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Hours Full-time
Location West Palm Beach, Florida

About this job

Palm Beach Christian Academy (PBCA) is seeking an experienced, innovative, and compassionate leader to direct our team of Early Childhood Educators at our NEW Village school campus (located at 3600 Village Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33407). Our schools strive to develop young minds and inspire a love of learning. PBCA is a ministry of Family Church. Family Church is a growing network of neighborhood churches and classical Christian schools in South Florida. Come join our growing team!

Reports to: Administrative Director of Early Childhood Education

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operation of the school.
  • Function collaboratively with the Administrative Director to assess school campus needs, develop a meaningful school improvement plan, and introduce those changes in school programs and personnel assignments to achieve the performance objectives and goals.
  • Diligently enforce early childhood education federal, state, and local statutes; and comply with audit requirements and Health Department policies.
  • Provide proactive, comprehensive, and facilitative leadership for the school in the planning and implementation of school improvement initiatives.
  • Implement a challenging curriculum.
  • Train, observe, and evaluate school teacher performance including upholding Christian values and teachings which support the ideology taught at Family Church.
  • Provide staff development/training opportunities. Provide assistance to individual teachers to improve classroom instruction and student performance.
  • Enhance the decision-making capabilities of all early childhood personnel.
  • Develop new skills and approaches to enhance the school.
  • Gather, analyze, and use data from varied and multiple sources to form concepts and hypothesis, and to consider alternatives for improvement.
  • Provide a clean, safe, and nurturing school environment.
  • Provide effective communications with and seek input from parents, colleagues, teachers, students, and the community.
  • Encourage increased involvement by parents, Family Church, and the local community to achieve school improvement and accountability.
  • Emphasize increased literacy in reading, writing, and mathematics for all students.
  • Focus on improved achievement for all students at the school.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Florida Preschool Director’s Credential with VPK Director Endorsement. Preferred Trauma-Informed Care Endorsement.
  • Preferred bachelor’s degree in early childhood or related field.
  • Ability to meet all minimum eligibility requirements to be a member of Family Church.
  • Affirm the Family Church Network statements of belief and practices as codified in the organizational bylaws and detailed in the Baptist Faith and Message confessional statement of 2000.
  • Maintain a close and healthy walk with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Maintain a high standard of excellence and moral character.
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and prioritize workflow.
  • Professional and positive demeanor.
  • Record of consistent, high-level performance.
  • Successful teaching experience.
  • Leadership ability, including motivating school personnel to achieve goals and objectives, decision making, management skills and delegation, excellent oral and written skills.
  • Knowledge of school-related data and the ability to utilize such data for decision-making purposes.
  • Able to interact collaboratively with students, parents, teachers, staff, and church administration.
  • Must pass drug test and Level 2 background check.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of standing, sitting, and walking throughout the day.
  • Able to lift 25-50 pounds multiple times a day.
  • Must be able to sit and stand on the floor through out the day, and bend, kneel, or squat to be at eye level with children.
  • Able to handle moderate to high stress levels.

Full-time Employee Benefits

  • Employer and employee shared healthcare coverage with employer funded declining balance debit card.
  • Employer and employee shared Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life.
  • Employer-paid Consumerism Card, including health advocacy and Teladoc telemedicine.
  • Employer-paid retirement benefit after one year of service, with 5% employer contribution.
  • Two weeks of school assigned vacation.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Child enrollment tuition benefit.
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance for three times annual salary.
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability.






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