Regional Director of Academics

Job Details

Do you want to change the world?

At Endeavor Schools we are changing the world one child at a time. Endeavor Schools is a stable growing family of private schools committed to creating better education for a better world.

Making a significant, lasting, positive difference in the communities we serve begins and ends with our people. At Endeavor Schools, we are always recruiting for team members who have the courage, skills, experience, and desire to help us strengthen our team and deliver on the promises we make to the families that we serve.

Endeavor Schools has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Director of Academics! This position will work with our Play and Project-based schools based in Florida. This role will travel throughout the state, primarily in South Florida and Orlando, and is expected to be on-site at schools 4 days a week. The Regional Director of Academics (RDA) works in partnership with our Operations team and serves as an inspiring guide and compassionate mentor for the School Leaders and Educators in their region. The RDA facilitates the implementation and school/classroom alignment of Project-Play Based Education in safe, healthy, and nurturing environments which support each child's social, emotional, and intellectual growth and development.

Essential Tasks
  • Assisting and supporting educators to:
    • Be deeply grounded, self-reflect, and act from the Project Play Based pedagogy in all aspects of their work.
    • Create inviting, well-designed, and beautiful Project or Play Based classrooms with a full range and use of age-appropriate and open-ended learning materials that allow children to explore and hypothesize ideas about their world around them.
    • Develop a curriculum that provides experiences for small groups of children but also identifies the individual abilities and needs of each learner. This information enhances the educators' intentional planning of experiences that are based on each student's developmental levels.
  • Supports and mentors School Leaders and Educators by:
    • Nurturing and mentoring School Leaders responsible for the program curriculum by supporting their success and development.
    • Serving as a resource and support to faculty who need advice and guidance, offering feedback and support when necessary.
    • Observing frequently in schools and classrooms; offering feedback and support towards the best Project or Play Based Education practices.
  • Demonstrates Leadership by:
    • Training and mentoring all School Academic Leaders and designated school staff who will have contact with children.
    • Overseeing our new hire training program for the assigned region.
    • Supporting new integrations in the region, as needed.

Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Education
  • Early Childhood Education credentials and/or coursework
  • 5+ years of lead teaching experience in an Early Childhood classroom
  • Early Leaning Leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

Starting Pay: 70,000 per year, depending on education and experience.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform. A full job description is available upon request. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or delegated by management to meet the business needs of Endeavor Schools.

Why work for us? Because we truly care about our people!

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.