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Director, Sacred Heart Preschool

Director, Sacred Heart Preschool
Sacred Heart Preschool, Louisville, KY
Sacred Heart Preschool, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) Early Years school in Louisville, Kentucky seeks a mission-driven, visionary, collaborative, student-focused and community-centered Director beginning July 1, 2021. This position is a leadership role that works closely with the President of Sacred Heart Schools. The Director will promote the educational development of the school’s staff and students, with emphasis on the Ursuline core values. The ideal candidate will serve as a community leader, fostering a climate of well-being and engagement of students, faculty, and staff within the Preschool and serve as a role model, reflecting the school’s Catholic and Ursuline identity while embodying the creative and forward-thinking direction of the school.

The Director holds primary responsibility for providing personal and visible leadership for the faculty, staff, students, and families on the mission of the school and will be involved with the development and implementation of a strategic long-term plan that is consistent with both the mission and the vision of Sacred Heart Schools. The Director is responsible for personnel management including recruiting, hiring, and supporting highly qualified faculty and staff. This position ensures the ongoing development of curriculum, works collaboratively with the administrative team and is an integral part of the planning, managing, and monitoring of the annual budget.
Sacred Heart Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees working at least 30 hours per week, which includes a 50% tuition discount at all four campus schools.  Sacred Heart Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in Early Childhood Education or related field. Experience as a preschool teacher required. Experience as a preschool administrator required. Demonstrated knowledge of regulations and requirements of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services required. Knowledge of the Catholic faith and appreciation for Catholic principles preferred. Familiarity and understanding of the IB PYP preferred.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to shsemployment@shslou.org.

Sacred Heart Schools is sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville.
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