Associate Principal - Carver Middle 2021-2022

Chester, VA, US
May 11, 2021
Grade Level
Middle School
General Description

Assists the principal in providing educational leadership for students and staff consistent with division goals. Responsibilities include administration of instructional and operational programs and activities; assisting principal in directing a staff of professional and support instructional personnel. Work is performed under broad policies and established objectives; decisions/actions impact the entire system; contacts are regularly and frequently made inside and outside the school system.
Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the principal in administering and evaluating the instructional program of the school.
  • Provides leadership in initiating in-service programs and organizational improvements.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the school teachers and support staff. Coordinates curriculum development with Instructional Services, administrators, specialists and teachers. Communicates division wide policy, procedures, and guidelines to school staff.
  • Interprets School Board policy, procedure and guidelines to parents and public. Ensures compliance with existing applicable federal and state statute, policy and guidelines related to public schools and in particular the operation of programs for the academically talented and special education. Assists principal in directing extra-curricular programs to include athletic, performing arts, and academic activities.
  • Provides a climate conducive to effective communications through the use of faculty meetings, committees and individual conferences.
  • Communicates with parents by means of school programs, letters, telephone and personal contact.
  • Serves as an instructional leader; reviews and analyzes data to lead the school efforts in achieving high academic performance for all students.
  • Assists the principal in determining staffing needs with the appropriate Director of Middle or High School Education and the Human Resources Department, recommending staffing changes; and participation in the recruitment, selection, and assignment of the school staff.
  • May represent school at meetings, conferences, hearings, and other public forums; gathers citizen and parental input.
  • Responsible for completion of school master schedule.
  • Provides planning for faculty professional development for academic year.
  • Provides oversight in the summer for custodial and maintenance work pace and completion.
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence. Participates in professional development activities to enhance preparation for principalship.
  • Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.
  • Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodologies of school administration; of instructional program planning; of child growth and development, total school operation and group dynamics and of related state and federal regulations. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply regulations; to plan, organize and administer a public school and direct and evaluate a diversified professional staff. Demonstrated abilities in decision-making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships, long range planning and forecasting and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Must hold a valid Postgraduate Professional license with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision. Must have three to five years successful teaching and/or administrative experience.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test
Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.