Job Description—Program Director
FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE
• Meet minimum requirements of “Director” according to state regulations.
• Hold at least an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.
• Remain current in First Aid and CPR for infants and children.
• Minimum of 4 years of teaching experience in a licensed child care center
• Minimum of 15 credit units in Early Childhood Development or Childhood Education
• Minimum of 3 credit units in Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Education
• At least three of the semester or equivalent quarter units shall be related to the care of infants.
· AA degree in child development
· 3 semester units in administration and infant care
· 2 year teaching experience
· BA degree in child development
· 3 semester units administration and infant care
· 1 year teaching experience
· Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or program director permit
· B.A/B.S in Early Childhood Education or related field.
· 3-5 years experience in a director or assistant director role.
• Reports to President/CEO
• Be familiar with state regulations (Title 22) as well as with Program Policies of The Muse Academy
• Keep program current and in compliance with state regulations.
• Develop, plan and implement, with staff, a preschool/infant program for children ages 0-5 that is developmentally appropriate and helps children develop physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially and spiritually.
• Supervise, guide and train staff for their ongoing professional development.
• Ensure that all staff have read and are familiar with state regulations as well as the program policies for The Muse Academy
• Maintain staff personnel files.
• Maintain children’s files (ensuring that all physical examination forms and health/immunization records are current).
• Maintain staff ratio, assigning staff as needed.
• Arranging for substitute care as needed.
• Organize staff in-service training or other extracurricular activities throughout the year.
• Handle all aspects of student enrollment including tours with perspective parents; enrollment forms as required by state and program policy.
• Publish monthly newsletter for families.
• Publish monthly activity calendar for families.
• Plan and carry out monthly general staff meetings.
• Meet with each staff member at least quarterly to review professional development goals, concerns, etc.
• Write up and deliver annual staff evaluations. Meet with each staff member to review evaluation.
• Visit classrooms regularly.
• Build relationships with families (at drop off/pick-up times, via phone calls, etc.)
• Meet with CEO monthly to review program goals and needs.
• Oversee program budget and expenses.
• Arrange for community outreach programs (such as having a table at the local town annual event).
• Plan and carry out marketing strategies (i.e. Facebook page, website, mailings, etc.) throughout the year.
• Attend minimum of 15 hours of continuing education, seminars/workshops each school year.
For immediate consideration contact Brianna Harvey directly at (310)-844-1648