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Primary School Assistant Principal

Company: Young World Physical Education
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 3, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Title: Primary School Assistant Principal

    The assistant principal of the primary school is directly responsible to the primary school principal and the Director of Student Services.

    General Duties:
    The assistant principal will assist the principal in planning, organizing, administering, managing and coordinating the total school program with specific attention to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation ACt of 1973 and Special Education needs of students in the school. In addition, the assistant principal is responsible for day to day implementation of programs and academic structures embodied in the school vision, philosophy and mission to help facilitate student access to the school's academic programs, services, and opportunities.

  • A Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • Maintains a valid Massachusetts Elementary Teacher and Principal/Assistant Principal Prek-8 license per regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Education, required.
  • Minimum five (5) years of successful experience as a teacher, preferred.
  • Demonstrates aptitude of state and federal special education laws.

    Desirable Qualifications:
    Demonstrated student-centered leadership ability. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to succeed in complex and changing environments. Proven ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds including administrators, teachers, staff, parents, guardians and students.

    Specific Duties:
  • Supervises and evaluates staff at the primary school level through classroom visits, personal conferences, data review, and written reports.
  • Assist principal in oversight of instructional practices and school programs
  • Functions as an educational leader and is a resource for special education teachers and classroom teachers to improve the educational process and provide services in the least restrictive environment.
  • Provides instructional leadership to ensure implementation of academic, social emotional and behavioral interventions within an MTSS model.
  • Participates in recruitment and staff selection and conducts orientations, meetings and professional development for WPS staff.
  • Develops, under the direction of the Director of Student Services, procedures and training for increasing practices that promote the inclusion of students with disabilities
  • Collaborates with building principal, Director of Student Services and other Assistant Principals regarding referral procedures, special education programming and implementation of legal mandates and secondary transition procedures.
  • Conducts orientations, meetings, and professional development for WPS staff.
  • Assists in organizing and supervising student activities.
  • Assists in overseeing the maintenance of standards concerning students' discipline, health, safety, and general welfare.
  • Assists the principal with the overall operations of the building
  • Attend school activities when applicable
  • Assist in the development of budget proposals and the ordering and distribution of school resources
  • Represents the principal in their absence
  • Performs other such duties as may be assigned by the building principal and/or Executive Director of Student Services

    Terms of Employment:
  • Salary and work year provisions are as defined by collective bargaining agreement between the Weymouth School Committee and the Weymouth Teachers' Association - Unit B.
  • Effective date of employment will be July 1.
  • Contingent upon grant funding

    About Weymouth Public Schools:
    Weymouth Public Schools is - 5,600 student school district on the South Shore outside of Boston. A socio-economically diverse community, Weymouth employs approximately 500 teachers in twelve schools including one early childhood center, eight elementary schools, two middle school campuses and one high school.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
    Equal Opportunity EmployerWeymouth Public Schoolsis committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.Job Requirements
    • MGL Chapter 459 of the Acts of 2012
      An Act Relative to Background Checks

      On January 10, 2013, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law H.4307, an act relative to background checks. The new law requires all newly hired employees, beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, to submit to state and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks.

      As a new employee of the Weymouth Public Schools, you will be subject to a Massachusetts criminal background check (CORI). In addition, you will be required to submit to a National Criminal Background Check by fingerprint.

      The fee charged is $55.00 for licensed educators and $35 for all other school personnel.

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa requiredApplication InstructionsThe Weymouth Public Schools has moved to a paperless application process and appreciates your support in this effort. Please submit all required documentation via School Spring. Follow up/additional paperwork or emails are not necessary, as all applications are reviewed through SchoolSpring. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted. Once all materials have been reviewed, applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.Application QuestionsThere ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a "Submission") will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. "Sensitive data" for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.

Keywords: Young World Physical Education, Weymouth , Primary School Assistant Principal, Education / Teaching , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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