Assistant Principal

Alexandria, Virginia
May 10, 2021
May 30, 2021
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description

The Assistant Principal (AP) supports the Principal in leading the instructional program and ensures its alignment with division regulations for curriculum design and assessment. Provides and promotes a state-of-the-art curriculum and superior instructional delivery for the success of all students. The AP supports the school and works collaboratively with the principal to maintain the educational programs, consistent with community characteristics and school division goals and practices.

This job is a direct report to the school Principal.

School Background

The newly named Naomi L. Brooks Elementary School launches July 1, 2021. The vision of Brooks Elementary School is founded on the belief that all students can learn. The school maintains a safe and orderly learning environment, high expectations, and time on task for all students. Its teachers foster a love of learning by encouraging each child to think critically and creatively, to work cooperatively, and to communicate effectively, promoting social, physical, and cognitive growth. Brooks Elementary students are hungry for knowledge, interested and engaged in classroom learning, sensitive to the needs of others, and aware of their place in this diverse and ever-changing world. Its students exhibit hope, experience success, engage in social and emotional learning, and have high self-esteem. The students show pride in their work and respect for peers, staff, and their school. With great care, nurturing, and support, the teachers ensure all students make continual progress in mastering ACPS curriculum objectives and state standards. Brooks Elementary School is fully accredited by the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information about the school please click here.

History of School Name Change on July 1, 2021: Naomi L. Brooks Elementary School was renamed to better reflect the values of our diverse community. For more information about the renaming process, please click here .

The School Division. Naomi L. Brooks Elementary School is a member of the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) in Alexandria, Virginia. The school division serves more than 15,500 students who hail from 114 countries and speak 119 languages. ACPS includes one pre-K school, 12 elementary schools, two middle schools (Grades 6-8), one K-8 school, one PreK-8 International Baccalaureate School, and the acclaimed T.C. Williams High School. See a complete listing of schools here.


Education: Master's degree.

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license required or ability to obtain one with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision K-12 within 90 days of hire

Experience: Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
  • Administrative and teaching experience related to working in socio-economically and culturally diverse school settings.
  • Demonstrated expertise in evidence-based curriculum design, assessment, and instructional practices.
  • Documented experience in leading secondary educational program development and implementation, including professional development in evidence bases best practices for diverse student populations.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience necessary to work effectively with students, teachers, administrators, families, and community members.

Essential Functions

The candidate for this position assists the principal with:
  • Selecting, assigning, orientation, and evaluating staff.
  • Developing, supervising, and evaluating the instructional program.
  • Preparing the school budget and the master schedule.
  • Formulating and implementing professional development activities.
  • Interpreting and enforcing Board policies and regulations as well as school mission and goals.
  • Supervising the use and maintenance of facilities and evaluating custodians.
  • Supervising and coordinating student discipline and welfare.
  • Contributing to the school mission and goals to provide a positive learning climate and supportive community environment.
  • May be assigned other tasks and responsibilities as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment for the school and division.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Matthew Maury Elementary School
Salary Range:
$70,717.80 - $115,027.15 / Administrator LAS-C (215)
Shift Type: