Assistant Principal - Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal of School Culture
Job Location: Gateway Science Academy South
Beginning: Jul 22, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63139
Telephone: 314-932-7513
Job Description:
Assistant Principal of School Culture (APSC)
  • Organizes assemblies or other programs, and invites guest speakers to foster a positive learning environment.
  • Establishes a Culture for Learning through interactions with students, families and staff
  • Actively engages and coaches other in the implementation of restorative practices.
  • Promotes a positive school-wide culture based on shared values and expectations for respectful interactions with regard to race, culture, sexual orientation, religion, SES, and other diversity factors.
  • establishes and manages a set of operating procedures and routines such as arrival, dismissal, etc.
  • uses effective monitoring and intervention strategies including proactive approaches.
  • Monitors and response to student behavior in a manner that is sensitive to individual student needs and respects the student's dignity.
  • takes leadership in establishing and maintaining a safe and orderly learning environment.
  • Conducts and evaluates safety procedures and continuously looks for ways to improve safety for student and staff.
  • Ensures safety equipment work properly and maintained on time.
  • Assumes responsibility for Safety signs being posted and consistent with the school safety plan.
  • Encourages and coach students to engage in positive interactions;
  • monitors effectiveness of school practices and their impact on student learning and behavior by periodically collecting, analyzing, and distributing relevant and accurate data.
  • Collects, accurately analyzes, distributes data to appropriate parties. Data analysis informs practice and decision making process.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Actively uses available channels of communication to share appropriate information, ideas, and strategies.
  • Responds to the needs of students, staff, and parents in a timely, systematic and effective way.
  • Knows, follows, and communicates school/district policies and procedures.
  • Communicates policies and procedures to the appropriate parties.
  • Leads from an asset-based lens, accepts and considers feedback, delegates tasks effectively, and provides updates; intervenes as necessary; and shows initiative.
  • Coach and mentor teachers in the area of classroom management, restorative practices and PBIS.
  • Observes and is aware of what is going on in the school and the immediate neighborhood, and uses this information to address current or potential problems.; makes effort to be visible within the building.
  • Makes decisions that are timely, consistent, and based on available information and sound reasoning while including the appropriate people in the process.
  • Monitors student attendance and develops strategies for improvement.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Possesses a knowledge of student rights, attendance policies, student behavior management, and regulations and procedures
  • Meets deadlines, prioritizes tasks, develops long term plans to meet goals, and is prepared for meetings.
  • Understands or is willing to learn charter school operations and skills specific to the job (e.g. software, equipment, etc.)
  • Computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and other tools (e.g. surveillance system, fire alarm system, and etc.).
  • Communicates to internal and external audiences in both oral and written forms
  • Establishes and welcomes communication with and among teachers, parents and students.
  • APC shall perform all other duties assigned by administrator/Principal.
Note: All interested candidates must contact Mrs. Wendy Gilliam, Principal at or contact school office at 314-669-9000

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