Administrative Procedure 431
ROLE OF THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
The assistant principal is an educational leader in the school and is directly accountable to the principal.
- The assistant principal(s) shall carry out the duties delegated by the principal.
- In the event the principal is unavailable to carry out the responsibilities outlined in Administrative Procedure 430, Role of the Principal, the assistant principal shall fulfil the role.
- In schools where there is more than one assistant principal, the principal shall identify the order in which responsibility will be assigned in his or her absence.
- In schools without a designated assistant principal or when all administrators are absent from the school, the principal shall identify the teacher who is authorized to act in his or her absence.
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Last Updated: September 2019