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Vanderbloemen Search Group-United Christian Academy
Rancho Cucamonga, TX, United States (on-site)
27 days ago
Vanderbloemen Search Group-United Christian Academy
Rancho Cucamonga, Texas, United States (on-site)
27 days ago


Interested candidates should begin the process through the link:



Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Enrollment:  900

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

The Role: Elementary School Principal

Appointment Year: 2023-2024

Meet United Christian Academy:

United Christian Academy is an accredited college preparatory school located on 30 beautiful acres in Rancho Cucamonga, California serving almost 900 students in grades K-12. Students come from Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, and the surrounding Inland Empire communities, as well as international students from around the world.

United Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian school. Parents and students are not required to be Christians to attend the school; however, they are required to be supportive of the school’s mission, philosophy, and doctrinal position. The school is grateful to have many strong Christian families in the school community, and they are just as welcoming to those in search of faith and spiritual growth.

UC Academy is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and  members of the Association of Christian Schools International. All courses are approved by the University of California and California State College systems. The goal is to prepare students to enter and succeed at the college of their first choice.

In an independent survey conducted by the Daily Bulletin (Inland Valley) newspaper, UC Academy has been voted as the “Best Private School” and “Best Place to Work” for multiple years in a row.

About the Elementary School Principal:

United Christian Academy is seeking their next Elementary School Principal. This leader will provide educational and administrative oversight and plan all phases of instructional leadership for UCA including educational programming, administration, budgetary planning, discipline, and support services. UCA recognizes that educational leadership and teaching is an integral part of the 5-fold ministry given to the church in Ephesians 4:11-13. As such, UCA administrators serve as ministers to help advance the mission and vision of United Christian Academy.

The Elementary School Principal's Responsibilities Include: 

Personal/Spiritual Leadership

  • Maintains a lifestyle that promotes health and endurance necessary for the position.

  • Maintains a personal decorum that models professionalism, modesty, and good taste.

  • Develops and maintains rapport with students, parents, and colleagues to promote a positive school atmosphere.

  • Seeks to model Christ in attitude, speech, and action.

  • Demonstrates continual growth in biblical knowledge and in spiritual maturity.

Educational Leadership

  • Ensures that teachers consistently provide quality instruction in the classroom.

  • Leads faculty in continual evaluation and improvement of school’s instructional program, pursuing academic excellence.

  • Assists faculty in integration of a Christian worldview with subject matters.

  • Develops and leads in-service training for the faculty.

  • Gains meaningful parental participation and partnership in the education of their children.

  • Ensures that instructional program adequately prepares each student for the next level in their educational pursuit.

  • Ensures that school program is producing Christian virtues and leadership skills in students.

  • Leads faculty in maintaining high moral and behavioral standards while garnering joyful participation and support from students.

  • Provides wise, godly counsels with students and parents over discipline matters, with the ultimate goal of cultivating spiritual growth for all involved.

  • Ensures that policies and procedures are followed in administering discipline, keeping proper documentation and involving higher authorities when appropriate.

  • Works with colleagues to help build the arts, athletics, and enrichment programs to complement the classroom in developing the whole child: physical, mental, social, and spiritual.

  • Ensures that the school’s educational programs meet all requirements of the State of California and other governing agencies that UC Academy reports to.

Administrative Leadership

  • Demonstrates committed leadership by guarding and advancing the unity “and vision of our house” – Abundant Living Family Church

  • Supports healthy dialogue amongst church/school leadership; willing to walk in one voice and one vision in our decision-making.

  • Acts as a liaison between Administration and the faculty/staff, keeping both parties apprised of significant issues.

  • Ensures that the daily operation of the school is smooth and orderly, operating by biblical standards and school policies.

  • Resolves conflicts and grievances in accordance with Matthew 18 and other school policies.

  • Identifies problems within the school and implements appropriate, effective solutions to them.

  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of faculty and staff.

  • Makes all teaching assignments in keeping with UC Academy’s requirements and with the teachers’ areas of training.

  • Follows procedures for admitting only qualified students into the school program.

  • Supports the Superintendent in the forming, controlling, and balancing the school budget.

  • Provides adequate oversight of all financial transactions within the department.

Public Relations Responsibilities

  • Frequently and enthusiastically presents the school to current and prospective families.

  • Lead faculty and staff in student recruitment efforts.

  • Fosters and maintains good relationships with the home, church, school, and community.

  • Assists school personnel in developing quality literature to promote the school.

Other Responsibilities

  • Provides general oversight in the use and care of church/school properties.

  • Performs any other tasks assigned by the Superintendent.


What You Bring: 

The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Elementary School Principal:


  • Must be a born-again Christian. 

  • Must be a credible Christian role model whose godly lifestyle and character demonstrate obedience to God and the Holy Bible. 

  • Must be a Bible scholar who has demonstrated the ability to apply biblical principles to school instruction and administration. 

  • Must be able to support and comply with the school’s Statement of Faith, Statement of Christian Conduct and the Ministry of Teaching Statement. 

  • Must embrace and demonstrate the UCA culture, partnering with the executive team members and presenting a united front in leadership decisions. 

  • Must have an understanding of and commitment to UC Academy’s educational objectives and philosophy of education. 

  • Must be a member of an evangelical, Bible-believing church. 

  • Must hold a Master’s degree in education. A concentration in school administration is preferred. 

  • Must have completed at least one course in Christian philosophy of education. 

  • Must have at least five years of classroom teaching experience. 

  • Two or more years of administrative experience in a Christian school is preferred. 

  • Must hold an ACSI or State certification in school administration. 

  • Must have sufficient health and physical ability to be able to complete assigned duties.

Interested candidates should begin the process through the link:

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69014276
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Rancho Cucamonga, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vanderbloemen Search Group-United Christian Academy
  • Position Title: Elementary School Principal
  • Areas of Responsibility: Elementary School
  • Job Function: Principal / Headmaster
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

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