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About This Position

Position Title:
Early Childhood Education Director
Publish Date:
01/09/2020 00
Brief Overview:
The Early Childhood Education Director is a member of the management team that administers overall center operations. The ECED is responsible for the quality of services provided to toddlers and preschoolers and their families related to: licensing and accreditation compliance, education and curriculum, assessment and screening, supporting teachers when children present special needs, families and teachers education children together, and general administration.
Expiration Date:
02/23/2020
Job Responsibilities:
- Stay abreast of relevant regulatory and accreditation standards. Assess Children’s Village’s level of compliance with these standards and work with the administrative team and teachers to correct areas of noncompliance or deficiency.
- In accordance with regulatory and accreditation agencies, and in line with current and expert thinking, select, adopt and implement exemplary curricula for the toddler and preschool programs. Ensure curricula are aligned with the Children’s Village mission and core values.
- Support teachers in curriculum delivery. Evaluate classroom environments, room layouts, equipment, materials and supplies. Maintain accurate accounting of classroom expenditures in accordance with the budget.
- Chair the Education Committee, which brings teachers, administrators, parents, board members and community members together to discuss and form recommendations on matters related to education and classroom programming.
- Monitor the implementation, documentation and tracking of all children’s assessments and screenings as required by regulatory and accrediting authorities.
- Ensure that teachers complete child development reports and that parent-teacher conferences and home visits occur.
- Collaborate with the Family Services Department in meeting the social-emotional, linguistic, educational and physical needs of all children at Children’s Village, including those needing extra supports to fully participate in the group setting.
- Embrace and promote the Children’s Village value placed on the families, cultures and communities of the children.
- Assist teachers in ensuring that the curricula and the ways they are implemented secure family participation, and that the curricula reflect the languages, customs, skills, experiences and interests of the children’s families.
- Coordinate with the Family Services Director the parent education series topics related to child development and education.
- Assist the Executive Director, management team and other administrative staff as needed.
- Coordinate the staff development plan at Children’s Village.
- Open and close the center, in collaboration with the management team. Assume responsibilities of other management team members in their absence when necessary.
- Coordinate with the Office Manager the maintenance needs of the classrooms.

See the full description at www.childrensvillagephila.org/careers
Job Type:
Full-Time
Number of Jobs Available:
1
Required Experience
2-5 years
Required Studies:
Master Degree
Salary Option:
Yearly
Required Languages:
English
Salary Requirements:
Compensation dependent upon qualifications.
Preferred Start Date:
02/03/2020
Benefits:
Excellent benefits package and generous leave time.
Expected Start/End Time:
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
STAR 4
Age Group Position:
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
30
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level VII
Required Experience:
2-5 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
Yes
Apply By:
Website
Application Must Include:
Other
Enter Apply-To eMail, Address, Website, or Phone:
Go to www.childrensvillagephila.org/careers to apply.
Other Documents Required:
Children's Village Employment Application

About This Employer

CHILDREN'S VILLAGE
125 North 8th Street

Philadelphia
, PA 
19106



 
NAEYC-Accredited

 Delaware-Valley



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