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Position Title:
Assistant Director
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Brief Overview:
We are looking for someone with a true passion for working with children in an early childhood education program. This person should be able to multi-task and adapt their role daily based on the needs of the center. Open communication with both the families we serve and the teachers that we support is a must. We need a team player that is willing to invest their time and their talents into maintaining and creating an environment and atmosphere where growth is encouraged the children come first.

The Assistant Director assists and supports the Director in all aspects of management of the academy, to include human resources, marketing, customer relations, financial systems, quality control, curriculum implementation, staff oversight and physical facility.
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Job Responsibilities:
 Assists in the management of the academy to ensure effective and cost-conscious operation. Assumes full responsibility for academy management in director’s absence.
 Ensures compliance with all federal and state laws, as well as all Kiddie Academy® standard operating procedures.
 Assists in completing and submitting required paperwork and record keeping on a timely basis, and maintaining in an organized, up-to-date manner.
 Takes an active role in planning and participating in academy activities (staff meetings, training sessions, open houses).
 Performs all duties assigned of teacher during portion of day assigned to classroom.
 Accepts temporary work assignments in the event regularly scheduled personnel are not available.
 Develops and maintains positive, professional working relationship with academy staff.
 Assists in daily supervision of staff; keeps director apprised of staff concerns and situations needing attention; provides performance appraisal input to director.
 Assists with staff scheduling, recruitment efforts, interviews, and the hiring process.
 Assists with enrollment inquiries, follow-up and academy tours in order to increase enrollment.
 Develops a strong working knowledge of Kiddie Academy® Philosophy, Mission, Core Values and programs in order to
communicate same to current clients, prospective customers or other community entities.
 Develops and actively maintains positive communication with parents.
 Assists in recognizing parental concerns, evaluation of the course of action and responding professionally to parents’ needs.
 Develops a strong working knowledge of the academy budget and assists director in managing all resources effectively and within budgetary constraints.
 Assists in tracking all monetary transactions with customers and vendors.
 Assists in training staff to plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities.
 Helps ensure that quality control of programs is sound and meets state and Kiddie Academy® requirements. Provides feedback to director on quality control issues and assists in resolving quality control issues.
 Actively participates in local professional associations; for example, local PAEYC and NAEYC.
 Responsible for completing at least 12 clock hours (or more based on local regulations) of approved continued training during the licensing year.
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Required Experience
2-5 years
Required Studies:
Associates Degree
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Salary Requirements:
$18.50 per hour
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Full-time Benefits

Generous childcare discount for all age groups
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Paid Holidays
401(k) matching
Flexible schedule
Growth opportunities
Positive work environment
Expected Start/End Time:
7:00 am-6:00 pm
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Not Applicable
Required Experience:
2-5 years
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About This Employer

1044 N Boundary Rd

Cranberry Township
, PA 



Kiddie Academy is a state of the art childcare facility in Cranberry Township, PA with 10 classrooms. Our curriculum is focused on education based childcare and our teachers excel in caring, nurturing and teaching children ages infant to school age.