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Learning Care Group Center Director - Child Care & Preschool in Springfield, Missouri

Center Director - Child Care & Preschool

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  • Brand:

La Petite Academy

  • Location:

1714 S Enterprise Ave

Springfield,

MO

  • Requisition ID:

82102

  • Date Posted:

1/11/2021

Be a difference maker, with Learning Care Group. We are a community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals, whose passion is the many children we guide, teach, and protect every day. As early education leaders, we’re making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children. Here, you’ll find a dynamic environment and culture that is open, friendly, welcoming, and collaborative. Are you ready to be an inspiring, innovative force that prepares children for elementary school—and beyond? Their future begins now. And so does yours.

La Petite Academy is hiring a center director for our school located at 1714 S Enterprise Ave in Springfield, MO

In a Director, we look for committed individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families, while effectively and efficiently running all School operations. The Director promotes the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the School’s staff to create an environment of learning while keeping parents informed of the progress of their child.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Make a difference every day!

· Manages School staff by planning work schedules, evaluating staff performance, and developing performance improvement plans. Assists with the implementation of Company-provided curriculum, which includes coaching, communicating and interpreting standards with teachers.

  • Be accountable for the operation of the school, ensuring that the school is operating in accordance with company and state licensing standards.

  • Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents.

  • Spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day.

  • Promote the positive image of the company and play a major role in making the company a provider of choice in educational programs for the communities that we service.

  • Recruit, select and retain quality staff.

  • Help achieve profitability for the company.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must possess the Missouri State Director Certification

  • CDA, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply.

  • Willingness to attain state mandated Director requirements

  • 1-2 years supervisory/management experience of at least six non-exempt associates; experience in early childhood education strongly preferred

We at Learning Care Group know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure all employees feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical available for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with our new 401k match. For us, it’s simple: Provide great rewards, keep employees engaged, and create difference makers. We encourage your talent, recognize your potential, and support your growth through ongoing training and development so you can give children a great start. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with gaining a CDA (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.

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