Right Start Early Childhood Center, Inc.

Assistant Director

Reference ID : 48365
Location : Chesapeake, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



At Right Start our mission is to help all children grow and develop academically, socially, and physically. Our students' wings already exist we are here to help them fly.



  • Assists in all matters of day-to-day operations
  • Works as liaison between staff and the Program Director .
  • Handles paperwork functions in the center (staff files, student files, etc.).
  • Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with other teachers, the center director, and staff of Right Start Early Childhood Center.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order; utilizes disciplinary measures appropriately as outlined in the Right Start Early Childhood Center Discipline Policies and Procedures.
  • Conducts staff and parent meetings.
  • Assist the Program Director in the hiring, monitoring, evaluating, supporting, coaching and disciplining of the staff.
  • Collects tuition, enroll children, maintain receipts and records.
  • Handles inquiries and center tours according to policy.
  • Implements best practices and developmentally appropriate practice methods.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures as well as VA Licensing regulations.
  • Maintains a professional self-image and project the values of the organization.
  • Performs classroom observations and provides teachers with meaningful feedback.
  • Order needed supplies and shop for necessary materials.
  • Monitors documentation of screenings, assessments, attendance, daily health checklist, daily activity logs for parents, and other documentation as may be deemed necessary for proving quality services.
  • Assists parents by teaching and modeling developmentally appropriate practices they can use in caring for their young children.
  • Attends all training opportunities and staff meetings as provided and scheduled.
  • Performs any other tasks deemed necessary by the center director.
  • Meets monthly with the director to plan and implement ideas and practices for the center.
  • Encourages each child's family to be actively involved in every Right Start Early Childhood program and activity.


Required Qualifications

  • 21 years of age or older
  • A one-year Early Childhood Certificate from a college or university
  • Virginia Preservice Training
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Food Handler's Card
  • TB Screening
  • Background Screening
  • 2 years of programmatic experience including one year in a staff supervisory capacity and at least one of the following education backgrounds.

Nice To Haves


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Chesapeake, VA

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