Curriculum Development/Supervision, Program Administration
Bright Horizons is honored to partner with our client, Apple Inc,to open a gorgeous, new 169 capacity child care center this fall. This program will be like no other!!!Are you an inventive leader who loves to be on the front line of best practices? Do you enjoy the constant innovation and joys of learning which happen each day in an early childhood program? If so, this may be the role for you! As we partner with Apple, imagine a center that is at the top of the field as we work together to mold the future of technology for the field of ECE pairing our emergent curriculum with STEM education, integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with an emphasis on the application of knowledge in real-life situations!
Executive Director Responsibilities
Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
Fiscal management of the center including analysis with written recommendations
Developing positive relationships with client, faculty, children, and families
Maintain strong client partnership through collaborative decision making; monthly reporting
Managing multiple priorities/projects with accuracy and sense of urgency
Reporting to multiple constituents outside the center
Collaborative leadership; Delegating responsibilities as is appropriate
Supervising administrative team members
Reviewing important decisions with the Regional Manager
BA in ECE or related field, MA highly preferred
Must meet California state licensing requirements for a child care director
15+ years experience, 5 of that as a director in a licensed child care setting, preferred
Proven leadership in directing a large child care center; client-sponsored center preferred
Proven experience in customer service, fiscal management
Strong verbal and written communication
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Proficient in use of Apple products such as Mac and iPad
Excellent knowledge and use of Apple's core software applications used in education (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand and Clips) as well as other education-related third party apps
Knowledge of the Apple Teacher program and related resources for developing a baseline proficiency of Apply products for teaching and learning
Well versed in NAEYC accreditation standards
Strong knowledge in and ability to lead faculty in implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum
Strong organizational skills
Capacity to understand and manage Center financial duties, as well as demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks
Demonstrated sensitivity and responsiveness to needs of parents and faculty
Comfortable working in a corporate environment
Experience and commitment to a diverse workforce
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package that exceeds the industry average including 401k, health/dental/vision insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending account, pet insurance, cell phone discounts, commuter benefits and many others!
Internal Number: 70274BR
About Bright Horizons
Founded in 1986, Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life solutions. Conducting business in the United States, Europe, and Canada, we have created employer-sponsored child care and early education programs for more than 700 clients, including more than 90 of the Fortune 500.
Bright Horizons manages child care centers for many of the world's leading corporations, hospitals, universities, and government agencies. All of our child care centers are designed to meet the standards of excellence set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We are proud to help children worldwide develop the skills they need to prepare for academic excellence and success in life, while we partner with employers to support their employees as they strive to balance the demands of work and family.
In addition, we provide back-up care solutions for children and elders, college counseling services, and an array of other work/life solutions for working families.