Interim Assistant Principal - K - Gr. 2 - Falmouth Elementary School (Anticipated)

Falmouth Public Schools | Falmouth, ME

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Posted Date 8/11/2017

Falmouth Elementary School seeks a dynamic, student-centered educator with a primary focus on kindergarten, first and second grades.  The Assistant Principal works closely with students, staff, district leadership, and community members to promote a quality elementary school experience for ALL students.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in elementary school teaching, administrative and/or academic leadership, relationship building, curriculum development, assessment of student learning, facilitation of faculty professional development, and student discipline.  We encourage candidates with excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills to explore this outstanding professional opportunity.


JOB SUMMARY: The FES Assistant Principal shall have the following responsibilities for the grade level assignments:


Instructional Leader:


  • Assist the Principal with supervision and evaluation of staff

  • Attend grade level team meetings if the Principal has a scheduling conflict

  • Support/assist with professional development planning for staff

  • Co-facilitate staff meetings/professional development time

  • Interview, recommend and support substitute teachers

  • Assist with interview/hiring process for staff

  • Assist with supporting new teachers

  • Attend IEPs as administrative representative

  • Facilitate 504 meetings as building administrator


Organizational Leader:


  • Assume responsibility for the operation of the building in the absence of the Principal

  • Handle daily discipline of students’ office referrals and PBIS support

  • Communicate with parents and students in a respectful and timely manner concerning school discipline incidents

  • Keep the Principal informed of any student, staff or facility issues that arise in the daily operation of the school; field parent phone calls regarding student concerns

  • Meet with CORE (Principal, Assistant Principals, Instructional Strategist) members on a weekly basis

  • Work with the Student Centered Team to support student needs

  • Complete necessary reports


Managerial Leader:


  • Assist the Principal with the school budget process

  • Review, refine and implement the Crisis Plan for the building

  • Work with the School Resource Officer on school-related issues

  • Assist with review and development of staff and student handbooks

  • Assist with the scheduling process

  • Assist with the class placement of students

  • Provide administrative coverage at co-curricular events, as needed

  • Develop and administer teacher duty rosters

  • Provide supervision while maintaining visibility in building, including the cafeteria, and on the playground


*In addition to the above primary responsibilities, the Principal may assign others as needed.  The Assistant Principal reports directly to the principal and will receive regular, timely evaluations.




  • Certification as an Assistant Principal/Principal is required.

  • Teaching and leadership experience as the elementary school level preferred

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package included.

This posting will be open until a suitable candidate is found.  

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Address58 Woodville Road
Falmouth Elementary School
Falmouth, ME 04105