Posted: Friday, December 13, 2019

AA/AP Pool Application Opens December 13

The application window for the Administrative Assistant and Assistant Principal (AA/AP) Pool opened December 13 and closes January 17.  Any person who possesses the required certification for Elementary or Secondary Principal or will possess such certification before the 2020-2021 school year is encouraged to apply to become an Administrative Assistant or Assistant Principal. 

Online application is also required for currently serving AAs or APs who want to transfer to another school or promote from AA to AP.   

CURRENTLY SERVING GCS Administrative Assistants and Assistant Principals who want to transfer to another school or be promoted from AA to AP (at current school or another) must apply online.  A complete online application and satisfactory recommendation from your principal will 1) place you in the 2020-2021 AA/AP Pool, and 2. set up automatic notices about specific job vacancies as they are posted. You must complete the process each year that you seek a change in position.

Currently serving assistants

  1. Attach the following to the online applicant system at Requisition #7929
    • Letter of interest
    • Current resume
    • Copy of certificate in Educational Leadership/School Administration
  2. Consult with your principal and ask that he/she complete the recommendation form and return it to adminpool@greenville.k12.sc.us before January 17, 2020.

Recommendation Form - Currently Serving AA/AP

  1. You are NOT required to upload a video or to interview for the Pool.
  2. The deadline to request placement in the pool is January 17, 2020.

NEW APPLICANTS -- Administrative Assistant/Assistant Principal (AA/AP) Pool

If you want to become an assistant principal or administrative assistant, you must apply to the AA/AP Pool.  The application opens December 13 and closes Friday, January 17, 2020.  

You must possess the applicable qualifications and certification.  Pending certification must be in place before the opening of school for 2020-2021. To apply, submit the following information as described below.

  • Attach the following to the online applicant system at Requisition #7929
    • Letter of interest
    • Current resume
    • Copy of certificate in Educational Leadership/School Administration
  1. Consult with your principal and ask that he/she complete the recommendation form and return it to adminpool@greenville.k12.sc.us before January 17, 2020.

New Applicant Recommendation – AA/AP Pool

Note: Your current principal serves as your primary reference. If you have worked for this principal less than 1 school year, you may add your previous principal as a second reference.

  1. Submit per instructions to this Google Form https://forms.gle/v53jnRmKUnxwFP3i6
    • MAXIMUM 1 minute video of yourself in response to the following prompt: 
      Tell us about yourself and why you believe you are ready to be an assistant principal.

INFORMATION SESSION AVAILABLE

New applicants may register on the portal for an information session about the AA/AP application, interview, and pool process:  

  • December 16, 2019 ~ GCS Board Room, 4:30-5:30     Internal applicants will sign up at  AA/AP Pool Information Session =163394
  • Out of district applicants are invited to attend and can sign-up at Out-of-district sign-up, AA-AP Information Session.
  • Applicants are not required to attend this session to apply for the pool, but the session can support understanding of the process.  
  • NOTE - This info session is not intended for current GCS AAs or AP’s interested in a transfer or promotion from AA to AP.

PROCESS

All who are eligible and submit the required documentation by January 17, 2020 will be considered for the pool. After January 17th:

  • An administrative team screens all new applicants, and notifies whether selected or not for an interview.
  • Interviews are completed in February, and all are notified whether approved or not for the AA/AP Pool. 
  • If approved for the pool, you will receive automated notices to apply for specific positions within schools as they are posted.

All questions should be directed to adminpool@greenville.k12.sc.us


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