Imagine a school where every student has a personalized education. Where every administrator, teacher, student, and parent have a deep mutual respect for each other and enjoy working together each day. Where you, as a school leader, have the autonomy and the time to directly impact student outcomes and fully support your teachers. Where you set the goals for the school and for yourself based on your own high standards. Where your creativity and hard work have an outlet to shape a better future for students, teachers, and for our educational paradigm.
We are looking for a brilliant and compassionate educator to serve our families and teachers, and enhance our programs as we expand to new areas.
We are looking for a leader who shares our passion for education tailored to each child and has the expertise, caring, and professionalism to contribute to our mission. You’ll lead our 40 student programs, support our close-knit team of 4 teachers and collaborate with our partnering public and private schools.
The Principal will provide the day-to-day leadership and management of all educational and operational aspects of the school, including:
Collaboration with families and teachers to create customized educational programs and help students reach clear, academic goals.
Oversight of student programs and admissions
Daily communication with students, teachers, parents
Teacher hiring, development, and support
Partnering with local public and private schools and professionals
Planning and managing student-teacher schedules
Coordinating and leading regular meetings with families and teachers
Enhancing systems and procedures for current and future schools
Our school is open year-round from Monday - Thursday. Compensation includes a base salary, bonus opportunity, paid time off, and a retirement plan.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualities and skills:
Self-driven and creative problem solver who navigates challenges with caring professionalism
Excellent email/phone/in-person communication
Enjoys supporting students and collaborating with teachers, families and partner schools
Flexible and relentlessly positive “people person”
Thorough; attentive to details and accuracy
Contributor to continually improving programs and processes
Ability to align individuals with unique interests into a shared purpose
Master’s degree in Education
WA State teacher certificate (principal certificate preferred)
5+ years teaching experience (HS level preferred)
3+ years administrative experience
Special education expertise
Please reply with your resume and cover letter. For more information about our school visit SpringAcademy.com. Thank you for your interest!
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, paid time off, and a retirement plan with school matching.
About Spring Academy
Spring Academy is a fully accredited private school in Seattle educating students exclusively through one-to-one instruction. We are a progressive school for students who face obstacles in the traditional classroom setting: academic challenges, social or emotional issues, or learning disabilities. Each child has the capacity for success, and we are committed to helping each student recognize and realize their full potential and abilities. Our culture is caring, personalized, and positive both for our families and our staff. Spring Academy serves students in grades 6-12 through Full-Time and Dual-Enrollment programs.