Daycare Assistant Director

JOB DESCRIPTION

The part time Day Care (PromiseTowne) Assistant Director will help the director with all operations of PromiseTowne. This person will be responsible for leading and building into substitute teachers and fill in with all director duties when director is absent. PromiseTowne fosters children’s development in cognitive, fine and gross motor, social-emotional and spiritual areas of learning, coinciding with DCFS guidelines and Illinois Early Learning Standards. Our center is open Tuesday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.. This position is 25 hours per week.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in all physical operations of PromiseTowne including but not limited to: supply orders, shopping, food service, breaks for staff, children’s file maintenance, work orders, fire/tornado drills
  • Assist in planning staff training sessions
  • Fill in for all duties of PromiseTowne Director if absent
  • Lead and develop all substitute teachers
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment according to standards
  • Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
  • Work with Director and Room Leaders to make sure room meets all applicable licensing regulations
  • Participate in 15 clock hours of professional growth trainings

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 1 year prior experience in a day care center required
  • Bachelor’s degree required, along with a minimum of 21 credits in Early Childhood Education
  • Meets all DCFS Educational Requirements for Assistant Director
  • Prior experience as Assistant Director or Director in a day care preferred
  • Skilled at leading, building and developing teams
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, administration and service/helps
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs. and be on your feet for long stretches of time
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