As the Center Director at The Learning Experience in Rock Hill, you will play a pivotal role in providing exceptional early childhood education and care services to our young learners. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated professional with a passion for early childhood education and a commitment to creating a nurturing and enriching environment for children to thrive. The Center Director will oversee all aspects of the center's operations, ensuring compliance with state regulations, maintaining a positive and inclusive atmosphere, and fostering a strong partnership with parents and the community.
- Educational Leadership:
- Develop and implement a high-quality educational program that aligns with the center's curriculum and philosophy, promoting the intellectual, social, and emotional development of each child.
- Provide guidance and support to teachers in creating engaging lesson plans, classroom activities, and age-appropriate learning opportunities.
- Encourage continuous professional development among staff to enhance teaching skills and stay updated with the latest educational practices.
- Operational Management:
- Oversee daily operations, ensuring smooth functioning of the center and adherence to established policies and procedures.
- Conduct regular staff meetings, training sessions, and performance evaluations to maintain a well-organized and motivated team.
- Manage enrollment, admissions, and registration processes to maintain appropriate student-to-teacher ratios.
- Regulatory Compliance:
- Ensure compliance with all state licensing requirements, safety standards, and health regulations.
- Keep abreast of changes in local and state regulations related to early childhood education and implement necessary adjustments to maintain compliance.
- Parent and Community Engagement:
- Establish strong relationships with parents, fostering open communication and collaboration to support each child's development.
- Plan and organize parent engagement activities, workshops, and events to involve families in the learning experience.
- Represent the center within the local community, building partnerships and promoting the center's reputation as a leading early childhood education provider.
- Financial Management:
- Work closely with the administrative team to create and manage the center's budget, ensuring financial stability and responsible resource allocation.
- Monitor expenses and revenue streams to meet financial objectives while maintaining high-quality education and care services.
- Health and Safety:
- Implement and maintain health and safety protocols to ensure the well-being of children, staff, and visitors.
- Conduct routine safety inspections and drills, addressing any potential hazards promptly.
- Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role within an early childhood education setting.
- Comprehensive knowledge of early childhood education theories, practices, and regulations.
- Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with staff, parents, and community members.
- Proficiency in managing budgets and financial resources.
- Familiarity with computer systems and software relevant to educational administration.
The Center Director position at The Learning Experience in Rock Hill involves a full-time commitment, typically working weekdays with occasional weekends for special events. The role requires spending significant time in a childcare environment, including classrooms and outdoor play areas. The position also involves administrative duties that may be conducted in an office setting. The Center Director will report to the regional management team.
Joining The Learning Experience as a Center Director offers a rewarding opportunity to positively impact the lives of young learners, shape their educational journey, and contribute to the growth and success of the center. If you have a passion for education, leadership skills, and a nurturing spirit, we encourage you to apply and be part of our dedicated team.
The Learning Experience
At The Learning Experience, we make early education joyful, engaging and fun so children are happy to learn, play and grow.
Our curriculum focuses on the six ages and stages of early childhood development and engages children in hands-on learning activities that encourage them to explore and solve problems at their own rate of development. This forms a foundation for kids to Learn, Play and Grow under the care of our nurturing teachers and staff.
At TLE®, we’ve created a full cast of characters that become our little learners’ educators, partners and friends through their preschool education journey. Each character has a unique personality and area of interest and brings learning to life by allowing children to explore the world through fun and imagination.
TLE Cares Benefits Package – Because we care about you.
Our Center proudly offers TLE Cares, a comprehensive benefits package for all team members. All premiums for TLE Cares are fully paid by our Center’s owner, with no cost to our employees.
TLE Cares includes:
- - Dental & Vision Insurance
- - Short & Long-term Disability Insurance
- - Life Insurance
- - Employee Assistance Program
- - Lifemart Employee Discount Program
This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to The Learning Experience Corporate.
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