Director of Education



New York City, NY
United States

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Director/Owner of the preschool.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Program Operations
  • Ensure school is in compliance with DOH, NYC and NYS licensing regulation
  • Ensure effective and clear communication with teachers and parents
  • Develop and oversee school schedules, tours, activities
  • Plan school year calendar, staff work calendar and staff schedules
  • Supervise registration and enrollment
  •  Manage the admissions process to ensure a strong student body and a strong reputation for the school
  • Be a lead spokesperson, provide tours, manage open houses and pursue PR and business development opportunities for the program development and curriculum
  • Implement state of the art best practices in early childhood education and outdoor education
  • Develop, implement, and continually improve early childhood curriculum
  • Recruit, hire, train, motivate, observe, and evaluate staff
  • Provide ongoing coaching to improve teaching quality
  • Address employee issues and discipline needs
  • Remain current on issues and trends in early childhood education
  • Oversee parent communication via app, email, one-on-one meetings, social media, and events

The Educational Director must meet all licensing requirements for any and all agencies overseeing the school. A NYS teaching license is required for this position. 

How to Apply:

Please contact Angela Speakman at 212.982.4444 or at if you are interested in this position.