Assistant Principal

Early Childhood Sacramento, California


Position at Merryhill School

Position Summary: 

The Assistant Principal will aid the principal in the overall administration and supervision of Merryhill School. The Assistant Principal is responsible to support a safe and disciplined school environment.  Adhering to the organization’s core values – respect, excellent customer service, always improving, collaborative culture, and high expectations the Assistant Principal maintains a climate of continuous improvement in student achievement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for the principals’ duties in their absence.
  • Assist in maintaining student discipline and overall student achievement.
  • Edit newsletters and progress reports.
  • Support and implement Merryhill policies and directives.
  • Assist in the orientation of new staff members.
  • Assist the principal in the supervision and evaluation of classroom instruction.
  • Serve in a supportive role with parents, teachers, and students to promote a positive school culture.
  • Work in conjunction with the school principal in supervising all school activities and special events.
  • Assist the principal in creating classroom schedules and other activities as necessary.
  • Perform such duties and responsibilities as the principal assigns.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the school at all times.
  • Maintain a friendly and positive attitude toward parents, students, and administration.
  • Cooperate in the maintenance of interpersonal relationships, refrain from complaining and gossiping.
  • Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers.
  • Be punctual and reliable.
  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students, parents, and staff.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.
  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Dress professionally, well-groomed, and neat.


Strong customer service both external and internal 
Cooperative and builds interpersonal relationships
Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers.
Punctual and reliable
Oral and Written Communication Skills


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in early childhood education or child development and at least two to three years in a classroom position required

Experience in education administration and business administration