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Daycare/Preschool Director - St. John's Daycare

Company: Healthy Kids Programs
Location: Hamlin
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN A GROWING ORGANIZATION AND WORK WITH KIDS!Daycare/Preschool Childcare Director - St. John's Daycare, Hamlin, NYHealthy Kids Programs is the leading childcare provider in the state of New York and is looking for a Daycare/Preschool Childcare Director. Our program offers socialization, the learning of new skills, as well as building both fit minds and bodies. Our goal is that each child will start their day excited and end it the same way with the activities and adventures shared during their time at our program. We are looking for an Director that has a warm nurturing personality and who loves to work with kids. We are looking for a team inspiring 'can do attitude' personality who will be responsible for all aspects of the operation of our Healthy Kids Extended Day Program location listed above.A unique and fun company cultureJOB STATUS: Full Time Non ExemptPAY RATE: $16.00-$17.00 an hourDIRECT REPORTS: Daycare Program staffLOCATION: 1107 Lake Rd West Fork, Hamlin, NY 14464SUMMARY: The role of Daycare Director's responsibilities include planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating and controlling services of the childcare program, exercising independent judgement, best practices and decision-making authority as delegated, including but not limited to, following budgets, policies, procedures and proper staff training and supervision. Under general supervision, the director operates the childcare program in compliance with Office of Children and Family Services regulations and provisions and the policies of the Healthy Kids Program and budget. Responsibilities include overall management of the center, facilitating, planning and coordinating the children's educational programs and activities.

  • Manage and launch the new daycare center and manage the promotion of daycare open houses, tours, presentations and liaising with the school district and community to establish relationships in an effort to grow enrollment and meet community needs
  • Licensing and managing an operation that follows Office of Children and Family Service Day Care regulations, establishing a positive working relationship with local OCFS licensor.
  • Maintaining complete student records per OCFS requirements.
  • Preparing the physical space which includes ordering supplies and developmentally appropriate equipment, furniture, manipulative etc per ECERs guidelines.
  • Handling all aspects of staffing including the hiring of highly qualified individuals, dedicated to providing the highest level of care and customer service, to meet enrollment demands.
  • Ensuring that staffing meets all OCFS requirements including, obtaining clearances, monitoring and documenting training, maintaining staff files and proper staff:child ratios.
  • Utilizing the following platforms appropriately and effectively in the day to day operations: Brightwheel, ADP and HR cloud
  • Operating a high quality program that follows Healthy Kids best practices as a foundation for Healthy Kids "Consistent Excellence" philosophy, featuring a superior management team with excellent parent communication and customer service
  • Leading in a positive, upbeat confident style with an emphasis on proactive management, maintaining a "can do", results driven, positive attitude all while working in a safe "G" rated work environment.
  • Communicating effectively, regularly and appropriately with your direct report, keeping them abreast of daily occurrences and issues as they arise and in a timely manner, working collaboratively as a team to provide the highest quality of care, a positive working environment and to problem solve proactively.
  • Establishing open,comfortable lines of communication with parents,caregivers and staff, providing resources and support where needed.
  • Become an expert on ECER-s , Creative Curriculum and CLASS observations and make these toolsthe building blocks of a high quality early learning program that each staff person utilizes daily..
  • Working alongside staff and parents to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of the children in care.
    • Scheduling parent teacher conferences twice a year, providing guidance to staff and support to parents as needed.
    • May need
      QUALIFICATIONS:To be qualified as a Daycare Director, a person must possess either:(i) (a) a Bachelor's degree, including or in addition to, 12 credits in EarlyChildhood, Child Development, or a related field; and(b) one year full time teaching experience in a childcare center, familyor group family daycare home or other early childhood program; and,(c) one year of experience supervising staff in a child care program ora related field of work,or(ii) (a) a NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential; and , (b) oneyear full time teaching experience in a child care center, family orGroup family child care or other early childhood program; and(iii) (a) an Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field with s plan of study leading to:(1) A Bachelor's degree or,(2) A NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential,(b) two years full time teaching experience in a child care center,Family or group family child care home, or other early childhoodprogram , and(c) two years experience supervising staff in a child care program or a Related field of work, or(iv) (a) a Child Development Associate Credential with a plan of study Leading to:(1) A Bachelor's degree or(2) A NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential,and(b)two years full time teaching experience in a child care center,Family or group family child care home, or other early childhoodProgram,(c) two years of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work.
      Must also possess:
      • Excellent customer service and parent communication skills.
      • Track record working as a team and helping to create a team oriented work environment.
      • Commitment to delivering an excellent program and managing personnel expenses.
      • Must pass full background check including fingerprinting and reference checking
      • Professional, reliable and prompt, warm, friendly, caring and upbeat personality.
      • Excellent time management skills.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT"Healthy Kid Programs is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:"

Keywords: Healthy Kids Programs, Rochester , Daycare/Preschool Director - St. John's Daycare, Executive , Hamlin, New York

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