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Education Director for Early Childhood Center
Summary
Title: Education Director for Early Childhood Center
ID: 3
Department: Educational Director
Description

Cortelyou Early Childhood Center is accepting applications for the position of Early Childhood Education Director. Our ideal Education Director has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others. The responsibilities include: overseeing all preschool operations, including teacher staffing, quality assurance, facility operations, and licensing. You will develop strong relationships with our families, included exmission support; have a positive and upbeat attitude, while working in a fast-paced environment; highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills; a deep love for children and a strong commitment to education. Cortelyou is looking for an education director who wants to grow with our school, which requires a forward-looking perspective.

Requirements:

  • Minimum BA/BS in Education (Master’s degree is preferred)
  • Valid New York State Teaching Certification (minimum Birth to 2)
  • 3-5 years of full-time experience as an education director of a pre-school.
  • Strong computer, verbal and written communication skills.

Cortelyou’s Pre-School program is located in Brooklyn within two buildings that are within 3 miles of each other. Our ideal Education Director has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all preschool operations including human resources, quality assurance, and facility operations.
  • Develop strong relationships with our families, including exmission support.
  • Manage licensing and credentialing
  • Positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
  • Deep love for children and a strong commitment to education.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred, minimum BA/BS Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • New York State Teaching Certification (minimum Birth through 2)
  • 3-5 years of full time experience as an education director of a pre-school.
  • Knowledgeable of Article 47 and other NYC Department of Health licensing/credentialing issues
  • Knowledgeable of NYC private schools’ admissions and DOE/MySchools admissions
  • Strong computer, verbal and written communication skills
  • Work as a team directly with the founder/owner

Cortelyou is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an outstanding opportunity for the right person, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick days
  • Holidays
  • SIMPLE IRA (Retirement Account)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Other Ancillary Benefits (i.e. ID Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, etc.)

Plus

  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Programs
  • Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

TO APPLY

  • Please submit cover letter and resume

Benefits:

  • SIMPLE IRA
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation/Sick Pay, Holidays, Bereavement (PTO)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Educational Assistance Program

Schedule:

  • 9-hour shift (1 hour unpaid break)
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
  • Teaching Certification (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Required)

Pay  $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

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