Assistant Director at West Chicago
Company: KinderCare Education
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Working with KinderCare Learning Companies means using your
outstanding talents to help set the foundation for lifelong
learners, where you can collaborate with colleagues, grow and
learn, and positively impact the families we serve.
With over 50 years of experience, 30,000+ employees, and more than
2,000 early learning center programs, we are the most accredited
leaders in early childhood education. Together, we create
environments where kids grow and thrive. As one of only four
companies to receive the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award six
times, we're confident that you can grow and thrive here, too. We
can't wait to meet you.
If you're passionate about positively impacting the lives of others
and making waves in the world of early childhood education, the
Assistant Director role might be for you! Assistant Directors play
an integral role in leading our centers to success. With
KinderCare's world-class curriculum, center accreditation process,
and passionate teaching staff, together, our Assistant Directors
and Center Directors are changing the world one achievement at a
time. As an Assistant Director, you will educate parents, teachers,
and leaders on the value of early childhood education and make that
value come to life for the children in your center.
When you join our team as an Assistant Center Director, you
- Assist the Center Director in leading teaching staff,
supporting families, and achieving enrollment, accreditation, and
- Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best
care and education for their children
- Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state
licensing authorities, community contacts, and corporate
- Serve in various roles throughout the center as needed,
including teacher, cook, and or driver.
Qualifications: Skills, Education, and Experience
- At least two years of early childhood education experience
required, with an understanding of developmentally appropriate
practices and the ability to ensure its use in the
- Excellent administrative, organizational, verbal, listening,
and communication skills required
- CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to
- Meet state specific guidelines for the role
- Physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift
a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors.
- Able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and
visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep
children safe, and engage in physical activity.
- Read, write, understand, and speak English to communicate with
children and their parents in English
- Please indicate if you require reasonable accommodation to
perform the essential functions of the job
Our benefits meet you where you are. We're here to help our
employees navigate the integration of work and life:
- Know your whole family is supported with discounted child care
- Breathe easy with medical, dental, and vision benefits for your
family (and pets, too!).
- Feel supported in your mental health and personal growth with
employee assistance programs.
- Feel great and thrive with access to health and wellness
programs, paid time off and discounts for work necessities, such as
- --- and much more.
When you work at a KinderCare Learning Center, each new day is an
adventure. You will have the opportunity to directly impact our
students and families, encouraging them to become lifelong learners
and experiencing all the happiness that comes with it. You will
deliver our high-quality proprietary curriculum and apply our
time-tested educational techniques, while exploring new,
As the first national early childcare education provider to achieve
the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building
Institute, we continue to follow the latest science-backed and
evidence-based strategies for maintaining a safe and worry-free
Our highest priority has always been to keep our employees,
children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as
possible. KinderCare highly encourages its employees to be
vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves and their
communities. We are proud to provide paid time off for employees to
receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We are also subject to state law,
local ordinances, and Health Department requirements for employees
working in child care, school facilities, and corporate work
We truly believe that everyone belongs in our circle, and everyone
deserves to be celebrated for who they are. By partnering with
underrepresented groups and experts in DEI, we are identifying
areas to improve and forging a path forward through accountability,
compassion, accessibility, and inclusion.
KinderCare Learning Companies is an Equal Opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran
status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected
by local, state, or federal law.
Primary Location : West Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJob :
Teacher and Center Staff
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