Woonsocket Education Department
Employment Opportunities

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (10 MONTHS) (#Control Code: 1255/520)


Woonsocket Education Department
Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3883738 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 12, 2022 Starting Date: August 17, 2022

Job Description
Position
Elementary Assistant Principal


FUNCTION:
To promote the educational development, academic success and well being of each student through the application of leadership, supervisory, and management skills.

REPORTS TO: Principal of the Pothier-Citizens Elementary School Campus

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
SHARED VISION
1.Assumes responsibility for the school’s responses to Federal, State, School Committee, and Central Office policies and regulations.
2.Uses research/or best practice in improving educational programming for all students.
3.Promotes high expectations for all students and staff.
4.Is highly visible.
5.Plans, facilitates, implements and communicates the school improvement plan based on the district strategic plan.

CULTURE OF LEARNING
6.Promotes the establishment of a productive environment for all district staff and students in order to promote self-actualization, achievement, teamwork, affiliation, and a humanistic, encouraging interactive climate for learning.

7.Supervises procedures for referrals, assessments, identification of students with disabilities, Team meetings, and IEP meetings. Act as a resource to the RTI team
8.Directs activities of the school’s professional staff in the performance of their duties to ensure a high quality elementary school program.
9.Provides leadership for the development and organization of curriculum.
10.Coordinates monitors and evaluates instructional programs, curriculum work, and assessment.
11. Celebrates the accomplishments of all members of the learning community.
12.Remains current regarding changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field to ensure quality leadership.
13.Develop and implement appropriate Professional Development activities for all staff.

MANAGEMENT
14.Works with the appropriate committees to recruit, screen, recommend for hire, orient, train, and assign the school’s certified and non-certified staff.
15.Appraises, evaluates, and counsels the school’s certified and non-certified staff to translate the school’s educational philosophy, goals, and objectives into action terms that directly benefit the student.
16.Participates in the scheduling and evaluation of personnel assigned to the school to support the total program.
17.Plans and supervises safety emergency procedures for the school to ensure the well-being of students and faculty.
18.Prepare and submit the school’s budgetary requests and monitor expenditures of funds in order to maintain control, and account for local funds and student activity funds and to promote the educational goals of the school.
19.Prepares such reports as may be required to keep the Superintendent (and/or his designee) and Principal informed of all school activities and problems.
20.Participates in the supervision and improvement of the physical plant in order to provide an environment conducive to learning, including, but not limited to custodial maintenance, building use, security, and food service operations.
21.Supervises the preparation and coordination of the master student schedule for students and teachers.
22.Provides coordination and scheduling for the smooth daily operation of the school.
23.Develops and coordinates a system to maintain appropriate student conduct throughout the building to provide an orderly environment conducive to learning as well as handles and upholds the district’s disciplinary policy and procedures.

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
24.Promotes effective communication between the school and community to create positive support, understanding, and participation for continued school improvement.
25.Serves as a member of district committees to facilitate communication and collegial relationships.


ETHICS
26.Protects the rights and appropriate confidentiality of students and staff.
27.Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior.

SOCIETAL CONTEXT
28.Promotes opportunities for self-actualization by creating a climate in which staff is encouraged to gain enjoyment from their work, develop their potential, and take on new and interesting activities.
29.Performs additional special assignments at the direction of the Principal and Superintendent (and/or his designee).

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the School Committee’s policy on the Rhode Island Building Administrator Evaluation & Support standards, and the Guidelines for Implementation.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ten-month work year (200 work days). Salary and benefits per contract and not negotiable.


Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $93,709 Per Year

Equal Opportunity Employer
Woonsocket Education Department 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
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Master’s degree with emphasis in curriculum, leadership and administration. 2. RI certification as a building level administrator. RIDE ELL certification, preferred. 3. At least five (5) years of successful teaching in public schools. 4. Demonstrated knowledge of elementary school philosophy and practice. 5. Documented training and skill in evaluation and assessment of teacher performance and knowledge of clinical supervision. 6.Demonstrated skill in human relations, communications, leadership, budgeting, and organizational theory. 7.Demonstrated experience with or knowledge of site-based management. 8.Demonstrated skill in promoting sensitivity awareness and cultural diversity.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Patrick McGee, Superintendent
    108 High Street
    Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
    Phone: 401-767-4619
    Email: pmcgee@woonsocketschools.com