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Reports to Upper School Principal

Job Overview

The Assistant Principal serves as an educational leader and assists the principals in the planning and directing instructional programs and campus level operations; and, coordinates assigned student activities and services.

About Grace Christian School

Located in Sanford, NC, Grace Christian School offers accredited K-12 private Christian education. Our mission is to equip students from a Christian worldview to reach their God-given potential through excellence in academics, athletics, fine arts and technology. Our faculty and staff have been hand-selected for their outstanding qualifications, commitment to education, and love for Jesus Christ. It is our desire to guide each student in the development of Christ-like character and life goals that are pleasing to God.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Seek to role model in attitude, speech, and action a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ
  • Assists in the planning, development, organization, coordination, and supervision of instructional programs and activities.
  • Assists the principals in the overall administration of the school and assumes leadership of the school in the absence of either or both principals.
  • Develops plans for emergency situations, in cooperation with staff and public safety agencies.
  • Supervises the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, with follow-up student/parent contact where necessary.
  • Conducts high quality classroom observations, identifies effective teaching practices, and understands pedagogy that results in improved student learning.
  • Encourages and supports development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
  • Participates in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
  • Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
  • Helps plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
  • Beginning Teacher Program
  • Plans and implements student orientation activities with a focus on transition years (6th and 9th).
  • Assists in completion of records and reports and in the supervision and inventory of necessary supplies, textbooks, equipment, and materials.


  • Committed Christ-follower
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a classroom teacher
  • Thorough understanding of school operations
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures

How to Apply

  1. Submit a GCS Employment Application
  2. Email your resume and cover letter to


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