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Assistant Director

Company: Countryside Child Development Center
Location: Topeka
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description: The Assistant Director is a member of the administration team. The assistant director assists the director in any administrative duties. The assistant director may help out in classrooms for lunch or bathroom breaks or in ratio, observe to make sure teachers are following through on their HighScope curriculum, file paperwork, and make sure children's files are up to date. Accountability: The Assistant Director reports to the Center Director. Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age. Child Development Associate or 12 credit hours in early childhood ed Minimum of 1 year teaching experience. Commitments to the Program: Follow HighScope principles and methods as much as possible, while continuously reading and learning more about curriculum ideas and ways to assist teaching staff with implementation of HighScope in the classroom. Promote the center's philosophy and educational objectives. Support the center's code of ethical conduct. Engage in ongoing staff development to improve personal and professional skills. Support the professional growth and development of colleagues by sharing materials and information and providing helpful feedback and encouragement. Attend staff meetings, workshops, and in-service training provided by the center. Complete 16 hours of in-service training annually, including becoming re-certified in First Aid and CPR every 2 years (in-service must include 4 hours of health and safety training each year). Protect privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to families, children, and team members. Build positive relationships and communicate in a respectful manner with families, children, team members, administration, Board of Directors, Countryside Church staff, volunteers, and the community in which we serve. Personal Qualities and Special Job Characteristics Must be physically able to perform the job of a preschool teacher (e.g. able to lift children and/or equipment up to 40 lbs; able to stoop, bend, sit, and stand for extended periods of time). Must have a warm supportive attitude towards children. Must be willing and able to put aside personal views to relate to families and support them in non-judgemental ways. Must be reliable. Must be flexible in receiving assignments or adapting to changes in the program. Must be willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance. Must be willing to perform other duties as required. Job Requirements Within Specified Days of Employment Obtain Health Assessment and TB test - within 30 days of employment Complete KBI Background check - 1st day of employment Complete Fingerprinting for Background Check - within 14 days of receipt of OCA number Complete Foundations in Early Care Facilities through KCCTO 18 hours training - within 30 days of employment Become certified in Pediatric and Adult First Aid and CPR - within 30 days of employment CCDC Orientation - within 7 days of employmentJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: Paid time offSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift No weekendsAbility to commute/relocate: Topeka, KS 66611: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Countryside Child Development Center, Topeka , Assistant Director, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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