Assistant Principal-Secondary School

Job | Posted 2 years ago
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Employment Type
Grade Levels
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Public School

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, Pupil Personnel Services License.
The license position area must be in Principal.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active.


Job Summary

The position is responsible for assisting the school principal in the planning, organization, administration, and management of an assigned school. Position assists with supervising staff, creating a safe environment, monitoring curriculum, budget development, and other duties associated with the successful operation of a middle school.

Essential Duties

Coordinates and supervises the daily operation of the school’s attendance programs, security functions, transportation, in-school suspension, detention operations, and the health clinic and works in cooperation with central office administrators/supervisors who have division-wide responsibility for these operations. Assists in establishing the school’s student discipline plan and the school’s plan for ensuring a safe and orderly environment. Administers the student discipline program at the assigned school. Assists the middle school principal in ensuring that the school’s policies and procedures related to student discipline referrals and discipline action plans meet state, federal, and division requirements. Supervise and coordinates the preparation of student discipline review documents as required by School Board policy. Conferences with parents/guardians of students concerning discipline, attendance, and student behavior. Conferences with students referred for violations of the Code of Conduct administers disciplinary action as necessary and notifies parents/guardians of action taken. Consults with student services personnel to find long term solutions to inappropriate student behavior. Provides staff development for the instructional staff and other assigned personnel regarding school security, the Code of Conduct, classroom management, effective discipline strategies, and conferencing techniques. Supervises the daily activities of personnel in the attendance, security, transportation, and health clinic operations at the assigned school. Assists the middle school principal in establishing and sustaining relationships with the business community and other youth-serving organizations to foster understanding and solicit support for students and their families. Monitors halls, school grounds, and pupil movement to ensure a safe and orderly environment at the assigned school. Attends and supervises after-school, evening, and weekend school-sponsored events and activities as assigned. Articulates and supports school safety initiatives to the faculty and school community. Seeks ways to develop and sustain a climate of mutual respect between and among the students and adults who participate in the school. Prepares related reports and records as required by the school division, local, state, or federal government. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities. Stays informed of developments and research pertaining to safe and orderly schools. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrators.

Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; and to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be occasionally performed on field trips away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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Supervision Exercised: Assigned Staff

Supervision Received: Principal

Posted By

Accomack County Public Schools

23296 Courthouse Avenue , Accomac, VA 23301

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Accomack County Public Schools

23296 Courthouse Avenue , Accomac, VA 23301

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801