John H. Duval Jr. Elementary School

Whitman-Hanson Regional School District

Whitman, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3229594
  • Application Deadline: April 20, 2020
  • Re-posted : March 17, 2020
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2020

Job Description


REPORTS TO: Principal


1) To coordinate the student discipline program and to assist the Principal in all related items, such as attendance, dismissals and tardies.

2) To assist in the overall administration of the school in order to provide the best educational programs and services.

3) To advise the Principal concerning the development, implementation, and evaluation of school policies, programs, services, and needs.


1. Supervises and evaluates the performance of professional and paraprofessional staff under his jurisdiction.

2) Monitors and coordinates the student discipline program in accordance with due process rights of students and deals with special cases as necessary.

3) Assists the Principal in the development and implementation of the school budget.

4) Assumes a leadership role in the development of programs and assists the Curriculum Coordinator in coordinating, developing, and assessing curriculum.

5) Assists the Principal in the development and implementation of a comprehensive staff development program in order to improve instruction.

6) Actively participates in community and school-sponsored events in order to continuously improve school-community relations.

7) Prepares all reports the Principal may request concerning any aspect of the school's operation.

8) Attends School Committee meetings when requested to participate in presentations concerning the operation of the school.

9) Assists the Curriculum Coordinators in establishing and maintaining an accurate inventory of all textbooks, equipment, and materials by department.

10) Prepares student and staff schedules and coordinates computerized grade reporting and enrollment/attendance reporting systems.

11) Assists the Principal in conducting needs assessments and evaluating the processes and products of instruction in order to improve instruction.

12) Coordinates selected school activity programs.

13) Supervises and coordinates the activities of the Curriculum Coordinator.

14) Serves as Principal in the absence of the Principal.

15) Serves with parent, faculty, and student groups as requested in order to achieve school objectives.

16) Assists the Principal in the administration of the Summer School Program.

17) Attends all meetings of the Instructional Advisory Council and the Faculty and, in certain instances, conducts these and other staff meetings as a representative of the Principal.

18) Calls substitutes and follows through on assignments and record keeping.

19) Performs all other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Principal may assign from time to time.


Work days - 211.

Contract terms and salary as negotiated with the School Committee.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Welcome to John H. Duval Jr. Elementary School!

    Mission Statement:

    The Whitman-Hanson Regional School District is committed to providing each student with a high quality education that promotes responsible citizenship.

    Guiding Beliefs:

    We believe our schools . . .
    •make all decisions in the best interest of students.
    •are committed to providing a safe, secure, and healthy environment.
    •set high academic standards that provide an opportunity for each student to reach his/her full potential.
    •embrace personal responsibility and an understanding and respect for others.
    •provide student-centered learning environments where successes and mistakes are valued as part of the learning process.
    •support staff initiative, innovation, and professional development.
    •share the responsibility for education with students, parents, and community.
    •promote broad-based communication and school-family-community partnerships.
    •utilize technology as an essential part of teaching and learning.

    Vision Statement:
    The Whitman-Hanson Regional School District provides a safe learning environment and comprehensive student-centered learning opportunities that are relevant and challenging.

    In partnership with all stakeholders, our district is committed to developing a solid academic foundation that emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, and effective communication skills.

    Each student, as a life-long learner, is prepared to face the challenges of the future with the skills needed to become a responsible citizen. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Whitman-Hanson Regional School District is 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


      1) Certification as a Principal-Secondary in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or be eligible for an Internship Program.

      2) Five years of teaching experience at the secondary level.

      3) Two years of administrative and/or supervisory experience at the secondary level or other experience acceptable to the School Committee.

      4) Master's Degree.

      5) Demonstrates ability to work effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other administrators.

      6) Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Committee may find appropriate and acceptable.

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Michelle Lindberg , Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
    • 610 Franklin Street
    • Whitman, Massachusetts 02382

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