Assistant Principal

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School | Gettysburg, PA, United States

Posted Date 3/03/2020


Proper Principal Certification with a minimum of five years teaching experience.



Assist the CEO/principal in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the school and be directly involved in student activities and disciplinary action.

Assist the CEO/principal in the administration of instructional programs for the school and assist in the arrangements of and set up for co-curricular events.

Accept responsibility as delegated by the CEO/principal for the administration and supervision of the school in accordance with the policies developed by the Board.

Evaluate and supervise the work of teachers and support staff as directed by the CEO/principal.

Implement the systems of evaluation and supervision of instruction developed for improvement of professional teachers and instruction, including observation, report preparation, conferencing, assisting, and providing instructional leadership.

Assess the needs of the staff, facilitate staff development programs, and assist the CEO/principal in the development and delivery of in-service programs for building staff.

Assist in the preparation and facilitation of staff meetings.

Coordinate and oversee school safety plans.

Assist the CEO/principal in the formation of the master schedule for the organization for instruction, recess, and lunch. Create bus lists and other schedules.

Assist the CEO/principal in developing, maintaining, and communicating building procedures to staff, parents, and students.

Implement board policies.

Assist the CEO/principal with recruiting, screening, interviewing, recommending, orientating, and supervising the certified teaching staff and the support staff, as needed.

Assist the CEO/principal in developing and/or maintaining an effective school/community relations program.

Supervise student conduct and assume responsibility for the enforcement of discipline, as necessary, including providing due process for the rights of students; creating thorough and accurate documentation; authorizing suspensions when necessary and informing CEO/principal of the suspensions; developing/implementing rules, regulations, and programs to promote positive student behaviors; and conferring with parents, teachers, counselors, support service personnel, and students when necessary to obtain information to resolve the problem.

Supervise the development and maintenance of student attendance records, including administering the student attendance policy and recommending to the CEO/principal resolutions for chronic attendance issues.

Assist in developing and supervising policies and practices to maintain effective building safety and emergency and disaster procedures.

Assist in the coordination of the Summer School program.

Foster positive human relations with each child and adult affiliated with GMCS.

Provide leadership for curriculum development and implementation in cooperation with CEO/Principal and teachers.

Keep abreast of new and innovative programs and resources, which may be applied to the goals of GMCS.

Participate, in cooperation with CEO/principal, in Teacher Induction Program activities.

Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly; be able to read correspondence/computer screen; and have an auditory acuity sufficient to communicate via phone.

Must be courteous, congenial, cooperative, service-oriented, able to work independently or in a team , and able to work with frequent interruptions.

Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time; walk throughout buildings; lift/carry at least 20 pounds; and bend, twist, reach, stoop, grasp, and have sufficient dexterity to operate office equipment. Must be able to communicate effectively with students, personnel at all levels, and members of the public; follow written and verbal directions; provide direction and motivate subordinates; read, comprehend, and perform computation; write and correspond at a post-secondary level: work independently or in a team; direct personnel consistent with school policies, regulations, and work rules; and exercise good judgment.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Credential Level
Education Required
Master's Degree
Job Type
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(717) 334-1120

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