US Kids is hiring an Executive Director!
U.S. Kids Child Development Center seeks a dedicated Director to lead a non-profit early
childhood center in providing excellent, loving, and affordable childcare to families in D.C. The Director will provide invigorating energy and strong leadership for U.S. Kids, and build a strong community among teachers, parents, and staff to support children’s success. The Director will be responsible for managing an exceptionally talented staff, further developing their skills, and making hires that reflect a commitment to quality and diversity. S/he will lead the continued improvement of U.S. Kids curriculum and offerings while effectively managing the center’s budget. The Director will ensure the center stays in compliance with regulations and policies and maintain the Center’s accreditation. The Director will serve as a welcoming and warm presence to all families.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced early childhood education professional with
significant experience managing and leading in an educational context and a passion for supporting the health, growth, and development of children. S/he will be a strong
communicator and manager with a proven ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and a natural customer service orientation. A demonstrated ability to manage processes, including attention to timelines, due dates, and tasks to be completed is necessary, as is the flexibility and poise to solve problems that arise unexpectedly. Candidates must meet all D.C. and NAEYC qualifications for a childcare center Director.
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Hiring is subject to:
- Review of resume completeness including education, experience and skills
- Verification of three references
- Completion of employment application
- Completion of interview and working interview (classroom observation)
- Fingerprint clearance
- Child Protection Registry Clearance
- DC Police Clearance
- Clean drug test
- Recent physical (within one year) and clear TB test (on OSSE Staff Health Certificate)