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Assistant Principal (2022-2023 School Year)

Company: Democracy Prep Public Schools
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Principal (2022-2023 School Year) Who You Are

  • A leader and education reformer with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars. -
  • A highly effective teacher who has a clear track record of raising student achievement in a classroom for at least four years. -
  • A self-reflective and self-aware teammate who is dedicated to aligning their classroom to Democracy Prep's commitment to antiracism and who is eager to use these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • An educator who values diverse perspectives and is committed to empowering young people and to lifting up and working alongside communities.
  • A constant learner who is willing to reevaluate one's understanding based on new information and data.
  • A proven teacher leader with experience leading or coaching adults as grade level leader, content area lead, or other campus-based leadership role. -
  • A graduate of a Bachelor's degree program (required), Master's degree in related field (preferred). - What You'll Do
    • Work collaboratively with the school leader in support of the attainment of campus-specific goals and initiatives.
    • Provide strong instructional coaching to teachers that moves the needle on scholar achievement; evaluating lesson plans, observing classes, and leading professional development on a regular basis.
    • In collaboration with the school leader, manage student disciplinary issues, oversee the organization of school-wide events, and support the school leader in all issues relating to the successful operation of the school.
    • Assist in managing, evaluating, and implementing clear and effective procedures for the operation and functioning of the school including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, advisory and Town Hall programming, and discipline systems.
    • Support teachers and staff in the analysis and use of data to drive instruction in collaboration with the school leader, owning a vibrant culture of civic and engagement and scholar self-advocacy.
    • Manage the civic coordinator and collaborate with the Civics Program Director on the communication of events, programming on campus, and the sharing of civic engagement ideas and practices. - Compensation Democracy Prep staff members are provided with a competitive salary, full benefits, and a working environment that includes all the necessary technology and resources to succeed. --- Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Democracy Prep Public Schools is requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all NY employees. All new hires joining a Democracy Prep New York Charter School must have at minimum the first dose of the vaccine and a scheduled appointment for a second appointment (for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines) in order to start employment at Democracy Prep. Proof of both must be submitted before the new hire begins employment. If you indicated personal connection, professional connection, or other, please provide the name or source below.
      Are you a current member or alumnus of any of the following programs?
      How many years of full-time teaching experience do you have? -*
      Please indicate the region you are MOST interested in. -*
      If you have interest in other regions, please list them below (Baton Rouge, Camden, New York, San Antonio, Las Vegas).
      Please indicate all school levels you are interested in. - -*
      What is your vision of academic excellence? In your response, be sure to address how you envision the various shareholders supporting that vision and what steps you would take to make this vision a reality. (max 750 words) -*
      How do you need to grow professionally in order to successfully lead a school? (max 500 words) -*
      Are you authorized to work in the United States? -*
      If you answered "No" to the question above, please provide an explanation below.
      Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or J-1 visa status) in order to work for Democracy Prep Public Schools? -*
      If you've answered "Yes" to the question above, please provide an explanation below.
      Consistent with applicable law, Democracy Prep employees are subject to criminal background checks. To the best of your knowledge, do you have a pending criminal charge or a criminal conviction in any jurisdiction? -*
      If you answered "Yes" to the question above regarding criminal history, please provide each of the following: (1) a brief summary of the conduct that led to the criminal conviction(s) and/or pending criminal charge(s), (2) the current status of the criminal conviction(s) and/or pending criminal charge(s), and (3) any other relevant information, including an explanation of how Democracy Prep can feel confident that such conduct will not be repeated and will not affect your work with Democracy Prep. Please note that one or more pending criminal charges and/or criminal convictions will not necessarily bar you from working for Democracy Prep. However, we prefer to know about such issues in advance of your background check.
      I certify that all the information I have provided in order to apply for and secure work with this employer is true, complete, and correct. I expressly authorize, without reservation, the employer its representatives, employees or agents to contact and obtain information from all references (personal and professional), employers, public agencies, licensing authorities and education institutions and to otherwise verify the accuracy of all information provided by me in this application, resume or job interview. I also understand that if I am hired, I will be required to provide proof of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States and that federal immigration laws require me to complete an I-9 Form in this regard. The information that I am providing here in the application and in the hiring process, including but not limited to information from the phone screen, demo lesson, and interview, will be used for research purposes to improve DPPS's selection methods. I understand that all personally identifiable information will be kept confidential and will not be shared with non-research partners. -*

Keywords: Democracy Prep Public Schools, New York , Assistant Principal (2022-2023 School Year), Education / Teaching , New York, New York

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