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Summary Description: The Children’s Meetinghouse is seeking a new Director for the 2021-2022 school year. The Children’s Meetinghouse is a non-profit early childhood center located in Concord, MA, serving children ages 4 months through 5 years in our infant/toddler and preschool programs. Our experienced teachers guide our child-initiated, emergent curriculum model, which incorporates influences from the Reggio Emilia philosophy and helps to foster respect and resourcefulness through play and exploration. The teaching staff of six is highly educated, experienced and dedicated. Ideal applicants will be dedicated early childhood educators with management experience. The Director will take a leadership role in supporting our teaching staff, children and families, as well as promoting the mission and values of the school. The Director’s roles include faculty leadership, administrative leadership, and communications leadership, and the Director should expect to provide regular assistance in the classrooms. To succeed in this collaborative leadership role, candidates should share our common
philosophy and practice.

Role Overview:
● Develop, support, and maintain our child-centered, play-based, emergent curriculum
● Oversee hiring, supervision, and evaluation of teachers and staff and provide professional
development opportunities
● Provide vision in strategic development, marketing, planning, organization, and management of
the school’s programs and facilities
● Manage daily operations of the school, including administrative and record-keeping functions in
conjunction with the Business Manager
● Manage day to day responsibilities for policies, procedures, programs, and budgets in conjunction
with the Board of Directors
● Cultivate and foster a sense of inclusion to all members of the school community, including
students, parents and faculty members
● Comply with and uphold licensing standards set by the State of Massachusetts
● Oversee the admissions and enrollment process, including meeting with and touring families
● Represent the school out in the community at events, conferences and related programming
● Massachusetts E.E.C. Director Certification
● Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education or
related field (Master’s preferred)
● Minimum of 3 years teaching experience at early childhood level within an emergent curriculum

To apply: This full-time position has a preferred start date of April 15, 2021 and offers a competitive salary based on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and references to: tcmboard@thechildrensmeetinghouse.org.

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