Preschool/Childcare Center Director

Responsibilities
Financial & Operational Performance
• Meet enrollment objectives and established metrics for school performance by planning and
executing student retention and enrollment activities.
• Manage against approved budget and provide accurate financial, operational and academic
reporting and analysis to Endeavor Schools.
• Conduct tours conveying school's principles and culture to prospective parents and follow
up accordingly.
• Plan and allocate resources cost effectively (i.e kitchen supplies, classroom material,
technology, etc.)

Parent & Student Satisfaction
• Implement a value-added enrichment program and nurture a culture that strives for
excellence while valuing and recognizing the contributions of each and every team member.
• Work with staff and families to analyze and meet the needs of individual students (Individual
Learning Plans).
• Ensure that school staff promote a nurturing and warm environment and make optimal use
of school facilities to promote a rich, well-rounded experience for students.
• Build relationships through school events that promote goodwill within the community.

Compliance & Internal Processes
• Adhere to Employee Handbook and Endeavor Schools' systems and Standard Operating
Procedures.

• Ensure the school complies with all federal, state and local regulations and licensing
requirements.
• Maintain ratios and distributions at all times, using creative and financially responsible means
to ensure classrooms are properly staffed.
• Attain and retain school accreditations.
• Ensure completion of all required paperwork and record keeping on a timely basis and
maintains same in an organized, up-to-date manner per guidelines established by Endeavor
Schools.
• Responsible for the safety and well-being of all students and staff under the school's
jurisdiction as well as the maintenance and order of the entire campus by conducting regular
inspections and implementing cleaning/maintenance routines.
• Recommend operating policy and procedural improvements as needed.

Talent Management
• Hire and retain highly qualified staff as measured by education and experience. Partner with
Human Resources to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ staff based on school needs.
• Monitor employee performance through goal setting, feedback, and periodic evaluations.
Provide recognition and/or take necessary disciplinary actions (including performance
improvement plans) conducive to staff development and success.
• Coach, mentor and develop staff; overseeing new employee onboarding and providing
career development planning and opportunities.
• Create a workplace culture that is consistent with Endeavor's mission, vision and core
values; ensuring that engagement programs are being utilized to their full potential.
• Meet regularly with staff to identify and respond to the needs of teachers in all areas to
better meet the needs of our students.

Competencies:
• Growth Mindset: Models a 'Growth Mindset' by consistently seeking to develop one's
talents and demonstrating a passion for learning and growth.
• Hungry: Continuously strives for excellence, going above and beyond what is required to
seize opportunities for the overall benefit of the organization.
• Humble: Puts the collective success of the team over one's individual interests, easily
admitting to one's own mistakes and sharing the credit for team accomplishments.
• (People) Smart: Demonstrates good judgment when interacting with teammates,
understanding one's impact on others and adjusting one's behavior as necessary.
• Leadership: Rallies teammates around a shared vision and provides motivation and support
to reach shared objectives. Provides timely feedback, coaching, and development
opportunities for staff. Serves as a role model for our core values.
• Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Cultivates the interpersonal skills and emotional discipline
to forge authentic relationships with teammates in order to establish mutual trust, respect
and accountability. Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children.
• Collaboration: Involves parents, colleagues, and partners with the community in a
collaborative effort to provide seamless support for students.
• Communication: Communicates effectively with parents and students with sensitivity,
honesty, and empathy. Discusses matters with staff and leadership directly and in a
professional manner.
• Organization and Time Management: Ensures that priorities are aligned with key
business objectives and resources are mobilized to maximize Return on Time Invested.
Focuses time and energy on value-added activities.

• Adaptability: Maintain a calm, positive, and professional demeanor even in the face of
challenges and adversity.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Prolonged sitting at a desk using a computer.
• Walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• Hear or talk.
• Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability
to adjust focus.
• May occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions
that an employee in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can
be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of
Endeavor Schools.

Experience and Education*Salary starting at $55,000/year+ depending on experience*

At Endeavor Schools, we strive to inspire and draw out the best in each other by celebrating our
differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a
workplace free of harassment and discrimination. Merit governs all aspects of consideration for
employment with Endeavor Schools, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category
protected by federal, state, or local law.

Experience and Education:
• A Bachelor's Degree in education appropriate for ages served by the school
or in School Leadership or equivalent experience.
• Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation.
• A minimum of 5 years' experience in the field of education serving a student population and
school community of comparable scope.
• A minimum of 2 years of managerial experience with strong performance results, previous experience as a Childcare or Preschool Director or Assistant Director is a plus!
• Experience with revenue generation, budgets and financial accountability.
• Proficiency with technology and software applications including current version of MS
Office