Preschool, Daycare, Infant Care,
Early Childhood Education, and
  Kindergarten... Since 1965

Center Director

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Center Director

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The Center Director in our Ohio Department of Education State Chartered program is a highly motivated leader whose primary objective is to direct staff to work to their full potential to achieve the goals of the center as mandated by our Board of Directors and the rules and regulations established by the Ohio Department of Education. 

The Center Director is responsible for developing and leading a team of highly accomplished Early Childhood educators and aides in implementing our innovative, exemplary Infant, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and School-Age programs.

Position Objectives

  • Provide the leadership, management and delivery of quality programs according to the needs of the families using our service
  • Ensure that our center's philosophy, polices and procedures are implemented and followed
  • Understand community services and functions to strengthen community networks and coalitions
  • Monitor the provision of quality care that meets the individual and group needs of children
  • Manage the day to day operational, financial, human resource and marketing of the center
  • Communicate with parents regarding their individual child's development, program and policy issues

Qualifications

The Center Director should have:

  • Degree(s) in Early Childhood Education
  • Excellent Public Relations
  • Good Spoken and Written Language usage
  • Excellent Administrative and Organizational Skills
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a leadership position and/or comparable teaching background, managing a preschool program, preferably with experience in a Child Development Center
  • Experience in the following would be an advantage: curriculum development and research, teacher training, building parental relationships, community networking, marketing and sales

Personal Qualities

  • Values children
  • Physically able to perform the job
  • Leader
  • Consistent
  • Delegator
  • Facilitator
  • Goal Setter/Achiever
  • Communicative
  • Visible
  • Team Orientated
  • Supports the Goals, Objectives and Philosophy of the Center