1 edition of Role of the assistant principal found in the catalog.
Role of the assistant principal
by Phi Delta Kappa, Center on Evaluation, Development, and Research in Bloomington, IN
Written in English
|Statement||[Catherine Marshall, editor]|
|Series||Hot topics series, Hot topics series|
|Contributions||Marshall, Catherine, Phi Delta Kappa. Center on Evaluation, Development, and Research|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||285 p. :|
|Number of Pages||285|
Historically, the role of the assistant principal has been hard to define because of the ambiguity and variations of the duties performed from one to school to another. In fact, Marshall et al. () characterized the assistant principal’s role as often “ ill-defined, inconsistent, and at times incoherent” (p. 7). The role of the assistant principal is a great deal more complex than most can conceive at first glance. As administrator you move from one thing to another in record time. Most of your day is not planned by you. You are responding to calls on the phone & the radio, potential disruptions to safety, impromptu visits and complaints.
What is the role? The Assistant Principal is a senior managerial grade in the Civil Service. The role is extremely diverse, citizen driven and very rewarding. The exact nature of the role varies depending on the sector and Department/Office in which the vacancy arises. For further information on this topic, pick up Principal Kafele’s newest book, The ASPIRING Principal Critical Questions for New and Future School Leaders (ASCD, ) at and be on the lookout for his June, release, The ASSISTANT Principal Critical Questions for Meaningful Leadership and Professional Growth.
A great assistant principal will actively seek ways to improve his/her position. This can be accomplished through off-site professional development, book studies, and peer mentoring. Since we are in the business to educate, it is critical that our actions reflect the need for all adults to be lead-learners and always willing to grow and learn. This edited book highlights the importance and complexity of the assistant principalship. As noted in all the chapters, the assistant principal is a critical partner in creating a professional learning community that serves all students well.
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"As the academic and social expectations of the principal change, the role of the assistant principal in regards to required knowledge, skills, and instructional leadership has changed This book would be valuable in an Introduction to Leadership class, and I would recommend it to current and aspiring administrators."Cited by: 1.
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The questions that Kafele asks you to consider will aid you as you hone your leadership skills toward becoming an effective leader in your school. See the book's table of contents and read excerpts. Share This Page. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Role of the assistant principal.
Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa, Center on Evaluation, Development, and Research, . THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL) DESCRIBES THE ROLE of the assistant principal as aiding the principal in the overall administration of the school--such a simple description for a job filled with complexity.
Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: NASSP's Council on the Assistant Principalship. ISBN: OCLC Number: assistant principals, and I have discov-ered many differences in our roles. There are the traditional tasks typically assigned to assistant principals that involve managing textbooks, handling discipline, and coordinating buses.
Most of us are also involved in the formal classroom observation process, where we observe teachers and provide feedback. by assistant principal. The Pearson Correlation highlighted that the only nonsignificant correlation between ideal and actual competency tasks was found in the area of Leadership in Staff Personnel.
In conclusion, this study indicated that assistant principals are not adequately prepared to transition to the role of principal. Assistant principals often have to deal with heated situations between students, parents, and teachers. Tact and diplomacy can go a long way towards. Yes, all the other roles and responsibilities of a school principal are important.
But a positive school culture is imperative. It is the deliberate decision by the principals I studied to focus their time on creating a positive school culture that enables the other areas (e.g., designing instruction for student. Long considered an under-appreciated and under-utilized position, the role of the assistant principal is finally getting the attention and respect it : Jeffrey Glanz.
Short years ago, the assistant-to-principal was closely asso- ciated with clerical chores, with emphasis on such items as checking rollbooks, stamps, and textbooks.
The role of assistant principal is one of the least researched and discussed topics in professional journals and books on educational leadership.
The ambiguity of the role allows for the ineffective use of this position and makes it a particularly difficult role to fulfill.
What is the Role of a Principal and an Assistant Principal. When interviewing for any position in education, you may be asked to describe the roles of both the principal and the vice principal in the school community.
If you are applying to become one of these positions, then the interviewers will want to make sure you understand the ins and outs of the job. THE ROLE OF THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL IN JUNIOR HIGH MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Download The Role Of The Assistant Principal In Junior High Middle Schools In Southern California ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.
Click Download or Read Online button to THE ROLE OF THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL IN JUNIOR HIGH MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA book. The role of assistant principal is one of the least researched and discussed topics in professional journals and books on educational leadership.
The ambiguity of the role allows for the ineffective use of this position and makes it a particularly difficult role to fulfill. This book can be used as a guide for practicing assistant principals Cited by: The Assistant Principal: Essentials for Effective School Leadership, is a combination guidebook and reference book aimed toward developing the role of the assistant principal as an integral position within school administration.
It is intended to provide guidance for teachers preparing to become assistant principals, assistant principals preparing to be principals, and current. Unique issues highlighted within include Policy concerns in the assistant principal role The assistant as gateway to upper administrative mobility.
You’re an Assistant Principal. Whatever your status—the sole AP in your school, one of two or more APs in your school, a career AP.
ing the position of assistant principal can elevate the person, and whatever posi-tion the person holds, to a much higher plateau in the organization.
In other words, a person does not have to be in a leadership position to be a leader, as will be discussed in other sections throughout this book. Such a person should not beFile Size: KB. The assistant principal plays a key role in school success but research suggests there are differences between principals and assistant principals in their perceptions of their : Jeffrey Glanz.
In a year of constant interactions with assistant principals from across the country, I have come to realize that the role of the assistant principal cannot be clearly defined.
Some assistant principals focus their time on one element of the school, such as student discipline, staff development, student activities, or community involvement.The assistant principal knows the processes, procedures, and culture and is crucial to the success of the incoming head of school or principal, especially in cases in which little communication has occurred between the former and future heads of school.