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Education Director

NY Kids Club & Preschool
Date Posted: 05/16/2023
Location: New York, New York
Salary/Wage: $80,000 - $85,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time
Work Arrangement: Onsite



Here’s what an Education Director’s day looks like:

  • Lead and inspire your team of dedicated educators in the implementation of our unique and original curriculum
  • Safety is our number one pillar! Ensure each student's health and safety at all times through adherence to our daily protocols
  • Create community by spearheading all parent communication and establish strong relationships with our both the children and parents
  • Support enrollment initiatives designed to grow your community
  • Use your keen eye for detail while working in collaboration with the Manager of Compliance to ensure city and state agency paperwork and class rosters up-to-date and organized
  • Collaborate with the Education Director team and reflect on programming to ensure that we are current in our pedagogy, developmental benchmarks, curriculum, and approach to learning
  • May Instruct up to 25 hours per week within home center as needed

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be all responsibilities or qualifications of the job.


This job is for you if you:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field required
  • Have a Master's degree in early childhood education or related field preferred
  • Have a NY state teaching certification in early childhood education (birth-2) or special education (birth-2) required
  • Have a Minimum 2 years of lead teaching experience in an early childhood classroom, or in Pre-k, Kindergarten, or grades 1-2 required
  • Have 3-5 years of management/leadership experience
  • Have Strong leadership, hospitality, and organizational skills
  • Are a lifelong learner!
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education Level: Master's Degree

Application Instructions:

All interested applicants can either:

Send a resume to Ally Doyle at


Apply HERE

Additional Information:

What’s in it for you:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits – As a valued team member, you will be eligible for NY Kids Club’s health, dental, and vision insurance plans.

Paid Time Off – NY Kids Club supports a healthy work/life balance. You will be eligible for up to 10 days of paid vacation, 2 Floating Holidays, 6 paid holidays, and 56 hours of Safe/Sick Time per year.

401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan – NY Kids Club wants to support you long-term. You will be eligible to enroll in NY Kids Clubs’ 401(k) program with company contribution.

Tuition Assistance – NY Kids Club has designed a tuition assistance program to support those working towards an early childhood (or related field) Bachelor's or Master's degree. You are eligible for tuition assistance of up to $2,000 per year.

Commuter Program – You will be eligible to participate in the WageWorks program, which allows for the pre-tax purchase of MetroCards or debit cards to purchase commuting tickets and passes from transit operators throughout the metropolitan area. Additionally, you will be eligible for a discounted membership through CitiBike and ZipCar.

Stay Active – NY Kids Club is committed to your health and wellness. Enjoy unlimited access to Crunch Fitness with discounted membership options.

Enrich your Children – We want to welcome your whole family! If you have children, you are gifted one complimentary 1.5 hours or two 45-minute classes per semester or a $500 non-transferable credit to be used towards any program or event.

Employee Referral Program – We encourage our team to refer their qualified family and friends to join the NY Kids Club community. For any referral who is hired and stays for a minimum of 90 days, you will receive a referral bonus of $500!

Start Saving – NY Kids Club offers you discounts on everyday experiences, entertainment offerings, phone plans, electronics, vacations, and even cars! These exclusive savings are FREE!


Salary ranges from $80,000 - $85,000 annually


At NY Kids Club & NY Preschool, we strive to be an inclusive and diverse community where all team members work in an accepting environment. We celebrate our differences and lead with kindness and respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. These are our guiding principles that apply to all terms of employment, including promotions, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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