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Preschool Principal

Category: Early Childhood
School: Chesterbrook Academy
Location: Richmond, VA
Date Opened: Jan 27, 2021
Job ID: 5570

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Description

Are you passionate about Early Childhood Education?

Are you a leader who prioritizes the development of your team, while connecting with students and families?

 

About the position

Full-Time, salary, year-round (12 month) employment. 

Our preschool children are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspires our passionate educators every day. As a Preschool Principal, you will coordinate all school operations, including financial planning, community outreach, relationship-building, staffing, and teacher development. 

A little about us

Chesterbrook Academy is an independent private school founded on the belief that education is a significant influence in the life of a child. Our mission is to create a school community that inspires children to realize their full potential while providing a safe and nurturing school environment. To support our mission, we bring together principals, teachers, and parents who are passionate about education. Our goal is to prepare students to become creative problem-solvers, innovators, and confident, compassionate leaders. Together, we provide the best possible learning environment for our students to achieve outstanding results.

A little about you

You are a personable and organized leader who is passionate about childcare and early childhood education. You are firm but fair, and take the time to develop personal connections with your families and staff members. At Chesterbrook Academy, we are committed to helping you to be the best Principal you can be.

A typical day

Preschool Principals at Chesterbrook Academy create a warm, engaging, and safe environment by ensuring the school policies and mission are being honored, and state regulations are adhered to. You regularly walk the grounds and interior of the school to identify any maintenance, compliance, or safety issues. You observe your team regularly to ensure they are supported in providing quality academic programming. On a daily basis, you can expect to be a mentor, business manager, mediator, and encourager.

Education / Credentials

Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services Field.

Must have 3+ years of experience working with children, preferably in a private preschool.

Preferably at least 1 year of experience in a school leadership position (Principal, Assistant Principal, Team Leader, etc.).

Musts

Chesterbrook Academy Principals are dedicated to the love of learning and inspire staff and students to exceed their potential.

Engaging, creative, and full of life are a few words that describe our preschool professionals.

Ensure the school curriculum is being followed, and assess the individual developmental needs of your team.

Being a strong communicator and having an abundance of patience is the key to success for our school leaders.

Proactively involved in instructional programs, extracurricular activities, discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, and emergency procedures. 

Complies with all state education and licensing standards and maintains validation of credentials for the position (i.e. professional development).

Benefits for full-time employees

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

401K 

Paid Vacation (1 week after 6 months of service)

3 paid Personal Days (* prorated based on date of hire)

3 paid Sick Days (* prorated based on date of hire)

Education Assistance Program

Tuition Discount to enroll your child(ren) in our programs

Employee Referral Bonus

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