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RCS seeking High School Assistant Principal

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central Schools are seeking candidates for a High School Assistant Principal. Apply at

Please note application deadline of August 23, 2019.

Assistant Principal Informational Search Flyer

What are we looking for in our high school assistant principal?

The successful candidate will be:

  • Courageous and will persevere when managing uncertainty, competing initiatives and the politics of change
  • Compassionate, fair, judicious and equitable; acting with cultural competence and responsiveness
  • Insightful and understanding of backgrounds and cultures of all students and staff
  • Passionate about achieving outcomes envisioned for each student
  • Well-spoken and ready to cultivate and advocate for core values
  • Supportive of students, faculty and staff
  • Focused on child-centered education
  • Positive in thought and action
  • A connection for families

The successful candidate must:

  • Act ethically and professionally
  • Ensure each student is treated fairly and respectfully
  • Deliver actionable, frequent feedback about student conduct
  • Promote student academic success, love of learning, and healthy sense of self
  • Develop and provide the school as a resource for families and the community
  • Advocate for the needs and priorities of students, families and the community
  • Appraise and establish systems that support students’ social-emotional learning
  • Contribute to achieving the vision, fulfilling the mission and promoting the core values of the school
  • Build and sustain mutually beneficial partnerships with both public and private sectors to promote school improvement and student learning
  • Assess and develop the capacity of staff to ensure instructional practice that is intellectually challenging and authentic to student experiences
  • Administer systems for fair and equitable management of conflict among students, faculty and staff, leaders, families and community
  • Design and implement effective scheduling and assessment practices
  • Encourage faculty-initiated improvement of programs and instruction, taking the time to value and encourage staff members’ professional expertise
  • Educate staff, students and families

Find out more about our district here.