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Preschool Assistant Director

Tree House Academy - Fernandina Beach Fernandina Beach, FL
  • $13.00 - $15.00 Hourly
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
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  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Job Summary:

-- Effectively operates and manages all aspects of the child care center, including human resources, customer relations, marketing, educational programs, financial systems and the physical facility. Promotes a positive image of the company within the community and establishes strong working relationships with state licensing authorities. The assistant director performs these duties in cooperation with the director and when the director is not present in the program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

--Ensures program compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, as well as program policies and procedures
--Completes all required paperwork and record keeping on a timely basis including but not limited to student, employee, vehicle, driver, and health and safety files.
--Develops and maintains strong working relationships with all state licensing authorities, vendors, and community contacts.
--Develops and actively maintains positive communication with parents in addition to recognizing parent concerns, evaluating course of action and responding appropriately to the needs of parents. Communicates parent concerns with other staff and director.
--Ensures that curriculum is appropriately implemented in the classrooms as outlined in minimum standards.
--Works with director to ensure that staff are effectively trained in both curriculum and established in early childhood principles
--Is familiar with all aspects of the program's budget to ensure all resources are effectively managed and within budgetary constraints.
--Recruits, selects, and properly trains qualified staff in addition to developing staff through career growth and guidance
--Responds and follows up on enrollment inquiries.
--The assistant director reports to the director. The assistant director may also take direction and instruction from the owner of the facility.

Qualifications:

-- It is recommended that the assistant director meet state licensing director requirements for age, education, and experience.
-- The assistant director must be qualified and able to drive a company vehicle.
-- The assistant director must maintain a minimum number of continuing education hours each year.

Job Requirements:

-- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
-- Must have Previous Preschool Experience

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