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Assistant Principal in Towson, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

The School of the Cathedral, located near Homeland, MD has an opening for an Asssistant Principal to join the leadership team in July 2018.The Lower School Assistant Principal is responsible for the entire Lower School program, which includes Grades Kindergarten-fifth grade.

The Assistant Principal provides support and assistance to the school principal. Assists in planning, implementing, directing, and evaluating lower school programs and activities. Supervises lower school professional and support staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the progress of students and the implementation of a balanced and varied curriculum.
  • Serves as primary articulator for Lower School programming, expectations, and behavioral guidelines.
  • 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 and other social agencies 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
  • 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
  • Participate and help where necessary with school fundraising, marketing and development activities
  • Member of the all-school Administrative Team working closely with other school leaders to continue to implement the school’s strategic initiatives, manage the budget, and develop the school’s policies, calendar and instructional schedule
  • Standardized Testing Coordinator




Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of Catholic education
  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic fully able to participate in church life.
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in educational administration, supervision, curriculum development, or education.
  • Three (3) years of outstanding teaching and /or administrative experience at the elementary school level
  • Three or more years of teaching experience in a Catholic school.
  • Maryland Admin (ADMIN I/II) certification.
  • 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 skill
  • Able to model Christian values and adhere to the teachings of the church and participate in the sacramental life of the Church.