Assistant Principal - Universal Companies
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal of Climate & Culture
Job Location: Universal Vare Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Universal Vare Charter School is looking for an Assistant Principal of Climate and Culture to: 
  • Build and own knowledge of proficiency with effective implementation of the school culture model through a continuous cycle of observation, feedback, and coaching.
  • Model how to build strong, mutually respectful, culturally competent relationships with students and families and support the team to do the same. Organize and present school wide culture data and respond accordingly to ensure fidelity of implementation of the School Culture model. Provide high quality school-wide professional development designed to build proficiency around positive classroom culture and teacher mindset. Lead attendance improvement initiatives. Implement a Positive Behavior and Intervention Support program. Acts strategically, leveraging data and supports appropriately by reviewing student data, identifying opportunities to improve, and building a response plan.
  • Develop and implement school culture routines designed to promote positive student behavior.
  • Foster positive building climate.
  • Assist in managing, evaluating, and implementing clear and effective procedures for the operation and functioning of the school and discipline systems.
  • Drive fidelity of systems throughout the school, including behavior management, attendance, and modes of operations.
  • Evaluate the behavior program and the performance of professional staff.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. as required for self-improvement and the improvement of the educational program in the building.
  • Assist teachers in their contacts with parents.
  • Meet with parents and community groups.
  • Conduct detentions.
  • Attend school events and activities.
  • Help to coordinate the maintenance for the building.
  • Problem solve crisis situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Pennsylvania Certification as Secondary School Principal or Principal K-12.
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching/administrative experience.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends and procedures of staff supervision.
Universal Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. The qualifications listed above are guidelines, other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job may be considered. 

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