The Well Preschool

Early Childhood - Assistant Director

Reference ID : 77166
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



We are searching for an energetic Assistant Director for our movement & wellness based preschool & childcare. 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.


  • Ensure the happiness, quality of program and safety of all the children at The Well 
  • Support school coverage 
  • Deliver on the expectations of The Well to treat our customers with the highest standard of service 
  • Assist the Director with licensing.  
  • Provides support to the classrooms and teachers to offer the best learning environment and work place 
  • Supports the implementation and supervision of the licensing rules 
  • Supports staff meetings 
  • Leads the daily tasks when the Director is out 
  • Supports the training of new staff members 
  • Ensure and delegate to ensure the cleanliness of the facility is impeccable  
  • Other tasks may include but are not limited to: maintenance requests, basic maintenance and repairs, cleanliness and organization


  • Passionate about working with children and families 
  • At least 21 years of age 
  • High school diploma 
  • Bachelor’s degree in child care or related field (preferred) 
  • Meet training and experience requirements in one of the DCF-approved combinations as stated in the rules book. (please ask The Well to provide additional information if unclear) (preferred) 
  • Possess certificate from The Registry, verifying training requirements have been met (preferred) 
  • Minimum Registry level 12, with desire to obtain level 14 

Nice To Haves

  • Entrepreneurial attitude 
  • Change agent 
  • Ability to communicate to all stakeholders  
  • Great work ethic and history of timely and consistent attendance 
  • Self-motivated and ability to perform at a high level, unsupervised 
  • Natural leader, who has been leading others their whole life 
  • Experience with all of Microsoft Office 
  • Experience in hiring and firing 
  • Background in athletics or arts 
  • Master’s degree in applicable field 


  • Supportive team environment with a focus on both professional and personal wellness
  • Family friendly environment with fun activities planned to engage the preschool community
  • Competitive wages above the county-wide average
  • Paid time off, rewarding employee longevity
  • Paid holidays
  • Healthcare with different options to best meet your needs
  • Paid weekly planning time, staff meetings, 2 professional development days
  • 1 hour break every day
  • Anniversary bonuses

Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Madison, WI

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