Do you believe that if you change the beginning of a
child’s life you can change their whole story?
At Children’s Discovery Center – Venning, we
know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing
children’s potential. We are a community of educators who seek to
grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as
professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.
As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Children’s
Discovery Center – Venning is seeking a dedicated and
experienced School Leader to provide day-to-day leadership to the
school with students ranging in age from infants to early learners.
We are looking for a passionate leader, who is hungry to
learn and ready to collaborate with a strong and amazing team of
The primary objectives of the Head of School are to inspire
positive community interactions, ensure quality care and education
of all children, and foster and develop the educational
environments and staff. The Head of School also will facilitate the
implementation of the Reggio Emilia pedagogy in a safe, healthy and
nurturing classroom environment that supports each child’s social,
emotional and intellectual growth and development, as well as
create a family-focused environment that encourages our school
• Growth Mindset: Models a ‘Growth Mindset’
by consistently seeking to develop one’s talents and demonstrating
a passion for learning and growth.
• Hungry: Continuously strives for excellence,
going above and beyond what is required to seize opportunities for
the overall benefit of the organization.
• Humble: Puts the collective success of the team
over one’s individual interests, easily admitting to one’s own
mistakes and sharing the credit for team accomplishments.
• (People) Smart: Demonstrates good judgment when
interacting with teammates, understanding one’s impact on others
and adjusting one’s behavior as necessary.
• Leadership: Rallies teammates around a shared
vision and provides motivation and support to reach shared
objectives. Provides timely feedback, coaching, and development
opportunities for staff. Serves as a role model for our core
• Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Cultivates the
interpersonal skills and emotional discipline to forge authentic
relationships with teammates in order to establish mutual trust,
respect and accountability. Ability to relate joyfully and
sensitively to children.
• Collaboration: Involves parents, colleagues, and
partners with the community in a collaborative effort to provide
seamless support for students.
• Communication: Communicates effectively with
parents and students with sensitivity, honesty, and empathy.
Discusses matters with staff and leadership directly and in a
• Organization and Time Management: Ensures that
priorities are aligned with key business objectives and resources
are mobilized to maximize Return on Time Invested. Focuses time and
energy on value-added activities.
• Adaptability: Maintain a calm, positive, and
professional demeanor even in the face of challenges and
Experience and Education:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, preferred. Equivalent
combination of AA degree, training, and 3-5 years' experience in
the field of Education will be considered.
- Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or
- A minimum of 3 years of managerial experience with strong
- Proficiency with technology and software applications including
current version of MS Office.
- May occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Why work with us?
In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment, we
offer competitive benefits such as medical insurance, 401(k), paid
time off, education scholarships, child tuition discounts, and
more. Endeavor Schools is a growing family of private schools that
is united by the belief that families deserve schools that are
worthy of their trust. The mission of Endeavor Schools is to
empower our schools with the tools, resources and support required
to deliver on the promises made to our children and families. Our
vision is to create optimal teaching and learning environments that
transform the lives of those we serve.
Endeavor Schools is an equal opportunity employer.