Assistant Principal, Middle School

Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Careers At Sidwell Friends School

Welcome to the Human Resources Department at Sidwell Friends School. Sidwell Friends prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we are seeking qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Sidwell Friends. We encourage you to review the job postings below and to contact us for additional information.

Assistant Principal, Middle School Department: Middle School Location: Washington, DC
Position Start Date: July 2021
Status: Full-Time


Sidwell Friends, a PK-12 Quaker day school located in Washington, DC seeks an Assistant Principal for its Middle School (Grades 5-8) division. The Assistant Principal is responsible for student discipline, including family meetings related to discipline and academics; managing the 5/6 and 7/8 Middle School schedules, including coordinating and communicating schedule changes as needed; helping to coordinate special schedules; scheduling substitute teachers; attending meetings of the Student Support Team and Deans Group; acting as an Academic Dean by overseeing department heads meetings; shared responsibility for faculty evaluation; shared oversight of the Middle School Curriculum and general support of the daily life and running of the Middle School, including mentoring new teachers, support for teachers, program and students.

The Assistant Principal is expected to attend evening and weekend events such as dances and transition meetings for parents. Experience and comfort working with data management systems is necessary, as is evidence of previous leadership experience in a school setting.

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree (an advanced degree is preferred). Previous experience in administration and /or leadership roles and at least five years of classroom teaching are required. This is a 12-month, full-time position.

Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online application.

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