Executive Director

We are passionate about progressive early childhood education that leads to a more equitable world. It means we are global citizens, we are environmental stewards, and we are shaping young beings that will support themselves, people around them and the planet. We are currently accepting applications for an Executive Director position.

Ann Arbor, MI

Apple Playschools

Apple Playschools is a 501(c) nonprofit that creates conscientious world citizens through play-based early childhood education in both language immersion and nature immersion environments. We operate three early childhood centers in Washtenaw County: Manzanitas Spanish Immersion Playschool, Green Apple Garden Playschool Lower (for infants and toddlers), and Green Apple Garden Playschool Upper (for preschool and kindergarten). We embody inclusion, innovation, and environmental stewardship in entrepreneurship and education in order to make a more equitable world. http://www.appleplayschools.org/

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Full-Time

Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.

Overview: <p>This position is ideal for someone who wants a permanent full-time position with a lot of responsibility.</p> <p>The Ideal Person is:</p> <ul> <li>Decisive but not autocratic.</li> <li>Excited about shaping a company as it grows knowing there will be challenges.</li> <li>Passionate about early childhood and is curious by what we mean when we say &ldquo;progressive&rdquo;.</li> <li>Driven by data to back up choices.</li> </ul> Looking for someone to begin June 15, 2018 for this full-time position.&nbsp; Applications open through mid to late May.
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Including but not limited to:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Board participation</li> <li>Strategic Planning and Implementation</li> <li>Fund development planning and implementation</li> <li>Culture view and initiatives</li> <li>Facilities management</li> <li>Licensing management</li> <li>Staff management</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Managed Early Childhood Learning staff of at least 10 (3+ years)</li> <li>Professional Non-profit experience (2+ years in a leadership role) or formal training in non-profit or educational management</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Preferred and/or:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bilingual (Spanish &amp; English)</li> <li>Executive Director experience of non-profit</li> <li>Masters in Education w/specialty in administration</li> <li>Masters in Social Work</li> <li>Professional work with young children</li> </ul>