Preschool Director

Anonymous Phlianthropy - Beaufort, South Carolina - Full time

Top-Flight Preschool Director

An exciting new philanthropic community-development project in southernmost South Carolina seeks an imaginative, experienced early-childhood-education professional to direct the startup and operation of new high-quality preschool options for families— many of them rural, low-income, minority, or ESL.

Only candidates with a strong previous record will be considered: Director of an excellent preschool. Or lead senior teacher at a high-performing nursery. Or seasoned college-level instructor in early-childhood education. Someone combining excellence in practical job experience with knowledge of the best research on what helps the very young thrive.

This will be a pathbreaking facility, with an extraordinary curriculum, outdoor environment, system of room rotations, specially designed building, monthly home-visit protocol, and generous teacher compensation.

Applicants with successful experience in the Cooperative Preschool model ( will be favored. All candidates must demonstrate ability and enthusiasm to implement the co-op educational ethos. These schools will be structured to nurture and educate not only children (as preschools commonly do) but also their parents (a quality special to cooperatives).

Candidate must live in or relocate soon to the (beautiful) region stretching from Beaufort and Bluffton, South Carolina, down to Savannah.

In addition to top-flight professional qualifications in early education, superb people skills will be needed for this job. A devotion to children, obviously, but also proven ability to communicate with, motivate, and inspire parents of all types and backgrounds.

High energy and entrepreneurial instincts are also essential—as the director will manage all aspects of launching a new school from scratch, from facilities to hiring to curriculum to licensing to recruitment.

Salary will range from $90,000-$100,000 depending on experience, with good benefits. Please apply with cover letter and résumé to 

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