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Assistant Principal

Saint Paul the Apostle School (Los Angeles)






St. Paul the Apostle School is a DK through 8th grade Catholic elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA. We are seeking a talented, creative, and hard-working individual interested in becoming part of a team of educators who are passionate about working together to develop students spiritually, academically, and socially as we strive for excellence together. It is a condition of employment that all employees conduct themselves in a manner that is compatible with and supportive of the teachings of the Catholic Church and the mission of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.


• Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church; a Catholic School employee may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Church
• Give evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strive to model the teachings of Jesus by attitude and example
• Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious service activities


The Assistant Principal has, as delegate of the Principal, immediate responsibility for implementing the operations of the school. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Implementing school mission, philosophy and goals
• Serving as the principal’s liaison when the principal is not on campus
• Assuming responsibility for assigned tasks in the areas of communication, curriculum, community/parish outreach, school marketing, student services, supervision of faculty/staff, accreditation, and student discipline
• Maintaining confidentiality and discretion regarding students, personnel and school matters
• Representing the administration, faculty and school community as needed
• Completing specific tasks assigned by the principal essential to the function of the position


• Comply with all policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
• Maintain a professional attitude toward education through membership in professional organizations, professional reading, and participation in professional conferences and school in-service programs
• Work independently; require minimal supervision; seek guidance and direction from Principal as necessary
• Work effectively and positively with all members of the community
• Prioritize the workload/work under time constraints to meet deadlines
• Communicate cooperatively and courteously with all members of the community
• Accept constructive criticism, and handle concerns/complaints in a positive and professional manner
• Comply with all Safety Programs, Safe Environment policies and regulations.


• Serve on accreditation leadership team, manage accreditation records, assist in completion of annual accreditation reports and self-study document
• Participate in school curriculum adoption process
• Textbook budgeting, ordering, and receiving
• New teacher mentoring: hold regular meetings, model lessons, coach, informally observe on a weekly basis
• Assist with teacher informal walk-through observations
• Assist with curricular scheduling (field study trips, on-site curricular learning experiences, chaperones for extended field study trips
• Manage and update teacher resource binders
• Work with the administration to monitor school-wide disaster plans
• At principal’s direction, attend Parish Staff, School Board, STEP, and Archdiocesan Meetings



• Clear, valid teaching credential
• Administrative credential; MA in Educational Administration; Administrative experience preferred
• Understanding of and commitment to confidentiality in school matters
• Basic understanding of individualized learning needs (i.e., learning, behavioral, and emotional disorders)
• Basic knowledge of assessment and interpretation of standardized assessment data
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent written communication skills
• Strong oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to mediate the communication process between families, teachers, public school learning support staff, and outside professionals
• Technology Proficiencies: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps for Education, Google Drive, PowerSchool, and Renaissance/STAR Assessment Suite

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 current references to Crystal Pinkofsky at:

Information/Application Contact

Saint Paul the Apostle School (Los Angeles)

1536 Selby Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90024