Minimum Education: Bachelors

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Website: www.fellowshipchristianschool.org/

Growth & Evaluation: Fellowship Christian School believes that a growth mindset is imperative to the educational experience. To underscore that belief, we separate growth and evaluation in order to encourage authentic growth and provide accurate feedback on employment expectations. Our Essential Expectations provide the foundational aspects we require to work at FCS. These Characteristics of Professional Excellence establish aspirational and attainable attributes that all employees should pursue in their professional growth while at Fellowship.

Summary Description: The Middle School Assistant Principal is a critical leadership position that supports the Middle School Principal in providing a school setting that partners with families to inspire academic curiosity, impeccable character and Christian leadership grounded in Biblical truth. This position joins the Middle School Principal in leading and supporting the Middle School faculty and staff in the delivery of instruction that produces students who live with purpose and lead with intent for God’s glory alone. 

Essential Functions

Administrative Support

  • Designee of the Middle School Principal
  • Assist the Middle School Principal in maintaining a collaborative learning community
  • Assist Middle School Principal in Essential Expectations of Middle School Faculty and Staff accountability
  • Collaborate with the Middle School Principal in supporting the professional development goals for the school
  • Meet and confer with students, parents, faculty and staff

Instructional Management

  • Assist the Middle School Principal in developing and maintaining an effective educational program consistent with State and Federal guidelines and the mission, policies and goals of the School
  • Assist the Middle School Principal in the oversight of curriculum implementation; and the regular review and research toward best practices
  • Prepare final exam logistics with Middle School Principal and SAS Department
  • Assist with Middle School test logistics and days (ERB, MAPS)
  • Collaborate with Middle School Principal, Nurse, teachers, parents, and counselors regarding student rebound plans
  • Explain and interpret the school’s curriculum / instructional goals and objectives to teachers, parents, students
  • Assist with student placement in academic and elective classes. 

Work Environment

  • Help conduct safety drills; respond to and supervise fire drills, lockdowns, and severe weather alerts pertinent to the Middle School
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all school rules, policies and expectations, and enforcement. 
  • Collaborate with Middle School Principal in order to maintain a safe learning environment
  • Make a constructive effort to protect all students from conduct detriment to learning, health or safety

Personnel Management

  • Collaborate with the Middle School Principal in maintaining and supporting Middle School faculty/staff culture
  • Support faculty and staff academically, spiritually and emotionally
  • Assist in the collaboration, support and accountability of Department Chairs/Grade Level Coordinators in their leadership roles
  • Assist in evaluation of teachers by setting expectations, collecting data, and providing feedback on a regular basis
  • Supervise teachers and departments as assigned by the principal
  • Assist teachers in developing effective learning/teaching strategies, Lesson plans, assessments and classroom management strategies

Student Management

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the orientation of new and returning students, making sure expectations, systems, rules and protocols are understood
  • Ensure student safety at all times and manage all potential risks
  • Serve as the primary person to handle disciplinary and behavioral issues in the middle school

School/Community Relations

  • Assist in leading in spiritual growth opportunities within the school
  • Support sponsors of Student Council, Honors Societies and Clubs
  • Attend performances, middle school events, athletic competitions and administrative functions, so as to maintain presence on campus and gain visibility as the Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Collaborate with Middle School Principal to build a positive culture throughout the middle school inclusive of staff, students and parents
  • Assist in communication with faculty and staff, parents and students
  • Assist in the planning of Middle School student and parent events
  • Assist with parent events and Open Houses.

Qualifications 

Spiritual

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrating evidence of continual spiritual growth
  • Belief and a strong passion for the mission of Fellowship Christian School

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree required in education administration or similar degree
  • Three to five years of experience in a similar position preferred
  • Extensive experience working with administrative responsibilities

Job Skills

  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional programs and practices for the middle school level student
  • Motivated self-starter, strategic thinker, with organization and initiative
  • Has expectation of excellence and a demonstrated interest in providing a high-quality student experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative, yet clear and decisive leadership style
  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with students, their families, and school personnel
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Solid working knowledge of technology support programs including Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc. 
  • Maintain a strict code of confidentiality in conversations with personnel, students and families

Physical 

  • Regularly required to listen, physically direct, and speak
  • Position requiring mobility, including bending, lifting (up to 25 lbs.), pushing, walking
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required including close vision, distant vision, color vision and depth perception
  • Must be capable of standing and/or sitting at a computer for extended periods of time, be capable of repetitive movements of wrists, hands and fingers
  • Must be capable of occasionally carrying and moving small objects

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  This job description reflects administration’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts administration’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

 

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