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Early Childhood - Assistant Center Director

Company: Early Learning Academies
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

ELA is here to deliver every child a joyful, caring, and engaging childcare experience that will pave the way for each child to fulfill the promise of his or her life.Job Title: Assistant Center DirectorLocation: Franklin Early Learning Academy - Columbus, OHJoin the early learning professional leadership team at ELA, a progressive, culturally diverse early learning program.The Assistant Director is part of the leadership team that collaborates to bring the best early childhood professional experience and organizational skills in supporting the mission and vision of each child care center. The position includes assisting with program planning, health and safety planning, staff training and supervision.ResponsibilitiesMaintain knowledge of state, local, and company policies for enrollment, attendance, tuition payment, and state assistance enrollmentEnsure State mandated student/teacher ratios are maintainedWork with the Center Director to hire and train employeesMaintain accurate personnel files that meet state licensing guidelinesAct as substitute Director and provide coverage as needed for absent employees, including Teacher, Cook and Before/After Care and Bus DriverMeet with parents when needed and assist staff with parent/teacher conferencesWork with the Director to monitor the financial health of the center.Ensure that curriculum, lesson plans, and activities are current and developmentally appropriate for child age groupsPlan for and conduct monthly fire, weather and emergency preparedness drillsOther duties as assigned based on the needs of the centerSkills RequiredAbility to work in a changing environmentKnowledge and ability to work in any of the roles within the programProactive and team-oriented attitude to create a successful team environmentExcellent verbal and written communication ability with parents and other members of the teamAbility to create a professional, productive, and positive environment for employees, parents, and childrenStrong communication skills that reflect professionalism and tact at all timesEnforce all policies and procedures documented in the employee handbook, job description, and any other information verbally instructed by the Center Director or Regional DirectorQualificationsAA or CDA Required, Bachelor's degree preferredCPL 3 or higher requiredFamiliar with Step up to Quality2+ years' experience working in childcareMust be Pediatric CPR certified or achieve certification within the first 3 months of employmentMust obtain health assessment before employmentEmployee must meet all state requirementsAbility to lift more than forty (40) lbsAbility to pass state and federal background checksEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYEarly Learning Academies (ELA) is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.#ELA-GL1by Jobble

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