Careers

Beth Sholom Congregation – Early Childhood Education (“ECC”) Director

Posted: 10/19/2021

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Personnel Management – Hiring, training and supervising staff, and providing opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Program Management – Ensuring the successful enrollment, advertising, and marketing of the early childhood program, ensuring student retention, and overseeing the assessment of child development and progress.
  • Professional Growth – Participating in required professional development and overseeing the professional development of the staff, including working alongside consultants and other experts in the field of early education and childcare.
  • Financial – Preparing and overseeing the ECC budget; seeking out grant opportunities
  • Curriculum Development and Implementation – Supporting the Curriculum Specialist in developing, implementing and monitoring the curriculum. Partnering with the Beth Sholom clergy to infuse Jewish values, holidays and cultural experiences into the curriculum.
  • Licensing – Ensuring full compliance with all licensing and safety regulations required by the state and county.
  • Communication – Communicating with families, staff, PTO, Beth Sholom staff and professionals, congregants, prospective members, and others connected with early childhood engagement.
  • Engagement and Outreach – Working with Beth Sholom staff and clergy to enhance current experiences and creating additional opportunities for engagement of young families in the congregation and community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education plus
    • 3 years of experience in an Early Childhood Education center 
    • 3 semester hours of approved training, or the equivalent, related to the care of infants and toddlers
  • Experience with Reggio-inspired preschool strongly preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to and knowledge of Jewish education

Compensation

$70,000 – $80,000, commensurate with experience.  

Reduced ECC tuition for child enrolled at pre-school

Application Instructions

Application instructions:

Candidates can apply directly to: Rachel Zutshi, Executive Director at rzutshi@bethsholom.org.   Please include a cover letter.