Child Development Director – Hall Neighborhood House, a grant driven non-profit social service agency, seeks a hands-on person to direct activities of its infant/toddler and preschool child care center serving about 250 children.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Member of the Hall Neighborhood House executive management team • Manage the operation of the NAEYC accredited child care center • Strong and effective leadership abilities in early childhood education
REQUIREMENTS: • A baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and • At least 12 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in administration, leadership and management, and • At least 24 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education that encompasses child development and children's learning from birth through kindergarten; family and community relationships; the practices of observing, documenting, and assessing young children; teaching and learning processes; and professional practices and development and • Five years experience as the director of an early childhood education program of similar size and nature and • Standard or Master level CT Director’s Credential dependent upon the degree of the candidate or • Within six months of employment, agree to present a plan for obtaining the Standard or Master CT Director’s Credential within two years of employment.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and a working knowledge of Procare (Child Care Management Program) and MIP (Accounting software) preferred.
CONTACT: No phone calls please. No relocation allowances. A copy of the detailed job description is available upon request. The closing date for resumes and salary requirements to be submitted is May 14, 2010.
Submissions should be sent to: Human Resources Department Fax: (203) 345-2020