Are you a center director committed to making a difference and grow inside a company that values your curiosity, passion, and ideas?
Are you looking for colleagues that are team builders and are not afraid to try new ideas? If you are positive and creative individual and answered “yes” to the questions, then you are ready for the future of education, Young Innovators Academy.
At YIA innovation is the way of doing things and staff members are empowered to try new ideas.
• Bachelor’s degree in Education
• Strong organizational, communication, public relations, computer and interpersonal skills
• Ability to coordinate center functions and implement policy and procedures
Comprehensive knowledge and proven success implementing programs for children based on developmentally appropriate practices
• Accepts and respects differences in children, parents and coworkers
• Ability to manage a budget Experience:
• Three years’ experience as a classroom teacher
• Three to five successful years’ experience managing education programs
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
Friendly and approachable demeanor.
Maintain a professional appearance, attitude, and work ethic at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities
The center director supervises staff members of the education facility
Oversee hiring process and orientation for all new staff.
Provide accurate and meaningful annual performance evaluations for all child care staff.
Management of Fiscal, Administrative, and Facilities Functions:
Develop a budget for the center and establish controls to assure that the center adheres to the budget.
Ensure that the program is cost effective and funds are managed prudently
Develop and implement policies and procedures for the operation of the child care center
Assure consistent compliance with all Minimum Standards, including maintenance of annual fire, health and other inspections.
Oversee the maintenance of files according to requirements.
Maintain open, consistent and effective communication with parents, providing parent education training, assistance and support as needed.
Collect parent payments.
As a center director you will also have to provide reliable, accurate and timely information about the center to interested parties.
The center director also assist in other projects as assigned by supervisor.
Articulate the center’s mission to employees and other stakeholders and solicit support in realizing the mission.
Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
Represent the center in a professional, courteous and positive manner at all times. Promote a positive, caring climate for learning for staff, students, and parents. Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds. Communicate effectively staff, students and their families.