Assistant Principal MS/HS

Category:  School Leadership
Job Function:  Administration-School Assistant Principal
Department:  Crabapple Middle

Year Assistant Principal Pool Timeline
Application Open till: 06/01/2023 
Pool Interviews: ENTER Month Year

Application windows are subject to change based on district need and system changes.

Format and capacity of Pool Interviews will depend on current CDC guidelines in addition to FCS policies and procedures.


The Assistant Principal is a member of the school leadership team.  This role supports the Principal in providing the instructional and organizational leadership of our K-12 schools.  The role serves as the school’s advocate and works with all stakeholders to create a common vision for the school that best positions the school for success and engages students and their community.  The Assistant Principal also works with others to develop and execute a school improvement plan and allocates resources to continually improve student achievement.  The Assistant Principal is also committed to building a talented instructional team and working with the Principal to ensure a safe, engaging learning environment for all students.

Essential Duties

  • Drives instructional excellence
  • Participates in the supervision and evaluation of professional and classified personnel
  • Builds an environment that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Manages school financial, physical, and personnel resources to support optimal instruction
  • Serves as school’s advocate and regularly communicates with all stakeholders
  • Manages diverse opinions, ideologies, and expertise to achieve school vision and objectives
  • Conducts routine administrative duties as assigned by the Principal
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Master’s Degree in Education or a related field


Must hold a Tier I or II Georgia Leadership Certification or hold a qualifying out of state Leadership Certification
Will also consider, if valid, a renewable T5 or higher Teaching Certification with passing scores on the GACE Leadership Ethics Test
Must enroll in a leadership program that leads to Georgia Tier I certification within one year of hire
Must complete a leadership program that leads to Georgia Tier I Leadership certification within three years of hire

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years of certified school experience required; Experience as a classroom teacher at the applicable grade level preferred


  • Ability to relate to a wide variety of people and to observe, listen, and provide leadership which results in the best possible teaching and learning atmosphere
  • Good decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate program goals and initiatives
  • Ability to exercise strict confidence in handling sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Working Conditions

  • Normal office and school environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office and school environment
Posting ID:  27283

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