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Associate Director of The JCC Sara Walker Nursery School
JCC of Stamford
1035 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905

Principal Responsibilities:

This new full-time position is designed to assist the Associate Executive Director in leading the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School community. The Associate Director will partner with the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School and Vogel Family Center for Early Learning administrative teams in interactions with teaching staff, parents and children; enhance the curriculum and environment of the program; develop and implement birth - 5 year old enrichment programs to complement SWNS curriculum and services; Promote the Stamford JCC internally and to the larger community; and contribute meaningfully as a member of the JCC Professional team.

Direct Responsibilities as assigned by The Associate Executive Director and include, but are not limited to:

Minimum Qualifications:

 Degree in Education required, Masters Degree preferred
 Strong experience marketing a school and building enrollment in a competitive environment
 A driven, passionate, hard worker with infectious high energy who leads by example
 A desire to make the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School the early learning program of choice for the community. Someone who seeks continuous improvement and is never satisfied to rest on laurels
 Skilled at motivating, supporting, evaluating, hiring, and holding accountable faculty and staff
 Commitment to the importance of Jewish education as an essential element in perpetuating the beauty, shared values, culture, and importance of Judaism. Appreciation and welcoming of the full range of Jewish identities, practice, family structure, and culture

 A charismatic "face of the school" for internal and external audiences
 Proven experience working with high-expectation parents in effective ways
 Innovative; Creative; Detail Oriented; Mission Driven
 Warm and approachable - presents as friendly, professional, caring and capable .


$65,000 - $75,000

Agency Information:

The Stamford JCC is a cultural, educational and recreational center, offering exceptional programs, classes and special events designed to enrich the mind, body and spirit. We are a values driven organization with specific focus on: welcoming guests, kindness, respect, and communal responsibility, and we warmly welcome people of all ages, faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds.