CHILD CARE DIRECTOR (#420178)

Pulaski Elementary ( learn more )

Pulaski County Schools

Somerset, Kentucky ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3893266
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 19, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION: Plan, implement and administer a Child Development Center operations and activities to meet the established requirements of the District and the Kentucky Day Care Licensure Board.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Supervise the total operations and maintenance of a Child Development Center.

Plan, organize and establish the type of physical facility necessary to meet licensure requirements.

Implement Center programs and assist in curriculum development.

Supervise, monitor and evaluate performance of center staff.

Develop and implement procedures for recording progress of infants and for reporting progress to parents to include organizing parent meetings and informing parents of Center policies and events.

Prepare regular reports of center activitis, special events and progress toward goals as required.

Prepare, submit and maintain Center budgets.

Oversee the Center's special programs such as a good program including maintenance of inventory to maximize efficient and effective operation.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Current concepts used in Early Childhood Development.

Subject matter and curriculum planning for a child development program.

Basic child psychology and principles and theories of child growth and development.

Principles and theories of parent-child relationships.

Policies, procedures and philosophy of a child development center.

Principles of supervision and training.

Health and safety requirements of children.

Appropriate safety precauctions and procedures.

Methods of observing, evaluating and recording child behavior.

Budget preparation and control.

Equipment, materials and supplies used in a preschool chldren's center.

Oral and written communication skills.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

ABILITY TO:

Plan and direct the activities of the Child Development Center.

Plan, develop, organize and evaluate learning programs and experiences for the development of infants, toddlers and children in learning lab environment.

Explain principles, theories and practical application of growth and development of children.

Develop and revise instructional materials appropriate for assigned age levels.

Purchase, inventory, store and maintain supplies and equipment for the Center.

Develop and maintain effective relationships with employees, preschool children, students and parents.

Provide work direction and guidance to Center employees, volunteers and students.

Work independently with little direction

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Complete work with many interruptions.

Maintain current knwoledge of technological advances in the field.

Maintain a healthy and safe learning environment.

Apply appropriate first aid.

Apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including a variety of ages and cultures.

Lift heavy objects.

Plan and organize work.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Annette Cottrell
    • PO Box 1055
    • Somerset, Kentucky 42502

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