Job Openings At Busy Beaver Daycare Center

Busy Beaver Director

Primary Purpose
To coordinate, budget, manage the daily successful operation of Busy Beaver Child Care Center and supervise employees following the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and Beaver Memorial United Methodist Church guidelines. 
 

Qualifications

  • Education/Certification: Associate or Bachelor’s degree 

  • Must be able to meet the requirements and qualifications of a Director of a child care center per the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services   

 

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Thorough understanding of child care center operations

  • Strong organizational, communication, public relations, computer and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to coordinate center functions 

  • Ability to implement policy and procedures 

  • Knowledge and implementation of Pennsylvania child care guidelines and state licensing

  • Comprehensive knowledge and proven success implementing programs for children based on developmentally appropriate practices

  • Accepts and respects differences in children, parents and coworkers

  • Ability to manage a budget 

 

Experience

  • Three years’ experience as a classroom teacher of young children

  • Three to five successful years’ experience managing child care facilities preferred

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Instructional Management 

  • Maintain, at all times, high quality child care standards based on developmentally appropriate practices. 

 

Personnel Management

  • Supervise all staff members of the child care center, including substitute staff. 

  • Oversee hiring process and orientation for all new staff. 

  • Provide accurate and meaningful annual performance evaluations for all child care staff. 

 

Management of Fiscal, Administrative, and Facilities Functions

  • Develop a budget for the center and establish controls to assure that the center adheres to the budget. 

  • Ensure that the program is cost effective and funds are managed prudently. 

  • Oversee the day to day functions of the child care center and manage staff. 

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the operation of the child care center. 

  • Assure consistent compliance with all Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Minimum Standards, including maintenance of annual fire, health and other inspections.

  • Coordinate the annual licensing of the child care center with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

  • Oversee the maintenance of files according to Pennsylvania Department of Human Services 

 requirements.

  • Maintain open, consistent and effective communication with parents, providing parent education training, assistance and support as needed.

  • Provide reliable, accurate and timely information about the child care center to interested parties.

  • Follow all rules, regulations, and policies of and follow directives from supervisors. 

  • Follow attendance policy as assigned by supervisor. 

  • Report to the Beaver Memorial Leadership Council at least semi-annually.

Professional Growth and Development

  • Attend professional development seminars to maintain an understanding of the current best practices of curriculum and administrative functions of child development programs.

  • Oversee the training and professional development of all child care staff. 

 

School or Community Relations

  • Articulate the center’s mission to employees and other stakeholders and solicit support in realizing the mission. 

  • Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement. 

  • Represent the center in a professional, courteous and positive manner at all times.

  • Promote a positive, caring climate for learning for staff, students, and parents. 

  • Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Communicate effectively staff, students and their families. 

Other

  • Perform any and all duties as assigned. 

All applicants should include a current resume, letter of interest, and 3 references with contact information.

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42 S 3rd St, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA

(570) 524-0809

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