Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Director, Bernice B. Godine, JCC Early Learning Center, Newton MA in Newton, Massachusetts

JCC Info:

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is searching for an experienced early childhood education leader to direct their flagship Early Learning Center located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. The Center enrolls over 180 children infant through preschool age in 15 classrooms. The Director leads a team including Assistant Directors, Office staff, Child Development Specialists and a dedicated staff of 50 Teachers. The program focuses on providing children with meaningful learning experiences through emergent curriculum and extensive enrichment opportunities, with a strong family-centered approach. This full time, full year position begins in June 2017.

Principal Responsibilities:

The core responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, supervision, recruitment and retention of teaching and administrative staff
  • Oversee all phases of daily operations
  • Administer and monitor all budget and enrollment operations
  • Maintain excellent parent relationships and communication
  • Lead the program into the future with vision and energy

Minimum Qualifications:

Interested candidates should have very strong leadership, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess a M.A. or B.A. in child development or a related field, a solid background in early care and education, and a minimum of 7 years of experience as an early childhood center director. Prior directing experience in a large center is essential, and a knowledge of Judaica for early learners is a plus. A Massachusetts EEC Director II certification is necessary. The JCC Early Learning Centers offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a supportive work environment.

Date Posted: 04/17/2017

Title: Early Childhood Director, Bernice B. Godine, JCC Early Learning Center, Newton MA

JCC: JCCs of Greater Boston

Location: Newton, MA