The Day Program Director must comply with Community Care Licensing qualifications for Child Care Center Director (Title 22, Division 12, Chapter 1 of Manual of Policies and Procedures; section 101215.1; ). One of the three scenarios is required for consideration:
High school graduation or GED and 15 semester units at an accredited college in specified early childhood education classes. Three of the required units shall be in administration or staff relations and 12 units shall include courses that cover the area of child growth and development; child, family and community; and program/curriculum and four years of teaching experience in a licensed center or comparable group child care program OR
Two years of experience are required if the director has an AA degree with a major in child development OR
A Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Child Development Program Director permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Must keep current in their field for own personal growth, and must meet all child care center director qualifications as established by the California Department of Social Services.
Must obtain or have obtained at least 15 hours of training in preventative health practices, including control of infectious disease (including immunizations), childhood injury prevention, sanitary food handling, nutrition, and emergency preparedness and evacuation.
Must also possess a current pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid card issued either by the American Red Cross or by a training program that has been approved by the Emergency Medical Services Authority pursuant to Section 1797.191
The Director must keep evidence of having completed this training on site at the school. If the Director needs to take CPR, First Aid, or other preventative health practices to meet these requirements, the Corporation will reimburse class and certification fees.
This is a contract position for each school year, offering $35,000 to $50,000 annual salary, depending on experience and qualifications. The Director is required to remain on campus from 8:30am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday, with additional time before/after school hours as needed for parent conferences, material prep, and other administrative tasks. The Pre-K program in the Spring entails an additional 2 hours one day per week in the afternoon for four months. Estimated work week is approximately 22-28 hours per week. As our school follows the local public school district schedule, paid vacation time is built in to the yearly calendar (10 weeks in summer, Veterans Day, 1 week in November for Thanksgiving break, 2 weeks in December for Winter break, MLK Day, 1 week in February for mid-Winter break, 1 week in April for Spring break, Memorial Day in May). Additional days of paid time off for personal necessity/sick leave are allowed each year.
START DATE: The ideal candidate will be available to start by January 2019.
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter introducing yourself and describing your interest in the position, as well as a CV/resume. Please also indicate in these documents that you have met minimum requirements for directorship, specifically: (a) Community Care Licensing qualifications for Child Care Center Director; (b) 15 hours training in preventative health practices; (c ) CPR and first aid certification. Minimum requirements for directorship are required to be considered for this position. A condition of an offer of employment includes a successful background check.
The Childrens Cottage Cooperative of Marin is an EEO employer and candidates requiring accommodations in applying should contact for assistance.