St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc.
Childcare Center Executive Director
JOB TITLE: Executive Director
START DATE: ASAP
REPORTS TO: The St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc Board of Directors
LOCATION: Indianapolis, IN
St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. is a safe, welcoming, and high quality childcare serving children of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to providing every child with a high quality program and secure environment that will allow children the opportunity to explore and foster their own growth potential. We believe in a child’s ability to learn in the most natural environment possible, with many opportunities to foster play and exploration. St. Nicholas Early Learning Directors and Staff will work to develop a life-long love of learning in all children and are committed to walking alongside every family in providing their children with an excellent, stimulating environment for the beginning years of life.
We currently serve up to 58 students and have a staff of 10 full-time and 6 part-time teachers and teaching assistants.
The Executive Director will be responsible for St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. operations, administration and human resources. In addition, they will assist in fund development and strengthening existing community partnerships. The Executive Director position is a full-time salaried position of approximately 40 hours per week, and will report directly to the St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. Board of Directors.
Supervise all program planning, organizing, operating
Ensure all federal, state, and local childcare regulations are being followed
Support program and staff training and evaluation to ensure Pathways to Quality Level 3 qualifications are maintained
Manage the new family stewardship process by giving tours, overseeing all new student enrollment, maintaining the wait list, and determining tuition assistance and voucher support levels as needed
Oversee the tracking of child enrollment and tuition assistance/vouchers for accuracy
Manage/oversee information technology, including the website, ongoing maintenance and updating of systems hardware and software
Maintain relationships with landlord and vendors and oversee services, updates, and repairs as needed
Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings to inform the Board of enrollment, tuition, staffing, and budgetary information, and other relevant program issues, changes, accomplishments
Provide program related input to Board of Directors for strategic planning purposes
Oversee management of email communications, donor databases, quarterly newsletters, and general communication with staff, families and the Board of Directors.
Ensure financial management and bookkeeping systems are accurate and within established FY20 budget
Ensure tax, insurance, and worker’s compensation payments are processed appropriately
Ensure tuition payments are processed weekly and in line with family contracts
Oversee all banking, bill paying, money tracking and handling in line with FY20 budget
Team Management & Human Resources
Supervise and evaluate performance of all full and part-time teaching staff
Supervise Interim Teacher Coordinator and Administrative Assistant to strengthen programming/procedures and streamline processes
Build individual relationships with staff, which includes hands-on interaction with day to day operations
Assume responsibility for interviewing, hiring, and training for any vacant full and part-time roles
Implement employee policies, training, and legal compliance requirements
Articulate St. Nicholas’ Early Learning Inc, mission, philosophy and practices to the staff, families and public
Strengthen relationships with community partners and neighborhood outreach programs as needed
Represent St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. in community speaking engagements and programs as well as private and public functions as needed
Prior work experience with non-profit organizations, with early childhood development or a related field
Able to work occasional weekend, early or evening work hours required
Demonstrated administrative, financial, and budget management skills
Team player with superior interpersonal skills, as well as a capacity to engage in critical thinking and analysis of programs and service delivery
Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis on early childhood development/education
Interested in this position? Send resume through the Zip Recruiter Link. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the intention of filling the position as soon as possible.
This job is located in Indianapolis.