Center Assistant Director/ Administrative Assistant – Bilingual Spanish/English

Company Details

Early Steps Bilingual Preschools, Inc.

Summary

Come join an amazing team of seasoned degreed bilingual educators on a beautiful campus location in Vienna, Virginia.

Here is an opportunity to open a new career door into Early Childhood Education as an Administrative Assistant/ Director. Working among a team of professionals.

This candidate will assist the Center Director in being responsible for ensuring the health,

safety, and quality of education, for all children within the center’s care.

The Center Director is directly accountable for overall operational management

in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum

development, staff and facilities management, legal and budgetary

considerations, and long range planning.

The right candidate will help facilitate and ensure that the

needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.

Duties

  • Develop general educational curriculum; collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities; manage adherence to state and local regulations.
  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain student portfolios with assessments/ observations in accordance with NECPA accreditations
  • Maintain bilingual communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships.
  • Create, Approve menus and food purchases.
  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; ensure legal and financial compliance.
  • Participate in all office functions including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, tuition billing and payment, human resources and personnel management (staff supervision) and purchasing.
  • Resolve conflicts (including corrective action when necessary) to ensure a positive experience for everyone.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintain training records of staff with internal trainings and supplemental mandatory training online annually 30 hours
  • Mentor consistently the professional processes needed to keep up to date in educational programs for Early Childhood


Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 2 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting.
  • High energy. Great front office appearance and demeanor
  • Detail orientated and ability to work with excel work sheets
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English; technology skills.
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of early childhood development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • MAT certification
  • Must clear full background checks and FBI.
  • Must pass health screening, TB, drug screening
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in early childhood education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 credits in ECE.


Nice To Haves

For immediate consideration:

  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • MAT certification
  • Managerial Food Handler Certification
  • CDA certification – Infant/Toddler or Early Childhood endorsement with Bachelor’s Degree


Benefits

6 days PTO

2 weeks vacation (pre-set summer and winter calendar breaks)

Federal Holidays

Health insurance

Pre-paid online service trainings – mandatory 30 hours per year

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