The Goddard School Cordova

Early Childhood - Center Director

Reference ID : 57793
Location : Cordova, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Operations Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the center's care. The Operations Director is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including staff and facilities management, budgetary considerations, and long range planning. The Operations Director ensures that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.


  • Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and with state and local requirements. Maintain quality effectiveness measurements.
  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships.
  • Approve menus and food purchases.
  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies;
  • Oversee office functions including human resources and personnel management (staff supervision) and purchasing.
  • Resolve conflicts (including corrective action when necessary) to ensure a positive experience for everyone.
  • Establish illness and emergency procedures; ensure staff is trained appropriately.
  • Assist in the implementation of the strategic plan and goals in keeping with the mission of program.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 3 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting.
  • High energy.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; technology skills.
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in early childhood education or related field or CDA.

Nice To Haves


Salary : $32,000 to $38,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 3 Yrs
Location : Cordova, TN

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