Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second highest-ranking youth leader in the Troop. He is appointed by the senior patrol leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster. The assistant senior patrol leader acts as the senior patrol leader in the absence of the senior patrol leader or when called upon. He also provides leadership to other youth leaders in the Troop.

Reports to: The Senior Patrol Leader

Duties

  • Be responsible for training and giving direct leadership to the following appointed Scout leaders: Historian, Order of the Arrow Troop Representative, Scribe, Librarian, Instructor, Quartermaster, LNT Trainer, Webmaster, and Chaplain Aide. 
  • Help lead meetings and activities as called upon by the senior patrol leader. 
  • Guide the troop in the senior patrol leader’s absence. 
  • Perform tasks assigned by the senior patrol leader. 
  • Function as a member of the patrol leaders’ council. 
  • Help set and enforce the tone for good Scout behavior within the troop. 
  • Set a good example, wear the Scout uniform correctly, and live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law. 
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

Rubric

Expectation 1
Expectation not met
2
Below expectation
3
Meets basic expectation
4
Meets target expectations
5
Excels in position
Help lead meetings and activities 0 meetings
0 activities
0 CoH/ECoH
50% meetings
0 activities
0 CoH/ECoH
75% meetings
1 activity
1 CoH/ECoH
85% meetings
2 activities
2 CoH/ECoH
95% meetings
3 activities
2 CoH/ECoH
Represent the patrol at the PLC and Annual Planning Meeting 0 meetings 2 PLC meetings
OR
1 PLC meeting
AND
Annual Planning
3 PLC meetings
OR
2 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
4 PLC meetings
OR
3 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
6 PLC meetings
OR
4 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
Training and leadership for appointed scout leaders 0 meetings
0 activities
1 meeting
0 activities
2 meetings
1 activity
3 meetings
2 activities
5 meetings
3 activities
Perform tasks assigned by the SPL Poor
Little or no engagement
Below Average
Some engagement
Average
Good engagement and follow-up
Above Average
Consistent engagement follow-up
Excellent Needs little direction and consistently engages and provides detailed follow-up
Scout and Patrol Spirit Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent