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Assistant Director, Childcare Center

The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy Hixson, TN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy is looking for an experienced, honest, reliable, hard-working Assistant Director with a passion for working with children of all ages. With guidance from the Center Director, he/she will lead a team of teachers and support staff to accomplish administrative, educational, operational, financial, and logistical functions in accordance with state licensing regulations and The Sunshine House operating policies.

We are looking for candidates who have the potential to grow in our company and who want to make a difference in their community!

The ideal candidate for this position has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education (other degrees considered), two to five years of experience in a licensed childcare facility, and meets all state requirements for early childhood teaching positions. In addition, he/she must meet the physical requirements of the job and have proficient computer skills with a wide variety of business-related software programs.


  • Perform administrative duties, including financial feasibility (accounting, budget, and cost control), enrollment and tours; maintain staff and child files, state licensing maintenance, and regulation/policy compliance.
  • Maintain accurate accounting of the center tuition daily/weekly and generate reports according to company guidelines.
  • Meet with parents, staff, and administration to facilitate students' developmental goals and excellent customer service.
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and supervising staff (i.e. administrators, teachers, and support staff).
  • Market the program in the community and work with local childcare organizations and local community officials.
  • Plan and prepare balanced nutritious meals, according to guidelines.
  • Drive a multi-function bus/van in a safe and responsible manner.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Paid training
  • Paid vacation
  • Holiday pay
  • Childcare discounts
  • 401K retirement package
  • Employee perks & discount program

Job Requirements:

  • Must pass criminal and fingerprint background check.
  • Degree (or minimum coursework) in Early Childhood Education.
  • Two to five years' experience in a licensed child care facility.
  • Proficient computer skills in a variety of business related programs, including Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • The ability to evaluate and solve problems quickly.
  • Must be 21 years of age, hold a valid driver's license and be able to transport children in a company bus.

COVID-19 health & safety precautions are strictly enforced for everyone's safety.

The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy


Hixson, TN
37343 USA



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