Parent Tours & Info Sessions scheduled! See dates HERE >
(617) 492-0090 | Contact

Job Openings

At EDS we value our teaching staff and we strive to ensure they feel valued and appreciated through competitive compensation, excellent benefits, continuing education and career growth opportunities, and annual bonuses.

Director

The Director is responsible for the daily operations of the school while creating a supportive environment for staff, students and parents. This role is responsible for developing the strategic direction and operating plans for the school with clear and quantifiable objectives, in conjunction with the Board of Trustees. The Director is responsible for overseeing all staff including hiring and management of staff. This role is responsible for ensuring an overall positive image of the center and compliance with laws governing child care.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operations:

  • Directs and oversees the operations of EDS, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, guidelines, regulations and implementing changes as needed; including oversight of the design, development, integration, and all program components and processes with assistance from delegated staff
  • Determines the strategic direction and operating plans for the school with clear and quantifiable objectives in conjunction with the Board of Trustees
  • Develops and maintains updated written departmental policies and procedures. Ensures accomplishment of these policies and procedures for the express purpose of providing safe, high-quality child care services
  • Oversees and/or completes accurate and timely reports and audits of the school’s programs and functioning, such as: curriculum development, student files, staff development plans, and parent satisfaction
  • Oversees management of department’s inventory for the purpose of protecting departmental assets
  • Works collaboratively with Board of Trustees and meets with them periodically to discuss financials, strategic direction, issues and resolution and provides the annual report and regular updates at Board meetings, and serves as ex officio non-voting member of the board
  • Maintains appropriate licensing for the Center such as DEEC, OCCS, City regulations, and other accreditation
  • Oversees any coordination necessary with Early Intervention or Special Education support services
  • Oversees and participates in enrollment (marketing, parent tours, family orientation)
  • Oversees classroom assignments and compositions
  • Support and implement COVID protocols as needed

Management of Staff:

  • Oversees, develops and manages Director of Finance and Operations, Assistant Director and teachers by providing ongoing mentoring, performance management, development plans and training for direct reports
  • Oversees the supervision of all staff functions in conjunction with the Assistant Director when appropriate with hiring, training, work assignments, performance reviews, mentoring, scheduling, disciplinary action, and recommendations for dismissal
  • Presents recommendations for dismissal of staff and as necessary, receives approval from Board of Trustees on disciplinary action that could lead to dismissal and hiring/firing employees
  • Responsible for updating the employee handbook, maintaining employee files, managing compensation, benefits and human resources compliance for staff
  • Ensures that all staff interact and communicate respectfully with children demonstrating an inclusive environment
  • Plans and coordinates weekly staff meetings and coordinates staff schedules. Coordinates professional development and staff training sessions. Motivates staff to work collaboratively and inspires each teacher to showcase his/her strengths and talents
  • Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts in the workplace and avoid any bias in hiring
  • Assist in the classroom in the absence of sufficient staff
  • Keeps current in the field of Early Childhood Education

Financials:

  • Oversees all financial matters, reviews financial reports and bank statements handled by the Director of Finance and Operations
  • Works with the Director of Finance and Operations, in conjunction with the Board to develop the annual budget, manage ongoing expenses and oversee purchase and management of insurance programs
  • Manages lease negotiations, with input from the Board

Parent & Community Relations:

  • Cultivates and maintains a positive, collaborative relationship with parents, community- based organizations, businesses, referral and/or funding organizations to determine community needs
  • Communicates effectively (verbally and written) with parents and the community addressing concerns in a timely manner, displaying courtesy, confidentiality, consideration, and discretion
  • Publishes monthly newsletters, provides timely reminders on upcoming events and updates parent handbook
  • Any other duties as assigned

Candidate Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Certifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Service, Human Services, Public Administration, Child Care Programming or related field preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree considered with at least 5 years of experience in a supervisory/ leadership capacity in the not-for-profit/social enterprise sector
  • DEEC Director II LT I/T, P/S Certification.

Previous Experience Requirement: 


  • Minimum 10 years professional work experience in early childhood education (ECE) preferred
  • Past experience supervising other professional staff preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High energy with dynamic approach to program oversight and leadership
  • Ability to be flexible multi-task and respond timely to inquiries and issues
  • Proficiency with computer technology sufficient to complete the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of educational, governmental and social service agencies
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and write reports in an accurate and timely 
manner
  • Ability to supervise, develop, and coach staff in an authentic, respectful, and caring 
manner
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a 
wide range of constituencies
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual- 
relationships and professional stature, including confidentiality with regard to school 
operations, financial matters and personnel matters
  • Ability to work independently while fostering a strong team atmosphere
  • Ability to promote a safe working environment and ensure that all safety procedures are 
followed

Working Conditions 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The job requires working in an office during regular work hours (8am-4pm Monday through Friday) and may require working more than 40 hours or beyond normal work hours at times. The job may require work with challenging parents, children or staff. This is a full-year, full-time position 52 weeks/year. 2 additional weeks of vacation per year will be provided on top of school scheduled holidays/breaks/closures.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear and operate a computer. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times. Position demands meeting deadlines with time constraints.

How to Apply

Please send an email with the subject “Director” with a Letter of Interest and Resume to edscochairs@gmail.com and we will be in touch.

Evergreen Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Director

The Assistant Director assists the Director of Evergreen Day School with the development and implementation of a high quality developmentally-appropriate early education program consistent with all applicable local and state procedures and licensing requirements. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with the Director to update and implement curriculum, train and mentor staff, maintain enrollment, market the school, and effectively respond to issues raised by staff and parents. In addition, in the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director assumes all the responsibilities and duties of the Director. The Assistant Director will be the primary administrator for the extended day and summer camp programs with duties including and not limited to staffing the programs, maintaining the supplies in alignment with the budget, and mentorship. An ideal candidate is an energetic experienced educator whose creativity and continued pursuit of their own learning and education translates into a transformative early education experience for all members in our EDS community. Being tech savvy and helping out with social media and other marketing efforts is a plus but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership:

  • Assist with new teacher orientation and on-boarding
  • Responsible for managing coverage for 12-14 staff; Receive phone calls from staff when they need 
to be absent from school, arrange for classroom coverage, and update absences on administrative 
Google calendar
  • Coordinate and oversee staff jobs, provide feedback to Director on annual performance reviews
  • Participate in running staff meetings
  • Act as advisor on READS (Respect, Equity, Anti-Racism/Anti-Bias, Diversity, Social Justice)
  • Supervise the Extended Day Program and float as needed
  • Provide coverage on Monday 
afternoons during Extended Day with Floater Teacher in preschool
  • Oversee the summer program- lead the staff in curriculum development for summer program 
curriculum, review lesson plans and finalize curriculum.
  • Support outdoor play including playground safety walkthroughs, summer outdoor water play 
including set-up, clean up and equipment
  • Lead prospective enrollment tours on an ad hoc basis
  • Assist with planning professional development day for staff
  • Plan open house/back to school night

Facility Oversight:

  • Purchase, organize, and distribute educational, paper goods, cleaning supplies, summer 
program, and any other supplies needed for the school such as special items-tote bags for 
fundraisers, art show supplies
  • Support director with repairs and replacements, and overall facility maintenance
  • Oversee gardening program
  • Facilitate emergency drills
  • Manage children files in a secured manner
  • Any other assignments, functions and responsibilities as assigned and directed by EDS in its sole discretion

Candidate Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Education and Certifications:

  • Lead Teacher EEC certified for the state of MA preferred but not required
  • Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degree or Related Degree preferred

Previous Experience Requirement: 


  • Minimum 10 years professional work experience in early childhood education (ECE) preferred
  • Past experience supervising other professional staff preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge of social media, Brightwheel, Google Suite applications and Zoom preferred
  • High energy with dynamic approach to program oversight and leadership
  • Ability to be flexible multi-task and respond timely to inquiries and issues
  • Proficiency with computer technology sufficient to complete the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of educational, governmental and social service agencies
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations
  • Consistently demonstrates key leadership skills including communication, motivation, 
accountability, trustworthiness, positivity, and creativity
  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, goals and objectives of early childhood education
  • Proactive building of relationships with staff, new families and community members
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proficiency with technology and commitment to the unique role 
it plays in education
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality towards school 
operations and personnel matters

Working Conditions 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The job requires working in an office during regular work hours (8am-4pm Monday through Friday) and may require working more than 40 hours or beyond normal work hours at times. The job may require work with challenging parents, children or staff. This is a full-year, full-time position 52 weeks/year. 2 additional weeks of vacation per year will be provided on top of school scheduled holidays/breaks/closures.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear and operate a computer. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times. Position demands meeting deadlines with time constraints.

How to Apply

Please send an email with the subject “Assistant Director” with a Letter of Interest and Resume to edscochairs@gmail.com and we will be in touch.

Evergreen Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

Future Early Childhood Educator Positions

Are you an early childhood educator? We would love to hear from you! If you’re interested in joining our team, or have questions about available opportunities, please send an email with the subject “Future Positions” with a Letter of Interest and Resume to jobs@evergreendayschool.org and we will be in touch.

 Evergreen Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about Evergreen Day School

New Year, New Building!

New Year, New Building!

Evergreen Day School has begun construction on a new state of the art school facility on the Sancta Maria grounds where the school currently resides. The new COVID compliant facility will open for the 2021-2022 school year.

MLK Jr Day Activities

MLK Jr Day Activities

Evergreen Day School teachers regularly bring up the topic of race with our children in a way that is developmentally appropriate.

Brand New Building

Brand New Building

On September 13, 2022 Evergreen Day School opened its doors in our brand new building! Come visit our 5 bright, sunny spacious classrooms.

Teaching Yoga at EDS

Teaching Yoga at EDS

Teaching yoga to your children this year has been such a gift. Participating in yoga inside allowed for smaller groups and the ability for the children to notice how they were feeling inside as they were attempting various poses.