Director - Childcare Center

Job ID: #120

Occupation: Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare

Job Duties:

Preschool and childcare center directors typically do the following:

  • Supervise preschool teachers and childcare workers
  • Establish policies and communicate them to staff and parents
  • Provide training and professional development opportunities for staff
  • Assist staff in resolving conflicts between children and communicating with parents
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss students' progress
  • Establish budgets and set fees for programs
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations
  • Hire and train new staff members
  • Develop educational programs and set educational standards

Career Overview:

Preschool and childcare center directors direct and lead staffs, oversee daily activities, and prepare plans and budgets. They are responsible for all aspects of their program.

Preschool and childcare center directors typically do the following:

  • Supervise preschool teachers and childcare workers
  • Hire and train new staff members
  • Provide training and professional development opportunities for staff
  • Establish policies and communicate them to staff and parents
  • Develop educational programs and set educational standards
  • Help staff resolve conflicts between children
  • Assist staff in communicating with parents
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss students' progress
  • Establish budgets and set fees for programs
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations

Require you to have the Child Development Associate (CDA) certification offered by the Council for Professional Recognition.

Associate's or bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

 

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