Assistant Principal

CHATTANOOGA GIRLS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 20, 2022

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is seeking an Assistant Principal to join its team of
education professionals.

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is a single gender, small learning community for girls
in grades 6-12. The college preparation curriculum is centered on Science, Technology,
Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). CGLA offers girls an accelerated and
integrated remediation approach that is intended to move them to proficient and advanced
levels within core academic subjects. A range of social supports that reflects girls’ social
development needs are integrated into the educational experience.

Job Overview:
This is an on-site, full-time, administrative position at CGLA 1802 Bailey Avenue in Chattanooga,
Tennessee. Primary role is supporting the school principal, school staff and overall school
community, in accordance with this position’s job duties, school mission and educational goals.
Some travel is required.

Salary and Benefits:
Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with credentials and experience, and
includes comprehensive benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and TCRS). Teachers
receive funds for supplies and materials, as well as a laptop computer.

Only certified applicants and those meeting the job posting qualifications and requirements
described below will be interviewed. We will accept applications any time, but please send
resume with cover letter via email by July 15, 2022 for first consideration for the 2022-2023
school year.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Assist with instructional leadership for the planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of
the educational program
• Work collaboratively with school principal, certified and classified staff and the school's total
• Supervise teachers, support staff, and departments as assigned by the principal
• Serve in the absence of the principal
• Assist the principal with the disaggregation of student test scores and reporting systems
• Assist the principal with the overall administration of the school                                                                   • Communicates with students, teachers, parents and community members using a variety of
mediums including technology
• Oversight of all Calling Post for parent and student communication
• Oversight of counseling employees
• Evaluate the effectiveness of instruction and individual teacher performance
• Coordinates and promotes professional growth plans and opportunities for faculty and staff
• Assist with New Teacher Induction and ongoing staff development program
• Assist with establishing a professional development plan faculty
• Provides leadership and oversight for co-curricular and extra-curricular programs, to include
athletic department
• Assist with horizontal and vertical articulation and curricular
• Works with teachers and parents to implement student interventions that differentiate
instruction based on student need
• Reviews curriculum development proposals
• Assist with Assessment Program
• Assist with monitoring school improvement goals as documented in the annual School
Improvement Plan
• Uses data to make decisions about curriculum, assessment, instruction and all school
improvement efforts
• Assist with establishing a culture of mutual respect and excellence through dialogue and
relationships with staff, students, central office administrators, and community members
• Develops, monitors, and evaluates programs to enhance positive school culture and climate.

• Assist with Master Schedule and Staff Supervision Schedule
• Assist with building operations and maintenance
• Interprets Board of Education and central office policies and procedures Maintains student
handbook and building procedures
• Responsible for student management, attendance and discipline                                                                  • Assist with the inventory, purchase, and organization of textbooks and supplies
• Assist with vendor and service contracts
• Coordinates building level crisis plan

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Endorsement Code {441} Instructional Leadership - Aspiring, {442} Instructional Leadership -
Beginning, {443} Instructional Leadership - Professional, {444} Instructional Leadership –

Additional Job Information Qualifications/Requirements:
· Valid TN teaching license required.
· Must currently hold or be immediately eligible for a TN ILL-B (Beginning Administrator
License) or ILLA/Professional Administrator License.

· Minimum 5 years successful classroom teaching experience verifiable by evaluations
and positive recommendations from current supervisor.
· Minimum 2 years successful experience in assistant principal role preferred and/or
(team leader/department or grade chair/academic coach/principals’ chain of
command/technology contact/athletic director/etc.).
· Must submit a letter of recommendation from supervisor.
· Knowledge of and the ability to assist with the implementation of IDEA regulations at
the school level.
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
· Availability for staff training in the Teacher Evaluation Framework prior to the opening
of school and other state-mandated evaluation training as required.
· Willingness to participate in required professional growth activities.
· Willingness to work productively in diverse school settings.
· Willingness to supervise extracurricular activities.

CGLA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.