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Early Childhood Education Center Director

Company: Confidential
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking an Early Childhood Center Director!This is an exciting leadership opportunity for a self-motivated, energetic candidate who is passionate about early childhood education. Our mission is to be a nurturing environment for young children trusted by parents. We accomplish this by focusing on the needs of our students through age-appropriate educational activities in a fun, loving, and safe setting.Summary:Under the direction of the Regional Manager, plan oversee and evaluate instructional activities which promote developmentally appropriate student learning; train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; serve as the coordinator of the curriculum, staff, and program development.Job Responsibilities:Oversee the day-to-day center operations in line with our early childhood philosophyInterviewing and onboarding candidates; scheduling and allocation of staffing across the centerServe as a mentor/coach to early childhood teamFocus on new enrollments, tours, marketing, and successfully grow enrollmentCreate positive partnerships with families by serving as a resource and responding to questions and concernsOversee and participate in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel; compose and distribute correspondenceBe a sales advocate for the center and drive enrollmentManage tuition, payroll and center expenses in line with budgetArticulate in explaining importance of early childhood education (ECE) in child's developmentBuilds relationships with prospective and currently enrolled familiesDevelops teaching staff by conducting ongoing observations, coaching, and embedded professional development opportunitiesEnsures orientation and training is received by all new and experienced teachers and/or others and equips employees with job-critical knowledge and educationEnsure on-going in-house marketing, i.e. regular use of inquiry cards, follow upinquiries, mailings, enrollment retention activities completed by staffDisplay leadership skillsPerformed related duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field preferred, or other related credentialPrevious management and leadership experience in a licensed childcare facilityDemonstrated understanding of the needs of families and childrenDemonstrated strong skills in sales and customer serviceDemonstrated skills in conflict resolution and collaborationBudget and financial accountability and revenue-generation experience preferredAnalytical and problem-solving skillsStrong management skillsExcellent communications skills (oral and written)Candidate must also pass all background checks and meet state requirementsWe are proud to offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, a 401K plan with match, and professional development programs!If you have a positive attitude and desire to work in a fun and professional environment, we encourage you to apply today!

Keywords: Confidential, St. Louis , Early Childhood Education Center Director, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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