The Learning Experience – Clinton Hill (TLE – Clinton Hill) is seeking candidates for the position of Educational Director. The Educational Director will be responsible for the daily management, including curriculum, program quality and classroom staff, of a new childcare and early learning center in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn to serve up to 175 children from 6 weeks to five years of age. The Educational Director will be a highly energetic individual with a passion for childcare, genuine love for children and a strong commitment to education. The Educational Director will report to the owners of TLE – Clinton Hill.
Principal Areas of Responsibility:
Manage classroom staff for a high-expectations, high-achievement performance culture by maintaining a positive team environment, while addressing any staffing issues promptly.
Hire teachers and ensure appropriate center staffing.
New employee training and onboarding; ongoing professional development to staff; mentoring and coaching employees to perform at their highest levels.
Proactively monitor classrooms and provide ongoing feedback to teachers.
Supervise and assist staff in enriching early childhood curriculum.
Manage staff scheduling to meet compliance standards.
Enforce school policies and procedures.
Ensure compliance with safety standards of the children and staff.
Manage local and state licensing regulations and ensure compliance and record keeping.
Coordinate annual registration process.
Assist in driving enrollment by organizing events and providing tours.
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred with Certification in 1-6, N-6 or Special Education required
Two or more years of teaching experience in infant, toddler or preschool settings.
Must meet state educational and licensing requirements for director.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Exceptional time management, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to connect with and maintain strong relationships with families.
Two or more years of management experience in a licensed childcare center or preschool is preferred.
Ability and willingness to work a flexible full time schedule that may include weekends and holidays.
The Learning Experience – Clinton Hill (TLE - Clinton Hill) is a high-quality childcare and early learning center. Using a research-based curriculum combined with child-centric activities and play, TLE – Clinton Hill covers all aspects of a child's most important developmental years. By Learning, Playing and Growing, children will flourish in a newly constructed 12,000-square-foot facility with an indoor playground and 14 classrooms for 175 children from 6 weeks to five years of age.