School Age - Assistant Director

Job Description

School Age - Assistant Director

Norwalk, IA 50211

Hours for this position: M-F – 6:30am – 10:00am & 1pm-6pm - Split shift

We’re hiring immediately! Cadence Acamdey Before & After, part of the Cadence Education family, is currently seeking a School Age Assistant Director to bring your love of children and past experience in childcare, daycare or early childhood education to our team of kind, caring Teachers and staff.

Our schools are staffed with people who are talented, fun, and genuinely enthusiastic about child development and learning. We encourage collaboration and cherish open-communication in each school and with our corporate office. We work hard to create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting our staff members every step of the way.

Enjoy the many benefits of working at Cadence Education:

Competitive compensation

100% childcare tuition discount

Educational and professional development

Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:

Paid time off that increases with seniority

Medical, dental, vision options available

Additional life, disability, and retirement plans

Tuition reimbursement

Company-paid life insurance

Paid holidays

SAFETY FIRST: The health and safety of every person in our schools is our primary concern. We are taking every precaution to prevent potential exposure or spread of COVID-19 within our schools. We are actively partnering with local health departments and closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 275 private preschools and elementary schools across 30 states. With over 29 years in business, we have developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.

Our overall mission is to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. This mission can only be accomplished through a team of passionate childcare professionals who combine their talents to provide an unparalleled level of care and compassion for children and their families. Our research-based curriculum and home-based environments are the leading edge of early education.



Company Overview

School Age Assistant Director Required Skills:

Hours for this position: M-F – 6:30am – 10:00am & 1pm-6pm - Split shift

Proven experience and success at an Assistant Director of a large school

Minimum of 3 to 5 years of hands-on teaching experience

Compliance with state licensing standards for a preschool program director, including but not limited to criminal background screening and fingerprinting

Minimum requirement of education/experience within one of the following:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university combined with 6+ months of experience in the group care of children – or –

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education – or –

Associate's degree or equivalent combined with 1+ year in a supervisory position and 2+ years of experience in the group care of children

Comprehensive knowledge of national and state education standards, licensing requirements and procedures, and fire, health, and OSHA regulations

Strong knowledge of USDA Nutritional Standards for Schools

Must be at least 21 years old and meet corporate driving requirements

School Age Assistant Director Responsibilities:

Establish a safe, healthy, and welcoming preschool setting and oversee programs and activities to engage and educate young children

Develop open lines of communication with staff, parents, and children—and conduct one-on-one meetings with parents to discuss each child's progress

Build and support a qualified team of childcare educators to promote our superior reputation in early-childhood education

Meet or exceed financial goals and objectives

Participate in marketing events, campaigns, and community relations

Provide unparalleled customer service

Ensure full compliance with corporate policies as well as federal, state, and company standards, regulations, and requirements including licensing, safety, and sanitation

Help manage hiring and recruitment of new staff

Leadership and Managing Performance

The School Age Assistant Director upholds company standards and set the example by consistently modeling professional leadership, management and instructional skills while interacting with others. Demonstrates consistency in words and actions

Clearly communicates preschool standards, guidelines, and preschool policies to all staff and stress their importance to the organization

Ability to train a staff of 20 - 40 and oversee the completion of performance appraisals, supervise the development of individualized goals for staff’s professional growth and development, as well as supervise the monitoring and evaluation of goal accomplishment

Cadence Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type
Full Time
66 days ago

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