Do you want to make a difference in the life of young children? Join our Greater Louisville Headstart team at St Benedict center. We are searching for an enthusiastic and dedicated Assistant Director. Applicant must love children!
The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Center Director in ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education for all children within the center's care. Under the direction of the Center Director, the Assistant Director collaborates with staff to ensure that curriculum and classroom activities are properly delivered, and that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.
Assume duties of Center Director and Teachers as needed during their absence.
Collaborate with staff to ensure adherence to quality standards in accordance with Center guidelines and state, local, requirements; implement improvements.
Maintain communication with families and community through appropriate outreach activities.
Follow all center policies and state regulations.
Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Assist Center Director with compliance and reporting for Licensing, Headstart, Food Program and Kentucky Allstar program.
3 - 5 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
A strong understanding of child development.
Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
Must clear full background check.
Must pass health screening.
Minimum of KY Director's credential or CDA required
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or equivalent preferred
St. Benedict Center is a non-profit child care and early learning center in Louisville, KY.