Interim Assistant Principal

Kittery School District | Kittery, ME

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Posted Date 7/11/2019

(One-Year Only for 2019-20 School Year)

Shapleigh School
Kittery School District
Kittery, Maine

The Kittery School District is seeking an Interim Assistant Principal (one-year only) for the 2019-20 school year at Shapleigh School, which serves approximately 415 students in grades 4 – 8.  This opening is for a certified building administrator (Maine Department of Education certification 050 or 055) to serve as an educational leader to assist the Principal with the implementation of Proficiency-Based Learning, the Educator Effectiveness model, and the general day-to-day operations of the school.  Excellent communication and collaboration skills are required for this position since the successful candidate will work with administrators, teachers, support staff, families, and students to create a welcoming and safe learning environment for all.  Successful teaching experience within the grade span of 4 – 8 is preferred.  The individual will serve on the building leadership team, and will work with staff on meeting building / District-level commitments.  The Assistant Principal, in conjunction with the Principal, will be responsible for the daily oversight and organization of the building, including assuming primary responsibility in the absence of the Principal. The successful candidate may apply for the permanent assistant principal position for the 2020-21 school year which will be posted winter, 2020.

Shapleigh School is one of three schools in the Kittery School District.  The District is committed to the full implementation of a proficiency-based learning model of teaching, learning, and assessing.  The school currently has a professional teaching staff of 46 teachers and support staff of 22.  In addition to one full-time principal, Shapleigh School has one full-time assistant principal, two full-time school counselors, and one full-time school nurse. 

Start Date:  August 19, 2019

Submit all required materials no later than Friday, July 26, 2019

Required Application Materials:
Completed Applitrack Application
Cover Letter

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application; Official transcripts will be required upon job offer.
A copy of current certification
3 current letters of reference

Letters of reference must be dated, signed, and written within the last 3 years

Internal candidates may apply by submitting application packet to Human Resources that includes the following:
Current Resume
Cover Letter
Copy of current certification
3 current letters of reference (dated, signed, and written within the last 3 years)

The Kittery School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Kittery Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability.  The Kittery School District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees.  Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.

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