ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL FOR LOA- ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ~ 2020-2021

Lt. Eleazer Davis Elementary School

Bedford Public Schools

Bedford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423888
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: March 1, 2021

Job Description

Performance Responsibilities:

1.) Instructional Leadership
a)Assist in facilitating the mission and vision of the school.
b)Encourage and use a variety of strategies to assess student performance accurately.
c)Apply current principles, practices, and research to foster effective teaching.
d)Assist in leading the renewal of curriculum and instructional programs.
e)Promote and model the effective use of appropriate instructional technologies.
f)Hold teachers accountable for having high standards and positive expectations that all students can perform at high levels.
g)Work with teachers and other staff to supervise and evaluate their performance, using performance standards, and to identify areas for growth.
h)Assist in supporting ongoing professional development of the faculty and staff.

2) Organizational Leadership
a)Apply research and organizational leadership skills.
b)Demonstrate communication skills that are clear, direct, and responsive.
c)Create a positive, informed climate for collegial teaching and learning.
d)Assist in facilitating constructive change initiatives.
e)Plan for, model, and encourage collaboration and shared decision-making.
f)Apply strategic planning techniques that foster systemic approaches and result in sound decisions.

3) Administration and Management
a)Assist the principal in carrying out personnel selection, supervision, evaluation, and management functions for the school.
b)Apply current knowledge of policy formation and legal requirements within the scope of his/her responsibility.
c)Apply current knowledge of fiscal management policy and practices within the scope of his/her responsibility.
d)Apply current knowledge of auxiliary programs (such as transportation, food services, pupil personnel services, maintenance, and facilities management) within the scope of his/her responsibility.
e)Use appropriate technologies to administer his/her responsibilities.

4) Promotion of Equity and Appreciation of Diversity
a)Assist in ensuring equity among programs and learning opportunities for staff, students, and parents.
b)Demonstrate appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

5) Relationships with the Community
a)Assist the principal in assessing the needs of parents and community members and involving them in decision-making.
b)Assist in promoting the vision, mission, programs, activities, and services of the school/district.

6) Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities:
a)Demonstrate enthusiasm for his/her own learning.
b)Demonstrate and promote an atmosphere of respect for self and others.
c)Model ethical behavior.

7) Relationship with Students
a)Create a school climate that engenders engagement and fosters respect.
b)Promote school wide practices that encourage student involvement in the decision-making processes in both classrooms and/or at the building level, as appropriate.
c) Demonstrate appreciation for, interest in, and sensitivity to the needs of all students.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Employer Description

    Located fifteen miles northwest of Boston, Bedford is a residential community of approximately 13,000 people whose history dates back to 1664. A typical New England town in architecture, character, government and tradition, Bedford is proud of its historic past. The Bedford Public Schools is a small system of approximately 2425 students. The schools include Bedford High School (9-12), John Glenn Middle School (6-8), Lt. Job Lane School (3-5), and Lt. Eleazer Davis School (K-2). The Lt. Eleazer Davis School was built in 1999. Bedford High School, the John Glenn Middle School, and the Lt. Job Lane School have recently undergone complete addition/renovations. The student body reflects an increasing diversity with students from Bedford, Hanscom Air Force Base, and Boston (the latter via METCO, a volunteer desegregation program). The school administration is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse staff. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Located fifteen miles northwest of Boston, Bedford is a residential community of approximately 13,000 people whose history dates back to 1664. A typical New England town in architecture, character, government and tradition, Bedford is proud of its historic past. The Bedford Public Schools is a small system of approximately 2425 students. The schools include Bedford High School (9-12), John Glenn Middle School (6-8), Lt. Job Lane School (3-5), and Lt. Eleazer Davis School (K-2). The Lt. Eleazer Davis School was built in 1999. Bedford High School, the John Glenn Middle School, and the Lt. Job Lane School have recently undergone complete addition/renovations. The student body reflects an increasing diversity with students from Bedford, Hanscom Air Force Base, and Boston (the latter via METCO, a volunteer desegregation program). The school administration is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse staff. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Bedford Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with Chapter 622, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehab. Act of 1973. The Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap. Bedford is proud to be an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of Empowering Multicultural Initiatives.

    Job Requirements

    • This is a 12 Month Position
      MA Licensure as Principal/Assistant Principal, Grades K-2
      SEI Endorsement Required
      Experience in school administration and supervision.
      Demonstrated skills in organizational development, planning, decision-making, and interpersonal and community relations.
      Experience and training in working with adolescents.
      Minimum of three years as a classroom teacher.
      Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check (C.O.R.I.) and national background check (fingerprinting)
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Beth Benoit
    • 410 Davis Road
    • Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
    • Phone: 781-275-6804
    • Fax: 781-275-7639
    • Email: click here

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