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Center Director

Company: Growing Kids Learning Centers
Location: South Bend
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Center Director

Location inList: South Bend - Bendix Dr.

EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Organization: We are pleased to be recognized as the go-to child care provider chosen by most parents in Northern Indiana. We have worked hard and will continue to work hard for the families we serve. Everything about Growing Kids was created with young children and their parents in mind. Our buildings. Our educational programs. Our parent-friendly schedules. Everything!

We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this online job application!

Location inDesc: South Bend - Bendix Dr.

Full Time Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: Typically scheduled at Center during the day but some evenings may be necessary.

Description: Our mission is to Protect, Educate and Inspire our students to become confident, curious, life-long learners by providing a safe learning environment and stimulating educational experiences from caring, qualified teachers. If you share this mission, then we want you on our team! The Center Director is responsible for the overall success of the Center operations and staff under their oversight. This position reports to an Area Director.

Assists in the enrollment of new students
Addresses parent questions and concerns
Gives tours of the center
Designs and distributes relevant center communications
Assists in Accounts Receivable management
Assists in controlling monthly expenses
Responsible for hiring, training and developing staff
Supports the teaching staff and is available to assist or substitute in a classroom
Assists with proper staff coverage, including staff and substitute scheduling
Participates in the Call-In list for teachers
Transports children as needed
Maintains center records
Maintains the Front Office areas and orders office supplies
Performs oversight activities, such as reviewing cleaning checklists, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned
Maintains Paths to Quality Level 4
Maintains NECPA Accreditation
Maintains Indiana Licensing Standards
Attends management and community meetings as requested.

Must meet all state requirements for child care workers, including annual in service hours, medical examinations, and can pass a background check and drug test
College degree in Early Childhood Education or related
Additional coursework in a related field or a Master's degree preferred
Three years of progressive and relevant experience
Knowledge and understanding of all current state and local regulations relating to child care facilities
Current Child/Infant CPR and First Aid certifications
Experience in supervising and managing staff
Highly professional and dependable
Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
Able to interact with students of all ages and skill levels
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Able to stand on your feet for long periods of time, at least 95% of the day and must be physically able to stoop, bend as well as lift up to 30 pounds

Medical, dental and vision insurance
Flexible Schedule
Holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)
Child Care Discount
Continuing Education Plan


Keywords: Growing Kids Learning Centers, South Bend , Center Director, Executive , South Bend, Indiana

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