Definition of principalship in US English:



  • See principal

    • ‘Paton resigned his principalship and decided to try to write full-time.’
    • ‘Marcella Walsh has created his own historic niche by taking over the principalship at St. Mary's, and I don't know of a more suitable or qualified person for the post than this unassuming but extremely talented teacher.’
    • ‘This Digest examines the challenges faced by new administrators and the steps that districts can take to provide a smooth entry into the principalship.’
    • ‘Not wanting to lose touch with his students, Paddy remained teaching during his 31-year principalship.’
    • ‘Less than one in 20 of teachers surveyed by a principal's group said they ever intended to apply for a principalship.’