Overview

Responsibilities and Duties:

Faculty and Staff Management:

Manage, coach, and develop all Preschool staff to maximize their role as a teacher and facilitators of the world language immersion and Montessori programs
Train, mentor, observe and evaluate all Preschool personnel
Plan and conduct meetings; promote and facilitate ongoing teacher and staff training
Attend professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration
Assist teachers with the preparation and execution of Parent/Teacher conferences
Complete the OCC Director’s Course within the first 60 days of employment and serve as OCC Director
Manage, coordinate, and supervise faculty and staff schedules and attendance
Program Implementation:

Develop and administer the preschool daily routine ensuring the daily operations of the Preschool meet all regulatory requirements and support the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the school
Oversee and guide the preschool curriculum, specifically focusing on the world language and Montessori components, ensuring that the curriculum the school offers is both intentional, future-focused and academically rigorous
Expect and uphold a clear and consistent standard of student conduct aligned with the policies outlined in the family handbook
In collaboration with the Director of Student Support, provide support, accommodations, and interventions as needed for any students’ behavior or academic progress
Evaluate rising kindergarten candidate’s readiness to be promoted
MSDE/OCC Compliance:

Generate and maintain preschool records for MSDE and OCC; ensure all necessary paperwork is current, available, and in compliance at all times
Track and monitor the completion of staff continuing education credits annually
Continually maintain current knowledge of issues and standards related to MSDE and OCC compliance
Community Building:

Maintain an educational philosophy and school atmosphere which encourages a cooperative and participatory attitude on the part of all teachers and students
Maintain effective communication using multiple platforms to keep the staff, students, and families properly informed of school events and activities in a timely manner
Utilize documentation procedures and enforce corresponding policies regarding communications with parents and/or staff regarding incidents involving students
Create and implement preschool-specific programming as part of TNCS’s Family Education Program that supports greater family engagement with the mission and vision of the school
Build and maintain relationships with community partners to support the Preschool program
Other:

Reports directly to the Head of School
Serves on the Admissions Committee
Attends and delivers reports at bi-weekly Leadership Team meetings
Embodies the Core Values, enthusiasm for learning, and global citizenship TNCS imparts to students
And other duties, as assigned

 

Qualifications:

Must have a Bachelor’s Early Childhood or related field
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a childcare facility or equivalent
Must have OCC experience
Experience with or willingness to learn Montessori Philosophy
Proficiency in Mandarin or Spanish preferred
Advanced knowledge in early childhood education
Child Care Administrator License if applicable.
Strong leadership and administrative skills.
Love for children and passion for teaching.
Effective decision-maker

About The New Century School

The New Century School is a recognized, independent, private school located in the Fell’s Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. We cater to children in preschool through middle school. Our progressive, 21st-century curriculum focuses on critical thinking, global awareness, and language learning