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Child Care Center Director

Kiddie University Capitol Hill Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Jump-start your career with Kiddie University CDC (KU). KU provide the highest quality in childcare and we are looking for an awesome Director like you. Kiddie University Capitol Hill is growing and adding to our talented team. We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Director who is motivated, energetic professional with a degree in early childhood education. We are also in the process of getting our NAEYC accreditation and would like someone who has experience with NAEYC.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Center Director will be expected to provide and maintain a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate program in accordance to all relevant childcare policies, procedures, and a strong knowledge of DC regulations. In addition, the Center Director will assume the following responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Ensure compliance with DC licensing standards and Kiddie University operations and quality standards.
  • Live the Values and be an excellent role model for staff in all areas.
  • Hire, train and manage staff to maintain high levels of morale and motivation. Inspires staff to grow and recognizes their achievements.
  • Develop and execute marketing plans to grow enrollment and build the Kiddie University brand.
  • Assist teachers with weekly development and execution of curriculum and program activities
  • Procure classroom supplies, food and other materials necessary for center operations.
  • Manages the budget in compliance with agreed parameters.
  • Communicates appropriately with parents, staff, and children on a regular basis, while respecting there confidentially.
  • Represents Kiddie University to public, community, parents, visitors, and staff with professionalism and integrity.
  • Manages technology and social media according to state laws, state licensing regulations, owners’ requirements and home office standards.

We offer professional development, competitive salaries, benefits, and bonus plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Has a minimum of 4 years experience as Center Director in a licensed childcare center with more than 100 children.
  • Franchised childcare center experience preferred
  • Experience managing an DC 5 star childcare center, preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field required
  • Thorough knowledge of OSSE Childcare licensing rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of USDA and food program guidelines preferred
  • Must be highly organized, efficient and possess excellent customer relationship management skills
  • Must have the ability to train and coach staff
  • Proficient in computer programs such as Smartcare, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the ability to learn other programs quickly
  • Energetic, flexible and ability to multi-task

 

Company Description
The child care management team at KIDDIE UNIVERSITY has over 50 years of combined experience establishing and growing state of the art child care facilities. Kiddie University was established to enhance the effectiveness of child care owners and administrators throughout the United States. The child care consultants at KIDDIE UNIVERSITY have their beginning as a Family managed center based in Prince Georges County and Charles County Maryland. In 1991, the first child care center came into existence from a child care center by another name that was operating in the red with low enrollment and high staff turnover.

At Kiddie University, we view our center and classrooms as a small learning community. We believe in learning through play, and use this early childhood methodology to foster learning in children. We utilize the Creative Curriculum which is an extension of our philosophy and goals for the children.Activities with children aim to be child-directed and teacher assisted. Classrooms are set up to allow children to explore, to question, and to work independently in a group or with a teacher. Play is a tool for learning that helps to formulate healthy relationships with peers and adults.To further support children’s growth and development, we provide and encourage many opportunities for parent involvement. We maintain the approach of parents serving as primary teachers of their children. Our goal is to form strong partnerships between teachers, the director, and the community .We focus on Gross and Fine Motor development, Cognitive Development, Physical Development, Social Development, Mathematical Skills & Critical Thinking, Emotional, Family Involvement, and Community Development. By providing enriching experiences that stimulate learning and focusing on the whole child, Kiddie University helps the child to develop life long learning skills and positive experiences.

Kiddie University Capitol Hill

Why Work Here?

Awesome working environment, great reputation, close community, room to grow

The child care management team at KIDDIE UNIVERSITY has over 50 years of combined experience establishing and growing state of the art child care facilities. Kiddie University was established to enhance the effectiveness of child care owners and administrators throughout the United States. The child care consultants at KIDDIE UNIVERSITY have their beginning as a Family managed center based in Prince Georges County and Charles County Maryland. In 1991, the first child care center came into existence from a child care center by another name that was operating in the red with low enrollment and high staff turnover. At Kiddie University, we view our center and classrooms as a small learning community. We believe in learning through play, and use this early childhood methodology to foster learning in children. We utilize the Creative Curriculum which is an extension of our philosophy and goals for the children.Activities with children aim to be child-directed and teacher assisted. Classrooms are set up to allow children to explore, to question, and to work independently in a group or with a teacher. Play is a tool for learning that helps to formulate healthy relationships with peers and adults.To further support children’s growth and development, we provide and encourage many opportunities for parent involvement. We maintain the approach of parents serving as primary teachers of their children. Our goal is to form strong partnerships between teachers, the director, and the community .We focus on Gross and Fine Motor development, Cognitive Development, Physical Development, Social Development, Mathematical Skills & Critical Thinking, Emotional, Family Involvement, and Community Development. By providing enriching experiences that stimulate learning and focusing on the whole child, Kiddie University helps the child to develop life long learning skills and positive experiences.

Address

806 H St. NE
Washington, DC
USA