Assistant Principal

Job Locations US-CA-Sylmar
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/26/2018 4:27 PM)
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School Leadership



Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students.
Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high-quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.
Job Purpose
The ideal Assistant Principal wholeheartedly believes in and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through supporting the Principal with student & parent relations, managing classified staff, supporting instruction, successfully implementing testing and school operations.


Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

Students & Parents

  • Plan and attend school events, such as back to school night, parent meetings, etc.
  • Collaborate with respective parties (parents, students, etc.) to coordinate school events such as dances, fundraisers, etc.
  • Manage all student discipline matters, such as coordinating parent meetings ensuring the procedures are in compliance with district, legal and PUC policies.
  • Coordinate field trips.
  • Coordinate student support systems.
  • Coordinate the student recruitment process .
  • Actively engage and collaborate with parents to ensure parent participation.

Classified Staff

  • Supervise the classified staff.
  • Evaluate classified staff, set and monitor growth plans.

Supporting Instruction

  • Collaborate and participate in classroom “Learning Walks” and observations.
  • Assist with facilitation of staff meetings.
  • Collaborate with the Principal on the design and delivery of PD.
  • Assist with preparation of school schedule.
  • Oversee the Special Ed and After School program.
  • Attend IEP meetings in the absence of the Principal.


  • Ensure all demographic data is accurately entered into Power School.
  • Ensure all testing materials are ordered.
  • Coordinate internal assessment including the MAP and Math Assessments.
  • Finances
  • Ensure all purchases and decisions are made within budget.
  • Advise the Principal on purchases.
  • Review the status of the budget on a regular basis. Approve all invoices prior to sending them to the office for payment.
  • Lead all fundraising events.
  • Attend budget related meetings and trainings.
  • Ensure an adequate number of supplies are maintained.
  • Ensure staff works budgeted hours.


  • Ensure attendance procedures are adhered to and lunch counts are accurate.
  • Attend all meetings and trainings related to operations.
  • Ensure the school is clean and safe of any hazards.
  • Work with the Operations team to address any facility needs such as repairs or new equipment.
  • Work with the IT team to address any technological needs or repairs.
  • Ensure the school is in compliance with risk management rules.
  • Ensure timesheets are accurate and turned in on time.
  • Work with HR for all new hires and terminations.


  • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards are essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. 


Qualifications: Experience, Education & Skills

  • 5+ years teaching experience at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving urban schools, increase student achievement and a passion for education reform.
  • Master’s degree & Administrative credential preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience (department chair, Assistant Principal, Dean, etc.).
  • Proven leadership and team building skills.
  • Detail-oriented, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary depending upon experience. Minimum salary $85,000
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, and life)
  • Voluntary benefits are offered to all employees
  • 403b Retirement Plan option


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