Children's Center Principal Job Description

Children's Center Principal

About the job:

Our client runs two types of programs from their early childhood center:
  • Traditional preschool/kindergarten for ages 1-6
  • Mommy & me classes
Start date is flexible, ideally between November 2018 - February 2019

Main responsibilities include:
  • Together with the management team , provide leadership to teachers in quality early childhood curriculum design, development and implementation of teaching;
  • Coach and support teachers to monitor, assess, document and maintain evaluation and assessment of children’s learning and development;
  • Develop strategies to maintain the school’s student enrollment at full capacity;
  • Manage cost control in all aspects of school operations;
  • Select, coach and mentor teachers to maximize their professional relationship with parents, harmonious working relations with colleagues and teaching performance for the growth of students under their care;
  • Work with leadership team to continuously train and coach teachers in their professional development;
  • Maintain students’ records and teacher records in a timely manner
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective communication with parents and the school community

Compensation and Benefits
  • Very competitive salary, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Tax free housing allowance
  • Hospitalization & Surgical insurance
  • Paid holidays: Chinese government holidays + 15 days paid leave
  • Legal work visa (if needed)
  • Lunch provided
  • 2+ years management/leadership experience in a Kindergarten 
  • Mandarin language skills a plus but not required
  • BA degree or above Major early childhood education
  • Maximum age of 55 for visa
  • Solid understanding of both the financial & academic aspects of running a school
  • Track record of successful staff recruitment
  • High EQ, maturity, exemplary leadership & management skills
The ideal candidate is creative, warm and caring. Someone that can think outside the box and improvise fun and intriguing ideas for the kids. You'll need to do more than follow a generic lesson plan.You need to have excellent communication skills and promote regular dialogue with parents

Apply now or contact your placement consultant for more details!

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school;Kindergarten & Pre-School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
Very competitive Salary + Benefits
Contract Length
1 year

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