Goddard School Program Leader in Bellingham, Massachusetts
Program Leader A program leader at The Goddard School® is responsible for assisting in the management of the program and curriculum. Additionally, the franchisee or director may delegate certain business tasks to the program leader. Educational Qualifications * An associate degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, or a related field. * An associate degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8. * Lead teacher certified Preschool & Infant/Toddler using EEC’s lead teacher qualification requirements Responsibilities The program leader responsibilities include assisting the education director in implementing the education director’s responsibilities. Examples of some of these responsibilities include the following: ADMINISTRATIVE * Maintain compliance with Goddard System's QA Standards * Manage classroom scheduling/schedule faculty * Conduct disaster drills (e.g., fire, tornado, intruder) in accordance with GSI QA Standards and state licensing requirements * Maintain a school inventory (e.g. snacks, supplies) * Plan and implement a program for her/his and faculty’s professional growth LICENSING * Initiate and maintain a positive relationship with EEC/licensing agency * Maintain current licensing documentation * Comply with all current licensing regulations PERSONNEL * Monthly faculty meetings * Maintain accurate faculty files * Plan/implement bi-annual in-service meetings for faculty PROGRAM, PROGRAM SUPPORT, and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT * Conduct monthly classroom observations * Keep abreast of research and development in the field of early childhood development * Plan/implement professional development programs * Promote active participation in GSU * Program/Curriculum Development * Conduct classroom ratio checks throughout the day * Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum within the context of the local school district * Incorporate GSI curriculum resources * Maintain accurate classroom records * Provide faculty assistance with lesson plan preparation and theme development * Review lesson plans * Ensure that each classroom has an effective management system in place * Plan and implement visitors/activities * Conduct curriculum meetings three times per year SALES AND MARKETING * Welcome all visitors to the School * Answer the telephone using the GSI telephone script * Conduct tours according to the GSI tour guidelines * Develop and maintain customer relations * Maintain a system of home-school communication (e.g., Daily Activity Reports, school newsletter) * Conduct meetings with parent(s)/legal guardian(s) when appropriate This could be part time or full time, however we would need some flexibility with hours as there would be opening (7:30) and closing shifts (5:00) shared with the administration team.