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Company: The Goddard School
Location: Clinton
Posted on: May 15, 2022

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Job DescriptionThe Goddard School in Clinton, New Jersey is looking for passionate educators to join our Family!If you are motivated, energetic, nurturing, flexible & FUN The Goddard School in Clinton, New Jersey has great career opportunities! The Goddard School in Clinton, NJ is looking for a Director of Education to join their team! All applicants must be available for shifts scheduled between 7am – 6pm and have experience in a childcare setting.General Qualifications

  • Previous management experience in a licensed childcare facility or experience managing faculty members
  • Knowledge of New Jersey Licensing Regulations, some basic knowledge of NJCCIS system, Grow NJ Kids & NAEYC is a plus
  • The ability to supervise & interact closely with children at their level
  • Be confident in the day-to-day operations in a classroom setting
  • Be capable of effectively communicating with school personnel, children, and parents on a professional level and daily basis
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety protocol in childcare settings and COVID-19 regulationsEducational QualificationsAll candidates who wish to be considered for the position of education director must meet one or more of the following criteria and all requirements that may be mandated by their state and/or local licensing authorities:
    • A bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education, elementary education or child development and management experience in a licensed childcare center or preschool
    • A bachelor's degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework, including 12 documented hours of completed coursework related to young children from birth to age eight, and management experience in a licensed childcare center or preschoolResponsibilitiesAn education director must be well organized and able to handle many different obligations. The director's responsibilities include the following:
      • Maintain compliance with NJ State and corporate standards
      • Maintain accurate records for children & faculty to be in continued compliance with both state & GSI requirements
      • Manage classroom scheduling & schedule faculty members accordingly
      • Conduct emergency drills in accordance with GSI standards and state licensing requirements
      • Operate the school within a budget while ordering necessary supplies
      • Complete & Submit payroll on a bi-monthly basis and track all personal & sick days
      • Complete monthly maintenance of emergency medications
      • Recruit, interview, hire and manage faculty members
      • Conduct faculty orientation and onboarding process
      • Organize and conduct monthly faculty meetings
      • Provide faculty with assistance in preparing lesson plans and developing activities
      • Review written lesson plans and portfolios
      • Welcome in person visitors and answer telephones using GSI script
      • Conduct tours according to provided guidelines
      • Develop and maintain customer relations
      • Prepare for annual quality assurance audits via self-audits
      • Collect activities to implement summer camp curriculum
      • Complete audits of medical paperwork and immunization records to follow NJ regulationsBenefitsThe following benefits are available to full-time employees after completion of a 90-day probationary period:
        • Medical & Dental Insurance available
        • Simple IRA available
        • Paid Time Off
        • Closed most Federal Holidays and the week between the Christmas and New Year's Holiday
        • Professional development provided in-person and online

Keywords: The Goddard School, Bethlehem , Director, Executive , Clinton, Pennsylvania

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