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School Age Center Director and Assistant Director

Before and After School | Severna Park, MD | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

Center Director and Assistant Director 

Severna Park MD

We are seeking proactive, solution-oriented leaders with excellent organizational and communication skills and a proven record of maintaining effective relationships with staff, parents and children

Knowledge of best practices, budget management, and positive team building required, oversight of the day to day operation of a medium-sized center providing quality child-centered educational services for children age 5-14 years old

Ideal candidate is a You MUST meet the State of MD center director qualifications for this position

Qualifications:

  • Must hold a Child Development Supervisor certificate or degree in early childhood education and teaching or 90 clock hours school age curriculum and Growth and development training
  • Minimum of 2 years direct child care center or schools experience
  • Basic Health and Safety Training
  • ADA Training
  • Knowledge of Maryland State compliance standards and regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication  and administrative skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Manage day-to-day activities at a before and after school facility for school age students.
  • Create/update operation processes, procedures and policies and implement these through out the program.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Develop academic programs. Become familiar with and ensure compliance of all policies throughout the center.
  • Obtain accreditation status for the center, make sure center is in good standing  and in compliant with state rules and regulations.
  • Accurately maintain the records of children and staff.
  • Train and orient new staff members following hiring and training policies. and make sure staff attend continue education to meet state requirement
  • Child care coverage whenever it is needed in order to maintain ratios in all rooms in the center.
  • Supervise teachers and other support staff.
  • Maintain rapport with parents. Handle tours and marketing.
  • Work actively with teachers to maintain high curriculum standards.
  • Establish performance goals and objectives.
  • Hire, train, and evaluate teachers.
  • Visit classrooms and observe teaching methods.
  • Review instructional objectives and adjust accordingly.
  • Maintain the facility in a clean, safe and healthy manner
  • Provide parent participation/community relations opportunities
  • Maintain the human resource needs of the School including scheduling and running efficient payroll
  • Ensure all paperwork and evidence is being collected and completed for the accreditation process, a background with this process is essential.
  • Ensure compliance of all policies throughout the center.
  • Fill in Teacher's role and help transport children if necessary.
  • Conduct tours and open house
  • Make sure all operation meet state regulation
  • Meet with Child Care Inspector and implement anything that need improving
  • Communicate with Office of Child Care where necessary.

Required experience:

  • Daycare Director or Child Development Supervisor or School Teachers : 2 years