- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $85,292.00-$98,256.00 Yearly
An Assistant Principal is educational administrative work assisting the principal of an educational program at one of the facilities operated by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Employees in this classification supervise teachers. Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Principal or other educational administrator at the treatment center.
The work of this class may require travel to various locations for events such as field trips, workshops, seminars and recreational activities. Students may be disruptive or abusive and may require remedial training.
Assistant Principal is differentiated from Teacher Supervisor in that Teacher Supervisor performs a combination of supervisory and classroom teaching duties while Assistant Principals do not teach in the classroom. Assistant Principal is differentiated from Principal in that the Principal is responsible for the administration of the educational program while Assistant Principal assists the Principal.
Assists the principal with the administration of the educational program at the facility in the following areas: providing instructional leadership; preparing the budget; training, evaluating, recruiting and hiring instructional staff; determining curricula; oversight of admission/dismissal policies; and planning, organizing and directing the educational program;
Supervises teachers aides and other instructional and support staff;
May have primary responsibility for one part of the educational program, such as the residential treatment program or the day treatment program;
Cooperates with treatment staff and provides student progress reports to staff and family members;
Assesses emergency and crisis situations, makes appropriate contacts and referrals and provides interim emergency medical and other assistance as necessary until specialized assistance is available;
Performs other related duties.
Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.
Experience: Fours years of experience providing classroom instruction to students.
Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Human Resources classifications or Education and Training, Human Resources Officer, Instructor, or Education Officer specialty codes in the education or training field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.