The Special Role of Deputy Principal


Deputy principal - has to be the toughest role in the school, eh?

Deputy Principals…

  • Liaise with staff on important matters and report findings to the principal.

  • Have their ear to the ground when it comes to all things ISM.

  • Connect with pupils, teach (generally) and still remain on task with teachers, SNAs, the Principal, secretary etc come knocking.

  • Deal with issues arising within the school.

  • Ensure that the school is running effectively.

  • Empower teachers to try new things, do personal development and offer advice when required.

  • Build networks with other principals and deputy principals.

  • Do plans and engage in SSE.

What do you notice about the tasks the deputy principal has to do?



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