Early Childhood Director

Yeshiva of Central Queens | Flushing, NY, United States

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Posted Date 2/28/2024

Position Summary

The Yeshiva of Central Queens (YCQ) is seeking an experienced, nurturing, and creative educator to serve as the Director of our Early Childhood (EC) Program, beginning July 1, 2024. The Director is responsible for serving over 160 total students in our New York City-funded UPK programs for 3 and 4-year-olds, and our Kindergarten. 

 The Director is responsible for the day-to-day administrative oversight of the program, as well as working closely with the teachers to develop high-level and age appropriate curricula for our students. The successful candidate will work to uphold and build on YCQ’s commitment to providing our students with the best possible educational experience in a Torah environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Hiring, training, managing, and mentoring staff to ensure the overall success of the EC
  • Maintaining supervision and instructional guidance (both Judaic and General) through regular staff meetings, classroom observations, and professional development.
  • Coordinating, implementing, and monitoring the different curricula  
  • Participating in interviews and assessing applicants' academic levels
  • Assist in the planning of the EC Open House
  • Establishing meaningful relationships with parents and maintaining effective oral and written communication.
  • Overseeing consistent compliance to all NYC UPK requirements.

 Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

  • 5+ years teaching and administrative experience 
  • Able to build successful relationships and have the ability to influence people at all levels. 
  • Able to lead and manage successfully.
  • Skill in planning and organizing, able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skill in efficiently handling conflict and complaints.
  • Computer literate, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Drive. 

 Compensation & Benefits

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. 

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Minimum of 2 references
Salary100,000.00 - 120,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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