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Assistant Principal in Towson, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, located in Towson, MD has an opening for an Asssistant Principal to join the leadership team in July 2018. The Assistant Principal provides support and assistance to the school principal. Assists in planning, implementing, directing, and evaluating school programs and activities. Supervises professional and support staff.

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 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

Job Requirements

  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic fully able to participate in church life.
  • Four (4) years of outstanding teaching and /or administrative experience at the elementary/middle school level
  • Possession of a master's degree from an accredited institution
  • Possession of a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate
  • Possession of or eligible for Maryland Administrator I Certificate Endorsement
  • Demonstrated leadership experience at the school and/or school system level
  • Prior experience in a Catholic school environment, preferred but not required
  • 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