×

School Leadership

The path to the principal’s office.

Educators with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for leadership can take advantage of our aspiring school leaders opportunities to gain the hands-on experience needed to lead a school.

Assistant Principal

Do you have at least three years of instructional experience? Are you ready to hone your craft and lead teachers at your school? This is the next step for you.

Apply

Leadership Fellow

Are you a professional looking to change careers? We value expertise from across industries, and this fellowship will set you on the track to school leadership.

Apply

Education Project Manager

Do you want to dig into data trends, create educational plans, and help scholars and families get the special education services they need? The Education Project Manager plays a critical role on our school leadership teams, and the position can lead to becoming a Principal.

Apply

Multi-Faceted Support

Practical hands-on experience

Practical hands-on experience

As a key member of the school leadership team, Assistant Principals assume greater responsibility as they gain experience driving instruction, developing teachers’ excellence, and building strong school culture.

Mentorship

Mentorship

Assistant Principals work closely with their Principal and receive constant coaching and feedback to develop a robust portfolio of skills in and out of the classroom.

Network support

Network support

Throughout the school year and each summer at Success Academy Leader Summit, Assistant Principals receive professional development ranging from in-depth curriculum and teacher development to school operations and management trainings.

Community and collaboration

Community and collaboration

School leaders across the network consistently collaborate to share best practices. You’ll have many exciting opportunity to work with a cohort of talented leaders dedicated to building exemplary schools and driving education reform in New York City.

What Leadership Means at Success Academy

Hear from Assistant Principals about their transformative experience on this career path.

I’m working in my own community to ensure kids in the Bronx receive an exciting and rigorous education.

Being an Assistant Principal means working with teachers and parents to help scholars reach — and surpass — their ambitious goals.

Training to be a Principal

My first sixth months have been challenging — but also transformative and incredibly satisfying. I am surrounded by adults who believe in doing whatever it takes to propel scholars across the finish line. Every day, they inspire and push me to grow and be better.

Read this blog post