Center Director – Paley ELC


Paley Early Learning Center, a NAEYC accredited and Keystone Star 4 child care center (located in Northeast Philadelphia) is seeking a full-time Center Director.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field with 30 credits in early childhood education.
  • A minimum of three years of child care center management experience
  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role in the implementation of quality initiatives (e.g. NAEYC accreditation, Keystone Stars)
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Ability to make decisions, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Well organized with a collegial work style and enthusiastic support for agency’s strategic vision, mission and goals
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b), child care tuition discount, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to with the job title in the subject line.

FELS is participating in the T.E.A.C.H program.

It is the continuing policy of FELS to provide equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, creed, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, or other classification as required by applicable law.