Jul 01, 2020

Assistant Principal

  • TrulyHired
  • Cambridge, MD 21613, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for potential Assistant Principal openings that may become available for the 2020 - 2021 school year at all levels. The successful candidate will demonstrate principled leadership and decision making while assuming this leadership role.

DUTIES: The following are examples of the typical duties performed:
  • Assumes a leadership role in the school that reflects the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders;
  • Demonstrates principled leadership and decision making;
  • Assists the principal in the overall leadership and management of the school;
  • Serves as the designee in the absence of the principal;
  • Coordinates and/or assists in the scheduling of classes and extra-curricular activities;
  • Assists in maintaining discipline throughout the student body, and deals with special cases as necessary;
  • Encourages students to make appropriate decisions in a proactive manner;
  • Assists the principal with the development and implementation of the annual budget;
  • Observes and evaluates staff in conjunction with members of the appraisal team;
  • Assists the principal in implementing and monitoring the curriculum;
  • Coordinates supplies, textbooks, and equipment, conducting inventories, maintaining records, and checking on receipts for such materials;
  • Cooperates in the conducting of safety inspections and proactive safety drill activities;
  • Monitors students in various settings and supervises after school activities;
  • Coordinates and/or assists with transportation, custodial, cafeteria, and school facilities care and maintenance;
  • Serves with parent, faculty, and student groups as requested in advancing educational and related activities and objectives;
  • Performs such record-keeping and follow-up functions as the principal may direct;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Eligible for and hold, prior to appointment, the Maryland State Department of Education certification for Administrator I;
  • Minimum of five (5) years successful teaching experience;
  • Prior school-based administrative leadership experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of school administration and staff supervision;
  • Familiarity with the outcomes and indicators of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, Every Student Succeeds Act, and current federal and state initiatives;
  • Knowledge of instructional planning, development, and implementation;
  • Knowledge of best practices in reading, mathematics and other content areas;
  • Knowledge of the physical, emotional and social developmental aspects of students - including special needs students;
  • Skill in time management, personal organization, and administrative processes;
  • Skill in the development of effective work teams;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, and their families;
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with staff, students, and their families;
  • Skill in data analysis, including instructional and behavioral issues.

SALARY : The current minimum salary is $71,682 based on the Memorandum of Understanding Between The Board of Education of Dorchester County and Dorchester County Administrators' and Supervisors'. High School Assistant Principals will receive an add-on of $1,500 to their base salary. Middle School Assistant Principals will receive an add-on of $750.00 to their base salary. This is an eleven (11) month, benefited position.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
Welcome to Dorchester County Public Schools!
Apply online: https://dcps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx Dorchester County, Maryland, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. While the county is home to more than 750 businesses, it is also rich in recreational facilities and natural resources. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children. Highlights of the DCPS System are: There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school. There are approximately 5000 students in the district. High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills. The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services. IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting. Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet. The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits. Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

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Contact Information
  • Jeff Grafton, Human Resources Administrator
  • 700 Glasgow Street
  • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
  • Phone: (410) 228-4747
  • Fax: 410-221-5269
  • Email: click here

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