Educational Director (PreK-8th Grades)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $35,000
Maximum: $43,000




3501 North 17th Street
Spring Garden Academy
United States


Next Generation Ministries is currently hiring individuals to join our team of directors to help manage our two-site school, Spring Garden Academy, with ECE, faith-based Elementary (K-8), and OST programs, along with community, youth, and parent programs. This particular position focuses on administration of our educational programs along with some specific site management.

We are looking for qualified individuals who passionately embrace our vision and mission and are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk urban community. We believe this is more than a job; it is a calling to urban missions and belief that children can be leaders in the community that is struggling. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families and are looking for individuals to support and nurture a collaborative approach to teaching and family engagement.

3-5 years of administration experienced required along with experience in the spiritual leadership and development of children or youth in the community, school, or church. Strong commitment to differentiated instruction, leadership development, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth,and understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Familiarity with Conscious Discipline (or similar models) desired and a commitment to embrace and implement a must. BA/BS required. Experience with NAEYC accreditation, ASCI accreditation, Keystone Stars or other quality improvement models, strongly desired.


health insurance, vacation, sick and benefit days

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested candidates should: 1) review our websites and to learn more about our mission and philosophy. 2) email a cover letter and resume to Please mention the idealist listing in your cover letter. Cover letters must be specific to this position.