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Director in Training

The Early Childhood Manager in Training (ECMT) program is designed to provide passionate employees with the tools to be successful in a managerial role. This DIT will support our Director and Assistant Director with the day-to-day operations at our centers and would help with management responsibilities such as family tours, candidate interviews, and most importantly, teach the children in the classroom. The DIT program helps you learn the “New Horizon” way and gives you the opportunity to apply/interview for future management opportunities as an internal candidate.


New Horizon Academy is a leader in Early Childhood Development profession. Our growth will generate leadership opportunities in various locations. Our Director in Training program is a great opportunity to launch your leadership career!


We are seeking professionals who have experience in childcare who would like to engage in a formal training program geared toward a management role at one of our centers. The ECMT program includes rotations at our centers and at our corporate office with a variety of mentors/trainers so that the ECMT’s receive training on key areas such as curriculum execution, licensing, ProCare (enrollment/ tuition program), parent/customer relations and other key skills that Directors must possess. Upon completion of the program ECMT candidates are given priority consideration for management opportunities such as Curriculum Coordinator, Assistant Director and Director roles.


All employees are expected to provide a warm, nurturing, safe, and loving environment where self-concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected. Candidates must be organized, detailed orientated, self-motivated, reliable and able to lead in a diverse environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field is preferred. 
  • Meet Program Administrator qualifications for NAEYC accreditation.
  • Knowledge of NAEYC, SEEDS EZ-Write and High Reach Curriculum.


We offer a suite of benefits including…

  • A fun, professional work environment
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • Generous childcare discount
  • 401K (with employer match)
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Continued education training


This position description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with this position. While this description is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties as necessary or desired.

Salary: 60,000/yr.


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