City Schoolhouse

Early Childhood Director

Reference ID : 18347
Location : Louisville, KY
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

We are looking for mission-minded, individuals committed to improving the lives of young children and their families, while effectively and efficiently running all early childhood operations at City Schoolhouse.

The Early Childhood Director promotes the social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the Schoolhouse staff to create an environment of joyful exploratory learning and engaging the family in the learning process at home and in the classroom


The Center Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the center's care. The Center Director is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum development, staff and facilities management, legal and budgetary considerations, and long range planning. The Center Director ensures that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.

Duties

  • Teaching and 3-5 year old classrooms at least 20 hours a week.
  • Establish quality vision for the center. Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and mission of City School and with state and local requirements. Maintain quality effectiveness measurements.
  • Develop general educational curriculum; collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities; manage adherence to state and local regulations.
  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships.
  • Approve menus and food purchases.
  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; ensure legal and financial compliance.
  • Resolve conflicts (including corrective action when necessary) to ensure a positive experience for everyone.
  • Manage budget planning and review.
  • Establish illness and emergency procedures; ensure staff is trained appropriately.
  • Implement strategic plan and goals in keeping with mission of program.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 5 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting.
  • High energy.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; technology skills.
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Strong finance and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in early childhood education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 credits in ECE.

Christian and Professional Standards

Faculty and Staff of City Schoolhouse are required to adhere to our Statement of Faith, which expresses our core mission and philosophy for existing and serving families in this community. HOS subscribes to and is in agreement with the City Schoolhouse Statement of Faith and Educational Philosophy, and agrees to be a regular part of a church fellowship in substantial agreement with the theological portion of the Statement of Faith and Philosophy.

City Schoolhouse requires its employees to be followers of Christ (Romans 10:9-10; I Timothy 4:12; Luke 6:40). As Christ-followers, we imitate his integrity: we are the same person all the time, no matter what role we step into, even when no one is looking. We model committed, generous and appropriate personal and family relationships, business conduct and moral behavior, maintaining healthy boundaries. An employee should demonstrate a teachable spirit, an ability to share love and respect for others, courage to do what is right, and a willingness to honor authority in a legal, ethical and moral manner.

Nice To Haves

Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia experience

Special education

Home Education experience

Hobbies you can bring to share with the children

Benefits

Medical Insurance or medical co-op options available



Salary : $40,000 to $50,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 3 Yrs
Location : Louisville, KY

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