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Vice President of Early Childhood Education
Bergen County JCC
605 Pascack Rd
Township of Washington, NJ 07676

JCC Info:

The Jewish Community Center of Northern New Jersey is seeking a visionary Jewish educator to become the Vice President of Early Childhood Education. The Vice President will possess creativity, energy, passion, and strong management skills to envision, create and lead the Early Childhood Department, and is charged with combining best practices and universal Jewish values to create a child-centered, emergent, and constructivist learning environment. The Early Childhood Department will include a full day preschool for infants through five year olds, a parenting center, young family programs, and summer camp programs. The Vice President will develop and grow these programs, designing a continuum of services for children and their families.

The Vice President is responsible for creating and leading these programs at one location for the 2018-2019 school year, and subsequently growing and expanding the programs to additional locations. Once the program has expanded, the Vice President role will shift from directing, managing, and leading the singular school to overseeing and supervising all locations and programs.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Vice President of Early Childhood Education is responsible for the development and administration of all Early Childhood programming at the JCC. It is the responsibility of the Vice President to develop, inspire, implement, and lead a program rooted in best practices in Early Childhood Education, while integrating ideals from a variety of educational philosophies, frameworks, principles, and values. Through strategic thinking, direction, and mentoring, the Vice President must effectively supervise all aspects of implementing the vision of the program.

The Vice Presidents responsibilities include managing and leading the entire Early Childhood department while focusing on the following: program and curriculum development, staff supervision and development, relationships with parents and families, and administration.

The Vice President is under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer. The Vice President is responsible for hiring, training, and supervising teachers, program specialists, and administrative support staff.

If qualified, please send a cover letter detailing your experiences and educational approach and philosophy along with your resume to sarahk@yjcc.org.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Program and Curriculum Development

Staff Supervision and Development

Relationships with Parents and Families

Administration

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