Early Childhood Education Director

Hour Children
Date Posted: 07/11/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Long Island City, New York
Job Type: Leadership / Director

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About Hour Children:
Hour Children’s mission is to help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent, and secure lives. To accomplish this, Hour Children provides compassionate and comprehensive services and encourages all to live and interact with dignity and respect. Hour Early Learning Program aims to provide an affordable, high quality, highly stimulating environment for children who range in age from 3 months to 4 years. The Program accommodates families from Hour Children, as well as the local community. Our current license allows for 30 children. Hour Children is committed to developing the potential of this essential resource, with the expectation of meaningful program growth (in enrollment and space) over the next 2-4 years.

Description of the job:
The Early Childhood Educational Director will be responsible for visioning, developing and implementing all aspects of a robust early childhood education program that focuses on the social and emotional wellbeing and growth of enrolled children. The Director will be the on-site leader of the program and will have responsibility for hiring, training and supervising teachers, providing ongoing professional development opportunities, modeling behaviors, creating a welcoming and purposeful environment, and actively engaging and inspiring parents.
The Director will work in collaboration with Hour Children’s other programs and resources, especially the Mental Health team.


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Application Instructions:

Send resume and cover letter to hiring@hourchildren.org