Assistant Principal - North Side Community School
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Asst Principal / Director of School Culture
Job Location: North Side Community School
Beginning: Jun 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: North Side Community School
St. Louis, MO 63115
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Assistant Principal/Director of School Culture Position:
The DSC will be at the forefront of character education. This person will develop a program aligned with our core values and help teachers teach strong positive habits. S/he is also responsible for making school fun for scholars, building excitement, and celebrating achievement. The DSC must also create that same type of culture for staff. The DSC is responsible for coordinating with other departments to celebrate and reward staff achievements. The DSC handles any behavior and attendance issue and supervises the counselor in order to prevent negative behaviors and promote strong attendance. The DSC is our liaison with parents and helps to build a positive relationship between all staff members and home.

Character Development
  • Plans for character development and creates daily opportunities for scholars to practice positive behaviors and to be acknowledged for its demonstration
  • Creates advisory lesson plans that help to build positive school culture
  • Proactively and restoratively deals with behavior issues
  • Proactively deals with attendance issues.
School Culture
  • Creates, monitors and supports strong school-wide norms, protocols, and procedures.
  • Plans and effectively communicates events that help to build staff and scholar culture like awards assemblies and morning motivational meetings.
  • Celebrates staff birthdays and makes each staff member feel seen and appreciated.
Family Liaison
  • Creates and hosts forums for parent partnerships.
  • Creates, supervises, and supports community service activities (One
    weekend a month)
  • Creates systems that bolsters communication with parents.
Skills & Characteristics:
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills are a must
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed but receptive to feedback
  • Must exemplify initiative, leadership, and tenacity
  • Must exemplify maturity, humility, and a strong work ethic
  • Strong moral sense and ability to hold others accountable
  • Must be flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Relentless – Doing whatever it takes to ensure success
  • Detail-oriented team player willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
Educational Background & Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • At least 3 years teaching and/or counseling/social work
We offer a generous compensation package including benefits.

Process - 3 Rounds:
Round 1(Dec 23 – Feb 21) • Application Reviews
Round 2 (Mar 23 – Mar 29) • Phone interview
Round 3 (Mar 30 – Apr 5) • LT Interview – Submit and present PD Plan, Staff and scholar Culture Plan, and be ready for role plays.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Send to with “Application – DSC– (Your Name)” in the subject line. Failure to use proper subject line may result in your application not being considered.

North Side Community School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying to the school. North Side Community School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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