Preschool Associate Administrator - (Manager In Training 70/30 Split Classroom/ Management) IL

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Job Description: Preschool - Associate Administrator
At Children of America, our commitment is to enhance the developmental growth and learning experience of every child. For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among parents and colleagues. Our classrooms are safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to five years, offering age-appropriate, play-based opportunities for exploration and discovery. From infants to toddlers, preschoolers to kindergarteners, our highly trained teachers lead each child to reach developmental milestones, preparing the children for social and academic readiness.
Job Description
COA is looking for a motivated self-starter for an Associate Administrator position in a childcare setting. The candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, have a good understanding of age appropriate activities for young children and acquire the education and discipline to teach in a preschool setting. We intentionally staff our schools with individuals who are talented and genuinely enthusiastic about child development. We encourage collaboration, cherish open communication, and create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting leaders and staff members every step of the way.
As an Associate Administrator, you will:
Assists the school operations as needed
Spend a significant amount of time in classrooms teaching the COA curriculum
Understands that listening is as important as speaking
Develop strong relationships with our families
Helps to manage a budget
Comply with state childcare licensing regulations
Projects a positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrate highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
Have a genuine love for children and a strong commitment to education
Must meet Illinois State standards.
Bachelor's degree in Education; early childhood education degree preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in childcare or early education; either in a teaching position or supervisory/administrative position.
Minimum of 2 years of childcare supervisory experience.
Salary dependent on experience and level of education.
We offer a strong & competitive benefit package that includes the following:
Career Advancement Opportunities 65+ locations and growing; We proudly promote from within!
Comprehensive Healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision
Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan Coverage
401(k) Savings Plan
Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
Employee Childcare Discount Program
50% OFF Childcare Benefit
Subsidized Tuition Program for Continuing Education/Career Advancement; up to $500 Per Semester
Annual Center Performance Raise
Monthly & Yearly Recognition Programs
Employee Referral Bonus
Campus Coach Program
Alpha Perks Exclusive Discounts
Exclusive Discounts at Avis Rent a Car
Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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