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Director of Curriculum

Director of Curriculum

Job ID 
2017-1344
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-Deerfield Beach - Corporate Office
Category 
Other

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Overview

Your dream career starts here as a Director of Curriculum!

The Learning Experience is the fastest-growing childcare operator and franchisor in the United States. Having experienced unprecedented growth, TLE has over 300 centers open or under development in 22 states, plus an enrollment of more than 23,000 kids from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. We're going on 10 straight years of double-digit revenue growth! TLE is the most technologically-driven company in the industry with our cutting-edge mobile apps, use of mobile devices, and superior security features. We believe in providing a well-rounded education to children of all ages that extends beyond ABCs and 123s. We have written a philanthropy curriculum that teaches the children: “It doesn’t matter how big or small you are, it is the size of your heart that matters.” Children, staff, and families participate in regular philanthropic events throughout the year. If you are seeking a career and not just a job, TLE is the company for you.

We are searching for enthusiastic, hard-working candidates to share in our success. At TLE, you will enjoy working with diverse people who have exceptional talent and team spirit, all coming together for the common goal of ensuring that The Learning Experience remains number one! TLE has given many employees a platform to display their talent and further their careers. If you are interested in working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere where employees are encouraged to share their ideas and maximize their potential, apply today and become a member of the TLE family!

The position is located onsite at our new international world headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Director of Curriculum  designs and endorses TLE's proprietary curriculum and enrichment programs that are developed for ages birth - 12 years of age.

 

Core responsibilities include the collaboration with the Curriculum team on future curriculum projects, along with further development and enhancement of current programs. They will be required to host curriculum trainings based upon process and implementation of research-based practices. This person must have birth through Kindergarten classroom experience and be familiar with developmentally age appropriate practices.  They must have the ability to demonstrate knowledge of best practices for early learners. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation) and have knowledge of Microsoft Office along with experience with Adobe InDesign and Interactive Whiteboards. Successful candidate will be required to hold training classes to ensure proper implementation of the company's curriculum. They will review the organization's proprietary curriculum; act as a resource person to the Curriculum Team in order to deepen the identifications and use of new methods necessary to develop the most desirable curriculum. 

 

The candidate must bring a high level of competency in early childhood education with a practical knowledge of what constitutes an appropriate educational program as well as curriculum enhancement for children ages 0-12. 

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Review the company’s proprietary curriculum and provide suggestions and recommendations regarding any developments.
  • Endorse the company’s curriculum.  
  • Work with the Curriculum Team to make any necessary adjustments and modifications to the curriculum.
  • Responsible for submission of curriculum to all states for approved use in our centers.
  • Develop curriculum themes and concepts with a strong emphasis on developing our technology curriculum, aligning with Early Learning standards, bridging numerous state guidelines.
  • Conduct monthly online curriculum trainings to our centers
  • Conduct live workshops and presentations to our current and potential franchisees, and center management teams.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education with a MS.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction. PhD preferred.
  • Teaching experience with children ages birth through Kindergarten.
  • Track record in analyzing, optimizing, and troubleshooting existing curriculum and education programs, as well as instituting and formulating new programs and educational curriculum.
  • Knowledge of interactive whiteboards and available software.
  • Knowledge of MS Office specifically MS Excel preferred. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign.
  • Knowledge of QRIS.
  • Knowledge of ITERS, ECERS, SACERS or similar is a must.
  • Candidate must be able to multi-task being able to handle numerous projects at once and be self-motivated

  

Our proprietary programs include but are not limited to, Early Literacy curriculum, Summer Camp, Dance, Sign Language, Technology, Fitness, Yoga, Science, Music, Theater and Philanthropy. Candidate must be enthusiastic and have a love for working with children. Will be required to travel at certain times per year for classroom observations, training opportunities and company conventions.