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Early Childhood Director
Gordon JCC
801 Percy Warner Blvd
Nashville, TN 37205

JCC Info:

The GJCC Early Childhood Learning Center embraces families of all backgrounds and cultivates a connection to Jewish values and traditions. With practices rooted in research, our teachers work collaboratively to nurture the gifts of each child, encourage a questioning mind, spark creativity and foster independence. The Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC) is at the center of Jewish life in Nashville, providing recreational, educational, social and cultural programs and services to over 1,700 member families. Located on a beautiful 52-acre campus in west Nashville, it is a place where non-Jews are welcome to join, play and learn side by side with their Jewish neighbors. Competitive salary and benefits including health insurance, vacation, Center membership and discounts. THE GJCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) Director provides leadership and vision to all GJCC programs serving 100 children from six weeks through five years. Bringing best practices in early childhood education, the Director will be responsible for curriculum development and implementation, promoting and nurturing a welcoming and engaging atmosphere, and ensuring standards of excellence in each classroom. S/he will be excited by directing a high quality Early Childhood program.

The Director should possess outstanding relationship management skills and have a passion for working with children and families. S/he must be flexible and adaptable with the ability to work collaboratively with ECLC and agency-wide staff, parents and community members. This full-time, full-year position is part of the management team of the GJCC and reports to Executive Director.

The Early Childhood Director (ECD) will be responsible for:

Minimum Qualifications: