Summary: Responsible for implementing infant and preschool program goals and objectives and maintain a positive and professional attitude towards parents/guardians, staff, children, and community by performing the following duties.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assures accuracy and review of meal counts, attendance, parent/guardian sign-in sheets, and absence notes.
Break and cover for teacher absences to ensure all classrooms are in ratio.
Conduct daily licensing walk-thru, weekly and monthly audits.
Prepares weekly and monthly status reports.
Maintains current health files and immunization records, staff files, and documentation of benefits.
Conducts fire drills monthly.
Assures staff is competent, caring, and qualified to work with designated age groups.
Conducts regular staff meetings.
Establishes communication system and development of teamwork.
Identifies and evaluates children's needs.
Conducts parent/guardian conferences and offer referral procedures as appropriate.
Maintains a current list of qualified substitutes and provides substitutes with orientation, including scheduling, emergency procedures, and behavior guidelines.
Provides a calendar or other methods of communicating the program to parents/guardians.
Maintains background information regarding family, physical development, health history, and special needs.
Maintains facilities, inventory, equipment, and supplies as required.
Oversees safe operations to include sanitary bathrooms, kitchen, and classrooms, posting of evacuation plans in each classroom, and arranges for repairs as required.
Oversees child supervision of the entire school.
Posts emergency numbers in designated areas.
Performs open and lock up procedures of the facility.
Consults with Teachers regarding any difficulties in meeting certain children's needs, parent/guardian complaints, or concerns.
Hire, train, and evaluate teachers.
Handle tours and marketing.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Ensures all staff adheres to state and government regulations and the center's safety guidelines.
Oversees the performance of staff.
Performs and prepares the staff performance evaluations on an annual basis
Discusses any procedural problems and child developmental problems
Oral Communication Skills
Written Communication Skills
Bachelor's Degree in the area of Early Childhood Education preferred. Prior school management experience helpful. Meet Licensing Site Director qualifications.
Be present during key operational hours
Comply with the employee handbook and operational policies of the academy