Assistant Principal - Arthur D. Healey School
Company: Young World Physical Education
Posted on: April 10, 2021
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - ARTHUR D. HEALEY SCHOOL
- Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
- Posted : March 10, 2021
- Starting Date: July 1, 2021 Enter your email to receive job
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Description ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY FOR THE
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
ARTHUR D. HEALEY SCHOOL
Job Goal: The Assistant Principal is directly responsible to the
Principal for any and all aspects of instructional leadership,
administration, discipline and coordination.
The Assistant Principal serves in concert with the Principal in
relating the philosophy and aims of the school and district to the
instructional practice of the school to the end that the highest
possible standards of student achievement, instructional excellence
and school morals may be attained. The Assistant Principal could be
responsible for the school during the absence of the Principal.
Although the work of the Assistant Principal consists of assisting
the Principal in performing the many routine phases of
administration predominantly within the House that they are
assigned, they will also include other functions and
responsibilities as may be required by the Principal.
The responsibilities and specific duties of the Assistant Principal
are subject to such charges as may be deemed advisable by the
---Bilingual in English and Spanish required
---A master's degree from a college or university approved by the
---A minimum of five (5) years successful teaching and/or
---Massachusetts Principal/Assistant Principal Certification
covering grades PK-8
---Experience in teaching or related experience in public education
at the elementary level preferred
---Experience teaching or related experience supporting elementary
level individuals with Special Needs preferred
1.Assist the Principal in the organization, supervision, discipline
and administration of the school and to assume responsibility for
the school in the absence of the Principal when directed.
2.Help supervise the instructional program and to make suggestions
to the Principal for improving instruction.
3.Direct administrative work involving special supervisors,
department heads and teachers.
4.Work with the Principal in the improvement of the instructional
program and inherent supervisory duties.
5.Work in the area of curriculum organization and improvement.
6.Assist the Principal in preparing the master schedule.
7.Counsel and advise with teachers about professional problems.
8.Prepare evaluations for teacher promotion, release or
9.Hold meetings of department heads and to serve as pro-tem
department chairman as required.
10.Enroll new students and to keep attendance, withdrawals and
11.Issue to students permits for early dismissals, lunch-at-home
and excuse from physical education classes.
12.Assist in assembly program development and related conferences
with students, parents and teachers.
13.Cooperate actively in the promotion of the safety program of the
14.Accept general responsibility for the supervising and for the
disciplining of students in the building and on the grounds.
15.Give special attention to students whose attendance and
achievement records are unsatisfactory.
16.Help to promote and to supervise an effective program of extra
17.Work with counselors, visiting teachers, homebound teachers and
the school nurses in problems with which they are concerned.
18.Transmit to the Principal, in an effective manner, the opinions
and suggestions of pupils and teachers.
19.Prepare, at the direction of the Principal, any official reports
which are required of him/her.
20.Perform routine office and clerical work as delegated by the
21.Process requisitions for supplies and equipment.
22.Keep inventories of textbooks and supplies.
23.Prepare administrative bulletins.
24.Prepare referrals for student personnel services (e.g., health,
student adjustment services, suspensions).
25.Check pupil attendance.
26.Work with staff members in seeing that school property is not
misused or damaged.
27.Assist the Principal in disseminating school information
concerning school policies and practices to students, parents and
28.Represent the school in community functions in place of the
29.Hold parental conferences as required regarding such activities
as: PTA, scholarship drives and public performances.
30.Perform other duties delegated by the Principal.
Position Reports to: The Principal of the Arthur D. Healey
NOTE: Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.
Resumes that are emailed or mailed will not be considered.
Should you need assistance with the online application process,
please contact the Human Resources Office at 617-625-6600 ext
The Somerville Public Schools does not discriminate in its
programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on
the basis of race, color, age, religion, disability, pregnancy,
home status, marital/civil union status, sex/gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, place of birth,
national origin, ancestry, cultural identity, genetics or military
status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or
bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans
individuals' dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Job Category : Administrator > Assistant
Employer Description Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the
themes that characterize the instructional services, departments
and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.
Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the
realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and
emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers
and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge,
skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their
lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative
instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville
Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with
organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for
Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University. Learn more
about us... Location Description The Healey School is an innovative
participatory learning community. Academic competence is highly
valued, and we believe that children learn best in a joyful,
creative environment, one in which their natural curiosity,
imagination and thinking are encouraged. Our curriculum is based on
thematic, project based learning, designed to engage children's
interest and best efforts. We are committed to an educational
program that recognizes the importance of community in the lives of
children. Three aspects of our program are evidence of this
Creative Arts: Participating in writing, dance, music, theater,
film/video and visual art are vital and integral parts of our
curriculum. The arts are essential to learning, a way for children
to "represent" the world around them and celebrate who they are as
individuals and as a community.
Effective Community Service: Inspiring a life-long sense of civic
participation, openness, caring and responsibility is an integral
part of our school culture. Students apply academic skills and
critical thinking as they develop, implement, and evaluate service
learning projects at all grade levels.
Family Involvement: Families who join our school community become
committed partners in their children's education, both supportive
of and supported by our dedicated staff. Parents and students are
encouraged to be active participants in the governance of our
school. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and
learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race,
color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity,
sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of
birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political
affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and
required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit
retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and
harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity
investigation. Job Requirements
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