Assistant Principal (grades 5-8)

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 05/18/2023

Job Description

5-8 Assistant Principal Opening Our MissionAt Schaumburg, we hone sharp minds, big hearts, strong bodies, and powerful souls to empower ourselves and each other to live inspired, purposeful lives! Academic Vision:At Schaumburg Elementary and Middle School, we believe that students benefit from well-coached teachers and a Tier One curriculum that produces meaningful and usable data that is made visible and internalized. Prerequisite SkillsA potential candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following prerequisites:5 years of successful teaching experience with data to support2 years of adult coaching experience preferred Able to create and execute and maintain systems (scheduling, rostering, groupings)Able to work effectively and independentlyAble to problem-solve independentlySuccessful coaching experienceAble to model professionalism at a high levelBe data-drivenDemonstrated teamwork Four Essential Competencies of the Assistant PrincipalCoaching:  Coaching is first and foremost in the role of an Assistant Principal.  At Schaumburg, coaching is the foundation of our academic culture and vision. Coaching includes:You will ensure teachers are coached effectively and improve their performance through clear coaching visions, effective debriefs, and strong school-based professional development.You will be an ELA and Literacy instructional expert. You will ensure teachers plan and internalize rigorous, engaging, Common Core or GLE-aligned lessons and effectively execute them to ensure all students work with content aligned to the appropriate standards for their subject and grade.Systems:  In conjunction with the school vision, mission, and values, be able to create or modify schedules and academic groupings based on student data.Proactively create, prepare, and communicate school systems to stakeholders. By anticipating stakeholder needs, we can make necessary ed systemic changes aligned with school priorities and mission.Data:  Determining the most salient aspects of a data set and utilizing it to plan professional development sessions and coaching sessions.Use data all day, every day. You and your teachers will assess qualitative and quantitative student data to draw insightful conclusions and adjust instruction as necessary.Culture:  In alignment with the established school culture system, be able to effectively model, observe, and coach colleagues on academic and student cultureCreate a positive student and staff culture. You will work with the leadership team to build a school environment that reflects high expectations and a positive learning environment and ensure all stakeholders are clear on these expectations and held accountable.