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Preschool Principal

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Category: Early Childhood Education
School: The Rhoades School
Location: Encinitas, CA
Date Opened: May 10, 2024
Job ID: 5199

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Spring Education Group is a multi-brand education network of superior private school institutions spanning infant care through high school. The network (currently composed of approximately 220 schools) brings together some of the best private school programs in the country, with proven track records educating children through unique and carefully crafted curricula.

A school for gifted learners, The Rhoades School has offered a dynamic educational journey of discovery and exploration for students for over 40 years in the Encinitas, CA area. Our culture of support and academic rigor provides a unique atmosphere for teachers to guide intellectually curious, creative, and eager students in new academic challenges and opportunities. Careers at The Rhoades School include early childhood, elementary, and middle school teaching, before and after school activities, summer camp, and administrative roles with the support of our parent company, Spring Education Group.

What We Offer
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time employees including:
  • Pay range: $75k - $85k
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays and sick days
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Student Tuition Discount

About the Role
As the Preschool Principal, you will lead with vision and passion, playing a key role in nurturing the potential of our gifted learners. This position calls for a dynamic leader committed to providing an enriching, stimulating, and safe educational environment for our preschool students. The preschool curriculum balances preparation for reading, writing, and math along with art, music, important social skills, and emphasis on character development.

  • Leads the school administration team and is responsible for the overall operation of the school, including the delivery of the instructional program and ensuring the successful implementation of approved Spring Education Curriculum (Links2Learning).
  • Evaluates performance, provides feedback to teaching staff, and ensures a safe, clean, and attractive school environment conducive to learning.
  • Manages profit and loss, facility management, student enrollment, and community relations.
  • Participates in marketing plan implementation and effectively uses grassroots strategies to grow and maintain enrollment.
  • Builds effective relationships with staff and the community, and manages staff development and accreditation processes.
  • Maintains compliance with state and federal laws and accreditation requirements.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of three years experience in education administration or business administration.
  • Minimum of one-year teaching experience required; three years' teaching experience preferred.
  • Meets minimum education and experience requirements to comply with state regulation and accrediting boards, including holding any State-required Director certifications.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and a strong commitment to professional development.

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: Early Childhood Education
  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Employment Indicator: Full Time
  • Min Hiring Rate: $75,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $85,000.00
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
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