Assists the building principal in directing and coordinating educational, administrative, and counseling activities consistent with the charge of improving student achievement by performing the following duties as requested by the principal.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops and evaluates the Standards Aligned System (SAS) and Resiliency to ensure conformance with state standards with direction from the principal.
Develops and coordinates educational programs through meetings with staff, review of teachers' activities, and issuance of directives with direction from the principal.
Confers with teachers, students, and parents concerning educational and behavioral problems in school.
Insures proper placement of students within the overall educational program.
Oversees design, and implementation of projects and programs that will meet the specific needs of students including those with disabilities.
Plans, organizes, and supervises the implementation of all school activities.
Coordinates the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of curricula with the assistance of appropriate district facilitators and administrators.
Provides supervision and evaluation to both professional and support staff.
Supervises building discipline, student, faculty, and staff attendance, and class schedules, cumulative records, and grade reporting ensuring that all are consistent with district policies and regulations.
Establishes and maintains relationships with colleges, community organizations, and other schools to coordinate educational services.
Requisitions and allocates supplies, equipment, and instructional material as needed.
Plans and directs building maintenance.
Administers educational programs for students with special needs.
Reads, analyzes, and interprets professional journals, studies of best practices, and federal, state, and local regulations.
Writes reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals and memoranda.
Presents information and responds to questions from groups of faculty, support staff, students, parents, and the general public.
Supervises extracurricular programs and evaluates these programs by regular attendance at these events.
Computes pupil/teacher ratios, percentages, and interprets bar graphs and other data pertinent to educational leadership.
Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions.
Interprets a variety of technical instructions written or in diagram form, which deals with abstract and concrete variables.
Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the principal.
1. Hold a valid and current Pennsylvania Certificate as a K-12 Principal or Secondary Principal.
2. Master’s degree with a major in educational leadership, educational supervision, or a related field.
3. Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34, 114, and 151).
4. Five (5) or more years experience in public education, including secondary and/or elementary school instruction, preferably in an urban, turnaround, and/or high-needs environment.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards Aligned System (SAS) and Resiliency.
6. Knowledge of and flexibility in the use of computers and software programs typically used in school administration.
7. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
8. Such additional or alternatives to the above qualifications as the Allentown Board of Directors and Superintendent may determine appropriate and acceptable.
Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Internal Number: 404
About Allentown School District
The richness of The Allentown School District's diversity is strengthened by its central role in educating our students for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the culturally responsive, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. There are twenty-five academic buildings throughout the city.