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Openings >> Assistant Principal - Various Locations- RB#12-104
Assistant Principal - Various Locations- RB#12-104
Title:Assistant Principal - Various Locations- RB#12-104
Department:School Administration
Location:School Location

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN   #12-104                                        ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
FEBRUARY 6, 2013                                               Stanley M. Makowski  ECC#99, West Hertel Academy #94
                                                                                  Bennett High School,
                                                                                  Split Position: Herman Badillo bilingual #76 (.5) & PS #61 (.5)
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Pamela C. Brown., is interested in receiving applications
from qualified candidates for the position of:

                          ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Stanley M. Makowski ECC #99, West Hertel Academy #94, Bennett High School,
SPLIT POSITION: Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy #76 (.5) & PS #61 (.5)

Candidates must complete an application form at Please upload a resume
and once the form is completed, click the “Submit” button.
Candidates must hold a Master’s degree, and a New York State School District Administrator (SDA),
New York State School Supervisor (SAS), School District Leader (SDL), or School Building Leader
) certificate by the time of appointment.Candidates must have a minimumof five years of certificated
teaching and/or appropriate and approved supervisory experience.  Candidates with prior Assistant
Principal or administrative experience in an urban school district or in a district with a large urban
population are preferred.

Candidates are responsible for assisting the principal to:


  • work to develop and maintain clear lines of communication and collaboration between staff, administrators, students and parents;

  • create and communicate a Comprehensive Education Plan aligned with the District’s vision and goals;
  • develop, oversee, and achieve objectives to ensure a focus on student achievement and learning climate;
  • gather, analyze, and disaggregate data for informed instructional improvements,
  • coordinate the school’s staff development program for all faculty and staff;
  • oversee all aspects of developmentally appropriate curriculum and implementation (development, delivery, and evaluation);
  • conduct classroom observations and evaluations of teachers;
  • work effectively with all teachers to foster their professional growth and performance;
  • work collaboratively with the Department of Teaching and Learning to implement District’s Academic Achievement Plan;
  • foster a positive school climate where student discipline concerns are addressed in a manner that promotes student responsibility and mutual respect;
  • demonstrate continuous improvement of professional knowledge and skills;
  • represent the school at conferences and/or district meetings;
  • conduct faculty and grade level meetings;
  • formalize building operational procedures;
  • coordinate the planning, preparation, and dissemination of the school’s master schedule for faculty and staff assignments;
  • ensure adherence to legal concepts, state and federal regulations and Board of Education policies;
  • implement and monitor approved school budget expenditures including student activity funds, grants and general accounts;
  • monitor building maintenance and improvements;
  • develop and communicate a plan addressing building safety and conduct planned fire drills;
  • submit accurate reports to Central Office when requested in a timely manner;
  • exhibit strategies that promote the understanding, sensitivity and respect of multi-cultural and ethnic diversity;
  • establish and facilitate a Site-Based Management Team which meets on a regular bass;
  • collaborate with universities, colleges, school-based partnerships and agencies to develop and implement programs that enhance student achievement within district contractual guidelines;
  • organize and support programs for Student Orientation, Open House, Curriculum Nights, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Parent/Student Evening Activities, etc.;
  • and maintain positive and effective relationships with all organizations and committees involved within the building (School-Based Management Team, partnerships, businesses, etc.).
Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent 
following assessment of training, experience, credentials, and evaluation of service.  Personal interviews
will be scheduled where appropriate.
SALARY:                   Assistant Principal’s salary schedule.
FUNDING:                 Pending Funding

FOR FILING:            FEBRUARY 21, 2013
                                                                                                DR. PAMELA C. BROWN,
                                                                                                SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 

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