Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

  • Indianapolis Metropolitan High School - Assistant Principal- Academics

    Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
    High Schools
    Full Time

    Indianapolis Metropolitan High School is a free public school offering a high school education to students in grades 9-12. Indy Met is a best fit school for students experiencing significant barriers with an emphasis on ensuring students enroll in college or enter into a career that offers a living-wage post-graduation.

    Indianapolis Met is designed to serve all students, including those who face significant barriers. Barriers may include:

    • Teen pregnancy
    • Teen parenting
    • Involvement in Foster care
    • Homelessness
    • Identified as special education
    • At-risk for mobility
    • Involvement with criminal justice

    The purpose of the Assistant Principal is to help carry out the vision and mission set by the up Senior Director, Education Initiatives and Principal. Many of the Assistant Principal’s job responsibilities focus on instructional leadership for the teaching staff, including evaluation and professional development surrounding the RISE rubric and best practices in teaching and learning.  The Assistant Principal also serves as the School Test Coordinator and helps build and monitor additional systems to achieve school priorities. This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.

    • Spend significant time in classrooms and with teachers observing, providing feedback, developing and executing individual instructional coaching, and developing and leading small and large group professional development.
    • Evaluate and coach staff members using the RISE rubric and Student Learning Outcomes.
    • Lead collection and monitoring of student achievement data against school goals.  Lead staff members to design, implement, evaluate, and improve efforts to improve student achievement.
    • Oversee curriculum mapping, classroom resource selection, and master scheduling in close partnership with GEI Curriculum Director and Principal.
    • Serve as School Test Coordinator and plan for and oversee all standardized and school-wide testing.
    • Develop and manage external partnerships related to course offerings and supporting student academic achievement.
    • Assist Principal with communication and outreach efforts to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Serve on school leadership team; participate in strategic planning for school, aide in cross-department problem-solving, and act as a role model for all staff on execution of school priorities.


    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required; master’s degree in Building Level School Leadership preferred.
    • Current Indiana Secondary Administrator’s License.
    • Praxis School Leadership Series-6011.
    • 5+ years as a highly-effective teacher and/or instructional leader.  STEM teaching experience preferred.  
      • Track record of exemplary instructional and classroom management skills, including data demonstrating outstanding student achievement
    • Prior experience managing groups of professionals to reach ambitious goals.
    • Excellent communication skills as demonstrated by effective presentations and written communication, emotional intelligence, and conflict resolution.
    • Highly organized approach to prioritizing, planning, and problem-solving.
    • Comfort using and assisting others with Google applications and Microsoft Office, specifically use of Excel to organize and analyze data.


    Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

    • Continuing education and leadership development
    • Comprehensive health plan
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Life, dental and vision insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability plans
    • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
    • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
    • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees

    To learn more about our Mission and Values, please click here.

    Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


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