The Director of Early Childhood Education is fully responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the program. The Director is in charge of overall operational management in collaboration with school leadership, including curriculum development, staff management, teacher and staff ratios, legal and budgetary considerations, and long range planning. The Director works collaboratively to lead and nurture members of the staff, and communicate effectively with parents, members of the community, and colleagues. The Director of Early Childhood is a member of the Educational Leadership Team of Mandel JDS.
If you are interested in the position, please send a resume and cover letter to Leah Spector (Principal) at Lspector@mandeljds.org
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to understand and manage the complexities of an Early Childhood program
Understand and appreciate the mission of a Jewish Day School
Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, and staff
Minimally, a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or closely related field
Minimum 5 years working experience in a preschool as lead teacher/director
Have current Abuse & Neglect Training/CPR/First Aid Certification
About Mandel JDS
Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School, a private school, develops ethical leadership, confident critical thinking and a lifelong love of learning. By integrating superior general academics and Judaic studies, Mandel JDS achieves academic excellence in a nurturing, welcoming environment that engages and teaches to the whole child.