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Amazing Grace Preschool

Preschool Director

Amazing Grace Preschool
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Date Posted: 11/29/2017
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Amazing Grace Preschool, a non-profit Christian school in the Boston Area devoted to hands-on learning, is looking for a Director with energy and enthusiasm to

position the school to grow and be sustainable for the future.  Candidate should have a strong Christian faith, a love for working with young children, a passion for excellent preschool education, and an ability to interface with parents and staff to create community. Working closely with the Board of Directors of the school, the Director oversees daily operations, including curriculum, marketing, finances, and human resources.

 

 

The Director supports the vision and mission of the school, to “ joyfully cultivate young children’s delight and wonder as they explore and understand themselves, others and the world God has made.”  Amazing Grace Kids serves young children and their families through developmentally appropriate education with a Christian foundation that encompasses community building and parent education.

 

This position is a school-year position. Responsibilities:

Oversee all preschool operations including staff supervision, children’s emotional and physical safety, developmental curriculum content, parent contact, administrative requirements for running a school

Manage human resources, quality assurance, and facility operations

Manage a budget, including setting tuition and salary rates

Work closely with Board of Directors to Ensure compliance with state childcare licensing regulations

Develop strong relationships with families

Manage website and marketing to new families.

Possess a genuine love for and understanding of children, and a strong commitment to faith-based education

 

Requirements:

•  Master’s degree in Early Childhood or a related field

•  Director I and II certified or in process of being certified

•  Demonstrated leadership capabilities

•  Preschool teaching experience (minimum of three years); Director’s level experience preferred

•  Proficiency in writing and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum and ability to lead staff in employing this approach to curriculum

•  Strong leadership and supervisory skills

•  Excellent customer service skills and the ability to create partnerships with families and staff

•  Well versed in Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) licensing standards

•  Ability to respond well to unusual or crisis situations

•  Demonstrate highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking abilities

•  Strong written and oral communication skills

•  Understanding of administrative and financial systems

•  Computer literacy (Excel and Word) required

•  Experience working in an inclusive work environment and managing across differences

 

Send cover letter and resume to:

director@agracekids.org

781-325-8855

www.agracekids.org