Middle School Assistant Principal of Culture

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Middle School Assistant Principal of Culture

Posted date
November 22, 2019
School level

Washington, DC

Employment Type
Full time / part time

Middle School Assistant Principal of Culture

The Assistant Principal of Culture drives the school-wide vision for positive, values-driven culture. They are the school-based owner of reactive discipline, and work to ensure that all adults and students in the school building uphold the Two Rivers culture vision through consistent implementation of structures and systems. The Assistant Principal of Culture reports to the Principal.


-School Culture and Student Character
-Leads and facilitates spirit and structure of Crew; works closely with teachers to plan effectively for Crew
-Plans and leads professional development for teachers on Two Rivers vision for school culture and student character
-Coaches teachers and staff to promote the belief in equitable practices of behavior responses
-Ensures that students, teachers, and families have a deep understanding of Two Rivers Scholarly Habits and of structures such as Community Meeting and Crew
-Leads school culture data analysis with the school leadership team to celebrate, problem solve, and address data
-Leads the Student Ambassador Program, shadow days, and Summer Bridge for sixth through eighth grades
-Monitors weekly Community Meetings to ensure that they are high-quality and promote student ownership, student voice, and pride in learning and supports teachers and students in delivering high-quality --Community Meetings
-Participate in school leadership team meetings and share in the duties of running the middle school campus

-Family Engagement-

-Supports belief that families are key partners in the education of their child, makes families feel welcome, and engages them actively in the life of Two Rivers
-Encourages and supports all families to participate in school events through multiple strategies
-Collects and analyzes data on family participation and makes action plans to ensure maximum involvement
-Works with teachers to ensure a pattern of positive, regular communication with families
-Develops and leads regular events to engage families and to elicit their feedback on school culture

-Student Behavior-
-Coaches teachers in Two Rivers belief that school discipline is framed in terms of becoming a self-directed learner
-Works closely and effectively with students who have behavioral challenges
-Meets regularly with school counselor and student support coordinator to monitor plans to support students
-Oversees and owns proactive and reactive student discipline systems
-Participates in Student Support Team meetings when there is a behavioral, emotional, or attendance issue
-Communicates with families about positive and negative student behaviors and consequences

-Administrative Duties-

-Works with Operations team to communicate with families about absences and tardies and creates action plans for families when there are concerns
-Works with Two Rivers Homeless Liaison to ensure that students who are experiencing homelessness get their needs met