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Preschool Assistant Principal

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Category: School Administration
School: Chesterbrook Academy
Location: Champaign, IL
Date Opened: Feb 24, 2023
Job ID: 134

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Spring Education Group's Early Childhood Education Division includes nearly 150 schools offering services from infant care through Pre-K/K programs, as well as summer camp and after-school programs. Our locations span a nationwide geographic footprint and a diverse array of pedagogical approaches - including our proprietary Links to Learning curriculum that draws from the collective expertise of renowned early-age educators such as Dewey, Piaget and Vygotsky; Montessori schools that embrace both accredited Montessori methods - AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) and AMS (American Montessori Society); and progressive language immersion programs in Mandarin and Spanish.

Chesterbrook Academy, part of the Spring Education Group family of schools, is seeking passionate education professionals who lead by example, develop their teams, grow their school, and deliver quality curriculum with unwavering integrity.

As a Preschool Director, you will coordinate all school operations, including financial planning, community outreach, relationship-building, staffing, and teacher development. In addition, Spring Education's shared services team will support you with HR, facilities, and billing needs.

The Essentials...
  • Candidate must be at least 21 years of age
  • Candidate must have completed at least 60 college credits with at least 18 of those hours being ECE or Child Development
  • 3+ years of experience in a school leadership position (Principal, Assistant Principal, Team Leader, etc.). 1 year of previous teaching experience in a preschool setting.
  • Knowledge of state education and licensing standards and maintains validation of credentials for the position (i.e. professional development).
  • Broad knowledge of instructional programs, extracurricular activities, methods to ensure a safe and orderly climate,
  • Previous responsibility for building maintenance, program evaluation, employee engagement and management, office operations, and emergency procedures.

We are more than just a school - we are a community! Our goal is to uplift each other, work together, and uphold our guiding educational philosophy, providing the perfect balance of learning and play®. We partner with parents by engaging in consistent communication and providing daily snapshots of their child's day, inviting them to be a part of the Chesterbrook Academy experience, as well. We embrace a culture of care - physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually, both in and out of the classroom.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction.Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

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  • Job Function: School Administration
  • Pay Type: Hourly
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