Vice Principal

Stratford School, Fremont, California

Date PostedMay 17, 2017
IndustryK-12: Independent Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified

Under the supervision of the Principal, the Vice Principal serves as the educational leader of the school to which he/she is assigned. Adhering to the organization’s core values – respect, excellent customer service, always improving, collaborative culture, and high expectations- the Vice Principal maintains a climate of continuous improvement in student achievement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The vice principal shall have knowledge of the requirements for providing proper care and supervision to the children.
  • The vice principal shall exhibit clear and concise communication skills and public relation/marketing skills with respect to clients, students, and staff; thereby, developing cooperative, positive relationships with the students, parents, and staff.
  • The vice principal shall have knowledge of and ability to comply with local licensing agencies.
  • Supervisory skills to include, but not limited to the following; the ability to act decisively and promptly in day-to-day operations, ability to remain calm and composed in tense situations, ability to recruit, terminate, employ, train, and evaluate staff, manage student comportment issues, maintain optimum student-pupil ratio, demonstrate strong selling/marketing skills, ability to maintain accurate student/staff records, maintain quality control of the building/office/and on-site operations, and well organized and detail-oriented.
  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Appropriately dressed, well groomed, and neat.

Professionalism Strong customer service both external and internal Cooperative and builds interpersonal relationships Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers. Punctual and reliable Oral and Written Communication Skills Flexibility


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in education, early childhood, child development, including one year of teaching experience.

The vice principal shall be certified and current in Pediatric First Aid/CPR. Professional work ethics to include: Supportive of the philosophy of Stratford School. Commitment to the idea of continued personal and professional growth as an educator. Commitment to the concept of “team spirit”, recognizing the school as one total group. Demonstration of initiative, self motivation, and enthusiasm. Adherence to polices as set forth by Stratford School.

Physical Requirements: Position requires a high level of energy with the ability to move from a sitting to standing position frequently. Must be able to bend, stoop, and perform extensive walking. Be able to move quickly from one place to another to ensure safety. Can lift up to 30 pounds and is able to work indoors and outdoors. Must be able to supervise students by sight and sound.

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