Assistant Principal - Elementary

Commonwealth Charter Academy | PA

Posted Date 12/18/2020
Description Position Summary
Working from one of our Family Service Centers in Pennsylvania, the Elementary Assistant Principal will work collaboratively with the school Principal. The Assistant Principal will manage various aspects of school operations. It is also anticipated that this individual will manage a range of special projects.

Essential Functions
  • Manage the implementation of the proven Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA) operational protocols;
  • Oversee the daily requirements set forth in CCA School Handbook toward Escalation Requirements and Disciplinary procedures;
  • Supervise teachers on a regular basis and assist in their annual evaluation processes;
  • Communicate regularly with students, caretakers, and learning coaches;
  • Understand procedures in the handling of disciplinary issues associated with day to day operations;
  • Create reports to help oversee student accounting functions to include: attendance, maintenance and tracking;
  • Act as the human resources liaison for school staff in the areas of benefits, leave tracking and maintenance of local files;
  • Assist with recruiting and interviewing new staff;
  • Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
  • Monitor regulatory compliance and support preparation for legislative and financial audits in collaboration with the Manager of Internal Audits;
  • Monitor enrollment requirements and communicate to the Enrollment Department;
  • Provide state testing support to include: logistics for scheduling and tracking participation;
  • Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
  • Research and remain current on the state’s policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Act as representative for the Local Education Agency for IEP meetings;
  • Monitor and support curriculum initiatives;
  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining effective and efficient Professional Learning Communities; and
  • Attend Field Trips located around the state of PA in order to foster deeper relationships with students and families

  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs)
  • Technical Capacity
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Thoroughness
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment with a team player track record
  • Ability to work remotely, if necessary
  • Customer focused approach with a high degree of flexibility
Supervisory Responsibility
  • Supervise staff assigned to the Family Service Center or Drop-in Center
  • Supervise assigned level-specific staff located at other Family Service Centers
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role. Requires the ability to lift, squat, sit, bend or stand as necessary. Ability to travel to other sites/locations as needed.

Position Type
  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • Salary
  • Travel is expected for this position.
Required Education and Experience
  • Must possess a valid PA K-12 Principal Certificate
  • Two years of related experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Some operational or logistics experience and/or administrative or management experience
  • Experience in managing people
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Automobile Insurance Coverage
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Commonwealth Charter Academy is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.

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