Childcare Area Director-Covington, GA Duluth, GA, Duluth

Childcare Area Director-Covington, GA

Full Time • Duluth, GA, Duluth
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Competitive salary
Job description
Discovery Point Child Development Center is seeking a Center Director for a corporately owned location. This would be a corporate position with an opportunity for profit sharing and advancement into a larger corporate role. To start, this would be full-time in the childcare center, managing a staff of 25 employees.
Job Summary:
Provides a safe learning environment and quality education programs for children. Responsible for effective supervision and operation of the child development center which includes recruiting and managing staff, meeting enrollment and revenue objectives, providing ongoing communication with parents, and cost management of the center.

Education required:
Must meet Georgia’s minimum director requirements (CDA or TCC/TCD and 6 months qualifying experience) however, a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Business Management is preferred.

Experience required:
  • 3 years of experience in a licensed childcare environment with at least 2 years of experience as a Director of a licensed childcare center. 
  • Experience in using ProCare software for childcare management 

Essential Functions / Job Responsibilities:
  • Establishes an environment focused on quality, safety and education by ensuring proper implementation of curriculum and maintaining the integrity of the program.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately with parents, staff, other company personnel, and vendors in order to ensure effective operations of the Center.
  • Analyzes financial statements, enrollment information, personnel reports, and other information to control costs and ensure the financial success of the Center as deemed by Center Owner.
  • Actively markets the Center by conducting visits in the community to promote the Center, build new enrollments and retain current families.
  • Manages the Center to comply with all federal, state and local regulations and Company policies, procedures, programs and processes.
  • Recruits, hires and develops Center staff.
  • Plans work schedules, maintains substitute back up list, supervises staff, evaluates staff performance.
  • Ensures appropriate teacher-child ratios and verifies that state teacher qualifications are met.
  • Accurately maintains required records on staff and children.
  • Handles personnel matters, documents issues as needed and communicates with all essential parties including the Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL)
  • Effectively resolves problems related to the operations of the Center in a timely manner. Takes proactive actions to avert problems that can hinder efficient center operations.
  • Ensures the Center provides a safe and healthy environment by frequent walk-throughs, monthly fire drills, and playground and equipment checks.

Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong leadership & team building skills
  • Demonstrates integrity, honesty, and professionalism
  • Ability to problem solve and manage conflict
  • Ability to build successful relationships and influence people at all levels.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible schedule consistent with hours of operation, and ability to adapt hours to the needs of the business
  • Proficient in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to complete annual state licensing training requirements
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

Disclaimer: Each Discovery Point franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the franchise location’s management. All inquiries about employment at this franchise location should be made directly to the franchisee, and not to Discovery Point Franchising.

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What Discovery Point offers:

A rewarding job, making an impact in the lives of children.
Curriculum and lesson plans for each classroom are provided.
Develop the skills you need to advance your career.
Weekday hours keep your weekends free!
Build strong relationships with coworkers and your community.