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Job Opening Information Assistant Principal- Secondary

Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Assistant Principal- Secondary
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Salary/Pay Scale
to commensurate with experience
Job Description

Goal: To assist the principal in the general management of the school to ensure that students receive the best possible education and services with the resources available and the school is a positive, safe, healthy and productive place to learn.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Assistant Principal will focus on the administration and supervision of the secondary school program. Collaboratively work with various stakeholders to problem solve and create structures that lead to a positive school learning environment and school improvement.  Foster strong relationships with students, staff, and parents are essential.


  • Maintain an effective learning climate in the school.
  • Coordinates and supervises the day-to day student management procedures in the school including related record keeping and referral systems.
  • Enforces discipline as necessary in accordance with the district code of conduct and incorporates restorative justice principals.
  • Implements disciplinary policies through student, parent and staff conferences.
  • Assists the principal in providing for the safety and security of students, personnel, building and grounds and assists with the supervision of the school security.
  • Works with teachers, mental health professionals and other school staff and with public agencies to support students and address matters relating to the guidance and welfare of students.  
  • Works cooperatively with various members of the administration and building staff in addressing building and or district issues.
  • Plans and supervises activities and programs with building staff which are outgrowths of the school’s curriculum such as: plays, concerts, assemblies, student council, field trips.
  • Supervises the maintenance of accurate records and reports to parents on the progress and attendance of students.  
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates teachers, clerical staff and paraprofessionals.
  • Prepares required reports and maintains complete and accurate records of the entire school program.
  • Assists the principal in observing and evaluating the performance of the instructional and support staff and completes required documentation.
  • Coordinates the schedule of all students, instructional and support staff.
  • Acts as the principal in the absence of the principal.
  • Performs related duties that may be assigned by the school principal, Superintendent of Schools or their designee.
Job Qualifications


Good knowledge of student development at the secondary school level.  Hold high and clear expectations for students, staff and self.  Be able to work effectively with a variety of staff and community groups.  Possess a management style which fosters a team effort.  Knowledge of curriculum and the instructional supervision process. Operate in a respectful responsible manner. 


  • New York State School Administrator Certification
  • Completed a minimum of five years of successful teaching and/or administrative experience, preferably at the secondary level.
  • Holds a master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
Application Procedure

Please provide cover letter, resume, application, certification, transcripts, 3 written references, and 2 other references

Job Category
Job Location
District Wide

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