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If you are looking for an exciting career where you can make a difference in the lives of young children, Kids R Kids Learning Academy in Sugar Land, Texas is seeking full and part time teachers. Paid holidays and vacation, health benefits offered, great classroom ratios, and opportunities for growth.

Inquire at 281-575-0011 or email your resume for further consideration.

Job Requirements

This position requires you to be 18 years or older, pass a criminal history and FBI check and have a high school diploma. Recent experience in early childhood education preferred. 1st Aid/CPR a plus. Applicant must be cheerful, outgoing, nurturing, flexible and dependable. We are looking to hire professional and responsible individuals who have a passion for teaching young children.


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Job Description


We are seeking a Day Care Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


Responsibilities:



  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment

  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents

  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress

  • Maintain the health and safety of all students


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields

  • Passionate about working with children

  • Ability to build rapport with children

  • Positive and patient demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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Job Description


 


Job Description:


The Center Director will be responsible for the day-to-day and overall operations of the facility, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines while supporting our mission to enhance learning and development for each child. She/he will hire and train all the staff for the school/daycare, and implement the curriculum provided by the company’s management team. The Director will ensure that the staff provides the best possible learning and care experience for the children in our programs, oversees the curriculum, and markets the facility and our programs. She/he must have extensive knowledge of childcare management and early education and must have the business skills to manage the administrative, operational, and financial aspects of the facility.


Responsibilities and Duties



  • Implements policies, procedures, and systems to ensure a safe, healthy environment in compliance with the company policies and State Standards at all times. Specific procedures of critical compliance are but not limited to: release procedures, sign in and out, medication, bus run/field trip procedures

  • Represents the daycare and company to public, community, parents, visitors, and staff with professionalism and integrity

  • Recruits, hires, orients, trains, supervises and evaluates staff

  • Plans and participates responsibly in marketing and special events

  • Maximize occupancy of the building

  • Effects change required for continual compliance and improvements

  • Manages budget in compliance with the company’s guidelines

  • Organizes and manages meetings and training as required

  • Consistently follows through with all duties and miscellaneous duties as assigned in a competent and timely manner

  • Day to day operations in compliance with Quality Standards of the franchise

  • Wise productive use of time

  • Follows through with all assigned duties

  • Completes any additional duties as assigned

  • Able to accept and handle change

  • Receives instruction and direction in an appropriate manner

  • Able to work flexible hours


Qualifications and Skills



  • A minimum of 3 years as a Center Director at a licensed childcare center

  • Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position

  • Previous experience operating and managing all aspects of a school/daycares with a capacity of at least 100 children, including business management, education, and continual learning and development, campus environment, and marketing and communications

  • Classroom teaching experience in an early childhood facility a plus

  • Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress

  • Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly professional and dependable

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the internet

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations


Benefits



  • Competitive base salary

  • Aggressive bonus program based on results delivered


Job Type: Full-time


Experience:



  • Director License: 2 year (Required)

  • Childcare: 4 years (Required)


Company Description

America’s Choice Childcare Center was founded in 1983 to provide the highest quality early childhood program and afterschool experience in a secure and nurturing environment. We have 5 locations around the Houston Area which provide a unique developmental program designed for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, as well as a Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten program. In addition, a dynamic Afterschool program for school-aged students and a Summer Camp program are offered.


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Job Summary:


The Center Director will be responsible for the day-to-day and overall operations of the assigned center(s) including but not limited to administrative tasks, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal guidelines, staff management, parent and community relations while supporting our mission to enhance learning and development for each child.  This is a leadership position which reports directly to the owners and has significant influence on school policies and procedures.


Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Implement school policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy environment in compliance with State regulations at all times.

  • Oversee the operation of the school including maintaining accurate record-keeping of all staff and student files.

  • Comply with all licensing requirements and cultivate positive relationships with State licensing representatives.

  • Recruit, interview, hire, supervise and evaluate teachers and staff.

  • Organize and manage meetings and training's as required.

  • Represent the schools to public, community, parents, visitors and staff with professionalism and integrity.

  • Maximize the occupancy of both buildings through aggressive marketing techniques.

  • Complete required administrative tasks and submit reports accurately and on time.

  • Must be a self-starter and able to work flexible hours.


Qualifications and Skills:



  • A minimum of 3 years as a Center Director at a licensed childcare center.

  • Previous experience operating and managing all aspects of a school with a capacity of at least 120 children.

  • Previous Montessori experience required.

  • Demonstrate highly effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly professional and dependable.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the Internet.

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety and potential emergency situations.


Benefits:



  • Competitive base salary

  • Aggressive bonus program based on results delivered

  • Paid Holidays and vacation plan

  • Additional benefits include dental and Aflac


License:


Texas Center Director (Required)



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This is a part-time, hourly paid position with the need to be flexible, as classroom ratios fluctuate. Responsible for providing a safe, caring environment for children 6 weeks to 12 years old for families of those we serve at the Kids Castle Playcare. A Kids Castle Playcare childcare provider is responsible for the safety and well-being of each child under their supervision and maintains a positive, creative and playful atmosphere for all participants. Physical activity is typically required, including lifting children, standing and kneeling. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to discuss a child's progress with parents/caregivers and staff. Strong decision-making skills and good judgment are essential as the childcare provider may need to respond to emergencies and difficult situations.


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Supervise and care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with the families of those we serve. Provide communication with parents of child's daily accomplishments and activities.

  • Maintain a safe, engaging and clean atmosphere for the children. Always monitoring for any safety hazards.

  • Establish regular, daily planning of activities.

  • Engage children through arts and crafts, reading, games, physical activities, age-appropriate communication etc. for their mental development.

  • Organize toys and materials and ensure a safe and clean activity area.

  • Develop a cleaning routine throughout the day that keeps all the interactive areas sanitary and safe by washing toys and play equipment.

  • Know and comply with the state minimum standards for the child-care center.

  • Know each child's name and age assigned to your room and maintain continuous count.

  • Supervise children assigned to classroom at all times.

  • Ensure that the environment where children are kept is clean and safe.

  • Keep records of children's daily activities (feeding and diaper changes and record activities).

  • Attend required trainings organized for childcare workers to acquire new skills; maintain annual state regulated certification.

  • Ensure that children are fed and have diaper changes according to their needs and policy.

  • Ensure continuity of care for children by sharing with incoming caregivers information about each child's activities during previous shift and any verbal and written instructions given by the parent.

  • Wash hands frequently and according to policy for the safety and wellness of each child and staff member.

  • Know safety rules and regulations and assist with regularly scheduled drills as required.

  • Other duties, as assigned


 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Must be 18 years of age or older


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required


  • Experience: Minimum one (1) years of child care experience, preferred.


  • Skills and competencies: Must possess or obtain a valid CPR and First Aid certifications; Ability to pass background check and drug screening required; Caring and compassionate attitude a must; Friendly, polite, customer-service oriented; Ability to work with persons of all ages from diverse backgrounds; Ability to engage children of all ages, conflict resolution skills.


  • Typical Physical Demands: Requires lifting, sitting, standing, bending and reaching, ability to use standard office equipment.


  • Typical Mental Demands: Ability to communicate with children, parents and other staff.


  • Working Conditions: Maintain flexible schedule. Must be able to work nights and weekends. 


Company Description

Kids Castle Playcare is a drop-in childcare and play center for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Kids can play, explore, and learn while in our safe and secure environment. Allows parents to enjoy running errands, shopping, dining, movies, date night or just relax with a peace of mind.


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