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Atlanta Public Schools
SW Atlanta, GA, US

Atlanta Public Schools

130 Trinity Avenue

Atlanta , GA 30303

Substitute - Substitute K-12

Job Number : 4600271669

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The Substitute Principal/Assistant Principal will provide leadership to faculty & staff and ensure continuity of appropriate learning during the absence of school leadership. Performs related duties in lieu of the absent Principal or Assistant Principal. This position is on-call and is assigned based on operational needs.

In addition to your resume', provide a digital/scanned copy of the information below to your electronic application:
  • valid Georgia certificate in Educational Leadership

PLEASE NOTE : Our electronic application system has a file size limit of 1MB per file, and a limit of five (5) files per application. The total size of the submitted files cannot exceed 2.5 MB.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assists in overseeing the implementation of the instructional program to ensure that all students have access to rigorous and relevant learning experiences and with the implementation of high-quality professional development to support student learning and improve teacher performance.
  • Assists in providing leadership for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating research-based instructional practices that provide the greatest evidence of improved student achievement.
  • Assists with vertical and horizontal alignment and articulation of instructional programs within the K-12 cluster of schools.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in the K-12 clusters and across the district:
    • To develop and implement a quality assurance process to ensure long-term effectiveness of the instructional program across the cluster.
    • To monitor, evaluate, and adjust the implementation of curriculum, assessment, and instruction to ensure the college and career readiness of all students.
  • Assists with the implementation of the district's Response-to-Intervention process to support a tiered model of progressive interventions for academics and behavior.
  • Assists in leading the development and implementation of clear and attainable goals to ensure high levels of student achievement and in implementing and monitoring state and local policies relating to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  • Assists in providing leadership for the on-going analysis and interpretation of student performance data to improve the quality of classroom instruction and student achievement and with the supervision of state and local standardized testing to ensure compliance with established processes and policies.
  • Models and sets expectations for high levels of student and staff performance and for all staff to engage in practices that promote high-performance, ethical behavior, collegiality, and teamwork.
  • Participates in a professional learning community of K-12 leaders within each cluster and across the district to ensure a seamless approach to student achievement.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to develop and implement standard operating procedures and practices essential to sustaining the effectiveness of each school in the cluster and district.
  • Assists in establishing and supporting a highly effective school leadership team and in overseeing the selection, evaluation, and implementation of research-based technology tools to support the instructional program.
  • Assists in overseeing:
    • The selection, evaluation, and implementation of research-based technology tools to support the instructional program.
    • The implementation of the district's assessment programs
    • Interpretation of assessment data and results and ensure that assessment results effectively impact classroom instruction.
  • Assists in coordinating, planning, implementing, and evaluating the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Assists in developing a school-based budget that aligns with district goals and initiatives and supports research-based, data-driven school improvement initiatives and in providing leadership for the development of the school's budget, ensuring that budget decisions provide optimal support for school-based needs.
    • Assists in supervising assigned personnel, provide assistance, conduct performance appraisals, and makes recommendations for appropriate employment actions.
    • Complies with the procurement department's policies and procedures.
    • Models standards for positive and supportive staff/student relationships necessary in a high-performing school; ensures that all staff members establish and nurture positive and supportive relationships with students and families.
    • Establishes and maintains a positive relationship with the community.
    • Creates and sustains a positive, safe, and supportive learning environment for students and staff.
    • Assists in stakeholders involvement:
      • Involvement in the school and cluster improvement planning process.
      • Soliciting stakeholders input and feedback throughout implementation of the school and cluster plan.
    • Responds to inquiries or complaints from stakeholders in a timely manner.
    • Keeps abreast of current research, theory, and trends related to effective practices for high-performing schools and applies knowledge of current research and theory to improve school and cluster effectiveness.
    • Represents the district in a positive and professional manner.
    • Administers and/or supports the state and local standardized testing processes and policies.

Requirements :

EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Education or related field required

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Valid Georgia Professional Certification at Level 5 or higher in a teaching or service field and in Educational Leadership

WORK EXPERIENCE: Minimum of seven (7) years of successful K-12 education experience, 3 years of experience as a principal, assistant principal, dean or other school-based administrative leadership


Experience with campus operations
Profound knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Experience evaluating instructional programming and teacher effectiveness
Experience managing budget and personnel
Experience implementing policy and procedures
Experience interpreting data
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Compensation :

Principal $48.13/hour

Assistant Principal $34.80/hour

Elementary School assignments are 8 hours per day. Middle and High School assignments are 7.5 hours per day.


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