Associate Center Director


Locations: Carol Bush Center
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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a combination of a Bachelor’s Degree in another field with 24 credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education, 9 credits in administration, leadership and management, or documents meeting an appropriate combination of relevant education and experience as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Prior experience with High Scope or other play-based curriculum
  • Prior leadership experience in a NAEYC accredited environment preferred
  • General knowledge of the financial management aspects of a child care center
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as time management and organizational skills
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Team with the Lead Center Director to ensure compliance with Encompass Policies, DCF, NAEYC, and High Scope curriculum
  • Support professional development and supervision of center staff, including conducting teacher observations
  • Ensure appropriate level of customer service is provided to children, parents and staff
  • Provide support and backup for the responsibilities of the Lead Center Director
  • Perform the duties and responsibilities of a classroom teacher as needed
  • Support the Encompass mission, demonstrating professionalism and confidentiality in all encounters
Position is eligible for full benefit package;  health, dental, vision, & life insurance;  60% child care tuition discount, 401(k) plan with employer match, Paid Time Off, Tuition Assistance; Employee Assistance Program.

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