Child Care Director

Childcare Network

Phoenix, AZ 85067

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

2122 W Indian School Road


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Who We Are


Founded in 1988, comprised of almost 300 schools, listed as the 4th largest private childcare provider in the United States. Childcare Network offers a warm, caring environment with high- quality education for children ages 6 weeks (about 1 and a half months) to 12 years. Our proprietary, research-based High Reach learning curriculum is individualized to every age, with activities that combine learning and fun to create happy, curious kids.


Overview


This position is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations, financial management, curriculum delivery, employee/student retention and achievement, parent/community relations, and strategic planning for the school


Qualifications


+ Bachelor’s Degree or higher Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university. (Determination of “related field” shall be made by the Division);


+ Bachelor’s Degree in a non-related field from a regionally accredited college or university plus one (1) of the following:


+ Four (4) years of experience in early childhood education;


+ Child Development Associate Credential (CDA); or • Birth – Pre-K Credential.


+ Associate degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, or a related field, plus six (6) years of experience in Early Childhood Education; or


+ Eight (8) years of experience in Early Childhood Education and completion of one (1) of the following, within two (2) years of employment:


+ Child Development Associate Credential;


+ Birth – Pre-K Credential;


+ Director’s Credential or the equivalent; or


+ Technical Certificate in Early Childhood Education.


What We Offer


+ No Nights or Weekend Shifts


+ Education Assistance Program


+ Paid Time Off and Holidays


+ Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance


+ Paid Life Insurance


+ Company Match 401K


+ Employee Assistance Program


+ 50% Off Child Care


Requirements: Education/Experience


+ Must be at 21 years of age or older


+ Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field (preferred)


+ Current state specific Director’s Credential or Certificate


+ At least 3 years’ experience directing a state licensed child care program with over 100 children


+ Must meet all state specific Licensing requirements related to continuing education


+ Successful experience in being responsible for the leadership of a large, highly skilled team


Certificates/Licenses


+ Child/Infant CPR and First Aid required within 90 days of employment


+ Must maintain required number of training hours determined by state Licensing agency


Skills/Abilities


+ Must be able to perform all duties and responsibilities of the job


+ Excellent customer service skills


+ Working knowledge and understanding of all state licensing requirements


+ Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language


+ Extensive knowledge of state and local requirements, including third party contracts


+ Must be at 21 years of age or older


+ Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field (preferred)


+ Current state specific Director’s Credential or Certificate


+ At least 3 years’ experience directing a state licensed child care program with over 100 children


+ Must meet all state specific Licensing requirements related to continuing education


+ Successful experience in being responsible for the leadership of a large, highly skilled team


Responsibilities:


+ Setting the mood, stage and platform for excellence every day!


+ Ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for children and parents


+ Sparking imagination, building self-esteem and helping children discover new things


+ Recruiting, training, scheduling, evaluating and mentoring quality staff


+ Providing staff with regular and specific feedback through classroom observations, one-on-one meetings and performance reviews


+ Meet and exceed customer expectations by understanding, anticipating and meeting customer needs


+ Exhibit proactive communication; act and think with customers in mind


+ Friendly, enthusiastic and energetic with customers, coworkers, managers and visitors


+ Manages the school in compliance with all state regulations, as well as MSW policies and procedures


+ Effectively resolves problems related to the management of the school


+ Maintains administrative records in compliance with company policy and state regulations


+ Plans work schedules and supervises staff


+ Keeps fully apprised of all activities at the school and ensures families are made aware of details


+ Responsible for opening and closing the school


+ Coaches and mentor’s management team


+ Conducts tours for prospective families


+ Available to parents to listen and take appropriate action on their concerns


+ Maintains effective communication between staff and parents


+ Regularly solicit feedback from parents in order to make improvements at the school


+ Ensures that all staff are following Professional Development requirements


+ Maintains building, equipment and grounds through regular safety checks to ensure a safe environment


+ Any other duties assigned by the District Manager


INDSP


Job ID: 2022-18662


External Company Name: Sunrise Preschools


External Company URL: external-sunrisepreschools.icims.com


Overview (Text Only): Interested in a Rewarding Career? Join Our Team - Text Kids97211

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, comprised of almost 300 schools, listed as the 4th largest private childcare provider in the United States. Childcare Network offers a warm, caring environment with high- quality education for children ages 6 weeks (about 1 and a half months) to 12 years. Our proprietary, research-based High Reach learning curriculum is individualized to every age, with activities that combine learning and fun to create happy, curious kids.

Overview

This position is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations, financial management, curriculum delivery, employee/student retention and achievement, parent/community relations, and strategic planning for the school



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