Assistant Principal

This position is for the 2021-2022 School Year.

“At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago, we ignite our students’ Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.”

The Assistant Principal supports the Sager School Principals in the administration, organization, safety, supervision and educational leadership of the school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In coordination with the Building Principals, the Assistant Principal:
Demonstrates commitment to student achievement, school improvement, and professional development.
Has strong leadership qualities and excellent interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to use and understand the role of data in a school environment.
*Ability to lead teachers through conversations about using data to inform decisions.
*Familiarity with conducting data-based decisions.
Knowledge and prior application of current information, theory and research in education.
Commitment to innovation and creativity.
Provides a positive learning climate in the school by establishing, enforcing and maintaining appropriate student behavior standards and guidelines.
Experience implementing a school-wide discipline program
*Leads teachers through professional development related to student behavior and developmental milestones.
*Supports teachers through creating a classroom environment that reflects the tenets of Responsive Classroom and Collaborative Problem
*Facilitates Schechter’s discipline policy.
*Cultivate and sustain positive relationships with families, staff, and students.
*Supervises the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, and works with the main office for follow-up actions.
Ensures efficient and effective performance of assigned staff within Schechter human resources policies and procedures by assigning, supervising, and scheduling the work of assigned staff.
*Support substitute coordinator in ensuring classrooms are appropriately staffed.
*Supervise permanent substitutes.
*Advises, assists, and trains employees as necessary. Participates in the selection of new employees and makes recommendations
regarding the hiring, discipline, transfer and termination of employees.
*Supports teachers who facilitate student clubs.
*Coordinates the supervision of students.
*Responsible for co-creating the duty schedule and supervises teachers on duty.
*Be present at duties to be visible to all students and staff on a daily basis, form relationships with students, and ensure safety.
*Coordinates special schedules and ensures staff and student participation.
*Coordinate safety drills for the school.

Qualification Requirements

The employee shall possess the equivalent of a Master's Degree; completion of a leadership preparation program through an accredited university or college; successful completion of State proficiency exams; and possess/maintain appropriate licensure through the State of Illinois.

Hold a valid Professional Educator License, with General Administrative endorsement

Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring

Maintains professional competence through in-service and professional growth activities.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Other Benefits: Competitive pay based on education and experience Medical Insurance and other benefits offered including paid sick time Opportunities and funding for ongoing professional development Supportive leadership and a welcoming community Culture of caring
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-05-14
  • Times this job has been viewed: 412 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Education - Other
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook , Illinois 60062


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