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West Sacramento Center Director

Company: Learning Jungle
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Learning Jungle, we make an impact on young minds and help to build a better tomorrow for the next generation. We look for like-minded individuals who have a passion to make a difference in children's lives through learning. We connect with our local communities by putting family first. Learning Jungle employees are committed to providing a safe learning environment, giving children a sense of belonging, achievement and individuality while allowing parents to feel at ease and confident in the well-being of their family.Join our team and make a difference in your community!
JOB SUMMARYThe Center Director will ensure the smooth operation of the West Sacramento Center. He/She will always ensure that standards as set forth for children and teacher/group size ratios are maintained in accordance with child-care licensing regulations. The Center Director's role includes but are not limited to staff supervision; health and safety program maintenance; parent-teacher involvement; community and public relations; supply and petty cash management; center policies/procedures and record administration.
WHAT WE OFFER

  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Discounted childcare tuition
  • Medical benefits & 401k with 4% employer match
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Establish and maintain accurately all administrative records pertaining to children, staff and center in accordance with the Center Policies and Procedures and child-care licensing regulations
    • Review and implement administrative policies for the Center as required.
    • Leads the full recruitment cycle based upon center needs, including sourcing, screening, interviewing and onboarding.
    • Spearheading talent acquisition duties as necessary for their center (includes leading employer branding initiatives, attending job fairs /recruitment events, forecasting annual hiring needs, and maintaining a positive candidate experience).
    • Schedule the daily hours of arrival and departure for all staff including himself/herself and ensures that staff carry out their daily responsibilities
    • Complete Staff Program Monitoring, Behavior Management, and General reviews
    • Plan and conduct regular staff meetings.
    • Develop good working relationships among staff, assist them in problem recognition with children and/or parents, and in developing a solution to these problems.
    • Ensure that the programs offered to each group of children are in accordance with the Center's Program Statement.
    • Work with the Area Director in organizing workshops / additional training opportunities for staff and parents.
    • Develop and maintain a nutritional program for the Center (i.e. review planned menus and work with external agencies) to ensure that food being served to the children meets child-care licensing requirements
    • Assume different roles (Teacher, Teacher's Aide, Kitchen Help) and to assist whenever any staff/program needs help (in compliance with child-care licensing regulations).
    • Ensure the health and safety of the children and the staff in the Center.
    • Review room requirements with the staff and adhere to the Room Budget.
    • Maintain a petty cash for purchase of sundry items like learning material, office supplies and grocery.
    • Liaise with the Childcare Licensing, Public Health and Fire Department representatives.
    • Organize fund-raising and other events (e.g. food drive) to promote the Center to the community.
    • Welcome and conduct center tours for parents; arrange parent interviews for enrollment and ensure parents' understanding and acceptance of the Center's Program Statement, Policies and Procedures
    • Actively communicate with the parents through newsletters, notices, letters, telephone calls, individual meetings etc.
    • Meet with the Area Director at least once weekly and having daily telephone contact for discussion, decision-making and in presenting a consistent management approach for all issues.
    • Drive a multi-function bus/van in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Other duties as required
      QUALIFICATIONSEducation (Minimum Required and Specialty)
      • Bachelor's degree or higher and must be qualified as a level III Admin
      • Early Childhood Education Certification RequiredSkills & Experience
        • Familiarity with and strict adherence to Childcare licensing standards and regulations
        • Ability to assume all responsibilities attributable to a Lead Teacher for any classroom as needed
        • Demonstrated understanding of and love for young children and enthusiasm for developing a happy, creative atmosphere for the children.Minimum number of years required and type/area of experience
          • Must have some previous experience working in a leadership role.
          • Must have a current background check or be willing to obtain.Required State Specific Certifications or Qualifications
            • California Child Development Program Director Permit and Minimum 3 Infant /Toddler Units
              SUPERVISION# of Direct Reports10-15

Keywords: Learning Jungle, West Sacramento , West Sacramento Center Director, Executive , West Sacramento, California

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