Chicopee Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

VICE PRINCIPAL - ELEMENTARY (#1108201903)


Streiber Memorial Elementary
Chicopee Public Schools
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3195805 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 8, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Vice Principal will assist the Principal in his/her capacity of the chief administrator and educational leader of the building:

1. Leadership
• Assist in the development and communication of the educational vision and mission of the school.
• Uses data to evaluates and revises instructional and operational programs.
• Knows and encourages the use of appropriate instructional techniques and technologies.
• Prepares professional development plans that positively impact student achievement.
• Understands and implements principles of mentoring and coaching.
• Develops, promotes and implements actions that advance concepts of high student achievement.

2. Administration
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Successfully implements sound methods of personnel selection, supervision, and evaluation.
• Identifies and evaluates instruction using the district adopted curriculum guidelines and evaluation tool.
• Able to use and manipulate technology for record keeping, scheduling, communication, data collection, and accountability.
• Provides input on methods to improve instructional programs.
• Supports the implementation of standards-based classrooms.
• Communicates effectively and consistently with the principal and administration.

3. Equity
• Promotes educational practices and programs that address the needs and abilities of all students.
• Promotes and models the concept that effort, attendance, and hard work are key factors in student achievement.
• Supports the use of intervention services and special education services for students.
• Has high academic expectations for all students.
• Holds teachers, students, and self to high standards of performance and behavior.









4. Community and School Relations
• Assists the principal in developing the vision, goals, School Improvement Plans, and programs for the school/district.
• Promotes partnerships, involvement and understanding among staff, families, community, and other
Stake holders.
• Is familiar with the range of instructional programs, practices, policies, and beliefs that promote student achievement.
• Knows and implements multiple strategies to increase student performance.
• Understands organizational change, school-based management, and school restructuring.
• Knowledge of Federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to school operations and management.
• Promotes and participates in community outreach and PTA.
• Actively participates in professional organizations.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chicopee 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a School Principal/Assistant Principal.
3. A minimum of five (5) years of successful classroom teaching experience.
4. Previous School Leadership experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT PROVIDE A THOUGHTFUL ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please describe your best moment or time as a teacher and what does that best moment illustrate about your personality? – Current CPS employees are exempt from this requirement.
    Extended Essay (Answer limited to 15000 characters, including spaces)

    2. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT PROVIDE A THOUGHTFUL ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please describe a difficult moment you have had as a teacher and what did you learn from that experience? – Current CPS employees are exempt from this requirement.
    Extended Essay (Answer limited to 15000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    January Wilson, Principal Streiber School
    40 Streiber Drive
    Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020
    Phone: 413-594-3446
    Fax: 413-594-3480
    Email: jwilson@chicopeeps.org