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Assistant Principal, Middle School in Bel Air, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

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Job Description

St. Margaret School in Bel Air, Maryland seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Principal for its Middle School.  The Assistant Principal serves as a member of the school’s administrative team.  He/she provides support and assistance to the school principal; works in collaboration with the Elementary School’s Assistant Principal; assists in planning, implementing, directing and evaluating school programs and activities; supervises professional and support staff, works with the principal to articulate and carry out the mission of the school; and works with staff, parents and students to manage school discipline. This is a twelve month position beginning July 1, 2019.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist the principal in defining the school's mission and communicating goals and expectations of the total school program

  • Provide instructional leadership, in concert with the principal, for the implementation of the curriculum of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Assist in coordinating the instructional program of the school in conjunction with the appropriate school and Archdiocese staff
  • Assist the principal in supervising the instructional program of the school
  • Assist the principal in leading the process of continuous school improvement
  • Monitor and assess student achievement and participation outcomes with appropriate data collection and analysis
  • Assist the principal in supervising and evaluating the effectiveness of all school personnel
  • Assist in creating a productive work climate by gaining the cooperation of staff and students
  • Administer and coordinate school discipline and maintain necessary discipline records
  • Serve as liaison in coordinating supportive services to help meet student and family needs
  • Coordinate and supervise student activities
  • Write reports relative to conferences, suspensions, court reports, etc.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining attendance procedures
  • Engage in professional activities which contribute to leadership development
  • Manage daily staff coverage
  • Provide oversight for the school’s before and after care program and summer camp
  • Assist in determining and implementing school organization, student placement and evaluation, and services and programs that provide for the needs of children
  • Provide for changes in schedules and programs to meet the needs of individual students
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, administrative and supervisory personnel, parents, and community
  • Assist the principal with the responsibility for the business management functions of the local school finances
  • Participate and help where necessary with school fundraising, marketing and development activities

Job Requirements

  • Four (4) years of outstanding teaching and/or administrative experience at the appropriate level.
  • Possession of a master's degree from an accredited institution
  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic fully able to participate in parish life.
  • Possession of Maryland Administrator I Certificate
  • Possession of a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate
  • Demonstrated leadership experience at the school and/or school system level
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of pedagogy
  • Knowledge, skill, and successful experience with the school improvement process
  • Knowledge, skill, and successful experience in the use and analysis of school performance data
  • Possession of technology competency (e.g., database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications).
  • Ability to properly maintain confidential information
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with licensed before and after school care programs preferred