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Director, Early Childhood Learning Services

Candidates interested in being considered for this career opportunity must submit an online application through apply.leeschools.net to the position titled, "Director, Early Childhood Learning Services," job ID 20202166.  This position is scheduled to close on Friday, July 17th at 11:59 pm.  

As the Director of Early Childhood Learning Services, you will provide leadership in the planning, development, implementation, and daily operations of early childhood programs in a safe and cost-effective manner that meets the special needs of young children and supports the goals of the District. 

Minimum Career Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with certification in educational leadership, administration/supervision, or related area of responsibility.
  • Seven (7) years of administrative experience with progressively responsible duties in an area related to intervention program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Proven experience successfully managing multiple business/department functions and staff in an upper-level leadership capacity preferred.
  • Industry certification preferred.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification preferred

Essential Career Functions

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement the District’s grant- and state-funded early childhood programs to include Head Start, Early Head Start, the Voluntary Prekindergarten Program, and fee-based opportunities.
  • Provide instructional and managerial leadership for the Lee Adolescent Mothers’ Program (LAMP).
  • Ensure compliance with District, state, and federal reporting requirements related to early childhood programs.
  • Ensure fiscal integrity of the District’s early childhood programs.
  • Collect and utilize evaluation data to maintain, correct, and/or improve the delivery of District early childhood program services to increase student achievement and customer satisfaction.
  • Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and recommend appropriate employment actions.
  • Coordinate and promote high expectations for learning to all stakeholders.
  • Partner with community agencies and early childhood education programs to maximize services to young children and families. 

Base Salary:  $99,184.80 

For the full job description, please visit our Job Descriptions tile and search for "Director, Early Childhood Learning Services."

If you are interested in learning more, please send an email to Suzette Rivera, Assistant Director of Recruitment, at SuzetteR@leeschools.net

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