Assistant Daycare Director

Job Details

$35,000 a year

Full-time 

Benefits

  • Health Benefits
  • Great Pay
  • Mileage reimbursement or company car
  • 401k with match
  • STD/LTD
  • Flexible time off
  • 104 hours PTO Yearly for eligible employees
  • 64 Holiday Paid Hours Yearly for eligible employees

Full Job Description

This position will be responsible for assisting the director with planning, managing, marketing and directing Blue Mountain’s Childcare program.

Specific Duties

  • Teach and monitor children as needed
  • Hire and train staff
  • Maintain center paperwork, keeping files on each child and proof or meeting government regulations
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the program
  • Management of daycare staff
  • Work with director and teachers to establish, evaluate and revise curriculum

Required Skills

  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills with both children and adults
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be professional and provide a public face for the daycare facility in the community
  • Must have strong administrative and time management skills
  • Must have strong leadership skills, setting a positive example for subordinates and children alike
  • Familiarity with theories and practices of behavioral therapy, child development and parent-child relationships
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with children in a teaching position or administering childcare
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a management position

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Childcare Development, Education, or related field
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification required
  • Ability to interpret educational standards

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.