The Executive Director position is a full-time role managing the overall administration of the school. This position serves as the primary leader of The Harmony School, as well as the school’s most prominent public face.
Key responsibilities of the position include:
-Oversight of curriculum development for both the Pre-School, Elementary, and Summer Programs
-Leading the School by guiding and directing staff, and managing the needs of the Harmony students and families
-Ensuring compliance with DSS regulations, as well as school operational and financial policies
-In concert with the Board of Directors, development and execution of Harmony’s Marketing program to include short-term (e.g., annual budget) and long-term (e.g., Marketing Plan) activities.
-Completion of grant applications and future eligibility research.
-Maintaining the school-wide events calendar, webpage, and social media sites.
-Ongoing development of marketing content to grow -Harmony’s footprint (e.g., press releases, direct mailings, advertising)
-Organizing and assisting with traditional fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events, direct mail solicitations and telemarketing efforts
-Developing and maintaining Harmony’s donor database.
-Managing event planning, including working with vendors, event coordinators, volunteers and donors.
-Perform administrative duties as part of the Harmony School’s tuition management program (e.g., FACTS).
-Track and monitor student attendance Coordinate and maintain student files Administer basic first aid to students in compliance with established school guidelines.
-Monitor students referred for illness or injury to maintain a safe and secure school environment.
-Perform general front office duties including response to phone and email communications
-Welcome on-site visitors and monitoring their movements on campus
-Maintain files, records, reports, and inventory (e.g., student health forms, employee records, budget reports, grants, etc.).
-Maintain school office supplies
-Coordinate and direct vendors
-Schedule and coordinate general facility maintenance.
Ideal Candidate Qualifications
-BA/BS degree required (education or related discipline preferred).
-Graduate degree (M.Ed) preferred.
-A minimum of six months experience teaching in a classroom setting
-A spirit of service and generosity, sound judgment and maturity, calm attention to detail and accuracy, excellent follow-through, communication skills, and the ability to work with others.
-A passionate belief in the Harmony School’s mission, values and educational model and an enthusiasm for helping children learn and succeed.
-A willingness to pursue continuous education opportunities and a drive to set and achieve ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals.