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Position

Assistant Director


Qualifications
Must meet qualification for Facility’s Director designee as per R9-5-401.2 of Arizona Administrative Code for Department of Health Services for Childcare Facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director with the operation of the school, ensuring that the school is operating in compliance with Arizona State licensing standards. 
  • Assist with the curriculum and facility operations including record keeping, activity planning, supervision of staff and children, staff development and training.
  • Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents.
  • Maintain an inventory of equipment & supplies to carry out program activities, procure additional supplies when needed.
  • Maintain positive rapport with families, teachers, state licensing authorities and community contacts.
  • Conduct facility tours for prospective parents in Director’s absence.
  • Promote positive image of the company and play a major role in making the company a provider of choice in educational programs for the neighboring communities. Help achieve profitability for the company.
  • Annually completes minimum required training as per ADHS.


Requirements

  • Strong management experience in childcare with the ability to lead, develop, and inspire a team.
  • 2+ years of experience as an assistant director in a childcare center.
  • Strong organization skills, ability to multi-task, use good judgment and sustain a high level of energy.
  • Demonstrated skills in customer service and relationship building with families and staff.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory requirements of ADHS for childcare centers.
  • Strong knowledge of DES, CACFP, FTFQF and NAEYC programs.
  • Administers immediate first aid and medical assistance as instructed by a health care professional for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.
  • Computer skills - Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Internet and Email
  • Physical demands – May occasionally need to lift and carry children and equipment including sitting on the floor. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


Applicants should be able to provide copies of all verifiable credentials and three professional references at the time of Interview. Offer of hire will be contingent upon successful clearance of all of the following:

  • CPR & First Aid training, TB test, Drug screening & signed immunization statement against measles, rubella, diphtheria, mumps and pertussis
  • Fingerprint clearance card, signed Criminal History Affidavit & Background check


To apply for this position, please email your resume to careers@kidsarizona.com