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Child Care Assistant Director

Company: Childcare Network, Inc.
Location: Benton
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Work Address: 2523 Military Road

Overview:Interested in a Rewarding Career? Join Our Team - Text Kids97211
Who We AreFounded in 1988, comprised of almost 300 schools, listed as the 4th largest private child care provider in the United States. Childcare Network offers a warm, caring environment with high- quality education for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Our proprietary, research-based High Reach learning curriculum is individualized to every age, with activities that combine learning and fun to create happy, curious kids.OverviewThe Assistant Director performs a variety of duties with the ultimate goal of prviding education, training, supervision, and support in a safe environment to the children and staff at the school assigned and supports to director to ensure an effective running of the school.Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of pre-school experience and child development training
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must be a team builder, organized and possess excellent customer service/communication skills.
  • Flexible and energetic
  • Ability to juggle multiple duties
  • Detail oriented with the ability to plan and organize
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Computer proficient including Word, Excel and ability to learn other programs quickly
  • Must pass a criminal background check
    What We Offer
    • No Nights or Weekend Shifts
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Paid Time Off and Holidays
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • Company Match 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Discount 50% Off ChildcareResponsibilities:

      • Assist the director with recruiting, training, and orientation of staff following Company and state guidelines. Assist with scheduling and arrange for substitutes in order to meet state ratios. Create a positive working environment through praise, recognition, and morale boosters. Maintain professional rapport with staff and parents. Attempt to resolve all employee conflicts internally. You are expected to know each parent and child by name.
      • Conduct tours for potential families in accordance with the Company's tour protocol. For new enrollees, properly explain school's policies and procedures. Assist with the implementation of the marketing strategy for the school. Develop community partnerships with agencies, organizations, and with all regulatory state and local agencies
      • Maintain a physical environment that conforms to licensing standards. Each area of the school should be clean, neat, and organized with decorations of children's art work, curriculum, and seasonal themes. Assist the director with ensuring the implementation of our curriculum along with activities, special events, and field trips in order to enhance the learning and development of every child.
      • Must assist the director with reporting and develop a working knowledge of ProCare and the P&L. Assist with administrative tasks including, but not limited to: billing, collection/posting of payments, bank deposits, payroll, school records (including staff and children files), USDA reports, and inquiry system. Maintain files in an organized, up-to date manner. Assist with meeting budget requirements regarding controlling expenses on payroll, food, and other expenses.
      • Assist with the inventory maintenance of supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to execute the program's activities. Order food as required by your menu schedule and in accordance with USDA and budgetary guidelines.
      • Actively pursue opportunities for professional development by attending and participating in staff development training programs. Ensure compliance with all state training requirements. Join local and national organizations in early childhood.
      • Meet and maintain all state licensing requirements/qualifications and comply with all Childcare Network policies and Procedures at all times. Maintain flexibility regarding the business demands of the school, including cooking, cleaning, driving the bus, and working in a classroom when needed. Assist in other areas/duties as required/requested by management.Physical Requirements
        • Sit on the floor or in child sized furniture.
        • Reach with arms and lift up to 35 lbs regularly throughout the day.
        • Walk, stand, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, run, and be physically active at a child's level.
        • Willingness to be exposed to weather conditions that are prevalent during outside time with your assigned class.Advertising: INDCN

Keywords: Childcare Network, Inc., Little Rock , Child Care Assistant Director, Executive , Benton, Arkansas

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