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Assistant Director

Category: School Administration
School: Stratford School
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Date Opened: Apr 27, 2022
Job ID: 12246

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The Assistant Director will aid the Director and Head of School in the overall administration and supervision of Stratford School. The Assistant Director 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 Director maintains a climate of continuous improvement in student achievement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for the Director’s duties in their absence.
  • Assist in maintaining student discipline and overall student achievement.
  • Edit newsletters and progress reports.
  • Support and implement Stratford policies and directives.
  • Assist in the orientation of new staff members.
  • Assist the principals 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 principals in supervising all school activities and special events.
  • Assist the principals in creating classroom schedules and other activities as necessary.
  • Perform such duties and responsibilities as the principals assign.
  • 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.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in education or child development
  • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience.
  • Teaching experience in grades KG – 5th is desirable
  • Prior school leadership experience preferred
  • Successful experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
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