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4 Mar 2024

Principal or Vice Principal School Director (Education Director)

Kuei Luck Early Childhood CEnter
 Queens County, New York, United States

Job Description


The Education Director is responsible for overseeing all operational and program planning of the Preschool. Responsibilities include supervision of Preschool, Curriculum Planning/development, staff training, family relations, community support, and supporting the needs of the Preschool.

The Director shall possess energy, passion, and strong leadership skills to promote a warm and nurturing environment for children, parents, teachers, and community alike.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the Preschool, including daily operations & administration, teacher hiring, parent relations, and set educational goals
  • Oversee the implementation of a Reggio-inspired Mandarin Immersion curriculum for the preschool
  • Responsible for ensuring that preschool is compliant with local Health Codes
  • Supervise and train the Teachers and Administrative staff
  • Oversee all professional development for the preschool staff and coordinate with outside consultants on educational matters
  • Develop and coordinate teacher orientation, training, and annual evaluations
  • Assist teachers with tasks as needed (e.g. guidance on setting up appropriate activities, portfolios, administrative tasks, parent meetings, etc.) and ongoing email communication with families
  • Work with the Executive Director on all budget items for the Preschool, including annual and monthly budget updates and submissions, and ongoing oversight of the preschool budget
  • Must be familiar with ECERs, ITERs, CLASS rating system


  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required
  • 2 or more years’ experience as a Education Director
  • Firm understanding of the Emilia-Reggio approach a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as computer skills
  • Demonstrated strong supervisory, management, mentorship, and interpersonal skills
  • Solid working knowledge of Early Childhood Education and NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, Article 47 of the NYC Health Code
  • Experience in a management or supervisory role


  • Health benefits.
  • Discounts for employee’s children on all our programs
  • 401K and commuter benefits
  • Paid Holidays and school breaks

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely

  • No

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.