Assistant Principal - Full-Time Exempt Employee

Bishop Noll Institute
Employment Type
Full Time
Hammond, IN
Posted Date

Job Summary:  The Assistant Principal fulfills the mission of Bishop Noll by working with the principal in the management of the school, faculty, staff and students with major emphasis on curriculum and instruction, as well as student discipline. This position reports to and is evaluated by the principal.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic Education and the mission of Bishop Noll
  • Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
  • Supports and assists with the responsibilities of the principal
  • Serves as the principal in the principal’s absence
  • Assists in the general administration of the school, including supporting the communication, training and supervision of the faculty and staff
  • Participates in planning for staff development, curriculum, educational textbooks and materials, student assessments, and safety procedures
  • Carries out the disciplinary policies of the school
  • Interprets and enforces school policies
  • Assists with designing the master schedule
  • Assists with faculty and other meetings
  • Provides direct supervision of school sponsored activities
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other professionals
  • Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
  • Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff

Important Job Functions:

  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning
  • Monitors students regarding tardiness, absences, and those on academic and/or behavior probation
  • Oversees faculty and staff committees as assigned
  • Observes and evaluates instruction and provides constructive feedback on performance
  • Responsible for understanding all school safety requirements and running school emergency drills
  • Supports the preparation and updating of student and staff handbooks
  • Supports the referral process for student evaluation with the public school system
  • Supports day to day school operations with maintenance staff and kitchen staff
  • Works with Executive Assistant in assigning substitute teachers at the start of the day

Minimal Qualifications:


  • Masters in educational leadership
  • Indiana administrator listener or equivalent


  • Has successful teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Knowledge of curriculum, instructional methods/ strategies, and curriculum differentiation
  • Knowledge of child development, learning and behavior
  • Able to manage student behavior
  • Able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Able to work well with others in school community
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skill in job appropriate technology
  • Skill in critical thinking and planning
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required

Working Conditions:

  • Required to work some nights and weekends
  • Required to manage high to moderate levels of stress
  • Required to work a minimum a full school day
  • Required to work in standard office and school conditions

Mental/ Physical Demands:

  • Required to lift or carry supplies, textbooks, furniture, and equipment at a minimum of 35 pounds
  • Required to maintain composure and avoid inappropriate displays of emotion
  • Required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, reach, grab, pull, hear, see, and speak on a daily basis
  • Required to perform repetitive physical tasks such as computer keyboarding, written and reading
  • Required to monitor students in a variety of locations including those with noise, activity, and inclement weather