Assistant Principal - Middle School

Job | Posted 12 days ago


Working from one of our Family Service Centers, the Assistant Principal will work collaboratively with the school Principal. The Assistant Principal will manage all academic and site-based, non-academic school operations. Additionally, this individual will work closely with key centralized service centers including Enrollment, Technical Support, Materials Management, Fulfillment, Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Facilities Management. The position requires some travel.  This is a full time, 12-month position.  It is also anticipated that this individual will manage a range of special projects.
The Assistant Principal will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Manage the implementation of the Commonwealth Charter Academy operational protocols;
  • Oversee the daily requirements set forth in CCA School Handbook toward Escalation Requirements and Disciplinary procedures;
  • Supervise Teachers on a regular basis and assist in their evaluation processes;
  • Communicate regularly with students, caretakers, and learning coaches;
  • Understand procedures in the handling of disciplinary issues associated with day to day operations;
  • Create Reports to help oversee student accounting functions including attendance maintenance and tracking;
  • Act as the human resources liaison for school staff in the areas of Supervision of staff attendance, work schedules, position changes, etc.;
  • Assist with recruiting and interviewing new staff;
  • Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
  • Monitor regulatory compliance and support preparation for legislative and financial audits in collaboration with the Business Office;
  • Monitor enrollment requirements and communicate to the Enrollment Department;
  • Provide State testing support including logistics for scheduling and tracking participation;
  • Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
  • Research and remain current on the state’s policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Act as representative for the Local Education Agency for IEP meetings;
  • Monitor and Support Curriculum initiatives;
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining an effective and efficient Professional Learning Community;
  • Be available to handle all emergencies;
  • Additional duties may vary from those listed above according to fluctuating work flow and needs of the School throughout the year.
  • Must possess a valid PA K-12 Principal Certificate
  • Must be able to work full time at a CCA Family Service Center
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Some operational or logistics experience and/or administrative or management experience
  • Relevant advanced degree is preferred,
  • Education experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast paced environment
  • Technologically proficient
  • Experience in managing people a plus
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role. Requires the ability to lift, squat, sit, bend or stand as necessary.  Ability to travel to other sites/locations as needed.
Position Type
  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • Salary
  • Travel may be required for this position. 
Required Education and Experience
  • Must possess a valid PA K-12 Principal Certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Relevant advanced degree
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Automobile Insurance Coverage
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Commonwealth Charter Academy is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.

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Commonwealth Charter Academy

000, 000, PA 00000
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Amount per Student


State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students


State Average: 18%



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