Assistant Principal - ConVal High School

Job | Posted 20 hours ago
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Position Areas
Public School


Full-Time, Year Round position
Monday - Friday, 8 hours per day 

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Assistant School Principal

SUPERVISOR: School Principal

  • At least five years of successful secondary level experience to include administrative and supervisory experience
  • Master’s degree
  • Certified or eligible for certification as a principal in New Hampshire
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff, students, and parents 
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize; and knowledge of school operations and programs
  • Demonstrated competency in Individualized programs, evaluation of programs and faculty, curriculum skills, pupil personnel management, communication skills, and Special Education
SUMMARY: The Assistant Principal assists the building Principal in the daily operation of the school. To provide leadership in the development, implementation, coordination of curriculum and related school programs: and to assist in discipline, attendance, supervision of staff and student activities toward the goal of high achievement for all students.
-Assumes responsibility for the supervision and improvement of instruction within departments/individuals assigned under his/her supervision.
-Conducts observations and completes evaluations on teachers and support staff.
-Monitors student attendance; maintains attendance records; follows up with teachers, students and parents as needed.
-Assumes responsibility for student behavior and discipline for students assigned to his/her caseload; follows up as needed.
-Serves as chief administrative contact for students assigned to their caseload and for the parents of these students.
-Assists with substitute teacher coverage.
-Coordinates field trips for departments/individuals supervised.
-Works closely with members of the counseling staff of assigned students to insure that student needs are being met.
-Participates in meetings with school counselors regarding academic concerns and progress towards graduation.
-Assumes responsibility for supervising a variety of school-wide services and activities (such as parking, buses, cafeteria, student groups, faculty committees ) as assigned by the Principal.
-May be asked to serve as Acting Principal during the absence of the Principal.
-Contributes to the weekly newsletter sent to families.
-Assists the Principal with the improvement of the instructional program and inherent supervisory duties.
-Works in conjunction with SAU administrators and provides building level leadership with regard to district special education programs.
-Assists with curriculum development.
-Creates agendas for committees/meetings led.
-Assists in the preparation of the master schedule schedules and assignments.
-Establishes and maintains contact with area agencies regarding student welfare.
-Assists Principal with public relations activities as needed.
-Makes recommendations regarding care and maintenance of buildings and grounds.
-Assists in the supervision of student activities (such as dances, proms, plays, athletic events) which may occur in the evening or weekends.
-Assists in the creation of school goals and takes an active role in the process of attaining them.
-Assists the principal in effectively managing all emergency situations, (i.e., fires, bomb threat, intruder) and oversees safety protocols (schedule fire/lockdown drills)
-Assists in conducting interviews and the selection of personnel.
-Plans and supervises the orientation program for new faculty and staff.
-Serves on district-wide committees as requested.
-Acquire knowledge of all databases and information systems and achieve a level of proficiency that will allow you to support faculty and staff.
-Working knowledge of PowerSchool functions and capabilities.
-Assists in updating the student handbook and program of studies.
-Assists with standardized testing.
-Maintains a professional demeanor at all times.
-Visible in the halls and other parts of the building.
-Models the concept of team and is willing to work collaboratively to meet the desired outcome at any given time.
-Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field to be able to develop an appropriate plan of professional development.
-Certification must be maintained.
-Performs all other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Superintendent and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

-Frequently standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
-Frequently walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
-Occasionally lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
-Constantly talking, expressing, or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which one must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
-Constantly hearing and perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
-Sedentary work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
-The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
-The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

Posted By

Contoocook Valley School District (SAU No. 1)

106 Hancock Road , Peterborough, NH 03458

At the following locations

ConVal High School - Peterborough NH

184 Hancock Road , Peterborough, NH 03458