Join the team at Imagine Early Learning Centers.
Imagine Early Learning Centers seeks an Early Childhood Education Director for our Downtown Manhattan childcare center. Our centers are full day educational child care centers serving children 2 months to 5 years-old. In addition, our centers are safe, nurturing, fun and friendly environments, fully prepared with COVID-19 safety protocols.
Experienced educator and administrator needed with the ability to interface with staff, families, colleagues and the community. Experience with Developmentally Appropriate Practice including knowledge of NAEYC standards required. Directors with experience running DOE PKA programs are strongly encouraged to apply. Imagine highly values strong, creative leadership skills and collaboration.
We are seeking an experienced, energetic and creative professional to join a team providing the highest quality, educational childcare for working families. Find out more at www.imagineelc.com.
Participate in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum
Ensure compliance with licensing and NAEYC guidelines
Effective communication with families, staff and board
Effective written communication skills
Ability to meet physical requirements of position which include lifting children, pushing strollers/buggies, sitting on the floor and year-round daily outdoor activities
Master's degree and New York State Teacher Certification in (B-2) Early Childhood Education, Elementary or Special Education required
Minimum 2 years experience as an Early Childhood program administrator.
Minimum 5 years experience as an Early Childhood program teacher.
Previous experience with NAEYC accreditation a plus.