Preschool Director - The Y Preschool at UMBC

Employer
The Y of Central Maryland
Location
Pikesville, MD
Posted
Feb 27, 2021
Closes
Mar 07, 2021
Ref
1764915273
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.How this role contributes to the Y's mission:As aY Preschool Director, you will lead the overall operations of aY preschool center including fiscal management, participant enrollment and retention, marketing and partnership development and the development of associates through training, classroom observation and performance conferences. You will also be responsible for the ensuring the preschool center meets Y standards, Maryland Office of Childcare (OCC) and accreditation regulations. You'll regularly interact and communicate with children, parents and associates on a regular basis parents to resolve problems and assess participant needs. You'll be responsible for ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of the children enrolled in our program. You will also create an environment which fosters the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of each child in your care. As aY Preschool Director, you'll contribute to the Y and to the overall community we serve by working with our littlest Y participants to help them prepare for success in school and life. This work is right for you if you have:Enthusiasm for young children, patience, good humor, good judgment and a good spiritThe ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associateAt least 3 years of early childhood experience At least 2 years of childcare management experienceAn associate's degree in early childhood or bachelor's degree in related fieldYour 90 hour child care certification Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us. The Y provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Other details Job Family Program Leadership Pay Type Salary

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