Assistant Principal

7 days left

Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 06, 2021
Aug 10, 2021
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description

The Assistant Principal assists 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 Academy is located at 216 South Peyton Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. For more information please visit

This job reports to the Principal or designee at the Alexandria City High School.


Education: Master's degree in job-related area.

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision PreK-12 is required.

  • 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
  • Assists the Student Services administration in the selection, assignment, orientation, and evaluation of assigned teachers and staff.
  • Collaborates with school-based and central office personnel to ensure the rigor, excellence, and relevance of school curriculum offerings, implementation process, and program evaluation initiatives.
  • Communicates the school instructional program, goals, and objectives to parents and the community.
  • Contributes to the school mission and goals to provide a positive learning climate and supportive community.
  • Designs and works collaboratively with staff to ensure the effectiveness of ongoing and job-embedded professional development programs and practices.
  • Provides ongoing leadership in the use of goals and objectives articulated in the ACPS strategic plan and benchmark metrics specified in the ACPS Education Plan.
  • Provides input for budget execution in the curriculum implementation, professional development, and relevant instruction areas to monitor the expenditure of funds.
  • Provides ongoing feedback to staff via formal and informal observations designed to ensure the effectiveness of instruction delivery systems in all content and programs areas.
  • Provides ongoing leadership to ensure high levels of student achievement for all learners, including achievement of school improvement planning benchmarks and related Division goals.
  • Supports staff and teachers to provide support with student accountability and attendance appeals process.
  • Supports the EAP in supervising and managing all facets of curriculum implementation at the school, emphasizing the preparation of graduates for success in post-secondary educational settings and the world of work.
  • Works collaboratively with teachers, counselors, administrators, and other educators to ensure the implementation of a viable and reliable balanced assessment process, including effective diagnostic/pre-assessment, formative, and summative assessment.
  • Works with the Student Services administration and staff to prepare State and Federal reports as needed.
  • Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by supervisors.

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


Primary Location:
Chance for Change Academy
Salary Range:
$85,915.20 - $136,334.40 / Administrator LAS-D (240)
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