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Community Nursery School Director Job Description


Role Overview:

• Develop and support our curriculum and philosophy, inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia and other play-based early education practices.

• Provide compassionate leadership to the school, including introducing families to the parent cooperative approach and supporting them in building a collaborative community

• Inspire and mentor our seasoned team of teachers and staff, and encourage excellent teaching, communication, and leadership skills throughout the school

• Provide vision in strategic development, planning, organization, and management of the school’s programs and facilities

• Manage day to day responsibilities for policies, procedures, programs, and budgets in conjunction with the Board of Directors

Specific Responsibilities – (include, but not limited to):

• Maintain a child-centered environment, placing the needs and rights of children above all
• Cultivate and foster a sense of community, belonging, and dedication for our families, in alignment with the

cooperative nature of the school
• Promote and manage the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of quality curriculum and

programs, consistent with our school’s mission and educational philosophy

• Be available to address specific needs of children, including working closely with public school special education departments and private services as needed

• Support ongoing professional development and enrichment for staff and teachers through bi-weekly staff meetings and workshops

• Work collaboratively with the executive board in order to meet school goals, and address issues as they arise • Communicate relevant news and updates with staff and parents as appropriate
• Represent the school at school functions, fundraising events, and professional workshops

• Oversee daily operations of the school, including administrative and record-keeping functions as well as overseeing the maintenance and working operation of the facilities

• Oversee budgeting and fundraising as well as other fiscal activities
• Manage the enrollment and financial aid process, including meeting with prospective families

• Oversee hiring, supervision, and evaluation of teachers and staff
• Respond to unexpected situations as well as emergencies in a timely, confident, and appropriate manner

• Comply with licensing standards set by the State of Massachusetts as well as local regulations Qualifications

  • ●  EEC Director l or II Certification
  • ●  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • ●  Minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • ●  Previous experience in a leadership role in an early childhood setting
  • ●  Deep understanding of, and demonstrated experience with, the philosophies that embody our school’s

    mission and values

Start date – August 2024
Compensation – commensurate with experience
For more information about our school and to apply, please visit our website: www.cnslex.org To Apply – please send cover letter and resumes to: employment@cnslex.org

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Interested applicants can send inquiries and resumes to employment@cnslex.org