Preschool Director

Job Details

Do you believe that if you change the beginning of a child's life you can change their whole story?

At Columbia Academy at Thunder Hill, we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children's potential. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.

As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Columbia Academy at Thunder Hill is seeking a dedicated and experienced Preschool Director (School Leader) to provide day-to-day leadership to the school with students ranging in age from infants to early learners at our beautiful campus located in Columbia, Maryland. We are looking for a passionate leader, who is hungry to learn and ready to collaborate with a strong and amazing team of educators.

The primary objectives of the School Leader are to inspire positive community interactions, ensure quality care and education of all children, and foster and develop the educational environments and staff. The chosen candidate also will facilitate the implementation of the curriculum in a safe, healthy, and nurturing classroom environment that supports each child's social, emotional, and intellectual growth and development, as well as create a family-focused environment that encourages our school community's growth.

Experience and Education:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Education is preferred. Equivalent combination of AA degree, training, and 3-5 years' experience in the field of Education will be considered.
  • 90 Hour Child Care Certification.
  • 45 Hour Infant and Toddler Certification.
  • 45 Hour Director Administrative Course (or willingness to take).
  • Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation.
  • A minimum of 3 years of managerial experience with strong performance results.
  • Proficiency with technology and software applications including current version of MS Office.
  • May occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Why work with us?

In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment, we offer competitive benefits such as medical insurance, 401(k), paid time off, education scholarships, child tuition discounts, and more. Endeavor Schools is a growing family of private schools that is united by the belief that families deserve schools that are worthy of their trust. The mission of Endeavor Schools is to empower our schools with the tools, resources and support required to deliver on the promises made to our children and families. Our vision is to create optimal teaching and learning environments that transform the lives of those we serve.

Endeavor Schools is an equal opportunity employer.