The purpose of this research is to understand the position and life of the vice-principals who carry out their duties as a mediator and to clarify the meaning of it. The eleven participants for this research are selected out of the vice-principals serving in Gyung-gi and Cheon-an, Dae-jeon province considering various careers and characteristics. The duration of the research lasted for eleven weeks. To collect the data we used in-depth interview, phone interview, and e-mail interview with each participant and wrote a journal to record the flow and characteristics of the research.
First of all, the private kindergarten vice-principals had so much difficulties in carrying out their duties.
The first element can be the difficulties in playing a role as a mediator between the president who substantially runs the kindergarten and the teachers who educate the children near by. The second element of difficulties is the confusion caused by dealing with all the errors and public grievance whether anytime or anywhere. The third element is the safety issue of the children that can takes place any time and dealing with the parents with that issue. The forth element is to choose the vice-principals out of the president\'s authority unlike the public kindergartens that hire through systematical steps to be a vice-principals. The fifth element is the excessive competition in recruiting new students leads to overaction that ruins the principle and fundamental rule. The last element is the difficulty of maintaining
both teaching and raising their own kids at the same time.
Secondly, they felt worthwhile, having the motive power that enables the vice-principals\'s to move forward when they get the recognition from the president, which turned out as the best factor. Other factors also can be an encouragement from parents, a feeling of the satisfaction and achievement after an event.
Besides, when the teachers are cooperative and new students keep signing up they find it worthwhile.
Thirdly, the participants found the biggest hope in the systematically legitimate way of children
educator that became most considerable meaning and they could get the feeling of the pride. After that, they talked about getting a training to be a president that can be the next goal for them to run their own kindergarten adapting good philosophy and programs.