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Assistant Principal of Preschool

Category: School Administration
School: Merryhill School
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date Opened: Jan 17, 2024
Job ID: 4160

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Merryhill School is a multi-location school group with campuses in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Texas offering an outstanding private education to preschool, elementary, and middle school age students. Our preschools offer the perfect balance of learning and play, while our elementary and middle schools provide a challenging and robust curriculum, innovative instruction, and a vibrant school community. A career with Merryhill offers opportunities in education, summer camps, before and after school programs, and regional management with the support of our parent company, Spring Education Group.

What We Offer

  • Pay range: $63,000 - $66,000
  • Health, vision, dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid holidays and sick days
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Student Tuition Discount

About the Role

As the Assistant Principal of Preschool you will coordinate all school operations, including financial planning, community outreach, relationship-building, staffing and teacher development. This position is an amazing opportunity to dive deep into the administrative side of the school campus while also developing a strong community and guiding teacher development as we seek to continuously improve our educational methods.

Most importantly, our schools embrace a culture of care-physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually, both in and out of the classroom. This position will play a critical role in guiding this culture to ensure a community where children are at the center of everything we do, and creating an optimal learning environment that is safe, welcoming, and well-organized.

This position is for our Merryhill Preschool located at 9036 Calvine Rd building B, Sacramento, CA 95829

What We Are Looking For

  • A Bachelor's degree with a major or emphasis in Child Development or similar field
  • Minimum one year of experience in a school leadership position (Principal, Assistant Principal, Team Leader, or similar)
  • One year of previous teaching experience
  • Knowledge of state education and licensing standards and maintains validation of credentials for the position
  • Broad knowledge of instructional programs, extracurricular activities, and methods to ensure a safe and orderly school environment
  • Previous responsibility for school operations, including building maintenance, program evaluation, employee engagement and management, office operations, and emergency procedures is strongly preferred

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.

Other details

  • Job Function: School Administration
  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Employment Indicator: Full Time
  • Min Hiring Rate: $63,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $66,000.00
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