Establish your goals as an assistant principal!
Effective school leaders are critical to successful schools. Your service as an assistant principal may be one of the most challenging jobs you will ever have. Rarely are you able to predict what you will be doing each day, even from one moment to the next.
John Daresh's Beginning the Assistant Principalship provides you with excellent tools to navigate your way as a new administrator. Full of ideas for you to use in your work, this valuable resource helps you ask yourself the important questions, find answers, and develop strong plans of action. Some significant topics to help you in your new job include:
- Building a platform
- Developing leadership skills
- Carrying out management skills
- Maintaining balance and perspective
- Knowing your job
- Using effective disagreement to your advantage
- Building your profile as a leader
- Listening, listening, then listening some more
Whether your intention is to eventually assume the principalship using your current job as a kind of internship, or if you have decided to make the assistant principalship a career, this excellent book considers a wide variety of topics to help you succeed!