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Child Care Center Director

Growing Kids Management Corp South Bend ,IN
  • Posted: 20 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director is responsible for the day to day operations and success of the center.  In the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director will be in charge of center operation.

The ideal candidate has a degree in Early Childhood Education and at least three years of experience in a similar environment. Candidates must meet all state requirements for child care workers, including annual in service hours, medical examinations, be able to pass a background and drug test, and must be physically able to interact with children on a day to day basis (stoop and bend, lift up to 30 pounds, etc.). Strong organizational and administrative skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and good computer skills required. Certifications in Child/Infant CPR and First Aid a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the enrollment of new students
  • Addresses parent questions and concerns
  • Gives tours of the center
  • Distributes letters
  • Assists in Accounts Receivable management
  • Assists in controlling monthly expenses
  • Responsible for hiring, training and developing staff
  • Supports the teaching staff and is available to assist or substitute in a classroom
  • Assists with proper staff coverage, including staff and substitute scheduling
  • Participates in the Call In list for teachers
  • Transports children as needed
  • Maintains center filing and computer records
  • Maintains the Front Office areas and orders office supplies
  • Performs oversight activities, such as reviewing cleaning checklists, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Maintains Paths to Quality Level 4
  • Maintains NECPA Accreditation
  • Maintains Indiana Licensing Standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must meet all state requirements for child care workers, including annual in service hours, medical examinations, and can pass a background and drug test
  • College degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Additional coursework in a related field or a Master's degree preferred
  • Three years of progressive and relevant experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of all current state and local regulations relating to child care facilities
  • Current Child/Infant CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Experience in supervising and managing staff
  • Highly professional and dependable
  • Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
  • Able to interact with students of all ages and skill levels
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the internet
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Able to stand on your feet for long periods of time, at least 95% of the day

Growing Kids Management Corp

Why Work Here?

Family owned and operated since 1995, with a commitment to providing quality childcare and education to the community we serve

Address

South Bend, IN
46628 USA

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