Assist Principal - MS - Administration - School
License and Certification Qualifications: Georgia Professional Certification in Educational Leadership at Level 5 or higher required.
Education Qualifications: Master's degree in related field required. Specialist or doctorate degree in related field preferred.
Experience Qualifications: Three years successful teaching experience preferred, preferably at the same level of the administrative position to be held.
Skills Qualifications: Knowledge of most effective practices in curriculum, instruction, and child development; ability to work effectively with teachers and other education colleagues; proficiency in oral and written communications; demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations; and demonstrated skills in organization and planning.
Primary Responsibilities: Assist the Principal in leading and implementing a cohesive educational program specific for the grade levels in assigned schools.
1. Provide instructional leadership.
a. Assist in building and sustaining a school vision.
b. Assist in facilitating shared leadership.
c. Assist in leading a learning community.
d. Utilize data to make instructional decisions.
e. Monitor curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
2. Oversee school climate through communicating clear objectives.
a. Assist in fostering and sustaining the school climate.
b. Address internal and external dynamics at work in the school.
c. Support a learning environment based on high expectations and respect for all individuals.
d. Manage conflict and crisis in a timely and expert manner.
e. Practice shared decision making.
3. Execute human resource administration functions.
a. Assist in selecting quality teachers and other employees.
b. Induct and support new teachers.
c. Mentor novice teachers.
d. Provide professional growth opportunities.
e. Establish mentoring programs based on effective practice.
f. Assist in retaining quality staff.
4. Oversee the teacher evaluation process.
a. Provide a positive climate for teacher evaluation.
b. Demonstrate a commitment to teacher evaluation.
c. Document teacher performance in multiple ways.
d. Follow legal guidelines for teacher evaluation.
5. Participate in organizational management planning and activities.
a. Assist in coordinating safety, daily operations, and maintenance of the facility.
b. Utilize data in organizational management.
c. Assist in seeking and allocating fiscal resources.
d. Organize and manage technology resources.
6. Oversee communication and community relations for the local school.
a. Demonstrate effective communication.
b. Communicate with teachers, students, parents, and families.
c. Communicate with the larger community.
7. Exhibit professionalism and demonstrate professional standards.
a. Exhibit ethical behavior.
b. Serve as a role model.
c. Participate in professional development for continuous improvement.
8. Influence student achievement at the local school.
a. Exert influence on teaching quality and student learning by encouraging, supporting, and facilitating.
b. Set, support, and sustain a focus on school goals and school-wide student achievement.
c. Utilize data to guide school success.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. Employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. Employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.