|High School Principal leaving after one year|
A couple of weeks ago parents were informed that the cabrillo school district superintendent (since 2012) was leaving; this week it was announced that the high school principal was leaving after one year in office. An ad for the post was put up on May 14, and according to the time schedule the governing board will appoint the new principal on June 18. The ad says Salary: $124,474-140,178 plus $2,464 Master stipend (includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance). This is supposedly not very competitive for the Region we are in. Also, the district only spends $ 7 500 per student here, while wealthy communities around the Bay have double the money, making the job easier and more stimulating for teachers and administrators.
We came to the school district last year and my daughter, as a sophomore, had 5 out of 7 teachers who were new to the district. At a high school parent/ administration meeting yesterday one parent said his junior at the high school has seen 3 principals come and go. 5-7 high school teachers are leaving after this school year.
Several parents wanted to know why teachers and administrators are leaving, since 'family reasons', house prices v. commute, and salaries are not 'unknowns' when people come here.
I am worried since it feels that all this coming and going can't be good for the students.