Posted on July 20, 2023
For continued support of the Director of Early Learning who provides leadership with regard to rigorous and developmentally appropriate Pre-K-2 instruction, early learning initiatives, and Pre-K-2 extended learning opportunities throughout the Public Preparatory Network. This position is deemed important to their organizational goals as they seek to better ensure that all scholars are reading on grade level (or higher) by the end of the second grade. The Director integrates early literacy and foundational reading, mathematics, social-emotional wellness, and learning to provide a cohesive experience for school leaders and teachers. The Director is a crucial member of the network-wide academic team and ensures that close to 1,000 scholars under the age of eight are on a predictive pathway to and through college. They support a team of early learning coaches who work with teachers to drive strong academic results and build the capacity of teachers who are yet in the beginning stages of their careers. Public Prep supports a network of Pre-K and single-gender elementary and middle charter schools that are located in low-income communities within the South Bronx and the Lower East Side of Manhattan, collectively educating over 2,000 boys and girls.