: Student and school performance data Best practices in management and leadership (e.g., effective systems and processes to develop human capital in support of student learning, theories about leading change, etc.) Best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, including for special student populations (e.g., English learners, students who receive special education services, and students who are advanced, off track, etc.) Principles and practices of administrative management, including strategic planning, budgeting, and contract management Legal, ethical and professional rules of conduct Skill in:
Creating and executing a school strategic plan Effectively managing resources and prioritizing tasks and projects to achieve goals (including planning, organizing and coordinating work of assigned staff members) Taking action independently without day-to-day direction and despite ambiguity, obstacles, and/or resistance Continuously evaluating efforts, owning missteps, and taking corrective action when necessary Building relationships and communicating effectively with many different stakeholders (e.g., students, families, staff members and the broader community), verbally and in writing Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software Ability to learn MPS, state and federal policies, procedures and programs Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready.
Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance. Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date] | [Varies] | [Varies] | School Leadership
Administrative: Assistant Principal / Athletic Director; Teaching: Elementary Teacher; Special Education Teacher
Auburn Public Schools District 29 2018 - 2019 School Year Administrative Assistant Principal / Athletic Director Teaching Elementary Teacher Special Education Teacher To apply: Access the district's on-line application process under Job Openings Tab at www.auburnpublicschools.org For further information call the Superintendent's Office (402-274-4830) Positions are open until filled.
District 29 is an EEO/ADA Employer Omaha World Herald. Keywords: School Assistant Principal, Location: Auburn, NE - 68305
Spring Cove School District Central High School Assistant Principal Pennsylvania K-12 Principal Certification Required Seeking an energetic and organized person to assist in all operations of the high school with a population of approximately 555 students (grades 9-12). Preferred candidate must have secondary education experience; knowledge of high school curricula, assessment, athletics and technology; strong student management/discipline skills; and a commitment to data driven decision making. Experience in administration preferred.
Position contract year is 260 days. Applications must include a completed standard teacher application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, certification, documentation of Act 48 and/or Act 45 Hours, three letters of recommendation and current clearances for PA Criminal Records, PA Child Abuse, FBI Federal Criminal Record Check and PDE Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure form(s). Information on forms and clearances can be found on our website at http://scsd.schoolwires.net under the Human Resources link. Send applications to: Mrs. Nancy Corle Spring Cove School District 1100 E.
Main Street Roaring Spring, PA 16673 Deadline To Apply: February 28, 2018 EOE Altoona Mirror. Keywords: School Assistant Principal, Location: Roaring Spring, PA - 16673
Assistant Principal - High Tech Elementary
In order to apply for this position, you must first apply and screen into the Highly Qualified Assistant Principal Pool (Job ID 24186). If you have not completed this process your application will automatically be screened out when you apply.
HIGH TECH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Traditional 215 work days - Admin/Protech/Admin Interns
Essential Functions and Objectives:
The Assistant Principal supports the Principal with the overall direction and leadership of the school. Leads high-quality, data driven instruction by building the capacity of teachers to lead and perfect their craft. Strategically aligns people, time and money to drive student achievement. Applies teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability. Actively advocates for members of the school community and effectively engages family and community.
The DPS School Leadership Framework details the expectations required for all of our school leaders. The framework and the behaviors associated with each indicator are available at .
Leads for equity toward college and career readiness
Leads for culture of empowerment, continuous improvement and celebration
Leads for high-quality, data driven instruction by building the capacity of teachers to lead and perfect their craft.
Leads for the academic and social-emotional success of diverse student populations. Diversity includes race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, language, mental/physical abilities (students with disabilities, gifted and talented), religion, age, and political beliefs. DPS places particular emphasis on the needs of students of color and students with disabilities in order to close achievement gaps for these groups of students.
Leads for effective English Language Acquisition programming (ELA Program School Leaders)
Applies teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability.
Implements strong systems for identifying, recognizing, and distributing talent
Leads the schools vision, mission and strategic goals to support college readiness for all students.
Distributes leadership to inspire change in support of an empowered school culture.
Strategically aligns people, time and money to drive student achievement.
Actively advocates for members of the school community and effectively engages family and community. Successful applicants will demonstrate the key leadership traits embedded within our framework:
Evidence of the DPS Shared Values in interactions in the school, district, and community
Strategic problem-solving and project management
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect and communicate with parents and the community
Capability to build solid relationships
Self-reflection and continuous professional growth
Solid ethical commitment to this work
Must possess a current Colorado Principal license.
A minimum of five (5) years of instructional/classroom experience as an educator is required.
Previous leadership experience preferred.
About Denver Public Schools:
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. SDL2017
Assistant Principal - 2016 AZ Charter School Of The Year!
Academies of Math and Science - 2016 AZ Charter School of the Year
For Today’s Scholars – Tomorrow’s Global Visionaries
Are you dedicated to influencing positive changes in at-risk communities by preparing students for college and a successful life and career? As part of the AMS family, your role as an assistant principal is to oversee academics, staff members and school programs. Our passion is serving low-income neighborhoods and providing a STEM-focused education in conjunction with music, foreign language, and sports programs.
As we grow by roughly 30% each year, we are seeking intelligent, data-driven staff eager to uphold the same academic excellence that made our flagship school in Tucson the 2016 AZ Charter School of the Year. Our results and success support our belief that all students can succeed – no matter their background – with the right programs in place, and more importantly, the right people leading the way. That’s where you come in.
We are looking for an assistant principal at both our Camelback and Desert Sky campuses to accommodate our growth. The positions would begin between December 2017 and June 2018.
Qualifications & competencies:
- A track record of excellent results teaching children in at-risk communities
- Evidence of leadership and going above and beyond in prior teaching or administrative roles
- Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as attention to detail
- Commitment to helping at-risk students prepare for and succeed in college
- Experience analyzing data to identify needs for improving programs and systems
- A bachelor’s degree or higher
- Preferred: bilingual in Spanish, experience with ELL students
Why work for us?
-We are one of Arizona’s fastest growing charter networks and have continuous opportunities for promotion
-Competitive salaries and bonus pay
- Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement (with employer contributions), PTO, and disability and life insurance
-Supportive, collaborative culture with incredible coworkers and leaders
-Comprehensive training, follow-up coaching, PD, and professional learning communities
-The chance to truly make a difference in the lives of children who may not otherwise have access to a high-quality education
Interested in working with us?
Apply through the link below. Please include:
1. A detailed resume describing your experience and data-supported accomplishments
2. A cover letter or writing sample showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies
We are ranked among the highest performing schools in Arizona with 16 years of proven results. Our flagship school, the Academy of Math & Science (AMS), was named the 2016 AZ Charter School of the Year, and has been ranked the #1 Title I school in Arizona serving grades K-8 (out of 293 such schools).
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