Position Summary: The Assistant Director is a key member of the PIC administrative team that works together to support the mission and values of the program. The Assistant Director will lead the program team in providing a strong and consistent pedagogical foundation for the organization, as well as sharing management, community and advocacy responsibilities with the Executive Director.
Minimum of 5 years of administrative experience supervising and coaching staff members.
Advanced knowledge of child development, including best practices in all domains of development.
Experience working in NAEYC accredited program.
Foundational understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach.
Knowledge of research and best practice of curriculum and instruction.
Excellent verbal and written skills
Application Procedure: Qualified candidates should submit the following materials to Executive Director at email@example.com by April15, 2019. Please put “Assistant Director Application” in subject line. Please attach each document as a separate PDF.
1-2 page statement of educational philosophy
1-2 page statement of leadership orientation
List of 3 professional references with name, relationship and contact information.
Program Summary: The Parent Infant Center (PIC) is a large, urban non-profit, early childhood and school-age program located in the diverse neighborhood of West Philadelphia. PIC is a NAEYC accredited and PA Keystone STARS 4 designated program that has been in operation for over 40 years, with specific focuses on play and project-based learning, Reggio Emilia inspiration, and connecting children to nature.