University Settlement provides a comprehensive network of services to over 33,000 people of all ages living on the Lower East Side, in Brooklyn, and beyond. Its broad network of activities includes programs that reach the whole person, whole families and whole communities. Children’s Corner is located at 565 Livonia Ave in East New York, Brooklyn serve children from 2 years to 5 years using the “Dual Model” for serving Head Start and Child Care eligible children and their families. Following Head Start Performance Standards the program aims at providing comprehensive early childhood care and education including health, nutrition, mental health and school readiness curricula and measurements to address achievement gaps.
Children’s Corner is seeking a visionary, energetic leader to act as Program Director for our play-based child care program which serves children 2 to 5 years old, including Pre-K for All. We offer a full day, full year program and are proud of our strong partnerships with families and the local community. The program provides a nurturing and stimulating environment that prepares children with academic and social skills needed to succeed in school and life. We are looking for a director who is excited about leading a high quality, culturally responsive preschool that blends public and private funding to ensure a robust and meaningful experience for children, staff and families.