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Early Childhood Center Director ($3,000 Sign On Bonus!)

Company: A Child's Place Early Learning Center
Location: Antioch
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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Are you an energetic Leader with a desire to make a difference in the lives of children?If so, we are looking for you! A Child's Place Early Learning Center (Antioch) is a licensed childcare facility, looking for a Center Director who can take our center from good to great! Take the lead and develop a thriving environment for young children and trusted by parents. In this role, you will effectively operate and lead all aspects of our educational programs. This position is directly accountable for operational aspects of the center, ensuring quality care and education for children; achievement of financial targets, applying rigorous, proactive cost controls; incorporating active and continuous improvement in quality of operations; delivering exemplary customer service; and ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local laws including company policies and procedures. Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition and retention, staff engagement and satisfaction, quality programs, financial management, operational compliance, and demonstrates expected behaviors.Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day center operations in line with our Center philosophy
  • Serve as a mentor/coach to the early childhood team
  • Create positive partnerships with families by serving as a resource and responding to questions and concerns
  • Consistently executes plans that ensure the company's mission of serving families and children, in alignment with company values, policies and national accreditation standards
  • Articulate in explaining importance of early childhood education (ECE) in child's development
  • Builds relationships quickly with prospective and currently enrolled families
  • Stays abreast of regulatory changes impacting the delivery of ECE
  • Efficient planning and allocation of center resources in alignment with children's needs and budget guidelines
  • Actively leads teaching staff to effectively accomplish center targets, objectives, and goals
  • Takes ownership for his or her center and can successfully grow enrollment
  • Develops teaching staff by conducting ongoing observations, coaching, and embedded professional development opportunities with a focus on employee engagement and retention
  • Leads learning of entire staff by facilitating professional development days, intentionally following through on event learning activities, providing eLearning access, and conducting instructional staff meetings
  • Ensures teachers instruct children using developmentally appropriate practices while consistently and effectively utilizing approved curriculum
  • Ensures orientation and training is received by all new and experienced teachers and/or others and equips employees with job-critical knowledge and education
  • Conducts financial analysis of center results, evaluates, assesses, and determines course of action with manager, meets budgetary expectations
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with state licensing authorities, community contacts, and National Support Center personnel
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and proceduresQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field preferred
    • Director Credential required
    • Previous management and leadership experience operating a middle to large sized licensed childcare facility required
    • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of families and children
    • Demonstrated strong skills in sales and customer service
    • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and collaboration
    • Budget and financial accountability and revenue-generation experience preferred
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong management skills
    • Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
    • Candidate must also pass all background checks and meet state requirementsWe are proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, a 401K plan with match, and professional development programs!If you have a positive and energetic attitude and desire to work in a fun and professional environment, we welcome you to apply today.

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Keywords: A Child's Place Early Learning Center, Kenosha , Early Childhood Center Director ($3,000 Sign On Bonus!), Executive , Antioch, Wisconsin

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