Site Director at The Cottonwood School
Company: KinderCare Education
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Working with KinderCare Learning Companies means using your
outstanding talents to help set the foundation for lifelong
learners, where you can collaborate with colleagues, grow and
learn, and positively impact the families we serve.
With over 50 years of experience, 30,000+ employees, and more than
2,000 early learning center programs, we are the most accredited
leaders in early childhood education. Together, we create
environments where kids grow and thrive. As one of only four
companies to receive the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award six
times, we're confident that you can grow and thrive here, too. We
can't wait to meet you.
If you're passionate about inspiring children and teachers alike to
learn and grow, the Site Director role could be for you! Site
Directors are passionate about educational excellence and
empowering confident teachers. As a Site Director, you will use our
nationally recognized curriculum as a framework to create unique
and engaging classroom experiences. Site Directors are committed to
making their site successful and know that important relationships
with children, families, and their team are critical to success.
Successful Site Directors are fully engaged, enthusiastic about
their work, and eager to share their knowledge.
When you join our team as a Site Director, you will:
- Lead and supervise a group of teachers to create unique and
engaging classroom experiences, leverage and develop "best in
class" educators to be passionate and committed professionals
- Ensure your site is operating effectively; maintain licensing,
safety, and educational standards
- Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best
care and education for their children
- Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers,
school and district leaders, state licensing authorities, community
contacts, and corporate partners
- Lead recruitment and enrollment efforts of new families and
children in our sites Qualifications: Required Skills and
- At least one year of teaching experience with the ability to
develop, engage, and inspire a team
- A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference
- Ability to build relationships with families and staff and
create a dynamic environment where play and discovery go
- Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational
skills, multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively.
- Meet state specific guidelines for the role
- Be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency,
lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Be 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 communicate 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 child care
- 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, paid time off and discounts for work necessities, such as
- and much more. Working in local schools with our Champions
before- and after-school programs means supporting hardworking
families and giving back to your community. It also means having
the chance to genuinely make an impact on future generations with
your outstanding ability to inspire and delight.
As the first national early childcare education provider to achieve
the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building
Institute, we continue to follow the latest science-backed and
evidence-based strategies for maintaining a safe and worry-free
Our highest priority has always been to keep our employees,
children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as
possible. KinderCare highly encourages its employees to be
vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves and their
communities. We are proud to provide paid time off for employees to
receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We are also subject to state law,
local ordinances, and Health Department requirements for employees
working in child care, school facilities, and corporate work
We truly believe that everyone belongs in our circle, and everyone
deserves to be celebrated for who they are. By partnering with
underrepresented groups and experts in DEI, we are identifying
areas to improve and forging a path forward through accountability,
compassion, accessibility, and inclusion.
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 : Portland, Oregon, United States
Job : Teacher and Center Staff
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