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Bilingual Assistant Principal in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

Archbishop Borders School, the only Spanish-immersion, Dual Language School in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, has an opening for a Bilingual Assistant Principal. The Assistant Principal will work closely with the Principal, Dual Language Director, and Advancement Director to drive the success of Archbishop Borders School. This person must be fully dedicated to urban education, maintain high expectations for students and teachers, be a team player, have excellent attention to detail, and be able to work with a diverse demographic. This person must also be open to implementing and supporting non-traditional discipline practices, such as PBIS and Restorative Practices. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, an excellent communicator, and is bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish. This position reports directly to the principal.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 and coordinating 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
  • Administer and coordinate school discipline and maintain necessary discipline records
  • Manage PBIS and Restorative Practice programs
  • Serve as liaison for the Student Council
  • Serve as liaison in coordinating supportive services and other social agencies to help meet student and family needs
  • Write reports relative to conferences, suspensions, court reports, etc.
  • Serve as liaison for the Title I, IIA, and IV programs, and file all necessary paperwork related to these programs in a timely manner
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining attendance procedures
  • Assist in determining and implementing school organization, student placement and evaluation, and services and programs that provide for the needs of children
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, administrative and supervisory personnel, parents, and community

Job Requirements

  • Bilingual/Bi-literate in Spanish/English.
  • 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
  • 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 appropriate level.
  • 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