We seek assistant principals (APs) who are passionate about curriculum, coaching, and culture. They inspire teachers to excel in their craft, and motivate students to achieve their highest potentials. APs provide instructional and administrative leadership to the teaching staff, oversee the implementation of the curriculum, coordinate assessments, and monitor students' academic performance. They also help shape and sustain the school's distinctive culture and ensure that students internalize the school's values and aspirations for academic excellence. The APs provide cultural leadership to the teaching staff and oversee the implementation of school-wide systems and procedures. In short, they help bring the Ascend mission to life.
The assistant principal role is an ideal opportunity for a collaborative and flexible thinker to play a leadership role in growing and shaping one of our high-performing public charter schools, part of a broader network committed to ensuring our students have the knowledge, confidence and character to succeed in college and beyond.
Join us as we foster our students' innate curiosities, encourage discussion and debate, and guide students to think, imagine, debate, and create.
Why extraordinary leaders lead at Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,700 students in 15 schools across Brooklyn—New York's most populous borough. Our undertaking is to lead our students on a great intellectual adventure, provide them with an exceptional college preparatory education, and place them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students' natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes. Leading at Ascend means growing deeply in your career, expressing your voice, and playing a defining role in the future of your students, your school, and the Ascend network.
Ascend is committed to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Learn more about the Ascend approach by visiting our website.
Curriculum and instruction
Racial equity mindset
Whole student focus
Staff and reporting relationships
The assistant principal reports to the principal and supervises teachers in their portfolio.
Ascend Public Charter Schools offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit www.ascendcharterschools.org/careers to learn more about the benefits of working at Ascend.
We seek assistant principals (APs) who are passionate about curriculum, coaching, and culture. They inspire teachers to excel in their craft, and motivate students to achieve their highest potentials. APs provide instructional and…