Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
Metropolitan Family Services is hiring a full-time Early Childhood EducationDirector to join our North Children’s Center Team!
The Director provides oversight to Early Childhood Teachers and supervises paraprofessionals, support staff and the family service workers. This administrative position carries out tasks related to the daily operation of the childcare facility. The North Children's Center is located at 3255 N. Central, on the City's northwest side.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides leadership to the team of early childhood educators in the center that serves two to five year olds
Participates with community partners and stakeholders as it relates to supporting the needs of parents and their children
Works with peer Metropolitan directors and content experts to develop and achieve program goals
Completes administrative tasks related to reports, budgets, facility as well as funder requirements for programming
Monitors and maintains systems related to updating policies, procedures and practices
Works in collaboration with other Metropolitan programs to help families access additional supportive services
Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.