Center Director, The Lourie Center

Greenbelt, MD
Aug 02, 2022
Mar 21, 2023
Full Time
The Lourie Center School is seeking an experienced Child Care Director who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

As the Child Care Director, you will:

•Engage in a system of relational, reciprocal, regular data feedback and data
utilization for individualized professional development for teaching staff and
continuous program improvement.
•Participate in Communities of Practices and lead monthly reflective
supervision to support teaching staff's professional growth.
•Support and ensure that a continuity of care model to help children develop
secure relationships is implemented.
•Implement, document, and demonstrate an understanding of the importance
of multiple perspectives and possess the skills to be successful when working
among interdisciplinary efforts.
•Participate in Service Area Coordination as scheduled.
•Train and coach teachers in the Tools of the Mind Curriculum with the focus on
integration of Teaching Strategies GOLD which is aligned with the Head Start
Early Learning Outcomes Framework and Maryland Early Learning Standards.
•Support teachers in the development of Individual Care and Individual Plans
for each child using all relevant child and classroom level data in collaboration
with the child's family.
•Monitor the plans, ensure documentation is uploaded into ChildPlus data
management system and update as necessary.
•Coordinate referrals in collaboration with the teacher and family for children
with suspected special needs or behavioral concerns with guidance from the
Disabilities Coordinator

Qualified candidates will possess:
• Bachelors degree in education; masters degree preferred
• 3-5 years of experience as a manage/director
• Experience working in the educational field
• Active BLS CPR card through American Heart Association

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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