Partnerships to Uplift Communities (also known as PUC Schools) is comprised of a non-profit network of public charter schools designed to significantly increase high school graduation rates, college entrance and college graduation rates for underserved students in North East Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.
Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that promote college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.
The ideal Assistant Principal believes in, and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their leadership, reflection, execution of school culture and collaboration to ensure student success. This individual exhibits this through supporting the Principal with student & parent relations, managing classified staff, supporting instruction, successfully implementing testing and school operations.
Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:
Students & Parents
- Plan and attend school events, such as “back to school night”, parent meetings, etc.
- Collaborate with respective parties (parents, students, etc.) to coordinate school events such as dances, fundraisers, etc.
- Manage all student discipline matters, such as coordinating parent meetings ensuring the procedures are in compliance with district, legal and PUC policies
- Coordinate field trips
- Coordinate student support systems
- Coordinate the student recruitment process
- Actively engage and collaborate with parents to ensure parent participation
- Supervise, evaluate, set and monitor growth plans for classified staff
- Collaborate and participate in classroom “Learning Walks” and observations
- Assist with facilitation of staff meetings
- Collaborate with the Principal on the design and delivery of PD
- Assist with preparation of school schedule
- Oversee the Special Ed and After School program
- Attend IEP meetings in the absence of the Principal
- Ensure all demographic data is accurately entered into Power School
- Ensure all testing materials are ordered
- Coordinate internal assessment including the MAP and Math Assessments
- Ensure all purchases and decisions are made within budget
- Advise the Principal on purchases
- Review the status of the budget on a regular basis
- Approve all invoices prior to sending them to the office for payment
- Lead all fundraising events
- Attend budget related meetings and trainings
- Ensure an adequate number of supplies are maintained
- Ensure staff works budgeted hours
- Ensure attendance procedures are adhered to and lunch counts are accurate
- Attend all meetings and trainings related to operations
- Ensure the school is clean and safe of any hazards
- Work with the Operations team to address any facility needs such as repairs or new equipment
- Work with the IT team to address any technological needs or repairs
- Ensure the school is in compliance with risk management rules
- Ensure timesheets are accurate and turned in on time
- Work with HR for all new hires and terminations
- Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
- This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.