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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3249489
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 18, 2020
  • Starting Date: May 2020

Job Description

This is an opportunity for an Interim Assistant Headmaster at New Bedford High School from May, 2020- January, 2021

1. Certification as a Secondary Principal by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.

2. At least five years of successful teaching experience at the secondary level, and/or administrative experience.

3. Familiarity with Educational Reform, IDEA and 766, NCLB and School Improvement Planning, including Turnaround.

4. Evidence of administrative and leadership ability.

5. Evidence of capacity and disposition to work cooperatively with pupils, parents, teachers and school administrators.

6. History of satisfactory attendance with the New Bedford School Department.

REPORTS TO: Headmaster of New Bedford High School.

JOB GOAL: To serve as a professional assistant leader in the implementation of the philosophy and policies of the school system. Major responsibilities shall include:

1. Assistant to Headmaster (second in command).

2. Supervise scheduling of the New Bedford High School students.

3. Handle specific duties assigned, related to school management.

4. Coordinate staff professional development.

5. Supervision of Assistant Principals, directors and instructional leaders assigned by the Headmaster.

6. Work cooperatively with all professional staff.

7. Provide leadership in the instructional program. This function shall be under the direction of the Headmaster.

8. Other related tasks as assigned by the Headmaster

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    New Bedford Public Schools 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. Responsible to the Headmaster, for the organization, supervision, and administration within the building.

      2. Assist the Directors and instructional leaders in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures relative to the instructional program.

      3. Supervise Directors and instructional leaders in instructional and scheduling areas as assigned by the Headmaster.

      4. Constantly appraise and evaluate the instructional program and make provisions, through Directors and instructional leaders, for its continual improvement.

      5. Work cooperatively with the teaching staff for the best interests of the students.

      6. Responsible with the Headmaster, Manager of Educator Quality, and instructional leaders for the selection and assignment of the teaching staff within the building.

      7. Responsible for the promotion of the health and welfare of the students and teachers insofar as possible while school is in session.
      8. Responsible for organizing and supervising the school campus, corridors and lunchrooms while school is in session.

      9. Responsible for the evaluation of growth, classification and guidance of students within the building.

      10. Oversee the attendance of students by using the facilities of the attendance officer.

      11. Responsible for supervising the entire school in the absence of the Headmaster.

      12. Responsible for maintaining good public relations.

      13. Support school administrators' organizations at the local, state and national level.

      14. Work closely with all community agencies and other bureaus involved with the health and welfare of students on a referral basis.

      15. Responsible for other related duties as assigned by the Headmaster.

      16. Other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools and Assistant Superintendents.


      Terms of employment are to be negotiated by the Superintendent of Schools.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Bernadette Coelho , Administrator
    • 230 Hathaway Boulevard
    • New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    • Phone: 508-997-4511
    • Fax: 508-991-7483
    • Email: click here

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