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Leake and Watts Services Program Director - Children’s Learning Center in New York, New York

Under the direction of the director for Early Childhood Education, the Program Director will be responsible for the day to day operations of the early childhood center. The Program Director will supervise all staff and be responsible for the overall management of the center’s services to families and children. Program Director shall ensure that all regulations are met and that the center provides an educationally sound and nurturing learning environment

  • Assure that the center is in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.

  • In conjunction with the Rising Ground Human Resources Department, will interview and hire staff.

  • Work in collaboration with the NYC Board of Education, NYC department of health, bureau of daycare and other agencies to facilitate collaborative program planning and implementing.

  • Coordinate, supervise and assess the work of the staff in developing and maintaining and educational program for all children enrolled in the center.

  • Implement and monitor center financial budget.

  • Develop, maintain and oversee the implementation of a program which addresses the emotional, physical, intellectual, and psychosocial needs of all children enrolled in the center.

  • Assure that the physical plant is well maintained.

  • Monitor the child care food program.

  • Oversee the activities of the evaluation component of the center.

  • Keep abreast of current trends in the field of special education and early childhood education, and changing regulations.

  • Appraises and recommends curricular/ instructional materials and equipment.

  • Provide for opportunities for family involvement in the center.

  • Participate in and attend community meetings, tasks forces, ETC.

  • Oversee the development of and implementation of in-service training for staff, families and the community.

  • Perform other duties as requested.

  • Candidate must have NYS certification in Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood Education, as well as administrative certification.

  • 5 years of administrative experience is required.

Job ID: 2019-1505

External Company Name: Leake and Watts Services, Inc

External Company URL: (No Website Given)

Street: 310 West 103 Street