Assistant Principal - Elementary

Location
Williamsburg, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 22, 2019
Ref
1519
Grade Level
Elementary School
Position Type:
Administration/Assistant Principal

Date Posted:
8/21/2019

Location:
Elementary


JOB SUMMARY
Under the direction of the principal, assists in the management of the school, instructional programs, teacher and student performance, promoting public relations within the community, and making sure that the learning environment is healthy and productive.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversees student activities and services in cooperation with guidance, administrative and staff, parent collaboration by articulating program needs, administering attendance, supervising students throughout the day, and coordinating all student-oriented activities and athletics including fund-raising events, assemblies, and dances.Collaborates with Student Services to provide special education services to students, and initiates special programs as needed.Coordinates instruction, curriculum, and staff by evaluating staff, planning faculty meetings, and assisting with the scheduling process for staff and students.Assists with new teacher orientation, establishes teacher duty rosters, and helps plan staff development with central office research.Fosters good relations with the community by working with local agencies, attending community functions, communicating with business partnerships, writing press releases, and contacting parents regularly.Works on instructional and curriculum development, and works with community resources in order to promote strategic plan and goals of this public school.Manages overall school functions by upholding and administering school and division policies, managing the building use, transportation, and security, and handling emergency arrangements through evacuation and emergency drills.Manages the opening and closing of school, including coordinating graduation and summer school programs.Manages clerical services and prepares bulletins and communications as needed, updates and revises faculty and student handbook.Serves as Principal in principal's absence. Assists principal in the management of the school as designated by the principal.Serves on district-wide committees and helps with staff development, curriculum, and evaluation efforts.Maintains membership with state and national material associations.Pursues a planned course of professional growth and development. Remains current in innovative educational pedagogy and literature.Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
  • BA and postgraduate professional degree in school leadership. Virginia license in administration and supervision or the ability to ontain a license.Minimum three years teaching experience.Excellent communication skills and ability to deal effectively and calmly with a variety of people.Approachability, availability, and commitment which facilitates positive and open communication required.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Directly and indirectly supervises secretaries, custodians, cafeteria staff, aids, attendance officers, and security.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Performs duties under the limited supervision of principal.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Varying job duties, subject to deadlines, maintaining a high profile and visibility.

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