Director - Pattonville R-III School District
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Early Childhood - Pattonville Early Childhood Center - 2022-23 School Year
Job Location: Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Feb 15, 2022**
District: Pattonville R-III School District
St Ann, MO 63074
Telephone: 314-213-8065 EXT 1065
Job Description:
About the Pattonville School District 
The Pattonville School District is a nationally recognized public school district serving families from Bridgeton, Maryland Heights, St. Ann and unicorporated St. Louis County near Creve Coeur. The district is ranked No. 11 in Missouri and in the Top 4% of public school districts in the U.S. according to Pattonville High School has been ranked among the top high schools in Missouri and the nation by U.S. News and World Report for eight out of the last nine years. For seven years in a row, the Pattonville School District has earned the Top Workplaces Award for the St. Louis region, an honor based solely on independent employee surveys. Pattonville serves approximately 6,000 students in preschool through 12th grades. The district's student population has been touted as one of the most diverse in Missouri and the U.S. and reflects the nation's global society, representing 63 different countries and 42 languages.

About the Pattonville Early Childhood Center
The Pattonville Early Childhood Center offers a variety of early education programs for Pattonville families to provide children with the best first start in their educational journey. Pattonville's early childhood program was awarded the Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA) FutureBuilders Early Childhood Education Program of the Year. The honor recognizes innovative and original early childhood education programs within Missouri. Award recipients are selected based on their innovative approcahes and outstadning ability to engage and support the development of the children in their care as well as their overall commitment to the early childhood education profession. Pattonville's program offers full-day and half-day preschool classes, as well as the Parents As teachers program for children ages birth through kindergarten.

Key Position Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentoring for early childhood educatiors, early childhood special educators, Parents as Teachers (PAT) educators, and support staff
  • Ensure compliance with licensing, accreditation and regulations
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of early childhood education, curriculum development and program evaluation, child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom mangement, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning of young children
  • Administers school operational policies and procedures
  • Regularly attends and supervises evening school functions
  • Interprets and enforces district policies and administrative regualtions
  • Collects, maintains, and reports data regarding students as required
  • Ensures effective staff evaluation processes and practices
  • Commits to work hours necessary to meet established goals for school improvement
  • Prepares and maintains various written reports
  • Builds relationships with students, staff, and families to support student learning and overall positive climate
  • Provides leadership for continued improvements in student academic achievement
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of students
  • Provides effective, timely, two-way communication with students, families, and staff
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Position Qualifications
  • Education:  Ph.D./Ed.D. or MA/MS in school administration
  • Experience: Previous leadership experience
  • Prior experience in early childhood educational program
Salary Information:
  • 2022-23 Admistrative/Program Director Salary Range Salary Code: DD $107,000-$153,750
    • The 2021-22 salary range is listed for this position posting. This range will be adjusted for the 2022-23 school year)
  • Competitive benefits
  • Access to the employee health clinic and employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
*Position Timeline
   Date                Event
11/18/21       Position Posted
12/2/21         Position Closes
12/16/21       Admin Interviews
1/6/22           Building Level Interviews
TBD              Superintendent Interview 
1/11/22         BOE Rec


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