Executive Director

KinderCare Learning Companies

4.3

(38)

Ellisville, MO

Why you should apply for a job to KinderCare Learning Companies:

  • 4.3/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 87% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 82% would recommend this company to other women
  • 86% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Human-centered organization dedicated to providing training, support, and career advancement to all our people
  • Women-led organization (93% of our leaders!)
  • Excellent child care discount
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    Position summary

    hest potential as you do. The best part? Seeing the positive impact, you're making on the lives of young learners and their families-and knowing that your work matters.

    As the Crème School Executive Director, you will serve as the transformative leader responsible for the overall management, strategic direction, and success of our early childhood education organization. This executive position involves engaging in Crème de la Crème's mission, fostering a positive culture, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality educational programs. Your leadership will contribute to the development of young children and the advancement of Crème's mission and goals!

    As the Crème School Executive Director, you will:

    • Develop and articulate a compelling vision and strategic plan for your school, aligning with the mission and goals.

    • Provide transformative leadership to inspire and guide the organization toward continuous improvement and excellence.

    • Provide leadership and direction to all staff (including two salaried employees), fostering a culture of collaboration, professional growth, and accountability.

    • Recruit, hire, and retain a diverse and skilled workforce.

    • Be responsible for the implementation, and continuous improvement of high-quality early childhood education programs.

    • Ensure curriculum alignment with state standards and the needs of the community.

    • Develop and manage your school's budget, ensuring financial sustainability and responsible resource allocation.

    • Cultivate positive relationships with parents, families, and the community; including retention of families, enrolling/touring potential families, and the overall school engagement

    • Represent your school at community events, collaborate with local organizations, and advocate for early childhood education.

    • Assist as needed in daily school operations, at times including direct supervision of children

    • Maintain all relevant regulations, laws, and policies related to early childhood education. Ensure your school's compliance with accreditation standards and licensing requirements.

    • Establish and maintain high-quality standards for educational programs and overall operations. Implement continuous improvement strategies based on data-driven insights.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, Education Administration, or a related field.

    • Meet state specific credentials / guidelines for the role

    • At least 3 years executive leadership experience in early childhood education or a related field

    • Solid understanding of early childhood development, educational best practices, and program administration.

    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

    • Excellent customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and multi-task and handle multiple situations simultaneously.

    • Proven track record to build and sustain positive relationships with diverse staff, families, and community

    • Dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

    • 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 connect with children and their parents in English

    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 childcare benefits.

    • 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, generous paid time off and discounts for work necessities, such as cell phones.

    • ... and much more.

    We operate research-backed, accredited, and customizable programs in more than 2,000 sites and centers across 40 states and the District of Columbia. As we expand, we're matching the needs of more and more families, dynamic work environments, and diverse communities from coast to coast. Because we believe every family deserves access to high-quality childcare, no matter who they are or where they live. Every day, you'll help bring this mission to life by building community and delivering exceptional experiences. And if you're anything like us, you'll come for the work, and stay for the people.

    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 : Ellisville, Missouri, United States

    Job : Field Leadership

    Why you should apply for a job to KinderCare Learning Companies:

  • 4.3/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 87% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 82% would recommend this company to other women
  • 86% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Human-centered organization dedicated to providing training, support, and career advancement to all our people
  • Women-led organization (93% of our leaders!)
  • Excellent child care discount