Aug 23, 2019
•Assist the Center Director in ensuring effective operation of center, maintaining licensing, safety, and educational standards in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing requirements, and company policies.•Motivate and lead a high-performance team to create engaging and quality classroom experiences; responsible for coaching and developing "best in class" quality educators to be passionate and committed professionals.•Monitor curriculum development and lesson plans to ensure the highest standard of education is being delivered; work with Lead Teachers to ensure that student evaluations are completed and are communicated to parents according to the curriculum guidelines.•Maintain the proper staff/child ratio as set by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families•Maintain responsibility in the areas of 1) recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training employees, 2) planning, assigning and supervising the work of direct reports, 3) appraising performance of direct reports, 4) rewarding and disciplining employees, and 5) addressing staff complaints and resolving problems.•Develop and facilitate monthly meetings with Lead Teachers and other meetings as needed. •Cultivate positive relationships with families, staff members and community contacts.•Deliver exceptional customer service to parents by going above and beyond to address questions and concerns, and assist parents promptly and effectively.•Assist the Center Director in creating and implementing the marketing plan for the center and participate in marketing events as needed.•Responsible for onboarding newly hired employees to include: new hire orientation, employee handbook overview, employment documents, and benefit enrollment. •Support the Center Director in facilitating the delivery of training programs.•Prepare and deliver reports and forms in accordance with the company's deadlines and procedures.•Meet or exceed financial goals and objectives as set in accordance with the company budget, and support the Center Director in achieving the set Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).•Manage the onboarding of new children and complete administrative paperwork as needed.•Implement the emergency response plans set forth, conduct monthly fire drills and quarterly lock-down drills and maintain a log of drills conducted.•Conduct daily safety checks of overall facilities, including all equipment and company premises to ensure a safe environment.•Manage the purchase of supplies and equipment for the entire center, in accordance with company purchasing policies and budgetary restrictions.•Maintain, secure and update important and accurate administrative records for the center as required by the company and all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, including but not limited to records on staff and children.•Maintain the standards per the Association of Early Learning Leaders and the company's operation and education audits. •Make necessary decisions in the absence of the Center Director, and perform the job duties of the Center Director as required.
Lightbridge Academy Mountain Lakes, NJ, USA Full-time