Principal or Vice Principal Director
Treasureland Preschool is now accepting applications for the Director position. The job begins July 1, 2021.
2950 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO 80210
The Director of Treasureland Preschool works collaboratively to build a relational, inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, parents and children. The Director oversees the high quality, integrated, investigative and child-driven curriculum using the guiding principles of the school’s mission, Scope and Sequence and play-based philosophy.
Full time, salaried, exempt position
The Rector of Christ Church
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Retirement plan, Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Pension through Church Pension Group, personal leave
- Oversees the administration of a developmentally appropriate, integrated and investigative curriculum which aligns with the school’s Scope and Sequence and the Colorado Early Learning Guidelines.
- Oversees and manages the smooth running of the school, monitoring those in charge of curriculum planning, implementation, custodial and financial oversight.
- Supervises all budget and compensation processes.
- Supports the training, coaching and implementation of Conscious Discipline, the school’s social emotional management program.
- Covers/supports classrooms as needed.
- Ensures compliance with all State licensing requirements and any additional regulatory agencies as necessary.
- Maintains school’s Colorado Shines webpage with updated data, documentation and all quality improvement goal implementation as defined and outlined by Colorado Shines and Denver Preschool Program.
- Spearheads preparation for, and oversees all aspects of accreditation through Colorado Shines according to the accreditation cycle – approximately every three years.
- Advocates for and represents the school within the community.
- Responds to parent and community concerns.
- Assesses and arranges for major repairs to the school’s space, both inside and out.
- Demonstrates cooperative, collaborative, positive and professional oral and written communication with parents, staff and church personnel, practicing confidentiality at all times.
- Develops and oversees all staff management, including hiring, onboarding, performance evaluation, staff meetings, professional development, and any additional staff management duties.
- Establishes policies and procedures for the smooth operation of the school and oversees compliance of those policies as outlined in both the Parent Handbook and the Staff Policies and Procedures.
- Retains Director certification and all licensing requirements for the position.
- Supports and adheres to the school’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Policies as outlined in both handbooks.
- Demonstrates professionalism, discretion and confidentiality in all interactions and relationships, including, but not limited to school staff, parents and church personnel.
- Collaborates with staff, volunteers and Parent Council to provide educational and community building opportunities and encourages parent-staff partnerships to support children’s growth.
- Establishes policies, procedures and oversees adherence to required and developmentally appropriate practice regarding health and safety of the preschool community.
- Maintains a healthy environment as defined by Colorado Office of Early Childhood Care and Licensing, Department of Public Health and Environment, Fire and Police Departments, Department of Social Services and the school’s nurse consultant.
- Demonstrates integrity, enthusiasm and professionalism in all interactions and in all aspects of the job.
- Additional related duties as needed or assigned.
- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education
- Minimum of 3 years early childhood teaching experience
- Director Certification for large center
- Strong knowledge of child development
- Ability to focus on efficiency and effectiveness
- Values stability and risk taking
- Ability to motivate people
- Able to focus on short and long term goals
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Computer skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
- Familiarity with the Colorado accreditation process through Colorado Shines
- Conflict management skills