EFGB EEC Preschool Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Who we are
Ecole Française Greater Boston (EFGB) is a school that aims to provide francophone families a high quality education. We are committed to guide our students in their development; social, emotional and academic.
School offers programs from Toddler to 5th grade on three campuses located in Watertown and Cambridge. We are accredited by the French Ministry of Education and part of the Agence pour l'Enseignement Français à l'Étranger (AEFE). Our main goal is to foster a meaningful learning environment for all our students.
We are a group of educators who strongly believe in the importance of team work. Collaboration and devotion shines bright amongst our team. All work together for the betterment of the students' wellbeing.
We are seeking an EEC certified Director I or II with prior experience teaching preschoolers. You may be ready for the next step up as an Early Childhood Director or interested in a unique smaller setting that combines administration with some classroom teaching. Speaking French is not required but a plus. Our team is a mix of anglophone and francophone speaking staff. The candidate will show an ability to demonstrate openness and inclusiveness to a multicultural & diverse community.
Our new Director will be in charge of our Summer Camp program during the summer.
Responsibilities and Duties
Provide administrative leadership and management of the preschool program of 39 children that is consistent with EEC licensing regulations and EFGB curriculum and policies
Provide direct teaching for 12 hours a week in an extended day enrichment program and English classes;
Oversee Summer Camp program for preschoolers and develop curriculum activities to engage children and support learning
Supervise, support and guide teachers in the development and implementation of appropriate curriculum to meet developmental goals and instructional activities;
Provide staff support in positive guidance for children in accordance with outlined guidelines;
Exercise open and respectful communication with families, co-workers, supervisors, and other school staff;
Guide teachers in measuring progress and accomplishments of students towards their academic achievements;
Create and maintain records on attendance, accidents, incidents, and other noteworthy events in accordance with EEC licensing guidelines and program policies;
Identify staff and own learning needs; plan professional development opportunities that support ongoing growth;
Provide a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all staff and children in the classrooms and on the school campus.
Qualifications and Skills
EEC Director I or II certificate;
At least 2 years of teaching experience with preschoolers;
Highly developed oral and written communication skills;
Ability to build relationships effectively and professionally with families, staff and children;
Experience developing and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum and practices;
Physical ability to handle frequent sitting, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, and moving;
Proven ability to maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment;
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum;
Applicant must be a positive hand on team player, enjoy being outdoors, and able to multi-task. The candidate should conduct oneself professionally and provide quality teaching and nurturing care to children (21 months to 6 years old) enrolled in the program.
Benefits and Perks
Possible bonus each year
3-5 paid vacations weeks
Our school is growing rapidly, apply now! For more information on our Preschool see https://www.efgboston.org/schools-and-programs/preschool/ .
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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