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Assistant Director

companyBrookhaven Learning Academy Llc
locationStafford, VA 22554, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

New preschool that is open is beginning the search for a dynamic assistant director that has a love and passion for teaching young children, leadership and growing a new preschool.. Please see below for the job description:

  • Possess a CDA or endorsement, bachelor's degree in a child related field such as, but not limited to, elementary education, nursing, or recreation, from a college or university.
  • ∙Complete Fingerprint and Central Registry background checks with positive results.
  • ∙Be First Aid & CPR, and Blood Borne Pathogen and MAT certified or obtain certification upon hire
  • ∙Complete a Tuberculosis test and provide documentation
  • ∙Be mentally and physically capable of caring for small and large groups of children alone and with a coworker in a classroom
  • ∙Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences
  • ∙Have an awareness of the unique needs of young children and have appropriate expectations of their abilities
  • ∙Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry children up to 70lbs
  • ∙Be available to work as late until 7:00 pm
  • ∙Have dependable transportation


  • ∙Be available as early as 6:00 am and as late as 7:00 pm
  • ∙Be customer service orientated and self-driven
  • ∙Possess a strong work ethic and have minimal absences
  • ∙Be a professional, positive role model for all employees and children
  • ∙Interact with parents daily and speak with them about their child(ren)
  • ∙Drive children to and/or from school, when necessary
  • ∙Assist in classrooms, when necessary
  • Assist with enrollment processes, filling papers, etc.
  • ∙Assist with meal preparations, when necessary
  • ∙Be comfortable with computers and learning new software
  • ∙Provide support to the Program Director
  • ∙Assist with minor maintenance duties to help ensure the efficient operation of a quality childcare program
  • ∙Always abide by all Brookhaven Learning Academy & Virginia State Licensing’s rules and regulations.


  • ∙Assist in all matters of day-to-day operations
  • ∙Work as liaison between support staff and the Program Director
  • ∙Handle paperwork functions in the center (e.g., roll call sheets, health appraisals, staff files, memos)
  • ∙Facilitate and attend occasional parent participate events and other events at night and/or on weekends
  • ∙ Conduct staff and parent meetings (staff meetings are to be held monthly)
  • ∙Assist the Program Director in the hiring, monitoring, evaluating, supporting, coaching, and disciplining of the staff
  • ∙Collect tuition, enroll children, maintain a set budget and keep receipts and records
  • ∙Handle inquiries and center tours according to policy. Convert inquires to tours and tours to enrollments.
  • ∙Follow all corporate policies and procedures as well as state of Virginia Licensing Regulations
  • ∙Maintain a professional self image and project the values of the organization at all times
  • ∙Substitute for the Program Director in the event of illness, leave or vacation
  • ∙Perform classroom observations and provide teachers/caregivers with meaningful feedback
  • ∙Supply ordering and shopping.
  • ∙Maintain administrative records for the center, including appropriate and up-to-date records of staff and children, with the help of the Assistant Director
  • ∙Ensure the confidentiality of all administrative and student records at all times
  • ∙Conduct center tours for parents and children before enrollment
  • ∙Ensure that parents of enrolled children and staff complete and understand all necessary forms.
  • ∙Track all inquiries, convert inquiries into parent tours, and convert tours into enrollments, with the help of the Director
  • ∙Have emergency telephone numbers and be aware of the Brookhaven Learning Academy emergency plan
  • ∙Drive children to and/or from school, when necessary
  • ∙Assist with meal preparations, when necessary
  • ∙Maintain a professional self image and project the values of the organization at all times
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