Director of daycare center

Voice of Christ Ministries International


Bright Star Daycare Center   


Job Description: for the director of the center.


Employee Name: X…………….



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Position Title:

Director of Licensed Daycare Center

Reports To:

Board director

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Position Summary: 

Reporting directly to the Chairman of the Board, the Director supports the overall mission of the daycare operation, through the ongoing daily administration and supervision of the program, staff, curriculum, and services in accordance with the state and daycare policies. 


Essential Functions:

The Director may be assigned one or more duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 


  • Responsible for all facets of Daycare enrollment growth to include building relationships with community and business leaders, organizing and executing community marketing events to drive awareness and enrollment. Effectively engaging prospective families through both in-person and virtual center tours.
  • Leads new customers through an engaging, seamless registration process and introduction to the center.
  • Proactively focuses on customer satisfaction and promptly addresses customer concerns.
  • Responsible for the full cycle of operations and quality assurance to include ensuring the physical center environment and all health/safety standard operating procedures are always full compliance with local and state licensing regulations.
  • Responsible for all center policies and compliance to include but not limited to policies regarding fees, enrollment, discipline, nutrition, health and safety, staff ratio, activity program, and parental participation. 
  • Responsible for full-cycle recruitment, selection of center staff to include employee onboarding and preemployment process to include background, certifications and licenses to meet DHS and state requirements.
  • Ensure a safe, happy, and stimulating environment for children through the management of center employees to include adequate staffing/ratios, disciplinary and supervisory activities up to and not limited to providing impactful feedback based on observation that motivates, recognizes success, and encourages development of staff and children.
  • Responsible for curriculum reviews, conducting engaging team meetings to communicate important information, set direction and state expectations, building high performing staff members, foster accountability and emphasizing safety and family satisfaction as the highest priority. 
  • Responsible for maintaining and auditing all regulatory compliance documentation to include child files, compliance documentation i.e., employee licensure, attendance and incident report records and proof of meeting governmental regulations to ensure passing of annual facilities inspection. 
  • Identifies opportunities and takes action to maximize savings and efficiencies in business operations.
  • Organizes and coordinates facilities maintenance, technology support and other vendor relationships
  • Complete ongoing training and courses to remain up to date on daycare standards and procedures.
  • Provide direct care in classrooms as needed to ensure ratios are met.
  • Abides by and upholds Bright Star Daycare Center’s quality of service standards. 
  • Regularly attends/participates in team/departmental/and company meetings and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:


  •    Minimum 3 Years previous hands-on experience in child-care or preschool setting required ( or  in supervisory or management role.) 
  •   Good leadership experience. 
  •    A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
  •    Ability to build relationships with families and staff and create a dynamic environment where play and discovery go hand-in-hand.
  •    Outstanding customer service skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively
  •     Budget and financial accountability with revenue generation experience if possible.    
  •     Detailed oriented, results driven with the ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Good analytical skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work independently are essential.
  •      Computer skills to include typing minimum.  
  • Ability to exercise the highest level of confidentiality regarding the affairs of clients, staff, their families, and    children.
  •     Flexible and adaptable, willing, and able to adjust to rapidly changing priorities. 
  •     Must have the ability to work independently as well as in groups and team and the ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance.
  • Have no non-correctable deficiency in normal vision; have no hearing impairment that would interfere with using a normal telephone and/or working other communication equipment.


Education Requirements: 

The individual in this position must possess the following education requirements: 


  • Ability to meet state minimum age requirements for position. 
  • Certificate, diploma, degree or equivalent experience  in Human Services, Early Childhood, Child Development, or related field required Or  meet DHS licensing requirements for site supervisor or center director.( This can be discuss with us)
  • Valid, in good standing State Certification Required with the ability to maintain CEU’s for ongoing certification.
  • Ability to pass background and drug test.


Physical Requirements:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


Occasionally:    Must have the ability to lift, carry and balance up to 10 pounds. 


Frequently:     Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time,


Constantly:     Possess hand-eye-foot coordination and color recognition. Good manual dexterity, typing wpm 30.


Cognitive/Psychosocial Requirements: 

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Occasionally:      Memorization, and mathematic skills


Frequently:     Problem solving.


  Constantly:     Active listening skills, ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. Ability to understand and retain a multitude of instructions over a short period of time, and be capable of executing those instructions with accuracy, and in event order. Problem solving, reasoning, ability to read, interpret and correspond in various written and verbal communication formats. Hand and Eye coordinator with ability to decipher between different colors and patterns. 


Equipment Operated: 

The individual in this position must be familiar with using the following equipment to perform the essential functions of this job. The following equipment operated is provided as a general guide and is not inclusive of all equipment used during the scope of employment.


Occasionally:     Hole-punch, calculator, fax machine, copy/scanning machine. 


Frequently:    Printer, clock, Camera. 


Constantly:     Computer, Telephone Systems; Mobile Device.




Working Conditions:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



Environmental Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near office equipment to include computers and other related office equipment. The environmental conditions of the position are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee may work in outdoor environments that may include inclement weather such as extreme hot or extreme cold conditions/temperature and may require the exposure to odors, physical exertion, and other environmental conditions of working in a community setting not limited to exposure to communicable diseases.


The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to the classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  This document in no way constitutes a contract of employment. Bright Star Daycare Center reserves the right to modify job descriptions, policies, or any other procedural documents at any time, for any reason with notice or without prior notice.





EMPLOYEE:        _________________________    DATE:    _______________


DEPARTMENT HEAD:    _________________________    DATE:    _______________


PRESIDENT:                    __________________________    DATE:    _______________

Job Benefits:

There will be paid vacation associated with the job position.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measure are taken and face masks are required. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires.

Application Instructions:

Please submit

1- A letter of Interest showing your interest for the position of director for the daycare center.

2- Your Resume

3- place where you worked before or your current work 

4- List of certificates you have in chilcare fields. For example: UP, First aid, CPR etc

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Director of daycare center

Voice of Christ Ministries International

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Job ID: 75155

Posted 18 days ago

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