Administration-School Assistant Principal - Assistant Principal-Elementary, Middle, High

Fulton County Board Of Education Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Join the Fulton County Schools

Leadership Team as an Assistant Principal

Great schools start with a great principal. We view the assistant principal role as the apprenticeship for the principal role. As the leader of the school, we expect our assistant principals to inspire their teachers and motivate their students to be the best.

Our assistant principals come from the best colleges and universities in the nation, and like you, they want to be associated with a school system that earned its reputation for excellence. We challenge our assistant principals, just as we challenge our students. We hold them accountable for results, and in return, pay them a good salary, provide outstanding benefits and offer leadership development opportunities.

Are you up for the challenge? Are you ready to become an instructional leader? Then we invite you to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Principal is a member of the school leadership team. This role supports the principal in providing the instructional and organizational leadership of our K-12 schools. This role serves as the school's advocate and works with all stakeholders to create a common vision for the school that best positions the school for success and engages students and their community. The assistant principal also works with others to develop and execute a school improvement plan and allocates resources to continually improve student achievement. The assistant principal is also committed to building a talented instructional team and working with the principal to ensure a safe, engaging learning environment for all students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives instructional excellence

  • Participates in the supervision and evaluation of professional and classified personnel

  • Builds an environment that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement

  • Manages school financial, physical and personnel resources to support optimal instruction

  • Serves as school's advocate and regularly communicates with all stakeholders

  • Manages diverse opinions, ideologies, and expertise to achieve school vision and objectives

  • Conducts routine administrative duties as assigned by the principal


  • Ability to relate to a wide variety of people and to observe, listen, and provide leadership which results in the best possible teaching and learning atmosphere

  • Good decision-making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate program goals and initiatives

  • Ability to exercise strict confidence in handling sensitive information

Required Experience and Certification Level:

  • Must hold/be eligible* for Georgia provisional or clear renewable Tier 1 Leadership Certification (minimum of L5 Certificate)

  • Eligibility to pursue a Georgia provisional or clear renewable Tier 1 Leadership Certification includes a satisfactory GACE Educational Leadership score which serves as evidence of pursuit of a Tier 1 L5 or L6 certificate

  • Minimum 3 years of certified school experience; experience as a classroom teacher at the applicable grade level preferred

  • Master's Degree in Education is required

Salary Information:

  • Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 8 years (Step 9) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule C-220 (Elementary and Middle) or C-225 (High), Principal/Assistant Scale, Step 1 - Step 8.

Completed Application Will Contain:

  • Submitted application

  • Resume

  • Uploaded GACE Leadership scores (a full GACE Educational Leadership Assessment result) or a current out-of-state Leadership Certification equivalent

To understand our district's geography and organization, review the map of school locations and description of our Learning Communities organizational model.


This posting is for Assistant Principal Pool candidates interested in being considered during a future selection round, for active and potential vacancies to be filled as needed. To apply, click on APPLY at the top of this page to complete an application. You MUST indicate the Position Desired section (Assistant Principal-Elementary, Assistant Principal-Middle, and/or Assistant Principal-High) and you MUST indicate the Location Desired section by indicating those schools which you are interested in. Applications are reviewed periodically based on staffing conditions and other factors.

Visit the Leadership Selection area on our Careers page to learn more about the district's leadership selection model and process.

You are strongly encouraged to apply early.

About Fulton County Schools

The Fulton County School System is the fourth largest school district and the largest Charter System in Georgia. With a focus on student achievement and a commitment to continual improvement and innovation, Fulton has earned a reputation as a premier school system. This long history of excellence is evidenced by the many state and national honors bestowed on Fulton's schools, staff and students.

If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.786 Cleveland Avenue, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30315, or phone 404-763-4585. TTY 1-800-255-0135.

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Administration-School Assistant Principal - Assistant Principal-Elementary, Middle, High

Fulton County Board Of Education