Preschool Director

Childcare Professional Staffing Philadelphia , PA 19138

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company Overview:

Idas Learning Center is an early education center focused on the

development of young minds and citizenship. We strive to care for the

emotional, cognitive,and social aspects of education by creating a nurturing environment catering to the needs of young learners. Excellence is the

standard and we are looking to hire enthusiastic educators who share our vision in these educational goals.

Job Summary: Director

We are looking to hire a qualified individual as our center director. The director will handle the day-to-day operations of the facility. Maintaining the standard of excellence, directors will supervise and lead staff members, design program specific plans, ensure the safe and educational environment for young

children, and maintain budgets and state mandated paperwork. Additionally, ensuring company policies and legal guidelines are clearly communicated to parents and staff. Assessing, managing, and resolving problematic

developments and situations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Develop a curriculum and program: Child Care Directors work closely with the centers teachers and staff, creating learning plans or

programs to meet state and federal requirements and parents

expectations.

Oversee staff: Staff management is probably the most important task

of a Child Care Director. They must interview, hire and train staff,

making sure that the facility is safe and well-stocked. That includes

checking that safety equipment is available and working, removing

hazards and ensuring the facility is always clean and orderly.

Create a budget: The Child Care Director manages the facilitys

finances, which includes creating and working within a budget.

Market the facility:There is much competition between daycare

facilities, so the Child Care Director must have a marketing plan to

promote awareness of the facility and its services.

Meeting up with parents and teachers: A Child Care Director will meet with parents and teachers to keep parents up-to-date on their childs

development and progress, including discussing ways to address any

learning or behavioral issues.

Requirements

A child care director shall have strong business, communication,

interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.

A director shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

(1)A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in early

childhood education, child development, special education,

elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of

experience with children. (2) A bachelors degree from an accredited

college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood

education,child development, special education, elementary education

or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children. (3)

An associates degree from an accredited college or university in early

childhood education, child development, special education,

elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of

experience with children. (4) An associates degree from an accredited

college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood

education or the human services field and 4 years of experience with

children.

A director shall be employed by facility and be present at the facility

site a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Benefits

We offer

  • Retirement savings plans,
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development
  • Free parking.
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